1. Starbucks raising prices in Northeast, Sunbelt

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    ... for 12-ounce "tall" brewed coffees and latte drinks each will go up 10 cents. Prices on about a half ... to McDonald's Corp is raising prices to help offset some of that cost pressure. In New York City, prices

  2. The Eurocrisis comes to America

    ... . 21, it will release revisions to home sales for 2007 through the first 10 months 2011. Home sales ... [A]s noted over a week ago, European banks scrambled to obtain cheap dollars by borrowing over $50 ... billion from the Fed, and plug dollar shortfalls. Yet as all band aid measures designed to offset

  3. Who benefits from D.C. shooting? Gun sellers

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    ... (Dallas-Forth Worth Star-Telegram) -- Another mass shooting 12 dead in this one, plus the shooter ... consequence we can count on as a result of this latest tragedy: Gun sales will soar. That has been ... . It happened after Virginia Tech in 2007, Tucson in 2011 and, of course, after Newtown, Conn., last December.

  4. Federal workers owe $3.5 billion in back taxes

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    ... jumped by nearly 12 percent in 2011, the Internal Revenue Service said Friday. Nearly 312,000 federal ... workers and retirees owed more than $3.5 billion in back taxes as of Sept. 30, 2011, the agency said

  5. 31,536,000 seconds, 525,600 minutes, 8,700 hours

    ... cause: the Gospel, defense of my family, America. Perhaps I could spare four or five of my 10 to 12 ... Year's resolutions for 2011?! Where does the time go? We may shake our heads as we ask that question ... are segments of your life. However, in 2011 you spent, invested or wasted 31,536,000 seconds of your

  6. New Orleans struggles to stem homicides

    ... Orleans this year, a tally that matched the previous year’s homicide count, but with more than ... a month before 2011 was out. Read the whole story at New York Times

  7. Puzzle 128

    ... 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 ... . Footnotes, briefly 10. Stare longingly 14. Description for spring 2011? 15. Not very clandestine 16 ... 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37

  8. Woman home alone kills intruder

    ... -telegram.com/2011/12/29/3622844/tv-reports-fort-woprth-woman-kills.html#my-headlines-default#storylink=cpy Read the whole story at Fort Worth Star-Telegram ... death was ruled a homicide, according to the M.E.'s website Read more here: http://www.star

  9. Great Recession followed by grand illusion

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    ... product in 2010 and 2011, the economy slowed to 1.5% growth in 2012. Cumulative growth for the past 12 ... out of the economy over the next 10 years, including $85 billion this year alone. The 2% increase ... incomes. The Obama health-care tax will be a drag of more than $30 billion. The recent 50-cent surge

  10. CDC: High-schoolers go for hookah smoking

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    ... (CNSNEWS) Fewer American high-school students smoked cigarettes in 2012 compared to 2011 ... . Overall, 23.3 percent of high-school students (grades 9-12) said they had used a tobacco product at least ... once in the 30 days before they were surveyed in 2012, said the study published in the Morbidity