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Uber Launching Healthcare Ride Service

Uber Health Will Get Patients To and From the Doctor

(CNN)- Uber can now help get you to your doctors’ appointments but on the providers’ dime. Every year, millions of Americans miss medical appointments because they do not have transportation. The missed appointments cost the medical system more than $150 billion a year. So Uber Healthcare is partnering with healthcare providers to schedule rides for patients. More than 100 health…

Pizza Hut to Become Official Sponsor of NFL

Pizza Hut Replaces Papa John's as the NFL's Official Sponsor

(CNN)- Move over Papa Johns, Pizza Hut is the new official pizza of the NFL. The announcement comes a day after Papa John’s said it would end its sponsorship. Papa John’s, which last fall blamed the NFL’s response to player protests for slumping sales, said Tuesday its parting with the NFL was mutual. Papa John’s also said it will focus…

Walmart Raises Minimum Age to Buy Guns and Ammo

Walmart Raises Minimum Age to Buy Guns to 21

(CNN)-Walmart is raising the minimum age to buy guns and ammunition at its stores. The retail giant says it will now only sell guns and ammunition to those who are 21 and older. Walmart will also remove items resembling assault-style rifles from its website, including non-lethal airsoft guns and toys. The company pledged to continue to serve hunters and other…

Apple Opening Medical Clinics For Employees

APPLE IS OPENING MEDICAL CLINICS FOR ITS EMPLOYEES

1/1Apple is opening medical clinics for its employees Show Caption Hide Caption San Francisco, CA (KGO) – Apple is looking to hire doctors to serve its employees. The tech company is planning to open “AC Wellness” clinics. It describes the clinics as “an independent medical practice dedicated to delivering compassionate, effective healthcare to the Apple employee population.” Apple has about…

Pizza Hut Launches New Literacy Program

Pizza Hut's New Literacy Program

Pizza Hut is helping kids succeed through reading. Studies show that 25 million children in the United States have trouble reading. Pizza Hut is on a mission to change that. The pizza chain just launches a new program called The Literacy Project. It’s fundraiser to provide kids in need across the country with access to books and educational resources. Now…

Lieutenant Governor Threatens Delta

Lieutenant Governor Threatens Delta Over NRA Decision

(CNN)- Delta’s decision to cut ties with the National Rifle Association could cost them a pretty plenty. Republicans in Georgia are now threatening to kill part of a new bill that would eliminate a state tax for jet fuel. Lieutenant Governor Casey Cagle tweeted “I will kill any tax legislation that benefits Delta unless the company changes its position and…

Dunkin’ Donuts Collaborates with Girl Scouts

Dunkin' Donuts has Girl Scout Cookie-Flavored Coffee

(CNN)- Dunkin’ Donuts has struck what some may call a really “sweet” deal with the Girl Scouts. Yesterday, participating restaurants nationwide began offering coffee in three famous Girl Scout cookie flavors: Thin Mints, Coconut Caramel and Peanut Butter cookie. Dunkin’ Donuts unveiled the flavors last week in a Facebook live event from Savannah, Georgia. That’s where the Girl Scouts originated…

FedEx Will Keep Relationship with NRA

FedEx is Keeping Its NRA Discount

(CNN)- FedEx will not be cutting ties with the National Rifle Association. Some advocates have called for companies to cut ties with the NRA and plenty have done so. Among the companies that have ended their discounts: Hertz, United Airlines and Delta. However FedEx issued a statement saying it “has never set or changed rates for any of our millions…

Job Vacancies Are Taking Longer To Fill

Job Vacancies Are Taking Longer To Fill

The unemployment rate continues to decrease, but it’s taking longer to actually fill job vacancies. According to Kiplinger, many potential employers are having to decide whether to lower their hiring standards, or wait longer to get the help they find. After the recession, when unemployed workers were abundant, some companies hiked up their job requirements with additional education and credentials….

Snapchat CEO Made $638M in 2017

SNAP CEO MADE $638 MILLION LAST YEAR

1/1Snap CEO made $638 million last year. Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – Snapchat’s 27-year old CEO Evan Spiegel earned a whopping $638-million in 2017. According to a company filing on Thursday; the vast majority of Spiegel’s millions came from a one-time stock award for taking his company public in March. Spiegel’s salary for 2017 was $98,078. But not everything…