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Milwaukee Fast food strike

CNN

Fast-food workers plan nationwide protest

The campaign to get fast-food workers paid at least $15 a hour resumes later this week.

Revel Hotel Casino in Atlantic City

Atlantic City's newest boardwalk casino begins shutdown

Atlantic City's newest casino and its costliest failure has begun its two-day shutdown.

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Russian bank offers cats with mortgages

Would you like a cat with that mortgage? Russia's biggest bank, Sberbank, is offering to deliver cats to the doorsteps of new mortgage clients as part of a quirky promotional campaign.

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iStock/emyerson

Sports betting vs. stock market

Sports gamblers have lots in common with stock market investors. They both believe they can predict the future, and they sometimes fall into the trap of making decisions with their hearts instead of their brains. And of course, they both hate to lose. But don't let those similarities fool you.

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4 reasons why you shouldn't fear September

September has historically been the worst month for the market.

Gaza devastation, woman wailing blurb

REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa

Rebuilding Gaza expected to cost $4B to $6B

The cost of rebuilding in Gaza after seven weeks of shelling and bombardment is expected to total between $4 billion and $6 billion.

Rosa Parks

Why Buffett's son bought Rosa Parks' papers

Howard Buffett, the youngest son of the billionaire investor, said he was thinking of his mother when he paid $4.5 million for a trove of historic belongings left by civil rights activist Rosa Parks.

Coolest Kickstarter

CoolestKickster.com

The Coolest Kickstarter ever raises over $13 million

The Coolest Cooler (yes, a cooler) raised $13.3 million in its 52-day run. The previous record holder, the Pebble smartwatch raised $10.2 million in 2012.

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Trish Parisy/SXC

A&E deal would price Vice at $2.5 billion

For Vice, it's finally paying off to cover the edgy news no one else will touch -- big time.

Showboat Casino, Hotel

AP

470 of Showboat casino workers get new jobs with company

More than 470 of the 2,000-plus workers at Atlantic City's Showboat Casino Hotel have found new jobs with other casinos owned by its parent company.

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Jamil Bittar/Reuters

Wall Street bets on prison growth from border crisis

There's a crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border, and Wall Street is betting that it will result in a boom for private prisons.

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Andreas Praefcke

Denny's aimed at 1% opens in NY

Denny's swung open its doors in a luxury apartment building in New York's City's financial district Friday morning.

The Hershey Company logo

The Hershey Company

Hershey takes wraps off new corporate logo

The Hershey Company is rolling out a new corporate logo that features a freshly stylized version of one of its most famous chocolate products.

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