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Man Sues Wedding Photographer for the Cost of the Entire Ceremony

After Todd J. Remis of Manhattan got married, he was outraged to discover his photographer missed a few key moments such as the last dance and the bouquet toss, so he decided to sue.

He doesn’t just want the $4,100 photography fee refunded, though. He also wants $48,000 to recreate the entire wedding, including travel costs to fly the bridal party back to New York so the whole thing can be re-shot by another photographer.

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Which US States Have the Most Millionaires?

While many in the US are feeling the pinch of the recession, others are enjoying unprecedented boom times.

So says Phoenix Marketing International, which just released its annual roundup of the states with the most millionaires and found that for the second year in a row, the overall number of millionaire households in the US actually went up.

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If Your Church Offered You Money From The Offering Plate, What Would You Do With It?

As a child when we went to church, we were given a penny or maybe a nickle or dime to put into the offering plate as it came around.   

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Made In America: Could College Dorm Rooms Hold the Key to More Jobs

I was watching World News with Diane Sawyer the other night and saw this story.  I really found it interesting.

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The Best Labor Day Sales on the Web

Labor Day means a three day weekend and respite from hard work for many, but it also means it's the season for end-of-summer deals. Here are some of the best savings of the season, from clothing to back-to-school gear.

 

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Made In America – Industries That Are Still Hanging On

The Haynes car. One of the first cars to hit the road back in 1893. America was getting ready to turn the corner and head into the next century as an industrial giant.

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Burt Reynolds Is Facing Foreclosure on His Florida Home

Like at lot of Americans over the past few years, it looks like Burt Reynolds has gotten himself in financial trouble because he refinanced his home.

According to court papers, the 74-year old Oscar nominee has missed more than a year’s worth of payments on a $1.2 million mortgage he took out against his long-time home in Hobe Sound, Florida, and now faces foreclosure.

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Abu Dhabi Sheikh Carves His Name So Large, It’s Visible from Space

When it comes to wealth, there’s rich and there’s “I can see my name from space” rich.

Sheikh Hamad Bin Hamdan Al Nahyan, a member of the Abu Dhabi ruling family, carved his name — in giant 1000 meter letters — into the desert of an United Arab Emirates island he owns. His sand namesake is so massive that the H, the first A and part of the M have been turned into waterways.

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Could Getting Paid Be Harmful to Your Health? [VIDEO]

With the end of the month fast approaching, many people are looking forward to an upcoming payday. But researchers have found getting paid may actually be hazardous to your health.

A study from Notre Dame says people are more likely to die during the week after being paid, citing a temporary but significant spike in traffic fatalities, heart attacks and increased substance abuse during that time period.

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Get Rich Quick! A Billion Dollars in Loose Change Is Just Waiting For You

With all the talk of how broke the US government is, you might be surprised to learn there’s over a billion one-dollar coins sitting unused in Federal Reserve vaults. And the US Mint is still cranking them out.

NPR’s Planet Money and Investigations teams found that the coins are the wasteful byproducts of a failed congressional effort to get Americans to use them in everyday commerce.

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Waste Not, Want Not — Grocery Store Vows to Be First ‘Zero Waste’ Store in the US [VIDEO]

A new store is taking on Whole Foods in the company’s hometown of Austin, Texas.

Like the well-known chain, In.gredients will specialize in local and organic edibles, but with one key difference — it vows to be first “package-free, zero waste grocery store” in the US.

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Kids Selling Lemonade at US Open Fined $500 for Not Having Permit [VIDEO]

What does the Grinch do when it isn’t the Christmas season? He apparently hits the links.

A county inspector has fined the parents of children selling lemonade near the US Open at the Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Maryland $500 because they didn’t have a permit.

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