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United Airlines Drops Cleveland as Hub Airport

United Airlines Drops Cleveland as Hub Airport

The company's CEO Jeff Smisek announced in a letter to employees that the airline will no longer use Cleveland... Read »

Feb 3, 2014
Target Says Hackers Stole Credentials From Vendor

Target Says Hackers Stole Credentials From Vendor

Target said Wednesday that the cyber criminals who breached its system used credentials they stole from one of... Read »

Jan 30, 2014
Sales, Discounts Soar on Big TVs Before Super Bowl

Sales, Discounts Soar on Big TVs Before Super Bowl

A survey by FatWallet.com shows 30-percent of Americans are planning to buy a new television this year, and a third... Watch »

Jan 27, 2014
Shopping Shutdown: Retail to See More Store Closings

Shopping Shutdown: Retail to See More Store Closings

Experts say that retail is entering a new era, one that will be characterized by far fewer shops and... Read »

Jan 23, 2014
Most Minicars Fail New Frontal Crash Test

Most Minicars Fail New Frontal Crash Test

Out of the 11 new minicars examined by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, 10 failed the trade... Read »

Jan 22, 2014
Wedding Insurance Expands as Nuptials Get Pricier

Wedding Insurance Expands as Nuptials Get Pricier

Worried about the groom getting cold feet? There's an insurance policy for that. With the cost of the... Read »

Jan 21, 2014
IRS Customer Service Lacking: Report

IRS Customer Service Lacking: Report

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) answered a smaller share of taxpayer calls and kept taxpayers on hold longer last... Read »

Jan 20, 2014
Target Breach Appears to Be Part of Broader Scam

Target Breach Appears to Be Part of Broader Scam

The security breach that hit Target appears to have been part of a broader scam that potentially affected a... Watch »

Jan 17, 2014
J.C. Penney to Slash 2,000 Jobs, Shutter 33 Stores

J.C. Penney to Slash 2,000 Jobs, Shutter 33 Stores

Department-store operator J.C. Penney says it will cut 2,000 jobs and close 33 stores as it tries to turn... Read »

Jan 16, 2014
Upcoming Jobs Report May Show Improvement

Upcoming Jobs Report May Show Improvement

The upcoming December employment report is expected to show about 200,000 new payroll jobs, a steady growth that may... Read »

Jan 10, 2014
Jobless Aid Bill Faces Uncertain Future

Jobless Aid Bill Faces Uncertain Future

Republicans who helped keep a bill to restore long-term jobless aid alive earlier this week say they won't stay... Read »

Jan 9, 2014
New Crew Restrictions May Have Added to Flight Delays

New Crew Restrictions May Have Added to Flight Delays

As many cities saw thousands of flight delays and cancellations during the recent snowstorms and subzero... Read »

Jan 9, 2014
Chill That Hit Millions May Cost U.S. Billions

Chill That Hit Millions May Cost U.S. Billions

The "polar vortex" that put half the country in a freeze could also cost the Read »

Jan 8, 2014
JPMorgan Settles Madoff Fraud Claims for $1.7B: Feds

JPMorgan Settles Madoff Fraud Claims for $1.7B: Feds

JPMorgan Chase & Co., already beset by other costly legal woes, has agreed to pay $1.7 billion to... Read »

Jan 7, 2014
Consumers Hoarding Old Light Bulbs After Ban: Survey

Consumers Hoarding Old Light Bulbs After Ban: Survey

A ban on making or importing conventional 40- and 60-watt incandescent light bulbs that went into effect... Read »

Jan 3, 2014
Business Bootcamp Coming to Largo

Business Bootcamp Coming to Largo

Attention all entreprenuers: Get a jump on the competition August 16th with a start-up business bootcamp. Read »

Aug 16, 2013
U.S. Stocks Extend Record Run, Jobless Claims Dip

U.S. Stocks Extend Record Run, Jobless Claims Dip

Stocks rose on Thursday, with the Dow closing higher for a sixth consecutive session, as Wall Street continued... Read »

Dec 27, 2013
Feds Shut Down 5

Feds Shut Down 5 "Unsafe" Tour Bus Companies

The federal government is stepping up its crackdown on unsafe buses in California, issuing an order that puts... Read »

Dec 27, 2013
Group Connects Women of Color in Communications

Group Connects Women of Color in Communications

ColorComm gets women of color who work in communications and public relations together to network and support... Watch »

Jul 26, 2013
UPS System Overload Delays Christmas Eve Deliveries

UPS System Overload Delays Christmas Eve Deliveries

UPS announced that that some presents will not make it on time this Christmas after a high volume of... Read »

Dec 25, 2013
2014 Bluebird Blues Festival
Come out to the annual Bluebird Blues Festival on Saturday, Sept. 20, for a day of great music and great family activities at Prince George's Community College. Read more
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