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4 min ago | The Washington Post

4The airlines are making millions, but there's no relief in sight for consumers

The top American airlines are making more money than ever - but don't expect it to mean lower prices for passengers.

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Related Topix: Airlines, Virgin America

1 hr ago | Myrtle Beach Online

Medicare hospital fund to last 4 years longer

The program's giant hospital trust fund won't be exhausted until 2030 - four years later than last year's estimate.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicare, Health, Social Security, Personal Finance, Retirement

1 hr ago | Fox News

Smith & Wesson Fined $2M Over Foreign Bribery Charges

Smith & Wesson on Monday agreed to pay a $2 million fine to settle charges that employees and company representatives paid foreign officials to win supplier contracts, according to the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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Related Topix: Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law

5 hrs ago | Myrtle Beach Online

Virgin America files for IPO

Virgin America Inc., which operates out of Los Angeles and San Francisco, flies to 22 airports in the United States and Mexico and has a fleet of 53 planes.

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Related Topix: Virgin America, Richard Branson

5 hrs ago | Myrtle Beach Online

Zillow buying Trulia in $3.5 billion stock deal

Trulia's stock rose more than 14 percent in Monday premarket trading, while Zillow's stock fell more than 3 percent.

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Related Topix: Trulia, Startups, Zillow

7 hrs ago | The Washington Post

2Samsung postpones launch of Tizen smartphone

Samsung Electronics Co. said Monday it is delaying sales of its first Tizen-powered smartphone in the latest setback to the company's ambition to create a mobile platform to rival Google's Android or Apple's iOS.

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Related Topix: Electronics, Semiconductors, Samsung Electronics Co

7 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

Britain reopens way for fracking

Business and Energy Minister Matthew Hancock said shale gas has the potential to increase the country's energy supply but stressed national parks will be protected.

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8 hrs ago | Myrtle Beach Online

Dollar Tree buying Family Dollar for $8.5 billion

Stockholders of Family Dollar Stores will receive $59.60 in cash and the equivalent of $14.90 in shares of Dollar Tree for each share they own.

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Related Topix: Retail, Family Dollars Stores, Chesapeake, VA

9 hrs ago | Myrtle Beach Online

Russia ordered to pay $50B over Yukos

One of the largest arbitration cases ever, the claim was filed by a subsidiary for GML Ltd., formerly Group Menetap Ltd., a financial holding company that was once the biggest shareholder in Yukos Oil Co.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia

12 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

China profits boost Asian stock markets

KEEPING SCORE: China's benchmark Shanghai Composite Index surged 1.7 percent to 2,161.20.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Myrtle Beach Online

Zack Sucher won the Midwest Classic

Sucher, the 27-year-old former Alabama-Birmingham player, finished at 19-under 265 at the Nicklaus Golf Club at LionsGate and earned $108,000 to jump from 20th to fourth on the money list with $247,318.

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Related Topix: Golf, Zack Sucher, Golfers, Jarrod Lyle

The Modesto Bee

US meat supplier in China withdraws products

The company was thrust into the spotlight last week when a Chinese TV station reported that the Shanghai plant had repackaged old beef and chicken and slapped new expiration dates on them.

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Related Topix: Aurora, IL

Myrtle Beach Online

Cable on Ohio amusement park ride snaps, hurting 2

Cedar Point spokesman Bryan Edwards says a cable on one of the Skyhawk ride's carriages disconnected late Saturday.

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Related Topix: Recreation, Cedar Fair LP, Myrtle Beach, SC

Myrtle Beach Online

UConn makes 3-D copies of antique instrument parts

Dr. Robert Howe, a reproductive endocrinologist in East Longmeadow, Massachusetts, says his medical practice showed him how computerized tomography could make precise 3-D images of body parts.

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Related Topix: Endocrinology, Medicine, Longmeadow, MA, East Longmeadow, MA

The Las Vegas Sun

Everything you want to know about death in Las Vegas

A view of Woodlawn Cemetery Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013. Opened in 1914 on 10 acres of donated land, Woodlawn, the oldest cemetery in Las Vegas, is coming up on its 100th anniversary.

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Related Topix: Obituaries

The Modesto Bee

Study: Embargo wouldn't hurt Russia

European Union countries exported $583 million of military equipment to Russia last year, less than 1 percent of the nation's $68 billion defense budget, according to a study by IHS Jane's, which provides analysis on the defense industry and security issues.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin

Myrtle Beach Online

Q&A on New Jersey's public employee pensions

Even ahead of his announcement, the political debate has ramped up. Christie's summertime town-hall style meetings are called "No Pain, No Gain" and are addressing pensions.

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Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, Chris Christie, US Governors, Tax, Economics News, Bankruptcy, Retirement

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Myrtle Beach Online

Kenai hospitals in spat over patient agreements

Because Central Peninsula Hospital won't enter a transfer agreement with the Surgery Center of Kenai, it cannot perform procedures on Medicare and Medicaid patients, the Peninsula Clarion reported .

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Related Topix: Medicare, Health, Medicaid

Myrtle Beach Online

U.Va. considers loan for financial aid program

Patrick Hogan, the university's executive vice president and chief operating officer, disclosed the discussions with a bank at a meeting of a Board of Visitors subcommittee Friday in Herndon.

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Related Topix: University of Virginia, Myrtle Beach, SC

Myrtle Beach Online

MH17 victims' family: Airline lacking compassion

Harun Calehr, the uncle of victims Miguel and Shaka Panduwinata, said Saturday the family's frustration has grown as they felt they had to haggle for help in the days after the Boeing 777 was shot down over Ukraine.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, Myrtle Beach, SC

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