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Marlboro Maker Places $1.8 Billion Bet on Marijuana

Marlboro Maker Places $1.8 Billion Bet on Marijuana

Dec 8
One of the world's biggest tobacco companies is diving into the cannabis market with a $1.8 billion buy-in.

Many Couples Say 'I Do' to Zero-Waste Weddings

Many Couples Say 'I Do' to Zero-Waste Weddings

By Katherine Roth | Dec 8
To protect the environment, many couples are saying "I do" to Zero-Waste weddings, focusing on sustainability for everything from floral design and dresses to invitations and food.

Invest in the Company or Retirement? More Owners Opt to Save

Invest in the Company or Retirement? More Owners Opt to Save

By Joyce M. Rosenberg | Dec 7
Saving for retirement hasn't been a priority for many small business owners over the years. They've hoped to build their businesses, sell at a huge profit and have a comfortable retirement. But that may be changing after the Great Recession.

Ahoy, Galveston! Royal Caribbean Plans Third Cruise Terminal

Ahoy, Galveston! Royal Caribbean Plans Third Cruise Terminal

Dec 7
The Port of Galveston and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. plan to develop an $85 million terminal — the third for the cruise-popular city on the Gulf of Mexico.

Moms Start Companies to Fill Demand for Spanish Books

Moms Start Companies to Fill Demand for Spanish Books

By Alexandra Olson | Dec 6
You might have heard of the three blind mice or the itsy-bitsy spider who went up the water spout. But have you ever heard of the little cold and hungry chicks?

Walgreens Expands Prescription Delivery Program Nationwide

Walgreens Expands Prescription Delivery Program Nationwide

By Tom Murphy | Dec 6
Walgreens is joining rival drugstore chain CVS Health in expanding home deliveries for prescriptions nationwide, as stores continue adjusting to a retail world made more consumer-friendly by online competition.

Reused Rocket Takes Off Carrying 64 Satellites

Reused Rocket Takes Off Carrying 64 Satellites

Dec 5
A SpaceX rocket carrying 64 small satellites lifted off from California on Monday, marking the first time the same Falcon 9 rocket has been used in three space missions.

Salaried Workers Beware: GM Cuts Are A Warning for All

Salaried Workers Beware: GM Cuts Are A Warning for All

By Tom Krisher and Josh Boak | Dec 4
In this era of rapid and disruptive technological change, those with a college education are not necessarily insulated from the kind of layoffs factory workers know all too well.

Royal Mail Delivers: Postman, Can You Take This to Heaven?

Royal Mail Delivers: Postman, Can You Take This to Heaven?

Dec 4
A 7-year-old Scottish boy who sent a birthday card to his father in heaven has received a heart-warming reply.

College Alert: Report of Possible Campus Gunman Unfounded

College Alert: Report of Possible Campus Gunman Unfounded

By Jonathan Drew | Dec 4
A report of a possible gunman at William Peace University's downtown Raleigh campus prompted the school to tell people to shelter in place Monday. But authorities later gave the all-clear, saying police determined there never was a threat.

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