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Man Busted For Selling Drugs From Ice Cream Truck (VIDEO)

On their first album, Van Halen did a song called "Ice Cream Man".  One of the lines was "stop me when I'm passin' by."  A Waldorf, Maryland man was apparently taking their advice.

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8.1 Unemployment Rate Misleading, Inaccurate-What’s The REAL Story?

The Obama Administration has been crowing about another small drop in the unemployment rate, down to 8.1 percent.  But a look at the REAL data shows that's not accurate.

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In Place of Keystone XL, President Obama Now Backing ‘Half Pipeline’

Just weeks after trying to kill the Keystone XL pipeline that would have supplied millions of barrels of oil to the U.S., Obama has thrown his support behind a "half a pipeline" in the U.S.

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Unemployment Drop Tempered By Job Loss Growth-Again

The 8.6 rate due largely to Americans who stopped looking for work or whose benefits ran out.

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Cops-20% of 911 Calls Due To “Butt Dialing!”

A number of months ago, there was a hilarious cell phone commercial about a couple who was 'butt dialing' each other on their phones;  comes of course, from putting one's cell phone in their back pocket and it fires off a call....but to 911?

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One Good Thing About the Recession, People Are Smarter Shoppers — Survey of the Day

The recession may have left unemployment rates a mess and killed the housing market, but if you’re looking for a silver lining, here it is: we’re all better shoppers now because of it.

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When Are People the Happiest? iPhone App Has the Answer

A study involving 45,000 iPhone users who recorded their level of happiness at least five times a day yielded some not entirely surprising results.

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Survey Shows 650,000 Bank Customers Switched to Credit Unions

While Bank of America and other major banks have now scrapped a widely-derided plan to charge customers a monthly fee for using their debit cards, a new survey shows at least 650,000 people closed their accounts with those banks in the past month and fled to more consumer-friendly credit unions.

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USPS To Move Processing Services From Yakima To Pasco

As part of the nationwide effort to trim billions from it's defecit, the United States Postal Service has announced it will move it's mal processing services from Yakima to the Pasco Processing Center.

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Waiting for Service Appointments Costs Americans Billions a Year

According to a new study, waiting at home for deliveries or scheduled repairs to cable, phones, internet service or utilities costs Americans a staggering $37.7 billion a year in lost income.

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