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After Storm Shuts Down Radio Stations, 2 Hosts Carry On

After Storm Shuts Down Radio Stations, 2 Hosts Carry On

By Mike Schneder | Oct 17
First Hurricane Michael damaged the radio station where they worked and then the owner shut the station down permanently, so Tiffany Dunning and Sean Streeter turned to their Facebook page to provide a constant stream of updates on recovery efforts.

Canada Now World's Largest Legal Marijuana Marketplace

Canada Now World's Largest Legal Marijuana Marketplace

By Rob Gillies and Gene Johnson | Oct 17
Canada became the largest country with a legal national marijuana marketplace as sales began early Wednesday in Newfoundland.

'JetBlue For Good' Launches Voluntourism Vacation Contest

'JetBlue For Good' Launches Voluntourism Vacation Contest

Oct 16
JetBlue today announced that it is putting good on the map. Literally. To celebrate the airline's nonstop commitment to giving back and good deeds, JetBlue is adding a new destination to its network this November — Destination Good.

San Francisco to Vote on Taxing Rich Businesses for Homeless

San Francisco to Vote on Taxing Rich Businesses for Homeless

By Janie Har | Oct 16
San Francisco has come to be known around the world as a place for aggressive panhandling, open-air drug use and sprawling tent camps, the dirt and despair all the more remarkable for the city's immense wealth.

The Amazon of Its Day, Sears' Woes Were Years in the Making

The Amazon of Its Day, Sears' Woes Were Years in the Making

By Allen G. Breed and Anne D'Innocenzio | Oct 16
From its beginnings as a mail-order watch business in Minneapolis 132 years ago, Sears grew to become America's everything-under-one-roof store and the biggest retailer in the world.

Insurer Anthem Will Pay Record $16M for Massive Data Breach

Insurer Anthem Will Pay Record $16M for Massive Data Breach

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Oct 16
The nation's second-largest health insurer has agreed to pay the government a record $16 million to settle potential privacy violations in the biggest known health care hack in U.S. history, officials said Monday.

Netflix Deal Could Boost All Parts of New Mexico

Netflix Deal Could Boost All Parts of New Mexico

Oct 15
Over the course of 12 months, the U.S. Army discharged more than 500 immigrant enlistees who were recruited across the globe for their language or medical skills and promised a fast track to citizenship.

Hawaii Hotel Worker Strike Could Go Into 2019

Hawaii Hotel Worker Strike Could Go Into 2019

Oct 15
Officials are worried a strike involving about 2,700 Marriott hotel workers in Hawaii could continue into next year.

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West Texas an 'Extraction Colony' as Oil, Gas Exports Surge

By Kiah Collier of The Texas Tribune and Jamie Smith Hopkins and Rachel Levin of the Center for Public Integrity | Oct 14
Drilling booms have come and gone in this oil town for nearly a century. But the frenzy gripping it now is different - and overwhelming.

Retailers Up Their Game After Toys R Us Closures
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Retailers Up Their Game After Toys R Us Closures

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Oct 14
When Toys R Us closed its doors, customers mourned the loss of a beloved brand that conjured memories of their own childhood. Retailers, on the other hand, saw an opportunity.

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