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Must Read Money Stories for Wednesday, March 4

On Target. Minneapolis-based retailer Target announced plans to eliminate several thousand jobs on Tuesday. Minnesota Public Radio reports the cuts will mostly hit Target’s corporate staff in Minneapolis. MPR says Target already announced the elimination of 550 Minnesota jobs last

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Must Read Money Stories for Friday, Feb. 27

Capitol Hill at it again. Our elected representatives are doing that thing again where they take a funding bill right down to the wire, risking a shutdown. This time, you may recall, the issue is the federal Department of Homeland

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Must Read Money Stories for Wednesday, Feb. 25

Key moves on Keystone. Welp, he did it. As expected, President Obama vetoed legislation passed by the Republican-led Congress that would have paved the way for an oil pipeline stretching from Canada to Texas. Politico has the scoop on what

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Must Read Money Stories for Wednesday, Feb. 11

Men leaving desks. There were two separate news stories yesterday involving men who sit at desks and talk into a camera. In the first story, Jon Stewart announced he would soon be leaving his job at the Daily Show. The

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Why low jet fuel prices are not lowering air fares

In the past two weeks, carriers ranging from Delta Air Lines to Allegiant Air reported strong profits in the fourth quarter and for the full year, driven partially by lower fuel prices. And, there have been myriad stories — like

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The Biggest Losers In The Oil Price Bust

Drivers across the country have plenty to be thankful for.  The national average price of gasoline is expected to drop below $2 a gallon for the first time since 2009, all thanks to a global plummet in oil prices. But

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Must Read Money Stories, Wednesday, Jan. 14

Arctic freeze. Remember how oil companies were all hot to start drilling in the Arctic? Looks like that may not be happening after all. Bloomberg reports the collapse in oil prices has changed the calculation. One analyst tells Bloomberg that

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Must Read Money Stories, Tuesday, Jan. 13

First Look Media wants to go for-profit. Pierre Omidyar’s fledgling media company wants to move away from its non-profit status in the near future, according to Ad Week. The company’s only publication, The Intercept, has grabbed a number of scoops

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Must Read Money Stories, Monday, Dec. 22

Hitting the roads with cheap gas. AAA’s winter holiday travel season officially starts Tuesday, and motorists are hitting the road with the gift of cheap gasoline. GasBuddy says 24 states now have stations where gasoline is selling for less than

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Must Read Money Stories for Thursday, Dec. 18

Sony cancels holiday release of The Interview. Sony Pictures Entertainment, which is currently embroiled in a crippling leak brought on by hackers, cancelled the movie’s release due to threats of violence. “Remember the 11th of September 2001,” read the threats

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