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Gas Prices Expected To Continue Decline

Posted On September 13, 2014

(Undated) -- Gas prices look like they'll keep dropping. This summer saw the cost of fuel drop steadily, especially when compared to 2013. Triple-A says the national average currently sits at three-dollars-17-cents a gallon, that's 38 cents less than one year ago. The Energy Information Administration says it would not be surprised if some states…

Multi-Week Streak Of Stock Gains Snapped

Posted On September 12, 2014

(New York, NY) -- The major stock indexes closed with their first weekly loss in several weeks. New sanctions against Russia led to losses in the energy sector Friday. Stocks in Exxon and Chevron were both down about one percent. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is down 61 points to 16-988. The Nasdaq lost 24…

Report: iPhone 6 Preorders Sold Out

Posted On September 12, 2014

(Cupertino, CA) -- The new iPhones are in heavy demand. "The Verge" says the new phablet-sized iPhone 6 Plus sold out in less than five hours after going on sale at midnight on the West Coast. Analysts say worldwide demand and a limited supply were the reasons the Plus model sold out. The smaller iPhone…

Madoff Son Leaves $16 Million Estate

Posted On September 12, 2014

(New York, NY) -- Bernie Madoff's younger son is leaving behind a 16-million-dollar estate. News that the 48-year-son of the convicted Ponzi schemer had amassed such a sizable fortune has angered some of his father's victims. The "New York Post" quotes one elderly victim as saying "it's not fair." The revelation of Andrew Madoff's wealth…

Obama, Clinton Praise AmeriCorps On 20th Anniversary

Posted On September 12, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- President Obama and former President Bill Clinton are praising AmeriCorps on the 20th anniversary of the national service program. Clinton established AmeriCorps. In a White House ceremony, Clinton said it was one of the most important things he has ever been involved in during a long career in public life.