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  • Dave says: It’s a better idea to preplan your funeral

    Dear Dave,My wife passed away last year, and she was only 43 years old. I paid cash for the funeral ...
    Feb. 1, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • As tastes change, hipster guises emerge

    HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. – At a taco shop in Southern California, milkshakes are served in mason jars, and a chalkboard menu lists “The 1%er” made wit ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 8:26 pm
  • How restaurants get you to spend more money using psychology on menus

    NEW YORK — You may think you're immune to transparent sales pitches like "Do you want fries with that?" But the tactics restaurants use to nudge you i ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 12:50 pm
  • Farm equipment maker Deere & Co. foresees sharp sales drop

    MOLINE (AP) — The chairman and CEO of Deere & Co. says the agricultural equipment maker is preparing for the largest single-year sales drop in its 178 ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 12:41 pm
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