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Market Watch
8 ways to reduce the big threat posed by your refrigeratorMore devices in our homes, such as refrigerators, vacuum cleaners and toasters,
Market Watch / Posted an hour ago
More devices in our homes, such as refrigerators, vacuum cleaners and toasters, are connected to the internet. Those connections promise convenience, such as software updates that can improve the product’s performance. But they also pose security... Read more
21h
OregonLive.com
Liz Weston: Credit counselors can help with debt paralysisQ: I am trying to get my finances in order and, like many, I am struggling. The
OregonLive.com / Posted 21 hours ago
Q: I am trying to get my finances in order and, like many, I am struggling. The majority of my debt comes from student loans, but I also have unsecured debt that is weighing me down. I work for a nonprofit and know I need to contact my lenders to try... Read more
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Business Wire
Hot Topics Recap: Hurricane Season 2017NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Following are the latest Hurricane Irma news release
Business Wire / Posted 2 days ago
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Following are the latest Hurricane Irma news releases and story ideas for reporters, bloggers and media outlets: HAMILTON, Bermuda--Bacardi Pledges $3 Million to Disaster Relief Assistance Source: Bacardi Limited TAMPA,... Read more
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The Hill
Trump adviser affirms plans to leave climate deal | FDA to study new cigarette warning labels | DOJ investigating Equifax stock salesWelcome to Overnight Regulation, your daily rundown of news from the federal ag
The Hill / Posted 6 days ago
Welcome to Overnight Regulation, your daily rundown of news from the federal agencies, Capitol Hill, the courts and beyond. It's Monday evening, and the Senate is back in session while House lawmakers are away for the week. Momentum is also building... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Sinking under a heavy debt load? There's helpDear Liz: I am trying to get my finances in order and, like many, I am struggli
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
Dear Liz: I am trying to get my finances in order and, like many, I am struggling. The majority of my debt comes from student loans, but I also have unsecured debt that is weighing me down. I work for a nonprofit and know I need to contact my lenders... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Sinking under a heavy debt load? There's helpDear Liz: I am trying to get my finances in order and, like many, I am struggli
Los Angeles Times / Posted 8 days ago
Dear Liz: I am trying to get my finances in order and, like many, I am struggling. The majority of my debt comes from student loans, but I also have unsecured debt that is weighing me down. I work for a nonprofit and know I need to contact my lenders... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Mesa County posts strong second quarter economic numbers A home is under construction Friday afternoon along Ridges Boulevard on Redla
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
A home is under construction Friday afternoon along Ridges Boulevard on Redlands Mesa. According to Kevin Bray, research and development coordinator with Bray Real Estate, there is still a... Read more
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Business Wire
Hot Topics Recap: Hurricane Season 2017NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Following are the latest Hurricane Irma news release
Business Wire / Posted 9 days ago
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Following are the latest Hurricane Irma news releases and story ideas for reporters, bloggers and media outlets: SEFFNER, Fla.--Rooms To Go Commits $2M and over 2,000 Rooms of Furniture to Victims of Hurricanes Irma and... Read more
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The Hill
DHS bans agencies from using Kaspersky software | Panel calls Equifax CEO to testify | Facebook pulling ads from fake newsWelcome to OVERNIGHT CYBERSECURITY, your daily rundown of the biggest news in t
The Hill / Posted 11 days ago
Welcome to OVERNIGHT CYBERSECURITY, your daily rundown of the biggest news in the world of hacking and data privacy. We're here to connect the dots as leaders in government, policy and industry try to counter the rise in cyber threats. What lies... Read more
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The Manila Times
MAP to lead dialogues on Asean growth partnershipsWITH the Philippines as chairman of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations
The Manila Times / Posted 13 days ago
WITH the Philippines as chairman of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) that celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, the country’s business community is exerting efforts to promote discussions on collaboration and cooperation among... Read more
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The Dalles Chronicle
Walden talks politics, Trump, future of GOPU.S. Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore, said it has gone largely unreported that the Hous
The Dalles Chronicle / Posted 16 days ago
U.S. Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore, said it has gone largely unreported that the House has approved more than 300 bills within the first six months of 2017 — more than under the Obama, Clinton and both Bush administrations during the same period. “We are... Read more
