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New York Times closes out rough 2014

When the New York Times turns the page on 2014, it will leave behind a bumpy year that included a high-profile firing, setbacks with digital innovation and, most recently, the elimination of 100 newsroom positions.

Ugly firing of Jill Abramsom

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Yellen: Cheap oil is good for America

The dramatic plunge in oil prices might be spooking some investors, but Janet Yellen isn't worried at all.

The Federal Reserve chief believes oil tumbling below $55 a barrel is like a tax cut for American consumers.

"From the standpoint of the U.S. an...

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Americans send $2 billion a year to Cuba

Trade with Cuba has been blocked for decades, but nearly $2 billion was sent to Cubans last year from within the United States.

Most of it came from Cuban-Americans sending money home to their families. But now, anyone in the U.S. can send up to $8,0...

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U.S. set to blame North Korea for Sony hack

The U.S. is ready to blame North Korea for the crippling hack attack at Sony Pictures, as the studio said Wednesday it would cancel next week's planned release of its controversial comedy "The Interview."

U.S. investigators say an announcement pinnin...

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Residents, groups speak out about the proposed Mountain Valley Pipeline project

Residents and local groups are speaking out about the proposed Mountain Valley Pipeline project. The EQT Company is moving full force ahead with the natural gas line project, but it is looking for feedback from the public. EQT has been holding meetings to help educate them about the project.

UPDATE: Kroger invests in Caroline's Carts

WDBJ 7 recently learned Kroger invested in 18 more carts. They are used in a number of stores throughout the mid-Atlantic region.

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9 questions: Get up to speed on Cuban embargo

President Barack Obama will ease sanctions imposed against Cuba under the U.S. embargo after Cuba agreed to release American aid worker Alan Gross.

The agreement will deliver the most sweeping changes in the U.S. policy toward the nation that lies ju...

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Reddit takes down Sony hack forum

In a rare decision, Reddit has taken down a forum that housed links to hacked Sony Pictures documents.

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Oprah-approved startup raises $6.25 million

When you're one of Oprah's favorite things, you're bound to get a boost. For The Skimm, that's coming in the form of $6.25 million in funding.

For now, their main product is a free daily newsletter. It's a five-minute femme-focused read that digests ...

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Stocks jump on good news from Fed

The Federal Reserve is going to take its sweet time raising interest rates. And the market couldn't be happier.

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