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Yahoo to unveil tablet-based news service later this year

Tablet-based publishing appears to be the future of journalism, and Yahoo wants its piece of the pie. Mercury News reports that Yahoo plans to launch Livestand, an online news and magazine service that will allow publishers to direct their content specifically to tablet device users, whether they be iPad 3, Android-based or Hewlett-Packard’s webOS. Yahoo

Relief and emergency loans may be needed in frozen South

The American Southwest has been paralyzed by freezing cold, and emergency loans may be needed before long. Several major southern cities have been brought almost to a halt by snow and ice in one of the worst winters on record. Some states have declared states of emergency. Southern states may need emergency loans before long
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Using a personal loan for credit card debt could be a good move

If you need credit card debt relief, pay no attention to the ads on the Internet or late-night TV. The best way to get rid of credit card debt is to do it yourself, perhaps with a personal loan. Take independent action to boost your credit score faster so you can save money on future
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Gri.pe about bad service with a free app

Some consumers who have bad experiences with corporations feel inspired to warn other consumers via the Better Business Bureau that something’s amiss. However, dealing with the bureaucratic speed of an organization like the BBB isn’t necessarily the most efficient way to handle a problem, particularly in this age of online social media. That’s when Gri.pe,
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3 Steps to a Great Job Interview

The Interview—At Last! After living on payday loans for the past few months while sending out resume after resume, you finally get a call from your dream company for your dream position for an interview. And it just happens to be the company you have had your eye on for several weeks now. You get

How to Make Money on Twitter – Part One

How to Use Twitter as a Fast Cash Opportunity Just a few years ago, twitter was something people did with their thumbs when bored. Today, it still involves using your fingers, but engaging in Twitter connects you to a world of people with similar interests. For those in debt or who are involved in a
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Plum Island | Want to buy a former animal disease center?

Plum Island is a part of Southold, New York in Gardiners Bay, off the eastern end of the North Fork coast of Long Island. Since the beginning of the Cold War, the island has been the site of a military base and an animal disease center that shall forever be known as “Lab 257.” When Lab 257
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Demand that debt collectors verify your debt before paying

If you’re drowning in debt and need major credit repair, don’t automatically assume that debt collectors have your best interests at heart. Their job is to get paid, and the truth is that sometimes, unscrupulous techniques are used that can be illegal. Before agreeing to a payment plan or even filing for bankruptcy, demand that
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Personal loans to attend for-profit schools can be risky

Potential students should be cautious if considering going to a for-profit, private college. Though college is usually worth taking out some personal loans to fund, the for-profit schools have higher default rates and are often at odds with state authorities. Some schools are worth it, but people should do their homework before attending. The Donald
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2010 Census Required Answers | is your information safe?

Almost every mailbox in the United States is going to receive a form from the 2010 Census this week. The U.S. Constitution requires a census of the country every 10 years – and those numbers help determine everything from congressional representation to educational funding. Filling out the form takes 10 minutes – less than a
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Missouri House Bill 132 stifles free market competition

In her campaign speeches, Missouri Rep. Mary Still claims that she supports a free market economy. However, as Payday Pundit points out, Rep. Still’s stance on Missouri House Bill 132 – yet another state piece of legislation that would place an industry-killing cap on payday loans – is inconsistent with free market competition. Rep. Still

Some credit cards can act as temporary secured loans

Rebuilding credit with secured credit cards Secured loans can be a welcomed answer for consumers with credit problems. One form of secured loan is the secured credit card. A secured credit card is a card offered in which the consumer deposits money to their account and then their credit limit is the amount they deposited.
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Alabama short term financing: Bad credit loans online

Applying for bad credit loans online in the state of Alabama has never been easier. All you need to do is fill out our short online application, and we’ll do the rest for you. Whether you live in Birmingham, Montgomery or Pleasant Groves, you can apply for up to $1,000 and have the funds deposited
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Verizon, Sprint snub Nexus One | Is Google phone a failure?

Nexus One, Google’s overhyped Android phone, is making headlines these days for all the wrong reasons. Verizon was the first to prick the Nexus One bubble when it announced last month it wouldn’t make the Nexus One available. The Sprint and Nexus One pairing vaporized earlier this week. Sprint axed Nexus One after previously saying
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A brief history of British Petroleum

Now that the Gulf of Mexico has been flooded with oil from an oil rig owned by BP, or British Petroleum, some might wonder just who these guys are. Like all large corporate entities, BP has a history, and some of it is not exactly positive. It has provided oil and gasoline to a lot
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Oklahoma City bombing fuels debate on domestic terrorism

The Oklahoma City bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in downtown Oklahoma City that killed 168 people 15 years ago today was the deadliest domestic terrorist attack in U.S. history. As America looks back on the Oklahoma City bombing, disturbing parallels can be seen in today’s political climate and national mood. Violent anti-government
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Spokane bomb interrupts Martin Luther King Day parade

A Martin Luther King Day parade in Spokane, Wash. was interrupted as authorities found a suspicious backpack that was found to contain a bomb. Before the parade began, city employees for Spokane discovered a backpack which had wiring, and the police were alerted. The Federal Bureau of Investigation is pursuing the matter. Spokane police defuse