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Market Watch
The latest sign the Trump administration could be a boon to student loan companiesStudent loan companies could benefit from a recent decision by the Department o
Market Watch / Posted 18 days ago
Student loan companies could benefit from a recent decision by the Department of Education to stop sharing information about complaints with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. The Department’s decision to cancel its information sharing... Read more
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NJ Biz
Malls in America: Ruin or renaissance?If you believed everything you’ve read and heard about the plight of the Americ
NJ Biz / Posted 18 days ago
If you believed everything you’ve read and heard about the plight of the American mall you’d think these structures were crumbling ruins with tumbleweeds blowing through the parking lots. Granted there are some casualties. Due to overbuilding in... Read more
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Daytona Beach News-Journal
Irma strengthens to Cat 5 hurricane with 185 mph windsDinah Voyles Pulver @DinahVP Hurricane Irma joined a group of the most dangero
Daytona Beach News-Journal / Posted 19 days ago
Dinah Voyles Pulver @DinahVP Hurricane Irma joined a group of the most dangerous hurricanes in the history of the Atlantic basin on Tuesday as its sustained winds grew to 185 mph with gusts up to 218 mph. Florida and the entire Caribbean are on... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
The Road to Recovery - The Road to Recovery The federal family’s coordinated efforts to support survivors in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) a...The Road to Recovery The federal family’s coordinated efforts to support survi
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 21 days ago
The Road to Recovery The federal family’s coordinated efforts to support survivors in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and its federal partners’... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
To understand how dominant tech companies are, see what they lobby forA firing this week by a Washington think tank has exposed the deep and often hi
Los Angeles Times / Posted 23 days ago
A firing this week by a Washington think tank has exposed the deep and often hidden influence of tech companies that are driving key governmental decisions affecting people both on and off the Internet. On Wednesday, the New America Foundation — a... Read more
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Boston Herald
Special Report: Healey says Mass. must be head of class on tuition crisisStudent loan debt has hit a crisis point in the Bay State and across the countr
Boston Herald / Posted 23 days ago
Student loan debt has hit a crisis point in the Bay State and across the country — with graduates owing $29,000 on average here — and Attorney General Maura Healey says the college-rich Hub has a duty to lead the way out. “What we’re seeing and what... Read more
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Boston Herald
Healey: Mass. Must be head of class on tuition crisisStudent loan debt has hit a crisis point in the Bay State and across the countr
Boston Herald / Posted 24 days ago
Student loan debt has hit a crisis point in the Bay State and across the country — with graduates owing $29,000 on average here — and Attorney General Maura Healey says the college-rich Hub has a duty to lead the way out. “What we’re seeing and what... Read more
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The Forward
23andMe Backpedals On Khazar Theory But The ‘Alt-Right’ Eats It Up Anyway23andMe has backpedalled from broadcasting the discredited theory that a portio
The Forward / Posted 25 days ago
23andMe has backpedalled from broadcasting the discredited theory that a portion of Ashkenazi Jews are descended from an obscure tribe from the Caucasus. But that hasn’t stopped members of the “alt-right” from jumping on the news that the giant... Read more
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Billboard
Revealed: Billboard's 2017 Digital Power Players, Guiding the Future in Music and TechAs streaming drives the $15.7 billion global music business, these 50 executive
Billboard / Posted 27 days ago
As streaming drives the $15.7 billion global music business, these 50 executives, deep in data and from every industry sector, are on the cutting edge of music and tech. The tipping point had arrived: For the U.S. music business in 2016, streaming... Read more
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The World
Down to Business: How to check new customer creditQ: How do I run a credit check on new customers before I allow them to buy on a
The World / Posted 27 days ago
Q: How do I run a credit check on new customers before I allow them to buy on account? A: Many small businesses choose to increase their sales potential by offering credit terms to customers either individuals or other businesses. After all, the... Read more
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The World
How to check new customer creditQ: How do I run a credit check on new customers before I allow them to buy on a
The World / Posted 30 days ago
Q: How do I run a credit check on new customers before I allow them to buy on account? A: Many small businesses choose to increase their sales potential by offering credit terms to customers either individuals or other businesses. After all, the... Read more

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