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  1. Hasbro Heads for the Loo and Business BoomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 24 | US News & World Report

    The toymaker's revenue surpassed that of its rival Mattel for the first time in 17 years thanks in part to hot sales of a new board game called Toilet Trouble. "I never thought I would actually get to talk about this on an earnings call but, you know, Toilet Trouble is off to a very good start," CEO Brian Goldner told analysts Monday after putting up very strong first-quarter numbers.

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  2. Boot, Wheelbarrow, Thimble Ousted From Monopoly Board GameRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2017 | US News & World Report

    The boot has been booted, the wheelbarrow has been wheeled out, and the thimble got the thumbs down in the latest version of the board game Monopoly. In their place will be a Tyrannosaurus rex, a penguin and a rubber ducky.

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  3. Hasbro beats Street 4Q forecastsRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2017 | US News & World Report

    On a per-share basis, the Pawtucket, Rhode Island-based company said it had net income of $1.52. Earnings, adjusted for asset impairment costs, came to $1.64 per share.

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  4. The show must go on: 'Nutcracker' opens after costume theftRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2016 | US News & World Report

    Even after the Nutcracker's mask and the Sugar Plum Fairy's tutu were stolen, a Rhode Island ballet company is going on with the show with the help of ballet companies from across the country. Festival Ballet Providence Artistic Director Misha Djuric said he would have had the dancers perform in street clothes if he had to, because he didn't want the theft to ruin the holiday tradition for the community or for the dancers and children who have spent long hours rehearsing for "The Nutcracker."

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  5. 'Yo-Yo Dieting' Hard on Older Women's Hearts: StudyRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2016 | US News & World Report

    It's a pattern known as "yo-yo dieting," and a new study suggests it does no favors for older women's hearts. "Women with a normal [weight] who experience yo-yo dieting throughout their adult life are at increased risk of sudden cardiac death and coronary heart disease death," said study leader Dr. Somwail Rasla.

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  6. Fox anchor, Hasbro end suit over toy hamster with same namesRead the original story

    Oct 5, 2016 | US News & World Report

    A Fox News anchor has settled a $5 million lawsuit against Hasbro over a toy hamster that had her name and she says was designed to look like her. Harris Faulkner sued Pawtucket, Rhode Island-based Hasbro Inc. in federal court in New Jersey last year.

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