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David Petraeus, September 2015

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Petraeus: From America's general to Wall Street exec

For years David Petraeus was the man U.S. presidents turned to for guidance on scary situations around the world.

The former four-star general was the architect behind the "surge"…

Martin Shkreli

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Drug that skyrocketed 5,000% hasn't come down in price

Remember the drug used by cancer and AIDS patients that skyrocketed from $13.50 to $750 a pill? Well, the price has yet to come back to earth.

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Oregon sells $10.8M worth of pot in the first 6 days

Dispensaries in Oregon sold $10.8 million worth of recreational pot in the first six days it was legal, said the Oregon Retailers of Cannabis Association.

jack-o-lantern Halloween pumpkin

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The great pumpkin shortage of 2015

Good grief, it's the great pumpkin shortage Charlie Brown.

Pumpkin crops are down by about a half this year and the harvest concluded this week, much earlier than normal.

That won't…

DraftKings on laptop, tablet, phone via CNN

Angry fan sues DraftKings and FanDuel over insider information allegations

A fantasy sports player has sued DraftKings and FanDuel, claiming that he and other players were hurt because employees of the two companies used inside information to gain an…

Oil rigs

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Oil back above $50 a barrel

So much for even cheaper gas!

World oil prices have charged higher this week, breaking back above the psychological barrier of $50 a barrel for the first time since July.


Verizon truck

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Truck drivers wanted. Pay: $73,000

America needs a lot more truck drivers.

There will be a shortage of nearly 50,000 truckers in the United States by the end of this year, according a new report by the American…

New supermarket for Allentown shoppers

New supermarket for Allentown shoppers

On Thursday, Supremo Food Market welcomed customers into its first Lehigh Valley location. The store opened at 7th and Tilghman Streets

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DraftKings, FanDuel ads seem to be everywhere because they are

Even if you don't play fantasy sports, there is a good chance you were familiar with DraftKings and FanDuel before they were embroiled in allegations of insider betting.

Ben Carson on CNN


Carson defends Murdoch over 'real black president' tweet

Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson defended Rupert Murdoch on Thursday over an inflammatory tweet suggesting that Carson would be a "real black president."

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