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FILE - In this Dec. 14, 2011 file photo, a driver uses a cellphone while driving in Los Angeles. California regulators are considering a plan to charge a fee for text messaging on mobile phones to help support programs that make phone service accessible to the poor. The Mercury News said Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018, the proposal is scheduled for a vote next month. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)
December 12, 2018 - 3:37 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California regulators are considering a plan to charge a fee for text messaging on mobile phones to help support programs that make phone service accessible to the poor, according to a newspaper report Wednesday. The proposal is scheduled for a vote next month by the state...
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This image taken from video shows an Amazon package containing a GPS tracker on the porch of a Jersey City, N.J. residence after its delivery Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018. The explosion in online shopping has led to porch pirates and stoop surfers swiping holiday packages from unsuspecting residents. The cops in one New Jersey city are trying to catch the thieves with some trickery of their own. (AP Photo/Robert Bumsted)
December 12, 2018 - 8:18 am
The explosion in online shopping has led to porch pirates and stoop surfers swiping holiday packages from unsuspecting residents. The cops in one New Jersey city are trying to catch the thieves with some trickery of their own. Police in Jersey City, across the Hudson River from New York, are...
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via Save-A-Lot/Facebook
Michael Calhoun
December 05, 2018 - 5:00 am
ST. ANN (KMOX) -- Save-A-Lot's new headquarters in north St. Louis County isn't just desks and cubicles. It's a reflection of the changing, and increasingly digital, grocery industry. There's an 'IT innovation lab,' to crunch big data and develop new tech tools, and a test kitchen that could...
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A tray of fresh lean ground beef from supermarket on white background
Dreamstime.com
December 04, 2018 - 12:30 pm
Health officials say their investigation identified additional products with the USDA inspection number "EST. 267."
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Mailbox, letter, mail
freeimages.com
December 04, 2018 - 11:18 am
President Donald Trump has declared Wednesday, Dec. 5 a National Day of Mourning in honor of the 41st president.
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FILE - In this Tuesday, April 30, 2013, file photo, a man works on a new Marriott sign in front of the former Peabody Hotel in Little Rock, Ark. Marriott says the information of up to 500 million guests at its Starwood hotels has been compromised. It said Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, that there was a breach of its database in September, but also found out through an investigation that there has been unauthorized access to the Starwood network since 2014. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston, File)
November 30, 2018 - 2:25 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Hackers stole information on as many as 500 million guests of the Marriott hotel empire over four years, obtaining credit card and passport numbers and other personal data, the company said Friday as it acknowledged one of the largest security breaches in history. The full scope of...
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WOW air
November 29, 2018 - 6:27 pm
PHOENIX (KMOX) -- WOW air, the Icelandic airline which was on the brink of shutting down, gets a last minute infusion of cash to keep it flying. A previous deal for WOW to be bought by Iceland Air fell through. Indigo Partners, investors in low-cost- airlines like Denver-based Frontier and Mexico's...
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November 22, 2018 - 4:41 pm
Several Saint Louis area shopping malls are closed today for Thanksgiving. West County Center - South County Center - Mid Rivers Mall - and Saint Clair Square all shut down for the day. The malls will re-open at six Friday morning for "Black Friday" shopping.
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In this Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, photo, ornaments, including one with the likeness of Bullseye, the Target mascot, hang from a display at a Target store in Bridgewater, N.J. Shoppers are spending freely heading into the holidays, but heavy investments and incentives like free shipping by retailers are giving Wall Street pause. Target Inc., Kohl's Corp., Best Buy Co. and TJX Cos. all reported strong sales at stores opened at least a year. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
November 20, 2018 - 4:36 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Shoppers are spending freely heading into the holidays, but heavy investments and incentives like free shipping by retailers are giving Wall Street pause. Target Inc., Kohl's Corp., Best Buy Co. and TJX Cos. all reported strong sales at stores opened at least a year. That's a key...
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FILE - This Jan. 24, 2012, file photo shows a Caesar salad with romaine lettuce. Food regulators are urging Americans not to eat any romaine lettuce because of a new food poisoning outbreak. The FDA says it's investigating an E. coli outbreak that has sickened over two dozen people in several states. The FDA says it's working with officials in Canada, where officials are also warning against romaine lettuce. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead, File)
November 20, 2018 - 2:46 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials in the U.S. and Canada on Tuesday told people to avoid eating romaine lettuce because of an E. coli outbreak. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it was working with officials in Canada on the outbreak, which has sickened 32 people in 11 states in the U.S...
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