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9/22/2017

Army veteran Sam Rhodes helps fellow veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder through his nonprofit, Warrior Outreach. The 20-acre horse ranch in Georgia teaches veterans and their families how to ride and to care for horses and also serves as a quiet retreat for soldiers stationed at Fort Benning.

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9/22/2017

Deliberately high prices that avoid the number 9 can denote a sense of superior quality rather than simply a matter of supply, Rafi Mohammed writes, which bodes well for the iPhone X except for its starting price of $999 instead of $1,000. "Setting a premium price is more of a concrete look-you-in-the-eye pledge: 'It's going to cost you, but believe me, it's worth it.' "

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9/22/2017

Finding opportunities requires research, networking and an open mind, Grant Cardone writes. "Opportunity can literally be right where you are but you're blind to it," he writes.

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9/22/2017

A book due in 1938 was returned to the Attleboro Public Library in Massachusetts this week. "The Young Lady at Home" by T.S. Arthur was found when a man was helping clean his friend's basement.

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9/22/2017

Digital marketing and online sales should play an important part in every seller's plans, but companies should avoid putting too much emphasis on those areas during the upcoming holiday season, writes Lewis Gersh. "While digital advertising is more accurate and data-driven than ever before, and while consumers choose meaningful purchase decisions on things they want to buy at home, they still tend to go to non-e-commerce purchase channels to buy them," Gersh writes.

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Marketing Land
9/22/2017

Americans' net worth increased by 1.8% to $96.2 trillion in the quarter from April to June, according to the Federal Reserve. Much of the rise was due to gains in the stock market and home prices.

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9/22/2017

President Donald Trump ordered new sanctions against North Korea in which nations, companies and individuals must choose whether to do business with the US or North Korea. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said he was thinking hard about how to respond and would make Trump "pay dearly," and Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho said the response could be a ground-level test of a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific Ocean but it was up to Kim to decide.

9/22/2017

Late-night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel had harsh words this week for Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., over the latest Affordable Care Act repeal bill, but Cassidy said Kimmel "does not understand" the bill. Several news organizations fact-checked Kimmel's response.

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9/22/2017

London's transport authority has said it will not renew Uber's license to operate after it expires at the end of September, saying the company's "approach and conduct demonstrate a lack of corporate responsibility in relation to a number of issues which have potential public safety and security implications." Uber said it will challenge the decision in court.

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9/22/2017

Leaders can teach their teams to better tackle disruption by helping them become self-leaders, writes Susan Fowler. They can do this by setting goals together, guiding employees to identify their skill levels and encouraging workers to ask for direction and feedback.

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