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7 Ways to Lower the Cost of a Holiday Road Trip

Filed under: Travel, Gas Prices, How to Save Money Gregory Bull/APNo one will be smiling if you go too fast and get slapped with a speeding ticket. By Trent Hamm The holidays are nearly upon us, with many families driving long distances to spend time with each other in the next weeks. Road trips are also an annual part of ...

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New Study Shows Acute Lower Back Pain May Not Require Physical Therapy

Acute lower back pain is something that the majority of us will experience at one point or another. There are hundreds of reasons that people might experience back pain. A person could lift something a little too heavy, a fall could occur, or playing with the kids could go wrong. Those are simple and common reasons, but back pain could ...

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Gas Prices Surge but Still Way Lower Than Last Year

Filed under: Energy, Personal Finance, Travel, Gas Prices, Economy Wilfredo Lee/AP By Jennifer Saba The average price of regular grade gasoline rose 21 cents in the past two weeks, bringing it to $ 2.54 a gallon, according to the Lundberg survey released Sunday. Prices bottomed out on Jan. 23. However, the price for gasoline is still lower by 97 cents ...

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Tiger Woods withdraws because of tightness in lower back

Tiger Woods blades a short pitch shot on the 10th hole on the north course at Torrey Pines during the first round of the Farmers Insurance Open golf tournament Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015, in San Diego. Woods made a bogie. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi) By DOUG FERGUSON, AP Golf Writer SAN DIEGO (AP) — Tiger Woods bladed his first chip some ...

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Ebola in New York: Will U.S. Stocks Follow Europe Lower?

Filed under: Market News, Stocks, World Markets Bryan Thomas/Getty ImagesA health alert is displayed Thursday at the entrance to Bellevue Hospital in New York City. By Leslie Shaffer | @LeslieShaffer1 The diagnosis of an Ebola case in New York sent U.S. futures into a tizzy, spurring worries Wall Street may give up recent gains, as Europe stocks fell Friday. The ...

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Ford 3Q Earnings Lower, but Still Beat Street Estimates

Filed under: Company News, Earnings, Automotive Industry, Ford, Manufacturing Justin Sullivan/Getty Images By Bernie Woodall and Ben Klayman DETROIT — Ford Motor’s third-quarter earnings fell 34 percent but beat Wall Street expectations on a strong showing in North America even as revenue fell due to the cost of introducing the F-150 pickup truck. Ford’s launch of its aluminum-bodied F-150 is ...

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Bad News For Vegetarian Men: Study Shows They Have Lower Sperm Count Than Meat-Eaters

Vegetarian men may have a problem in the bedroom. A new study released by the Loma Linda Medical School found that men who abstain from eating red meat have a lower sperm count than their meat-eating counterparts. The university conducting the study is owned by Seventh Day Adventists, a protestant sect that requires its members to adhere to a strict ...

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Domestic Airlines Raise Base Fares Despite Lower Fuel Costs

Filed under: Credit, Travel, Transportation, Airfare Mary Altaffer/AP By DAVID KOENIG DALLAS — U.S. airlines are raising base fares on many domestic flights even though they are getting a windfall from lower fuel prices. JetBlue Airways raised fares by $ 4 a round trip on a small number of routes Thursday, and Delta Air Lines picked up and greatly expanded ...

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Market Wrap: Stocks Edge Lower; H&R Block Slides

Filed under: Market News, Mergers & Acquisitions, Investing Scott Eells/Bloomberg via Getty Images By STEVE ROTHWELL NEW YORK — Some encouraging corporate news failed to give the broader stock market a boost on Monday, and stocks edged lower as investors waited for news on the outlook for the Federal Reserve’s interest rate policy. Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) jumped after announcing that it ...

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