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Why High School Students Left $2.3 Billion in College Aid on the Table

The high school class of 2017 left as much as $2.3 billion in federal grant money for college on the table, according to a new analysis by NerdWallet. The grant ...
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10 States Where Drunk Driving Kills the Most People

Between 2007 and 2014, the number of people killed in crashes on U.S. highways dropped by 21%, from 41,259 to 32,744. Fatalities increased to 35,485 in 2015 and to 37,461 ...
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TransCanada Ends 2 Pipeline Projects, Citing ‘Changed Circumstances’

Oil pipeline operator TransCanada Corp. (NYSE: TRP) announced this morning that it will cease development efforts on two proposed pipeline projects that would have transported crude oil from the oil ...
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Equifax Breach Adds 2.5 Million More Americans to Total

In a press announcement released Monday night, Equifax Inc. (NYSE: EFX) said that further investigation of the data breach first reported on September 7 has added another 2.5 million Americans ...
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A Quarter of Vehicles Sold by CarMax Have Safety Defects

Last December the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued a ruling that allowed to car companies and auto dealers to continue selling vehicles as safe or certified that had been ...
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Boeing Wins Canada Trade Case, Bombshell 219% Tariff

In an announcement released after markets closed on Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Justice said that its "preliminary determination" in a trade case brought by Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) against ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

The U.S. government put tariffs on Bombardier jets after a complaint was filed by Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA). According to Reuters: The U.S. Commerce Department on Tuesday slapped preliminary anti-subsidy ...
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Why Sprint Shareholders Are Tempering Expectations of a T-Mobile Merger Premium

It has been widely speculated that a merger of T-Mobile US Inc. (NASDAQ: TMUS) and Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) would create a very powerful number-three wireless telecom carrier in the ...
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US Solar Panel Makers Win US Trade Ruling

In a unanimous vote Friday morning, the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) found that the domestic solar panel industry has suffered "serious injury" as a result of "increased quantities" of ...
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US Airlines Collected $200 Billion in Fees Last Year

In 2010, U.S. airlines began charging passengers to check bags and to change reservations. During that year, the two fees generated $6.3 billion in revenues (in constant 2016 dollars). Last ...
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Are Western US Wildfires Really Worse This Year?

Over the past 10 years in the state of Montana, summer wildfires have burned an average of about 317,000 acres a year. So far this year more than 880,000 acres ...
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Boeing Gets $600 Million Contract for Air Force One

On Wednesday, the U.S. Air Force awarded Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) one dollar less than $600 million to complete new preliminary design requirements for Air Force One, the presidential fleet ...
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Tahoe Resources Stock Soars on Silver Mine Ruling

Shares of precious metals miner Tahoe Resources Inc. (NYSE: TAHO) rose nearly 40% Monday morning following the company's announcement of a favorable ruling by the Guatemalan Supreme Court reinstating the ...
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TransCanada Asks for Delay on New Pipeline Projects

TransCanada Corp. (NYSE: TRP) has asked Canada's National Energy Board (NEB) for a 30-day suspension of its applications on two pipeline projects targeted to deliver crude oil from western Alberta's ...
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If President Trump Wants Tariffs, the Solar Industry Is Target #1

When President Trump reportedly demanded that his staff lose the idea of restricting steel imports from China and "bring me some tariffs," that painted a target on the U.S. solar ...
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