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TSA pockets over $1 million in change

Jul 30, 2008
While travelers at America's imports are removing their shoes, putting laptop computers through separately and removing all items from their pock...
Posted In: airports, traveling, TSA
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Watchful eye sponsored by . . . the people of Flint

Jul 30, 2008
The police department in Flint, Michigan could use a little extra cash to cover 14 new surveillance cameras. So the city's come up with a plan to...
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All a-Twitter over L.A. quake

Jul 29, 2008
When the ground started moving here in Southern California, the "tweets" on Twitter started flowing. And it didn't take long for some online...
Posted In: earthquakes, Twitter
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Quake update

Jul 29, 2008
Looks like the USGS has downgraded the magnitude of the quake to 5.4. . . . Ho hum. Back to work.
Posted In: earthquakes
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Shake-up at Marketplace -- and all L.A.

Jul 29, 2008
We just got hit with one of the joys of life in Los Angeles -- an earthquake that had our downtown office rocking. The preliminary report from the...
Posted In: earthquakes
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JetBlue CEO latest to suffer with industry

Jul 29, 2008
JetBlue reported $7 million quarterly loss last week, and CEO David Barger wants to show he, too, feels the pain. He's cutting his base salary in...
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Slow down, your auto-insurer is watching

Jul 28, 2008
Would you be willing to have your auto-insurance company install a monitoring device in your car, on the chance that you could get lower rates? If...
Posted In: auto insurance
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Brits' economic indicator: Fewer pub visits

Jul 28, 2008
It may be more a sign of a changing economy than bad times, but beer sales at British pubs have fallen to their lowest level since the Great...
Posted In: beer, Britain, pubs
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What search is 'cooler' than Google?

Jul 28, 2008
You have to admire a brand new business going after a behemoth. This morning, Janet Babin covered a new rival search engine called Cuil --...
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Random act of greenness or a job well done?

Jul 25, 2008
KB Home has announced it will commit to a new set of environmental standards in its housing developments, including making all of its new...
Posted In: greenwash, sustainability

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Attack of the shrimp (prices)

This issue has been going on for some time, actually. Anyone in the restaurant business feels this pain. More than a year ago the price for our...

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Attack of the shrimp (prices)

 If you’re a shrimp lover you may be wondering why you’re paying more for your favorite shrimp cocktail or Pad Thai. It’s actually a bacterial...

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Real estate flippers are back!

I'm glad to see others have commented about the thoughtless reference to a pit bull. The Maryland legislature recently passed and Governor O...

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When the coal layoffs trickle down

My great grandfather started in the coal mines of Southwestern Virginia in 1936 during a time when logging companies such as W.M. Ritter were...