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May. 15, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Carl's Jr., Hardee's add hot dog, chips to burger

The Associated Press

NEW YORK - Hardee's is cramming a summer cookout into one burger.

The upcoming menu item is made with a beef patty that is topped with a split hot dog. The meaty duo sits on a layer of Lay's potato chips between hamburger buns. Ketchup, mustard, tomato, red onion, pickles and American cheese will be thrown in, too. The burger will have 1,030 calories and 64 grams of fat.


May. 14, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

US retail sales flat-line in April

WASHINGTON - U.S. shoppers kept their spending in check in April, as modest wage growth over the past year keeps family budgets tight.

 


May. 14, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Macy's sales affected by stronger dollar

CINCINNATI - Macy's is feeling a big chill from international tourists because their money isn't going as far as it used to.

 


May. 14, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

US stocks end mostly lower

NEW YORK - Stocks are ending mostly lower as traders considered some corporate earnings and deal news.

The Dow Jones industrial average lost seven points, less than 0.1 percent, to 18,060 Wednesday.

 


May. 14, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Business Beat: New school of modeling opens in Huntington

First Impressions School of Modeling, Etiquette and Pageantry celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony with Mayor Steve Williams, Paula Vega and the school's models Saturday, April 18, at 526 7th St. in Huntington.

 


May. 14, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Wal-Mart stores to test unlimited shipping service

NEW YORK - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. will test a new unlimited shipping service for online shoppers this summer that will be priced below Amazon's widely popular $99 per year Prime service.

 


May. 13, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Verizon buys AOL for $4.4 billion

NEW YORK - After selling millions of Americans their mobile phones, Verizon now wants to capture their eyeballs, too.

As its phone business slows down, the nation's largest wireless carrier is making a $4.4 billion bet that it can find growth in mobile video and advertising by buying AOL, one of the Internet's oldest brands, which has been through its own share of transformations since introducing much of America to the online world nearly a generation ago.


May. 13, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Chase cards converting to chip technology

NEW YORK - JPMorgan Chase will replace all of its customers' debit cards with more secure chip-based cards nationwide, the bank said Tuesday, and expects to have chips on 70 percent of its debit cards by the end of 2015.


May. 13, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Patriot Coal files for Chapter 11

The Associated Press

CHARLESTON - Patriot Coal Corp. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Tuesday for the second time in three years.


May. 13, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

American Airlines flights to gradually replace US Airways

The Associated Press

FORT WORTH, Texas - After more than 75 years of flying, the end is near for US Airways.

American Airlines plans to shut down the venerable carrier over a 90-day stretch that could begin as soon as July, which would mean a final departure around October.