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Sears Staves Off liquidation, Stores To Remain Open

Sears Staves Off liquidation, Stores To Remain Open

By ANNE D’INNOCENZIO , AP Retail Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Sears will live on— at least for now. The company’s chairman and largest shareholder, Eddie Lampert, won a bankruptcy auction for Sears, averting liquidation of the iconic chain, according to a source familiar with the negotiations. The person agreed to speak on condition of…

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Super Bowl Planners: Shutdown Brings ‘Uncharted Territory’

Super Bowl Planners: Shutdown Brings ‘Uncharted Territory’

BBy JEFF MARTIN , Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — A day after travelers waited nearly 90 minutes in snail-speed security lines at the world’s busiest airport, Atlanta’s mayor is concerned about the waits that could result when the city hosts the 2019 Super Bowl. The ongoing partial government shutdown is “uncharted territory” amid planning for…

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Broadway Legend Carol Channing Has Died At Age 97

Broadway Legend Carol Channing Has Died At Age 97

By MARK KENNEDY , AP Entertainment Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Carol Channing, the lanky, ebullient musical comedy star who delighted American audiences over almost 5,000 performances as the scheming Dolly Levi in “Hello, Dolly” on Broadway and beyond, has died. She was 97. Publicist B. Harlan Boll said Channing died of natural causes at…

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Trump Seeks To Sell Shutdown, Trade Policies To Farmers

Trump Seeks To Sell Shutdown, Trade Policies To Farmers

By JONATHAN LEMIRE , Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) — President Donald Trump urged farmers Monday to stick with him even as many grapple with the impact of his trade war with China and the partial government shutdown. “No one understands better than our great farmers that the tough choices we make today reap rewards…

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Suspect In Wisconsin Killings, Kidnapping Due In Court

Suspect In Wisconsin Killings, Kidnapping Due In Court

By TODD RICHMOND , Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A young man suspected of killing a Wisconsin couple, kidnapping their teenage daughter and holding the girl against her will for three months is expected to make his first court appearance Monday, and charging documents could shed light on why he targeted the girl. Prosecutors…

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