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ConsumerWatch: Company Helps Air Travelers Get Compensation

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX) — Travelers who get bumped off a flight are entitled to more compensation than they might think. And a company called AirHelp aims to help them collect it, by submitting the claim and providing evidence of problems to the airline. 86 more words

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Michaels Confirms Breach Of As Many As 2.6M Cards

NEW YORK (AP) — Michaels Stores Inc. said Thursday that about 2.6 million cards, or about 7 percent of all debit and credit cards used at its namesake stores, may have been affected in a security breach. 378 more words

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Legendary Ford Mustang turns 50

EDMONTON – It’s been exactly 50 years since Ford rolled out its iconic Mustang at the 1964 World’s Fair in New York.

Ford returned to the Big Apple to mark the milestone Thursday, unveiling its 50 Year Limited Edition model on the 86th floor of the Empire State Building. 312 more words

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California Makes It Easier To Obtain Unclaimed Funds

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX) — California is stepping up its efforts to reunite current and former residents with their long-forgotten money and property. The state is now allowing people to access unclaimed property valued at less than $500 through a special on-line form on the state controller’s website. 169 more words

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Non-conformist Christianity

Christianity in the West has, for quite some time, been about cultural conformity, and very little, if at all, about the life and teachings of Jesus. 1,569 more words

A digital dead end? Why Candy Crush is a drain on economy

Turns out, all those time-sucking video games and social networking apps that are turning kids into billionaires may be about as useful to the economy as they are to users. 361 more words

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High Court Rules Pregnancy Covered By Discrimination Laws

TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/AP) — Employers in Florida cannot discriminate against pregnant women under the state’s civil rights act.

In a 6-to-1 opinion handed down Thursday, the Florida Supreme court overturned a lower court’s ruling in the case of a woman who worked for a South Florida property developer. 116 more words

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