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Retailers Sears and Kmart, once giants in the industry, are in such bad shape that their closure is imminent, according to investment experts.

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One of my aunts, one of those relatives I’ve known as long as I can remember, passed away Thursday morning.

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My first job was running a cash register at Kmart, a company that I’ve watched slide into financial trouble over the years. During my …

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Yesterday, I celebrated a milestone: I have worked in the TV business for a quarter-century. Wow. Does that make me feel old. As I …

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The Space Shuttle Challenger exploded just 73 seconds into its flight, taking the lives of seven crew members and reminding the world how short …

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I’ve always believed that you can tell whether you are having a great vacation when you completely lose track of what day it is. …

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Last week, I took part in the third annual “Rickfast” in honor of the man for whom the #LiveLikeRick hashtag was created. It is …

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It has been a rough week. It began on a high note, reuniting with some work friends at an annual work conference in Alabama. …

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There are two things you need to know up front: First, a Forty-Niner is a kind of rose. Second, the photo is of a …

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I’m glad I read this article before my 45th birthday. Otherwise, I might have been tempted to spend today stressing out about the ever-increasing …

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Ten years ago this week — on February 7, 2004, to be exact — I published this blog’s first post. So it’s time to celebrate a …

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It was November 13, 1983. I was thirteen years old, just 10 days away from my 14th birthday, and I stood just out of …