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Oprah Made $12 Million From Tweet About Bread

Media mogul Oprah made some serious cash from just one tweet. According to Market Watch, Winfrey racked up a whopping $12 million for merely writing about how she was able to lose weight and still eat... »

Federal Pain Panel Rife With Links to Big Pharma

A federal panel that has recently criticized efforts to cut back on painkiller prescriptions is studded with members who have financial ties to drug companies. Nearly a third of members on the Interagency... »

With Easier Travel to Cuba, Quinceañera Business Booms

Now that travel to Cuba is easier than it once was, many girls are traveling back to the island to celebrate their Quinceañera, a trend that also has helped small businesses boom. »

Whole Foods Recalls Frozen Pizza Products

Whole Foods/North Atlantic Kitchens is recalling nearly 75,000 pounds of pepperoni pizza products due to misbranding, according to the U.S. Food and Safety Inspection Service. The product is labeled as... »

Wendy's Investigating Possible Security Breach

Those who have recently eaten at Wendy's fast food restaurants may want to check their credit card statements for suspicious activity, as the chain is investing a possible security breach. Wendy's — based... »

FCC Proposes New Competition to Set-Top TV Box Market

The Federal Communications Commission may open up competition for cable and satellite TV companies, NBC News reported. The FCC proposed regulation Wednesday to allow consumers to get services through devices... »

Home Sales Rise 12.7 Percent Throughout Region

Residential sales throughout the region rose by 12.7 percent last year and, as a result, reached their highest point in four years, according to the HomExpert Market Report by Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox... »

Ford Recalls About 391K Ranger Pickups Due to Air Bag Death

Ford is recalling nearly 391,000 Ranger pickups because the driver's air bag inflators can explode with too much force and cause injuries. The recall covers trucks from the 2004 through 2006 model years in... »


Tax Changes Ahead For 2016

Filing your taxes this year will be different than years past. For starters, you're going to have four extra days to file this year. The deadline's been moved to April 18th. Watch for all the changes to filing... »

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Twitter Locks Down 125,000 Accounts

Twitter Locks Down 125,000 Accounts

Twitter announced Friday it will shut down more than 125,000 accounts as part of an effort to crack down on extremist content. In a news release, the company said it was committed to weeding out content...

Apple Accepting Banged-Up iPhones As Trade-Ins

Apple Accepting Banged-Up iPhones As Trade-Ins

Apple for the first time is accepting banged up iPhones as a trade-in from those wanting to upgrade. Until now, Apple offered credit to iPhone owners only if the device had an intact screen and working buttons....

Drone Hits Empire State Building: NYPD

Drone Hits Empire State Building: NYPD

A small drone crashed into the 40th floor of the Empire State Building Thursday night and then fell to a 35th floor landing, authorities said. Police said a New Jersey man was flying the drone in an attempt to...

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