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David Petraeus, September 2015

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Petraeus: From America's general to Wall Street exec

For years David Petraeus was the man U.S. presidents turned to for guidance on scary situations around the world.

The former four-star general was the architect behind the "surge" campaigns in Iraq and then in Afghanistan. Petraeus later became Ameri...

Martin Shkreli

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Drug that skyrocketed 5,000% hasn't come down in price

Remember the drug used by cancer and AIDS patients that skyrocketed from $13.50 to $750 a pill? Well, the price has yet to come back to earth.

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Oregon sells $10.8M worth of pot in the first 6 days

Dispensaries in Oregon sold $10.8 million worth of recreational pot in the first six days it was legal, said the Oregon Retailers of Cannabis Association.

jack-o-lantern Halloween pumpkin

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The great pumpkin shortage of 2015

Good grief, it's the great pumpkin shortage Charlie Brown.

Pumpkin crops are down by about a half this year and the harvest concluded this week, much earlier than normal.

That won't make it hard to find the pumpkin you'll need for a jack-o-lantern on H...

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Angry fan sues DraftKings and FanDuel over insider information allegations

A fantasy sports player has sued DraftKings and FanDuel, claiming that he and other players were hurt because employees of the two companies used inside information to gain an edge over other players.

Adam Johnson of Kentucky, in a suit filed in New Y...

Oil rigs

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Oil back above $50 a barrel

So much for even cheaper gas!

World oil prices have charged higher this week, breaking back above the psychological barrier of $50 a barrel for the first time since July.

U.S. crude futures were trading two percent higher at $50.50 early on Friday.


Clinton speaks

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Clinton rolls out plan to take on Wall Street

Hillary Clinton rolled out her long-awaited plan to reform Wall Street on Thursday, announcing in a Bloomberg op-ed that she wants to crack down on abuses and tax certain kinds of "high-frequency" trading.

Liberal Democrats have long waited to hear wh...

Verizon truck

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Truck drivers wanted. Pay: $73,000

America needs a lot more truck drivers.

There will be a shortage of nearly 50,000 truckers in the United States by the end of this year, according a new report by the American Trucking Associations (ATA). That's up from a shortage of 30,000 drivers j...

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DraftKings, FanDuel ads seem to be everywhere because they are

Even if you don't play fantasy sports, there is a good chance you were familiar with DraftKings and FanDuel before they were embroiled in allegations of insider betting.

Keanu Reeves, John Wick premiere

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For $150K, you can ride choppers with Keanu

For a mere $150,000, you and a companion can join actor Keanu Reeves in California for a two-day motorcycle ride along the Pacific Coast and through the Santa Monica Mountains.


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KRDO NewsChannel 13's tax pro, Tom Baltuskonis answers your tax questions.

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KRDO's tax pro Tom Baltuskonis is live in studio to answer questions about fiscal cliff legislation and taxes on paychecks.

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