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Higher Movie Prices Slow Box Office

Theater box office receipts jumped last year as higher movie prices made up for a decline in movie goers, reaching almost $36 billion worldwide, according to the Motion Picture Association of America. U.S. and Canada ticket sales hit $10.9 billion alone, up 3% from five years ago. The increase is due to a hike in […]

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Recalls Trouble Auto Industry

Thanks to recalls and fallout of the U.S. government bailout of GM, the auto industry is in chaos. The biggest trouble facing automakers is a massive number of recalls. More than 4.8 million vehicles have been recalled by GM alone since the start of its latest problems. GM announced the latest in a series of massive […]

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Growing Drone Threat Delivers

Drones can be controlled manually on the ground or pre-programmed to run on their own to fly in the air like small airplanes. They’re currently used for bombing attacks in Pakistan by the U.S. military and for entertainment. The FAA has approved development and testing for viability in commercial use in six states, Alaska, Nevada, […]

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Highest Paid Baseball Players

Modern day professional baseball players may not hold the popularity of legends like Babe Ruth, but they get paid a lot. The most common complaint among fans at Major League Baseball parks these days is that players get paid too much, increasing ticket prices. The highest paid baseball players in the game today pull in […]

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Whole Foods Secrets Emerge

The U.S. grocery business is troubled. Safeway sold itself to Cerberus Group, the hedge fund that owns Albertsons. Kroger is closing stores. Lesser known chains like Florida’s Sweetbay are collapsing, and even the mighty Walmart reported that its quarterly profits fell 21% in the last quarter. However, amid the fallout a success story of Whole Foods […]

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New Cars for All Price Budgets

Buying a new car can be a challenge and just visiting a car dealership can be daunting. Test driving cars,  deciding between options, colors, makes and models and dealing with the salespeople can lead to skipping the purchase all together. In this new economy there are a lot of new cars for all price budgets. […]

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Major League Baseball Teams Soar

Major League Baseball (MLB) teams prices are soaring, with the average major league team worth $744 million, increasing an average of 23% over the last year. The average owner or ownership group saw their investment increase $227 million in two years. Some baseball teams are worth a lot more, including many of the most popular […]

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