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Chef Jason Bruner grew up in Plaquemines Parish, just outside of New Orleans. He received culinary degrees in New York, China and Italy. He trained under master chefs such as Wolfgang Puck and Daniel Boulud and worked in Michelin Star restaurants … more
NerdWallet Writer for The Associated PressAs parents prepare their rising freshmen for life at college, many are leaving out a crucial piece of information: how to build credit.The college years are the best time to begin the process. After … more
NEW YORK - America has a debt problem, but it's not what you think. Yes, the federal government owes trillions of dollars more than it did a few years ago. Yes, Americans are still struggling to pay off mortgages and student loans. But it's the … more
The first observance of Labor Day was likely on Sept. 5, 1882, when some 10,000 workers assembled in New York City for a parade. The parade inspired similar events across the … more
Lions Gate to buy Starz in $4.4 billion deal NEW YORK - Film and TV studio Lions Gate is buying cable channel operator Starz in a deal worth $4.4 billion. Lions Gate is the company behind "The Hunger Games" movies and the "Orange Is The New … more
NEW YORK (AP) - Farmers, lumberjacks and fishermen have the highest suicide rate in the U.S., while librarians and educators have the lowest, according to a large study that found enormous differences across occupations. The study didn't explore … more
NEW YORK - They're not household names such as McDonald's or The UPS Store, but small franchises beyond the usual restaurant groups and retailers are attracting buyers who want something new or different and see greater challenges and opportunities … more
DALLAS - Airlines used to give discounts to passengers who were traveling to a relative's funeral, but those days are just about gone. Now buying a ticket to attend a funeral or visit a relative in the hospital is no different than last-minute … more
When Keith Charpentier saw an opportunity to expand his Charpy's Pool business, he didn't swat away the idea. After all, serving a strong customer base of more than 4,000 pool owners who already trust his employees to visit their backyards … more
NEW YORK (AP) - Expect more talk about small business issues such as taxes and regulations as the post-convention presidential campaigns intensify, with Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton trying to woo entrepreneurs and show they … more
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