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NEW YORK, NY - JULY 04: A person takes a selfie at Coney Island beach on July 4, 2021 in New York City. In a tweet, the New York Police Department stated they expect up to one million people to visit Coney Island for the Fourth of July holiday weekend. (Photo by David Dee Delgado/Getty Images) David Dee Delgado/Getty Images

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Fireworks inflation means less bang for your buck this Fourth of July

by Kristin Schwab Jul 4, 2022
Prices are up for the little things you set off in your backyard and the big shows your town puts on in the park.

As prices rise, Americans' travel plans are coming back to Earth

by Mitchell Hartman Jul 4, 2022
Inflation is curbing our appetite for "revenge travel."

As real estate market changes, broker counsels buyers and sellers to think different

by Amy Scott and Anais Amin Jul 4, 2022
For buyers, the competition is less fierce, but some sellers still have "pie in the sky" hopes.

Crews train in Boise in case wildfires require military muscle

by Madelyn Beck Jul 4, 2022
The U.S. Forest Service has a military team it uses as backup to fight fires.

Is Unilever a “woke” company headed for a rude awakening?

by Stephen Beard Jul 4, 2022
Unilever supports social causes, but its shares have underperformed. An investor driven by the bottom line may shake things up.
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A love of furry felines turns into a business opportunity

by Anais Amin Jul 4, 2022
"There were days when I didn't even make enough money to cover my labor costs, but we made it," says Angeli Rodriguez, owner of The Witty Whisker.

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