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Taste for Milk Sours, Pushing Top Brand into Bankruptcy

Dean Foods, America's biggest milk processor, filed for bankruptcy Tuesday amid a decades-long drop-off in U.S. milk consumption blamed on changing trends and a growing variety of alternatives. The Dallas company said it may sell itself to the Dairy Farmers...
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Liz Weston: How to Quit Stalling and Write Your Will

You know you should have a will, but you keep stalling. No one likes to think about dying or about someone else raising their children. But if you get no further than scribbling notes or thinking about which lawyer to hire, you risk dying "intestate" — without...
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Opinion: On Oct. 3, Happy Deficit Day

Imagine that the federal government received all the revenue it will receive for the year in a lump sum on Jan. 1, and then proceeded to spend that money at a constant rate. If the federal government’s budget w...
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Stockton Tests Yang’s Buzzy Campaign Idea for Income

STOCKTON — Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang wants to give cash to every American each month. "I've never been able to do that. I thought it was just the coolest thing. I like it because I feel more independent, like I'm in charge. I really have...