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Why Pop-Up Shops Keeping Popping Up

Wednesday, October 31st, 2018

Halloween pop-up stores occupying temporarily vacant storefronts are back and the pop-up concept is expanding. Now online retailers and digital brands are taking the pop-up model and refining it.

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The Best Day For Payday

Wednesday, October 31st, 2018

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Weekly, biweekly, or every month — which payday makes the most sense?

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VIDEO: As Elections Loom, Workers In Trump Country Reckon With Tariffs Fallout

Tuesday, October 30th, 2018

Philip Bennett repairs machines at Mid Continent Nail in Poplar Bluff, Mo. A self-proclaimed Democrat who voted for Donald Trump in 2016, Bennett

President Trump’s steel tariffs may force America’s largest nail manufacturer out of business. Despite an uncertain future, many factory workers there say they still support the president.

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California Voters May Force Meat And Egg Producers Across The Country To Go Cage-Free

Tuesday, October 30th, 2018

A Berkshire pig at Root Down Farm in Pescadero, Calif. Californians will vote on a proposition in November that would require all pork sold in the state be from pigs raised in more spacious pens.

California voters will soon decide whether to ban the sale of all veal, pork and eggs from farm animals raised in cages, even when raised in other states.

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World’s Biggest Pork Producer Pledges To Cover Manure Ponds

Monday, October 29th, 2018

A pig waste lagoon in Iroquois County, Ill.

Smithfield Foods says it will pay farmers to cover their manure ponds with plastic on more than 1,000 U.S. farms. Those “lagoons” have become increasingly controversial.

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