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How Do You Watch Movies? — Survey of the Day

It is assumed that streaming video will eventually be the death knell of the DVD and Blu-ray industries. But could the easy-to-use technology also be cutting into movie box office profits?

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Fake Groupon Emails Contain Hidden Viruses — Dollars and Sense

Even the best writers sometimes misspell things, but if you’ve recently gotten an awkwardly worded, typo-laden email that appears to be from daily deal site Groupon, you can rest assured that you didn’t just catch the editors on a bad day.

That spelling-challenged missive is the work of scammers.

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NYS Seeks To Distribute Billions Of Unclaimed Money

Utica, NY (WIBX) - New York has $12-billion in unclaimed money and state officials want to return it to its rightful owners.

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Baby Boomers Like the Savings but Hate the Phrase ‘Senior Discount’ — Dollars and Sense

With age comes wisdom — and eventually, senior discounts. But while the older set likes those cost-saving perks, they’d rather call them something else.

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Debate: The U.S. Penny… Obsolete?

Many of us when breaking a dollar end up discarding our spare change into a jar at home and forgetting about it, or generously plunking it into the many charity drop-boxes including that iconic red Salvation Army kettle.  But out of all of the coins that have been circulating for centuries, is Benjamin Franklin’s penny actually ready for retirement?

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Chamber Against Varick St. Public Safety Fee

Utica, NY (WIBX) - A few months ago,Varick Street bar owners agreed to pay $20,500.00 each, to maintain the same level of police protection during the popular Saranac Thursday event. 

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Is College Still Worth the Money It Costs? — Survey of the Day

It used to be a given that a college education was worth the money. But the price of a four-year education has skyrocketed over the last couple decades, and — due to the bad economy –a college degree has become less of a surefire job guarantee.

So have these factors changed opinions on college’s worthiness?

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Bank of America Eliminates Thousands of ATMs — Dollars and Sense

If you’re a Bank of America customer and finding an ATM seems harder these days, it’s not your imagination. In a cost-cutting move, the North Carolina-based banking giant has eliminated nearly 10 percent of its teller machines — more than 1,500, to be exact.

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JCPenney Announces Plans to Eliminate Checkout Clerks with Automated Machines — Dollars and Sense

Today many companies are being forced to either change with the times or die.

One of those companies is retail giant JCPenney — where recent struggles inside of an unstable economy have made it difficult for the retail chain to continue to do business as it has for nearly 100 years.

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Do Telecommuters Earn Less Than Office Workers? — Dollars and Sense

Telecommuters enjoy a lot of perks, but they may come at a steep price: a new study finds people who work at home get smaller raises, fewer promotions and lower performance reviews.

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