A necessary history lesson for new air travelers

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Brace yourself and take a trip down memory lane to summertimes gone by, when afternoon thunderstorms frequently caused passengers on hundreds of flights to be stranded on planes that had pulled away from the gate but then remained on tarmacs without taking off or returning to the terminal, for three, five, even 12 hours and more.
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Keurig revives this customer with a new espresso machine

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Stuck with a pricey, yet dead, four-year old espresso machine, Kelley Gary reminded us of the importance of just being nice.

After calling Keurig customer service to see if they could help her get the machine to make coffee again, futile attempts to revive it indicated it was time for a new one.

But they took care of Gary in a big way, and then some.
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Gender pay gap? What about the gender savings gap?

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While many Americans are ill-prepared for a financial disaster, women are far worse off than men, according to a new study by BMO Harris Premier Services. The financial services firm says that men with any emergency savings have an average of $58,061 put away to deal with the situation, compared to only $33,558 for women.

In other words, women have roughly half the emergency savings of men.  Let that sink in for a moment.
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