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2 hrs ago | The Daily News Journal

Polar vortex or not, cooler air to descend on U.S.

What some people are calling the polar vortex, last winter's favorite whipping boy, will make a rare summer cameo in the central U.S. next week in what's typically one of the hottest weeks of the year.

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Related Topix: Weather, Target, State College, PA, Meteorology, Science

3 hrs ago | The York Daily Record

Economists lower forecasts for US growth

U.S. business economists have sharply cut their growth forecasts for the April-June quarter and 2014, though they remain optimistic that the economy will rebound from a dismal first quarter.

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Related Topix: Container Store, Household Products

6 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

There Might Be A Deal To Save Crumbs And The Stock Is Going Ballistic

CNBC host Marcus Lemonis and a group of investors are nearing a deal to buy Crumbs Bake Shop, CNBC is reporting .

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Related Topix: Camping World, Mobile Homes

10 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Ga. Senate: Kingston, Perdue spend combined $11M

Perdue, the former CEO of Dollar General, received $974,000 in contributions for the same period.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Georgia, Dollar General

Thu Jul 10, 2014

KETV-TV

Boy's car death: Police re-create conditions

Open a car door on a summer day, and a sauna blast will quickly remind you just how seethingly, sticky hot it can get inside in just a short time.

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Related Topix: Cobb County, GA, Home Depot, Household Products, Smyrna, GA

KOLD-TV Tucson

Tucson Police arrest suspect in three robberies

Tucson police arrested a man who is a suspect in three robberies, of which at least two involved a gun.

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Related Topix: Payless Shoesource, Apparel

Star-Telegram.com

Home Depot fires dad in Ga. toddler death case

The Home Depot says it has fired a Georgia man who faces a murder charge in his son's death in a hot SUV.

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Related Topix: Home Depot, Household Products, The Home Depot, Cobb County, GA, Marietta, GA

Patch.com

RI Man Charged with Leaving Dog in Car in 124-Degree Heat

A Providence man was charged with leaving his dog in a hot car while he shopped at BJ's Wholesale Club in Johnston on Monday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lincoln Chafee, Providence, RI, BJs Wholesale Club, Johnston, RI, US Governors

Business Journal

Family Dollar net income tumbles 33% for quarter

Family Dollar Stores Inc. reported that its net income fell 33 percent during the latest quarter.

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Related Topix: Family Dollars Stores

NewsOK.com

Stein Mart key sales figure up 2.6 percent in June

Discount store operator Stein Mart said Thursday that its June sales at stores open at least a year climbed 2.6 percent.

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Related Topix: Stein Mart, Apparel

Reuters

Metro keen to hold on to Media-Saturn despite fight with founder

"Media-Saturn has great potential to grow. On the board, we are all of the opinion that we should not part with it," Metro Chief Executive Olaf Koch told journalists at an event late on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Best Buy

The Modesto Bee

L Brands key sales metric up 2 percent in June

Sales at stores open at least a year is a closely-watched indicator of a retailer's health.

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Related Topix: Bath and Body Works, Business News

Patch.com

Police Chief Asked to Leave Gun Behind While in IKEA Store

A suburban Maryland police chief in uniform was asked to lock his service weapon in his car or leave a College Park IKEA store.

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Related Topix: Maryland, Target

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

Stocks Climb After Fed Signals End of Qe: Here's What You Need To...

Stocks finished higher after two straight losing sessions, as the minutes from the latest FOMC meeting indicated the Fed sees a potential end to its QE program coming in October.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Container Store, Household Products

KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

Tea Woman Arrested For Shoplifting From SF Retailers

A woman was arrested for allegedly stealing thousands of dollars in merchandise from several retail stores in Sioux Falls.

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Related Topix: Sioux Falls, SD, KSS Retail, Kohls

Reuters

Barnes & Noble pledges nursing-friendly approach after complaint

Bookstore chain Barnes & Noble Inc has pledged to make its stores friendly to nursing mothers as part of a settlement with New York State after a woman who was breastfeeding was asked to cover herself or leave one of its locations.

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Related Topix: Barnes and Noble, Barnes & Noble, Rockland County, NY, Nanuet, NY

Merced Sun-Star

Arkansas sees increase in shigellosis cases

The health department said 568 cases of shigellosis have been reported since Jan. 1, and that Arkansas has recorded an average of 173 annual cases over the past five years.

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Related Topix: Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Wal Mart Stores

Business Journal

Find out when Belk will open its new home-goods store in Greensboro

Belk Inc. will open its newly built home-goods store at 604 Green Valley Road in Greensboro on July 25, the Charlotte-based retailer announced Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Belk, Greensboro, NC

The Times Bulletin

Idina Menzel to sing nat'l anthem at MLB All-Star

Idina Menzel is bringing Broadway to baseball. The Tony-winning performer will sing the national anthem at the MLB All-Star Game on July 15 in Minneapolis.

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Related Topix: Target, Joe Nichols, Country

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Durant Daily Democrat

Bethalto PD trying to return stolen...

The Bethalto Police Department is asking for the public's help in returning grave site markers, monuments and statues to the proper locations and families after a pair of men have been charged with theft of the markers.

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Related Topix: Bethalto, IL, Cato, Apparel, Madison County, IL

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