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Most Americans feel relieved when they see a drop in prices at the pump. Jason Bruns feels the opposite. A higher price of oil is good for him. He owns 10 oil wells in Kansas that produce about two barrels a day.
The San Francisco Giants took the World Series for the third time in five years Wednesday night, defeating the Kansas Royals 3-2 in Missouri.
In Nova Scotia a burglar tried to get away in a canoe. Cops watched from both sides of the harbor until the culprit paddled into a park and tried to run off into the woods. The stolen item: a sword.
Minneapolis ad agency Colle + McVoy is using beer to get its workers to fill out their time sheets. Fill out your time sheet, swipe your card, and you get a free beer.
At Washington, D.C.'s National Cathedral on Wednesday, friends, family and former colleagues paid tribute to Benjamin C. Bradlee, the late executive editor of The Washington Post.
Federal Reserve policymakers voted Wednesday to end a giant bond-buying stimulus program that's been in place in one form or another for the last six years.