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Amazon Reduces Prime for Medicaid Recipients

AMAZON IS REDUCING THE COST OF PRIME MEMBERSHIP FOR MEDICAID RECIPIENTS

1/1Amazon is reducing the cost of Prime Membership for Medicaid Recipients Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – Amazon is reducing the price of its prime membership for Medicaid recipients. The massive online retailer announced Wednesday that recipients will be able to get prime for $5.99 a month. To qualify for the Medicaid discount; customers must have a valid medicaid card…

Peyton Manning Sells Stake in Papa Johns

PEYTON MANNING SELLS HIS STAKE IN 31 DENVER AREA PAPA JOHN'S STORES

1/1Peyton Manning sells his stake in 31 Denver area Papa John’s stores. Show Caption Hide Caption Denver, CO (KUSA) – NFL legend Peyton Manning has sold his stake in 31 Denver-area Papa John’s pizza stores. The pizza chain says manning will stay on as an official spokesperson and brand ambassador The former broncos quarterback bought his stake in the locations…

Forbes: Jeff Bezos Is Now the Richest on the Planet

AMAZON CO-FOUNDER JEFF BEZOS IS WORLD'S RICHEST MAN

1/1Amazon co-founder Jeff Bezos is world’s richest man Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – Move over Bill Gates; there’s a new sheriff in town. Gates has been the richest person on the planet for 18 of the past 24 years, but Amazon’s CEO and co-founder Jeff Bezos has replaced him. Forbes reports Bezos’ net worth is $112 billion and is…

Target Raising Minimum Wage, Again

(CNN)- Some Target employees will soon see a bump in pay. The retail giant says it is raising its minimum wage to $12 this spring. That’s a dollar increase from its current level. Officials with the company say seasonal job applications rose after the announcement of the upcoming pay hike. They also say they are seeing a “much stronger pool…

McDonalds to Roll Out Fresh Beef Burgers

MCDONALD'S IS PUTTING FRESH BEEF IN THE QUARTER POUNDER

1/1McDonald’s is putting fresh beef in the Quarter Pounder. Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – McDonald’s is flipping to fresh beef. The burger giant announced Tuesday that beginning in May; Quarter Pounders in every U.S. store except for ones in Hawaii and Alaska will have fresh beef. McDonald’s has attempted to change its ingredients and menu over the last several…

Amazon Wants to Offer Checking Accounts

Amazon Reportedly Talking to Banks about Starting Checking Service for Customers

(CNN)- Amazon is looking to into starting checking services for customers. According to the Wall Street Journal, the company is said to be in talks with JP Morgan, Capitol One and other financial service firms. The idea is to provide checking accounts for customers. JP Morgan, Capitol One and even Amazon have not commented yet. But Amazon branded checking would…

Walmart Offering Prepared Meal Kits

WALMART TO START SELLING GOURMET MEAL KITS AT STORES ACROSS THE COUNTRY

1/1Walmart to start selling gourmet meal kits at stores across the country. Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – Walmart is going gourmet. The company says it will start selling prepared ‘meal-kits’ at stores across the country. The kits include pre-chopped and measured ingredients that let you cook-up fancy meals at an affordable price ranging from $8.00 to $15.00. Selections include…

Report: Amazon Wants to Offer Checking Accounts

AMAZON REPORTEDLY TALKING TO BANKS ABOUT STARTING CHECKING SERVICE FOR CUSTOMERS

1/1Amazon reportedly talking to banks about starting checking service for customers. Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – Amazon apparently wants to be your bank. According to the Wall Street Journal, the company is said to be in talks with J.P. Morgan, capital one and other financial service firms. The idea is to provide checking-accounts for customers. J.P. Morgan, capital one,…

Packaged Terminal Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps Recalled

“Goodman” is recalling more than half a million packaged terminal air conditioners and heat pumps. The brands included in the recall are “Goodman”, “Amana” and “York International Energy.” Goodman says it’s received nine reports of the air conditioning units catching on fire, including one report of smoke inhalation with medical attention. The units were sold at heating and cooling dealers…

GRACO Recalls 36,000 High Chairs

Graco to Provide Free Repair Kits for High Chairs that Were Recalled

(CNN)- Baby product company GRACO is recalling one of its high chairs after 5 children sitting in it tipped over. The table-to-table six-in-one high chair was sold exclusively at Walmart stores between October of 2016 and December of 2017. About 36,000 were sold in the United States with about 3,200 more sold in Canada. The issue is with a rear…