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  • Want euros in London? Don’t ask your bank

    LONDON (Reuters) - From a small, white-washed basement close to London's Liverpool Street station, Sakthi Ariaratnam is beating banks at what you would have thought was their own game - and it is relatively easy. On a recent Tuesday morning in the...
  • Mayo: Why is health care in US pegged to workplace?

    To me, there's a bigger question beyond last week's Supreme Court ruling in the Hobby Lobby case involving an employer's right to exclude certain contraceptive coverage from their health insurance plans based on religious beliefs. That question: Why...
  • U.S. transportation stocks for the long haul

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - As North Americans hit the highways, airports and rails for vacations this summer, it's not hard to believe that some of the most robust stocks are in the transportation industry - particularly in an improving economy. Transportation...
  • Plan for bad drivers [Editorial]

    Plan for bad drivers [Editorial]
    Warnings about being careful on the road, traffic congestion and increased police patrols are fairly commonplace, especially around peak holiday travel periods, but a survey out last month that put Baltimore and Washington, D.C. near the top of the list...
  • At Hobby Lobby, customers split on Supreme Court decision

    At Hobby Lobby, customers split on Supreme Court decision
    I went to the Hobby Lobby in Davie the other day to get reaction to last week's big Supreme Court ruling involving the family-owned crafts chain. Like our high court justices, shoppers were sharply divided over whether a corporation could exclude benefits...
  • Gas Prices Hit Six-Year High Headed into Holiday

     
    As millions of Americans prepare to hit the road for Fourth of July weekend, pump prices are the highest they've been since 2008, AAA said in its monthly gas price report. The travel service organization said it doubts that the......
  • Hot dogs gobbled, small-town parades cheered as U.S. marks soggy July 4

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Hot-dog eating champs, backyard picnickers and small-town parade lovers pressed on with Fourth of July celebrations on Friday, some featuring less sizzle than usual after Hurricane Arthur dampened many Independence Day plans. In...
  • Fourth of July busiest, deadliest time on Illinois roads

    Fourth of July busiest, deadliest time on Illinois roads
    Traffic may seem lighter than usual during the commuter work week, but it is expected to increase on the holiday weekend. AAA estimates 2.3 million Illinoisans will be traveling for the holiday weekend, a 2.2 percent increase from 2013, and two million of...
  • Severe Thunderstorms Move Across Connecticut Wednesday; More Coming Thursday

    Severe Thunderstorms Move Across Connecticut Wednesday; More Coming Thursday
    A line of thunderstorms that roared across Connecticut Wednesday night brought heavy rain, lightning and wind that downed trees and caused scattered power outages. As the storms moved on, steamy temperatures settled in. Another front is expected to move...
  • VDOT will lift all lane closures and suspend road work for July 4 weekend

    VDOT will lift all lane closures and suspend road work for July 4 weekend
    Wondering how you will navigate a maze of orange cones and construction vehicles, or a series of road work related snarls and delays on the state’s interstates and major routes over the July 4 weekend? Worry no more. The Virginia Department of...
  • AAA sees slight increase in July Fourth travelers

    AAA sees slight increase in July Fourth travelers
    AAA forecasts that 41 million Americans will travel during July Fourth weekend, a slight increase from last year, as people grow increasingly comfortable taking on more debt. Eight in 10 travelers (or 34.8 million) will embark on a road trip, AAA said,...
  • More Americans to travel for July Fourth, AAA says

    More Americans to travel for July Fourth, AAA says
    Many more Americans will be watching fireworks away from home this Independence Day. About 41 million travelers will travel 50 miles or more during the Fourth of July holiday weekend, up 1.9 percent from the 40.3 million people who traveled last year,...