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August 18, 2017 - 4:36 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Wall Street marked a second week of losses as U.S. stocks finished lower on Friday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 76.22 (-0.35 percent) to finish at 21,674.51. The Nasdaq slid 5.39 (-0.09 percent) to close at 6,216.53, while the S&P 500 finished at 2,425.55, down 4.46 (-0...
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Fayette County Public Schools
August 18, 2017 - 3:21 pm
(LEXINGTON, Ky.) -- After spending seven years working as a custodian at a Kentucky high school, Lowell Outland walked back into the same school as a full-time teacher on Wednesday. Outland, 59, is now teaching many of the same students who saw him cleaning the campus and helping them on field...
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August 18, 2017 - 1:23 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Even though parts of the U.S. will be in partial darkness thanks to the total solar eclipse on Monday, consumers across the country will be able to score some shining deals both inside and outside of the eclipse's path of totality. Check out the list of businesses rolling out specials...
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August 17, 2017 - 5:57 pm
(NEW YORK) -- One Target-loving mom decided to return to the store to celebrate her third child. Page Miller, a professional photographer, told ABC News she lives approximately four minutes away from her local target in St. Louis, Missouri. "Really, to get anywhere in my town, you have to pass it...
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August 17, 2017 - 4:51 pm
(NEW YORK) -- A 17-year-old high school student from Uruguay who taught himself computer programming was awarded $10,000 from Google for discovering a security bug. Ezequiel Pereira, of Montevido, Uruguay discovered the bug last month during a break from school. I was really bored at home, during...
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August 17, 2017 - 10:16 am
(NEW YORK) -- Monday is predicted to be one of the busiest travel days of 2017 as millions of people flock to the 14 states across the United States in the path of the total solar eclipse. In South Carolina, the last state on the eclipse's path, hotel occupancy along the path could be doubled...
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August 16, 2017 - 7:56 pm
(MILWAUKEE) -- A Milwaukee, Wisconsin, man decided to sell his extensive Nintendo video game collection online, and he reportedly made quite a hefty sum. Charles Amble has loved video-gaming since he was a kid. "It's kind of a nerdy hobby that a lot of people who are my age, you know, that grew up...
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August 15, 2017 - 7:48 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Health insurance premiums could rise by roughly 20 percent next year for some consumers if President Donald Trump decides to end key Obamacare subsidy payments to insurers, according to a new analysis from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office. Prepared at the request of...
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August 15, 2017 - 5:05 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Wall Street was little changed on Tuesday despite strong U.S. retail sales data. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 5.28 (+0.02 percent) to finish at 21,998.99. The Nasdaq slid 7.22 (-0.11 percent) to close at 6,333.01, while the S&P 500 finished at 2,464.61, down 1.23 (-0.05...
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Brant Pinvidic
August 15, 2017 - 2:53 pm
(SANTA CLARA, Calif.) -- Albert the turkey could have been someone's Thanksgiving dinner, but instead he's an internet sensation. "We had no idea Albert would be how he is," Brant Pinvidic, Albert's owner, told ABC News. The turkey, he said, was rescued as a "symbolic gesture" from a slaughterhouse...
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