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President Obama Declines Ice Bucket Challenge as ALS Charity Reaps $4 Million

The ALS Association has been reaping huge rewards from the Ice Bucket Challenge. Since July 29, the association has raised more than $4 million, compared to $1.1 million over the same period last year. That includes donations from some 71,000 … Continue reading

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President Obama Signs Bill Making It Legal to Unlock Cell Phones

Good news for consumers. Last month both the Senate and House of Representatives passed a bill which allows customers to unlock their cellphone so it isn’t tethered to a specific service provider. President Obama has now signed the legislation turning … Continue reading

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Ways a $10 Minimum Wage Would Help Employees

The current Federal minimum wage is $7.25 an hour, but president Obama is hoping to change that. Obama announced that he will make an executive order to raise the minimum wage for contract workers to $10.10 an hour. While this … Continue reading

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