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This J.C. Penney Worker Was Fired For Telling The Truth About Its ‘Fake’ Prices

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J.C. Penney is going to war against a former employee who outed the department store for its questionable discounting practices.

The department store was drastically hiking prices on items, cutting them back and then advertising huge “discounts,” the former employee, Bob Blatchford, told the Today show last July. In one case, a “rack of $7 shorts became $14, and then they were 50 percent off,” a separate J.C. Penney worker told the Today show.

“I saw a lot of pricing teams going through the store, raising the prices, mostly doubling — towels and clothing,” Blatchford told NBC’s Jeff Rossen. “Then they would go on sale, and they wouldn’t always go on sale for 50 percent off. Not only was it a fake sale, but they were actually paying more than they would have been previously.”

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McDonald’s Tells Worker She Should Sign Up For Food Stamps

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McDonald’s workers struggling to get by on poverty wages should apply for food stamps and Medicaid.

That’s the advice one activist McDonald’s worker received when she called the company’s “McResource Line,” a service provided to McDonald’s workers who need help with issues like child and health care.

“You can ask about things like food pantries. Are you on SNAP? SNAP is Supplemental Nutritional Assistance [Program] — food stamps … You would most likely be eligible for SNAP benefits,” a McResource representative told 27-year-old Nancy Salgado, who works at a Chicago McDonald’s. “Did you try and get on Medicaid? Medicaid is a federal program. It’s health coverage for low income or no income adults — and children.”

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Nancy Salgado has worked at McDonald’s for 10 years, but has trouble getting by on her low wages. In a call to McDonald’s help line, a representative told Salgado she should look into federal programs like food stamps to help make ends meet. (YouTube/Low Pay Is Not OK)
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The 10 Best Times To Switch Jobs

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If you’re lucky to have a job, there are definite times when you should hold off from searching for a new one. But sometimes making a change makes sense. If you identify with any of these 10 scenarios, it might be time to plan your exit.
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The Stress Of Being A Computer Programmer Is Literally Driving Many Of Them Crazy

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Being a software programmer is one of the best jobs these days for your pocketbook and your job security, but it can be incredibly bad for your mental health.
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These 9 Maps Should Absolutely Outrage Southerners

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Look, there are lots of things to love about the South. It’s clean and quiet. There’s delicious food, good people and often amazing weather. But that’s exactly why it makes us so sad to think about all the ways in which the region is struggling today.
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!!!!!9Maps1In the map above, red shading indicates a poverty rates between 17.9 and 22.8 percent. Orange indicates 15.9 to 17.8 percent; light orange, 12.2-15.8 percent; pale yellow, 9 to 12.1 percent. As you can see, there’s a lot of high-poverty red in the South.
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White Castle Slider Deemed ‘Most Influential Burger Of All Time’

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Time magazine says White Castle’s small, square “sliders” are “the most influential burger of all time.”

The magazine notes the “now-iconic square patty” that debuted in 1921 in Wichita, Kan. was the first burger to spawn a fast-food empire. White Castle has been based in Columbus since 1934.

The Time story puts the White Castle burger at the top of the list of the 17 most influential burgers of all time, beating out burgers from McDonald’s and In-N-Out.

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McDonald’s Can Afford To Pay More: Bloomberg View

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The restaurant industry, which employs one in 10 Americans, many of them earning low wages, says it can’t afford an increase in the federal minimum wage. On closer inspection, that argument isn’t as strong as it might seem.

While President Barack Obama’s proposal to raise the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour would increase costs for restaurants, it’s not clear how much. Labor makes up about one-third of restaurants’ total costs, but only 5 percent of restaurant workers earn the federal minimum wage, according to the National Restaurant Association. The average wage for non-supervisory restaurant workers is $9, which isn’t much below the president’s proposed level.

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Remember Our Soldiers Are the Reason We Still Are Free – To Mess Things Up!

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Never Forget!

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I just watched ‘RED DAWN”

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18 Rabbits

Comedian, best selling author and technology expert Baratunde Thurston travels to California to visit Alison Bailey Vercruysse, a San Francisco local who turned her love of granola into the successful small business 18 Rabbits through a new crowd funding platform called CircleUp.

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Kanye West’s Nike Air Yeezy II Shoes Sell For $93,000 On eBay

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They may be beautiful. They may be dark. But the fact that someone was twisted enough to pay $93,000 for them — that’s not a fantasy.

You guessed it, we’re talking about a pair of Nike Air Yeezy II sneakers designed by rapper Kanye West that, yes, fetched almost $100,000 on eBay Wednesday, according to USA Today (h/t Bloomberg). Set for “limited” release to the public Saturday, the shoes, similar to those already worn by West collaborator Jay-Z and Miami Heat sensation Lebron James, are highly anticipated. Yet it’s hard to ignore the fact that bids for other pairs of the same shoes aren’t exceeding $3,000.

Still, basketball shoes selling in the five-figure range isn’t unheard of. A pair of limited edition silver Air Jordans sold for $60,000 at an eBay auction in June 2011, according to BornRich. Likewise, diamond studded Nike Air Force 1s reportedly went for $50,000, while purchasing one of 12 pairs of signed Air Jordan I shoes will set you back $25,000.

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