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February 15, 2019 - 10:30 am
(ALEXANDRIA, Va.) -- A group of 34 college seniors set to graduate in May had their student debts paid off thanks to a local church that raised more than $100,000 during a month-long fast. Mya Thompson, a senior at Howard University, was one of the 34 students at the Washington, D.C., college who...
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February 15, 2019 - 9:17 am
(NEW YORK) -- If you’ve taken a trip to the supermarket lately, you may have been hit with a higher grocery bill at checkout. The United States Department of Agriculture is forecasting food prices to increase up to 2 percent overall, with even bigger jumps expected in categories like dairy, fresh...
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February 15, 2019 - 8:51 am
(NEW YORK) -- Presidents Day is just around the corner and the sales are already starting to heat up. ABC News' Good Morning America teamed up with Lori Bergamotto, style director of Good Housekeeping magazine, to find the biggest can't-miss deals for the upcoming holiday weekend and help breakdown...
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February 14, 2019 - 9:29 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Real estate agents in the New York City neighborhood where Amazon was set to build one of its newest campuses are lamenting the retail giant's announcement to pull the deal after the industry saw an uptick as a result of the plans. Amazon canceled its plan Thursday to build a...
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February 14, 2019 - 5:42 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Amazon announced Thursday morning it was canceling its plans to build a massive new headquarters in Long Island City, a waterfront section of New York City's borough of Queens. One group that's not sad to see the online retailer go? New York City's independent bookstores, some of...
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February 14, 2019 - 12:50 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon will not build a new headquarters in New York City, a stunning reversal to an ambitious plan that would have brought an estimated 25,000 jobs to the city. The online retailer faced fierce opposition from some New York politicians who were unhappy with the nearly $3 billion in...
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February 14, 2019 - 12:14 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The National Retail Federation, the nation's largest retail trade group, says that holiday sales increased a lower-than-expected 2.9 percent as worries about the trade war with China, the government shutdown and stock market turmoil dampened shopper spending in December. The figures...
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February 14, 2019 - 11:58 am
(NEW YORK) -- Amazon has canceled its plans to build a headquarters in New York City, according to a company spokesperson. "After much thought and deliberation, we’ve decided not to move forward with our plans to build a headquarters for Amazon in Long Island City, Queens," Amazon spokesperson Jodi...
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February 14, 2019 - 7:50 am
(NEW YORK) -- Men and women looking for prospective romantic partners online should take note of these two: Laura Cahill, who described herself as an aspiring young model living in Paris, and Britney Parkwell, who pointed to her relative youth as a 27-year-old from sunny San Jose, California. There...
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February 13, 2019 - 7:08 pm
(NEW YORK) -- The National Enquirer, which is under fire after the world’s richest man, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, accused the publication of blackmail, has another problem...and this one comes with dollar signs. The NJ State Treasury, which has hundreds of millions of dollars in a fund heavily...
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