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Drivers Saved Billions on Gas Last Year; ’15 Could Be Huge

Filed under: Personal Finance, Travel, Transportation, Gas Prices, Economy Tony Dejak/APRegular gas is advertised for $ 1.94 a gallon at a gas station in Cleveland. By Brian O’Connell NEW YORK — The price of gasoline fell below $ 2 a gallon last week in two states, Missouri and Oklahoma. That’s the first time gas has fallen that low since 2009. ...

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Google, Microsoft, and other tech companies want to get 100 million students coding in one year

Google, Microsoft, and other major names in tech are joining together with the nonprofit Code.org in a major fundraising drive that hopes to introduce 100 million students to coding. Code.org wants to bring its computer science courses into tens of thousands of new classrooms over the next year, and it says that it’ll need $ 5 million in order to ...

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Tori Spelling Rings in The New Year

Tori Spelling spent the last day of 2013 re-setting her wedding ring … back on her finger. Tori has been out sans ring … since reports surfaced that hubby Dean McDermott cheated on her with a woman in Canada … but she clearly decided to send a different message during a New Year’s Eve burger run. Tori has said nothing ...

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New Year Brings New Boy Scouts Policy on Openly Gay Youth

Openly gay youth will be allowed to join the Boy Scouts of America as of Jan. 1, 2014. The Boy Scouts of America has authorized a new policy that will go into effect on Jan. 1 that has generated a lot of mixed feelings. A new policy approved in May by the group’s National Council will go into effect this ...

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Got Windows Phone? You have 20GB of bonus SkyDrive space for the next year

If you’re a Windows Phone user, check your email — you’re about to get a big holiday treat. Microsoft has followed up its earlier Surface promo by giving Windows Phone owners a free 20GB of extra SkyDrive storage for the next year. The bonus … Engadget RSS Feed

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Fewer Americans Traveling This Year for Thanksgiving

Filed under: Travel, Gas Prices, Economic Recovery, Consumer Issues Alex Brandon/AP By Robert Gibbons NEW YORK — Fewer Americans will travel during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend as economic uncertainty in a sluggish recovery curbs travel plans, travel group AAA said Wednesday. AAA expects 38.9 million Americans to drive 50 miles or more from their homes for the holiday period, which ...

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Square considers going public next year, says report

Square CEO Jack Dorsey shows off a Square product. (Credit: Daniel Terdiman/CNET) Mobile payments company Square may go public next year, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. The company has been in discussions with banks, including Goldman Sachs Group and Morgan Stanley, about holding a 2014 initial public offering, a “person familiar with the matter” told the Journal. But, nothing ...

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Bondy: A year later, good vibes are running rampant

EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images Geoffrey Mutai turns a corner as he wins the NYC Marathon. Nothing terrible happened. The wind never grew into a superstorm, the water stayed where it belonged in the rivers and bays. Nobody took a wrong turn. No drawbridge was left unclosed. Nobody of note tripped on the many potholes along the Queensboro Bridge and, thank ...

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