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Target Plays Up Value for the Holiday Season

CORPORATE | By Anne D'Innocenzio | Oct 26
From a Broadway-style marketing campaign to more exclusive toys, Target wants to lure shoppers during the final critical months of the year. More importantly, though, it needs to convince shoppers that it's the place for deals.

For Some Low-Income Workers, Retirement is Only a Dream

FINANCE | By Maria Ines Zamudio | Oct 26
Studies have found that about one-third of low wage workers say they'll never be able to afford retirement. The problem is particularly acute among minority women.

'Give Us the Bowl Back,' North Carolina Demands From PayPal

North Carolina has struck back at PayPal for canceling a planned expansion in the state to protest a law limiting protections for LGBT people.

California Guard: 'Bad Actors' Misled Soldiers over Bonuses

LEGAL | Oct 25
The California National Guard says it welcomes attention to the predicament of nearly 10,000 soldiers ordered to repay enlistment bonuses a decade after signing up to serve in Iraq and Afghanistan.

West Virginia Candidate for Governor Owes Millions in Taxes

LEGAL | By Dylan Lovan and Jonathan Mattise | Oct 25
Jim Justice, a coal billionaire running for West Virginia governor, owes millions in back taxes to some of Appalachia's most impoverished counties.

Checkers Fires Workers After 'Unsanitary' Video Goes Viral

A Philadelphia fast-food restaurant says workers will be fired after a Facebook video shows them joking about having sex and spitting in customers' food, among other unsanitary acts.

Store Credit Cards

FINANCE | Oct 25
A survey out Thursday says store credit cards can have interest rates twice as high as a regular bank card. Anna Werner has more on the cost of plastic.

Trump Brands Loses Luster with Affluent

CORPORATE | By Mae Anderson and Bernard Condon | Oct 25
Event planner Beth Bernstein decided she had had enough with Donald Trump after his 2005 hot-mic boasts about groping women came to light earlier this month. She removed photos of weddings she had thrown at a Trump hotel in Chicago from her website

Toy Companies Break Down Barriers to Be More Inclusive

CORPORATE | By Anne D'Innocenzio | Oct 24
Toy companies are working harder to think outside their usual box, offering more-inclusive items like dolls with disabilities, female superhero figures and characters with a range of skin tones.

Leading Tattoo Artists Help Wounded Israelis with Scars

CORPORATE | By Tia Goldenberg | Oct 23
At an event organized by a group called Artists 4 Israel, 11 tattoo artists from around the world splashed bold graphics on the wounded Israelis this week, transforming their pain into a source of pride.

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