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Clinton’s Plan: new taxes, new investment, same challenges

Posted: 05/14/2016 - While Republican Donald Trump and others in the presidential sweepstakes went big and bold with their tax and spending plans this year, Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Rodham Clinton opted for a far more cautious, pragmatic fiscal path.

JC Penney CEO says future will depend less on apparel

Updated: 05/13/2016 - The Plano, Texas-based department store chain announced Friday that it must reduce its dependency on clothing and follow where the shoppers are spending their money: services and other products like appliances.

Fake robbery phoned in

Posted: 05/13/2016 - An Ohio woman is accused of phoning in a fake robbery in order to avoid paying her tab at chili restaurant.
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States dig in against directive on transgender bathroom use

Updated: 05/13/2016 - Politicians in Texas, Arkansas and elsewhere vowed defiance — and other conservative states could follow suit — after the Obama administration told public schools across the U.S. on Friday to let transgender students use the bathrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identity.

Tinder reminds users to be 'vigilant' amid kidnapping report

Posted: 05/13/2016 - Tinder says "people with bad intentions exist everywhere" and the online dating app is reminding users to be vigilant about safety amid allegations that a Kansas man held a woman he met on Tinder against her will and beat her.

Body cams show fatal shooting

Posted: 05/11/2016 - Vermont police release body camera footage from standoff that ended with fatal shooting of mentally-disturbed elderly man.
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Poll: Age, income factors in staying with single employer

Updated: 05/16/2016 - A new poll says more than 40 percent of America's baby boomers stayed with their employer for more than 20 years. But it's unlikely that their children or grandchildren will experience the same job tenure.

Civil trial over Colorado theater shooting security begins

Updated: 05/09/2016 - Nine months after the Colorado theater shooter was sentenced to life in prison, some victims are returning to the same courtroom in hopes of holding the company that owns the suburban Denver movie theater accountable for not doing more to prevent his bloody rampage.

Alberta officials optimistic now on fire

Posted: 05/08/2016 - Chad Morrison of Alberta Wildfire says the wildfire has reached a turning point with the recent cooler temperatures and he's very happy.

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