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November 22, 2017 - 10:33 am
(HOUSTON) -- Houston’s hometown hero who opened his furniture stores’ doors after Hurricane Harvey is now preparing nearly 100,000 pounds of food to serve at a free Thanksgiving dinner. “We’re planning on feeding between 15,000 and 20,000 people here tomorrow,” Jim McIngvale, better known as "...
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November 22, 2017 - 8:07 am
(NEW YORK) -- With Thanksgiving just a few days away, La Brea Bakery is selling more than 20 million pounds of bread, just in time for sopping up gravy and making sandwiches out of leftover turkey. According to La Brea, it's the busiest time of the year. "Over 2,000 of our employees are gearing up...
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November 21, 2017 - 9:23 pm
(NEW YORK) -- A Brooklyn based bakery is proving that artisan bread is back on the rise. Head baker Austin Hall at She Wolf Bakery told "Nightline" their luxe loaves are flying off the shelves this fall, with some selling for as much as $20 each. Compared to breads made with commercial yeast, Hall...
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November 21, 2017 - 5:31 pm
(NEW YORK) -- It’s that time of the year again. Get ready, leave home a little earlier and be prepared to stand in heavy airport lines because 50.9 million Americans are expected to travel over this year’s Thanksgiving holiday according to the American Automobile Association. That’s a 3.3 percent...
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November 21, 2017 - 4:41 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Technology stocks led Wall Street to new records on Tuesday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average soared 160.50 (+0.69 percent) to finish at 23,590.83. The Nasdaq climbed 71.76 (+1.06 percent) to close at 6,862.48, while the S&P 500 finished at 2,599.03, up 16.89 (+0.65 percent) from...
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CPSC
November 21, 2017 - 2:23 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Ikea is recalling again a number of its dressers after an eighth child was killed by one of them. The latest victim was a 2-year-old California boy who was crushed by a Malm dresser after being put down for a nap in his bedroom in May. The Consumer Product Safety Commission said...
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November 21, 2017 - 2:07 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Christmas revelers may have a harder time finding a Christmas tree this year – and may have sticker shock when they do so – because of the economic recession a decade ago. Declining Christmas tree sales in 2007, during the Great Recession, led tree growers to plant fewer trees,...
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November 21, 2017 - 11:13 am
(DALLAS) -- In Dallas, a team of 40 customer service experts take turns around the clock monitoring Southwest Airlines' various social channels with one primary goal: to listen to you. Their job becomes even more important this week as more than 24 million travelers are expected to fly for the...
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November 21, 2017 - 4:12 am
(NEW YORK ) -- Whitefish Energy company announced that it has decided to stop its work in Puerto Rico after Puerto Rico Energy Power Authority stopped payments owing the company $83 million. In a statement, the Montana-based company said despite the company’s “diligence and that of its...
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