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GUEST COLUMN: Some modes of travel are cheaper than others

There are many decisions that you can expect to make in your travel plans. Sometimes that preparation is part of the fun of the trip. This article has many helpful hints and pointers on making traveling arrangements and plans to help you stay focused on the fun and less on the stress. Before you go anywhere, check if you have any of those extra rewards More...

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By Associated Press On Friday, March 16th, 2018

Toys R Us is planning to liquidate its US operations

NEW YORK (AP) — Toys R Us is headed toward shuttering its U.S. operations, jeopardizing the jobs of some 30,000 employees while spelling the end for a chain known to generations of children and parents for its More...

By Jake Leonard On Tuesday, March 6th, 2018

Coinbase hit with two class-action lawsuits, one claiming insider trading

SAN FRANCISCO (Heartland Newsfeed) — The popular cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase will be facing two new class-action lawsuits in Federal court, one of which accuses the exchange of insider trading. The first More...

By Jake Leonard On Sunday, February 25th, 2018

McDonald’s is bringing back a sauce that led to riots

OAK BROOK, Ill. (Heartland Newsfeed) — A product featured on popular animated television program Rick & Morty, which triggered multiple riots in 2017, is prepared to make a comeback in 2018. McDonald’s More...

By Jake Leonard On Thursday, January 25th, 2018

Bourne issues resolution in opposition of vehicle mileage tax

LITCHFIELD (Heartland Newsfeed) — State Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond) has signed on as chief co-sponsor of a resolution that voices opposition to a new tax on Illinois motorists being charged per More...

By Reuters On Friday, January 19th, 2018

Facebook to prioritize ‘trustworthy’ news based on surveys

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc will prioritize “trustworthy” news in its feed of social media posts, using member surveys to identify high-quality outlets and fight sensationalism and misinformation, More...

By United Press International On Saturday, January 6th, 2018

HP recalls computer batteries due to fire and burn hazards

PALO ALTO, Calif. (UPI) — Hewlett-Packard has recalled 50,000 lithium-ion batteries for notebook computers and mobile workstations, according to a news release. The batteries can overheat and pose fire and More...

By United Press International On Thursday, December 28th, 2017

Walmart drops in-house punishment for shoplifters

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (UPI) — Retailer Walmart is ending an alternative to prosecution for shoplifting, the company said, that could put a larger burden on local police forces. The company is suspending its More...

By Reuters On Tuesday, December 19th, 2017

Humana, PE firms buy Kindred Healthcare for $4 billion

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Reuters) — U.S. health insurer Humana Inc and two private equity firms agreed to buy home healthcare and long-term care operator Kindred Healthcare Inc on Tuesday for about $4 billion, the More...

By United Press International On Tuesday, December 19th, 2017

North Korea’s only 3G network provider withdraws services

SEOUL, South Korea (UPI) — North Korea‘s only 3G network provider will pull out of the hermit kingdom, cutting off some 3.5 million citizens subscribed to its local Koryolink services. Egypt’s More...