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Florida town passes law banning saggy pants

A Florida town has banned people -- let's face it, young people -- from wearing saggy pants. A councilwoman for Ocala pushed for passage of the law, but the town's Mayor Kent Guinn may ultimately veto the fashion police.

Grand jury to mull Michael Brown case; prosecutor says 'not going to rush it'

Two months. It looks like it might be that long before a local grand jury decides whether to bring charges in the death of Michael Brown -- the loud, passionate calls for swift justice notwithstanding.

A&M announces Spanish sports radio network for Aggies

 

New survey: Some people spend more time planning vacation than retirement

Vacation is obviously very important to people and a new survey shows people spend more time deciding where to vacation than they do looking into their 401(k)s.

Taco Bell introduces its new 'dollar cravings' menu

Taco Bell has introduced its new "dollar cravings" menu. It features about 11 items priced at one dollar. The options include the shredded chicken mini quesadilla, spicy tostada and the triple layer nachos.

McDonald's coffee coming to supermarkets

Soon you'll be able to wake up to a McDonald's coffee without going to McDonald's.

The babysitter costs HOW much?

MONEY-expensive-babysitters-1 (Originally Published: 8/19/2014 6:05 PM)   The babysitter costs HOW much? By Emily Jane Fox

Defiant Rick Perry at courthouse: 'We will prevail'

A defiant Texas Gov. Rick Perry, a potential 2016 presidential candidate, was booked on Tuesday on two felony charges related to his handling of a local political controversy.

Taylor Swift releases new song and video

Are Taylor Swift and country music never, ever, ever getting back together?

The annual DPS vehicle auction happening this weekend

The annual New Mexico Department of Public Safety Auction in Santa Fe is happening this Saturday, August 23rd.  The auction will take place 9:30 a.m., at the Department of Public Safety, 4491 Cerrillos Road, Santa Fe.

Not saving for retirement? You're not alone

If you've got nothing saved for retirement, you're not alone. A third of Americans have not saved for their Golden Years. That's according to a new survey from Bankrate.com. 14% of those without savings are over the age of 65.

Ebola death toll rises

The number of deaths from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has climbed to 1,229, the World Health Organization said Tuesday.

Sprint's new price plans: No more 'Framily,' but more data

Sprint is trying to one up industry leaders Verizon and AT&T. On Monday, Sprint announced it was jacking up the data it offers in its family pack options. The new plans will be offered starting on Friday.

Starbucks trucks are headed to campus

Here's something that will make returning to school less painful for some college students: Starbucks is launching food trucks.

Protesters, police in riot gear brace for tense night in Ferguson

(CNN) -- An evening of peaceful protests devolved into another tense standoff as a few protesters hurled bottles toward police in Ferguson, Missouri.