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Thursday, Aug 10, 2017 at 04:55 PM EDT

Applebee's to Close 100+ Stores; Some IHOPs to Close

Applebee's to Close 100+ Stores; Some IHOPs to Close

The parent company of Applebee’s restaurants told investors Thursday it plans to close between 105 and 135 locations.

Friday, Aug 11, 2017 at 06:52 AM EDT

Applebee’s to Shutter More Than 100 Restaurants

Applebee’s to Shutter More Than 100 Restaurants

DineEquity, the parent company of Applebee’s, announced Thursday it will close more than 100 of the chain’s locations. The announcement came with the release of the company’s second-quarter...

Thursday, Aug 10, 2017 at 06:51 PM EDT

More Uber Woes: Exec Resigns, Investor Sues Ousted CEO

More Uber Woes: Exec Resigns, Investor Sues Ousted CEO

Uber Technologies Inc. faced a fresh round of turmoil Thursday, with its global operations chief resigning and a major investor suing the ride-hailing company's former CEO. Ryan Graves told Uber staff in an...

Thursday, Aug 10, 2017 at 04:47 PM EDT

Beware at the Pump: Black Market Fuel Is Making Millions

Beware at the Pump: Black Market Fuel Is Making Millions

A black market for diesel and gasoline has rapidly spread around the nation, with organized crime gangs using fraudulent credit cards to syphon millions of dollars in fuel from gas stations into large tanks...

Thursday, Aug 10, 2017 at 10:39 AM EDT

How Your Phone Can Detect Card Skimmers

How Your Phone Can Detect Card Skimmers

Card skimmers at gas pumps and ATMs are a growing problem, but did you know your cell phone can protect you?

Thursday, Aug 10, 2017 at 06:16 AM EDT

Lawsuit: CVS Charges More for Drugs Paid for With Insurance

Lawsuit: CVS Charges More for Drugs Paid for With Insurance

A California woman sued CVS Health Corporation Monday, accusing the company of charging customers more when they use insurance to pay for certain generic prescriptions, NBC News reported. Megan Schultz...

Tuesday, Aug 8, 2017 at 09:40 PM EDT

Airbnb Removes Accounts Ahead of Far-Right Rally in Va.

Airbnb Removes Accounts Ahead of Far-Right Rally in Va.

Airbnb has deleted accounts and canceled bookings of users who appear to be connected to "Unite the Right," a far-right political rally set for Saturday in Charlottesville, Virginia. Neo-Nazi and white...

Tuesday, Aug 8, 2017 at 04:48 PM EDT

Disney to Remove All Content on Netflix for Own, New Service

Disney to Remove All Content on Netflix for Own, New Service

Disney wants to own a piece of the streaming pie. The company announced during its latest earnings report on Tuesday it intends to pull all its movies from Netflix for its own streaming service in 2019, CNBC...

Tuesday, Aug 8, 2017 at 04:12 PM EDT

US Airlines Bump Fewer Passengers After Dragging Backlash

US Airlines Bump Fewer Passengers After Dragging Backlash

Following widespread outrage over a passenger who was violently dragged off an overbooked plane, U.S. airlines are bumping customers at the lowest rate in at least two decades. The Transportation Department said...

Monday, Aug 7, 2017 at 09:42 AM EDT

'Trump Effect' Hits Workplace Morale: HR, Leadership Experts

'Trump Effect' Hits Workplace Morale: HR, Leadership Experts

President Donald Trump's leadership style could affect workplace behavior on a large scale, NBC News reports. HR and leadership experts say a "Trump effect" has permeated through corporate America, with reports...

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'Supporting Our Schools' Supply Drive and How You Can Help
'Supporting Our Schools' Supply Drive and How You Can Help
NBC Connecticut, together with Travelers and Hoffman Auto Group are joining forces for the 2017 Supporting Our Schools drive. All proceeds will benefit students and schools affiliated with the Boys & Girls Clubs... Read more
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