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Wal-Mart Plans to Hire 100,000 Veterans

The national unemployment rate spiked following the 2008 financial crash, and it has remained stubbornly high ever since. Unfortunately, it has been even worse for returning American servicemembers. Today, though, Wal-Mart announced a plan to hire 100,000 veterans over the next five years.

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Norwich, N.Y., Gun Shop Posts Sign Banning Obama Supporters (UPDATED)

Update: We interviewed the store's owner. His comments appear below.

Heading Due North, a gun and sporting-goods store in Norwich, New York, posted two photos to its Facebook page of signs in front of the store criticizing anyone who voted for President Barack Obama or New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. The store is owned and operated by David Francis, who also signed a letter posted on the storefront window.

The sidewalk sign reads: "IF YOU VOTED FOR OBAMA OR CUOMO U ARE NOT WELCOME HERE."

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Instagram Can Now Sell Your Photos

Is Instagram planning to use your photos to transform itself into "the world's largest stock photo agency?"

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What Are the Least and Most Trusted Professions in America?

There are two types of people that no one trusts: politicians, and anyone selling cars. On the other hand, Americans think very highly of nurses. That is the consensus of a recent Gallup poll.

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How to Get the Best Deals From the Retailers’ Price-Matching Wars — Dollars and Sense

Retailers are competing hard to get inside your wallet this holiday season, and as a result, there are big savings to be found in checkout lines all across the country. We know a few ways you can take advantage of this.

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McDonald’s Announces Home Delivery Service

Would you eat more fast food from McDonald’s if they delivered it right to your doorstep? The burger mogul intends to find out exactly that when they unleash their new “McDelivery” early next year. The only problem? It's in Japan.

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Three New Kinds of Quarter Pounders Are On the Way

McDonald's seems to be following the old "toss enough stuff at the walls and see what sticks" adage, as the burger chain recently announced that it will be testing three new variations of its infamous Quarter Pounder: habanero ranch, deluxe and bacon cheese, starting this week.

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Target Has Better Deals Than Walmart on Thanksgiving Meal Kits — Dollars and Sense

If you are still trying to figure out where to get the best deal on this year’s Thanksgiving dinner, industry analysts say that Target, not Walmart, is your best bet for coming in under $50.

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