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Hot Dog on a Stick gets new life

Hot Dog on a Stick just got a new lease on life.

The popular West Coast corndog chain was rescued from bankruptcy via a $12.2 million deal, Thursday.

The buyer, Global Franchise Group, also owns Great American Cookies, Pretzelmaker, MaggieMoo's and Mar...

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The Coolest Kickstarter tops $9 million

Are coolers really all that hot?

More than 46,000 people think so. The Coolest Cooler has raised over $9.2 million dollars on Kickstarter -- and it still has a week to go.

It's described as a "portable party" and includes features like a blender, wate...

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Janet Yellen: Job market not recovered

The U.S. job market has improved over the past year, but it is still not fully recovered.

That was Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's main message Friday in a much anticipated speech.

"It speaks to the depth of the damage that, five years after the e...

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Over 750 pay it forward in Starbucks chain

A pay it forward chain that began in a St. Petersburg, Florida, Starbucks linked more than 750 strangers in a two-day act of coffee kindness.

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From Qmee

Get paid to click on ads

If you've ever searched online (so, pretty much everyone) this applies to you. A London-based startup called Qmee will pay you to click on links that surface in search queries.

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Stocks: 4 things to know before the open

Could stocks hit yet another record high? It's entirely possible.

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American Air will charge for solo kids up to age 14

American Airlines says it will extend its fee for unaccompanied minors to charge $150 extra each way for children between 5 and 14.

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Sprint undercuts T-Mobile by $20 a month

The price war is on in the U.S. wireless industry.

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Northampton County Council takes hard look at prison’s revolving door

Northampton County has paid a national company millions of dollars to treat prison inmates with drug and alcohol problems. Was it a success?

Man pleads guilty in tax-refund scheme

Allentown man defrauded IRS of over $2.9 million

Andy O. Rodriguez, 26, of Allentown pleaded guilty Thursday to defrauding the IRS of more than $2.9 million in tax refunds.

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Investors cheer: S&P 500 hits all-time high

If you kept your money in the stock market this summer, you're likely feeling pretty smart now.

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