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Battle Over 'Religious Freedom' Bills Heat Up in the South
The laws allow businesses and government workers to deny service to people who are LGBT if it violates their religious beliefs.
The Note: Keeping An Eye On The Court
NOTABLES --MEET THE MAN BEHIND THE SUPREME COURT SAME-SEX MARRIAGE CASE: Jim Obergefell's case will affect the marriage laws under which about 200 million Americans live, but the reason he sued his home state of Ohio was very personal: To make state bureaucracy recognize him as the widower of his
What Top Republicans Plan to Do With Their New Majority In Congress
The top brass of the Republican Party spent the last 48 hours plotting ways to twist President Obama’s arm while outlining the new majority agenda they intend to concentrate on come January, when the 114th Congress takes its place. A two-day, invitation-only conference hosted by the Wall Street
Bipartisan Agreement, at Least on Baseball and Hot Dogs
At least Congress can decide on two things: baseball and hot dogs. As partisan tensions mount and the August recess fast approaches, Washington lawmakers and their staffers took a break from politics to celebrate National Hot Dog Day. Sure, the border crisis remains unsolved, the...
Can Hispanic Shoppers Save JC Penney?
Morning Money Memo… JC Penney is turning to Hispanics to help rescue itself from years of financial problems. After a sharp drop in sales and management upheavals, “the struggling retailer [is] ripping up its marketing playbook once again,” says AdAge. Penney wants to be destination...
Food Fight: Pilgrim's Pride's New Bid for Hillshire Farms
The chicken producer tops Tyson Foods' bid of $50 a share to buy out the company famous for its sausages.
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill Sing Duet, Anna Kendrick Gets Laughs on 'SNL'
quicklist:1 title: Tim McGraw and Faith Hill Sing Duet text: It was love at first lyric for Faith Hill and Tim McGraw, the reigning couple of country music, who performed a duet together at Sunday night's Academy of Country Music Awards. The pair sang "Meanwhile Back at Mama's" together and left
Does Mom Love Bull Riding? Tyson Foods Betting Yes
Tyson Foods has found a novel way to reach America's moms: through bull riding. The company has agreed to be a sponsor of the Professional Bull Riders (PBR) championships later this month in Las Vegas, including a bull-riding fan expo at Mandalay Bay Resort. "Mom and her family are the focal point
Natural Gas Prices Plunge - Morning Business Memo
Natural gas prices continued to plunge today to a 10-year low. Natural gas futures have been sliced in half since last summer. That’s led to a drop in heating prices for many consumers even as motorists pay more for gas. The price change is leading...
Unemployment Drops to 8.3 Percent
And there it is for this Friday February 3 hello everyone I'm Stephanie in New York Dow futures were up ahead of the bell on news. The unemployment rate has dropped to eight point 3%. Joining an discussed this surprise. And all the other business headlines at this hour is are she's from the street