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After a month-long fast, church pays off $100,000 in debt for 34 college students

After a month-long fast, church pays off $100,000 in debt for 34 college students

subjug/iStock(ALEXANDRIA, Va.) — A group of 34 college seniors set to graduate in May had their student debts paid off thanks to a local church that raised more than $100,000 during a month-long fast.Mya Thompson, a senior at Howard University, was one of the 34 students at the Washington, D.C., college who had their debts…

Tips to save on rising grocery costs

Tips to save on rising grocery costs

Kwangmoozaa/iStock(NEW YORK) — If you’ve taken a trip to the supermarket lately, you may have been hit with a higher grocery bill at checkout.The United States Department of Agriculture is forecasting food prices to increase up to 2 percent overall, with even bigger jumps expected in categories like dairy, fresh vegetables, fruits and cereals. The…

The ultimate Presidents Day deals and what to buy now

The ultimate Presidents Day deals and what to buy now

NiroDesign/iStock(NEW YORK) — Presidents Day is just around the corner and the sales are already starting to heat up. ABC News’ Good Morning America teamed up with Lori Bergamotto, style director of Good Housekeeping magazine, to find the biggest can’t-miss deals for the upcoming holiday weekend and help breakdown which items to buy now for…

Long Island City realtors still hopeful after Amazon pulls New York campus deal

Long Island City realtors still hopeful after Amazon pulls New York campus deal

Spinel_S/iStock(NEW YORK) — Real estate agents in the New York City neighborhood where Amazon was set to build one of its newest campuses are lamenting the retail giant’s announcement to pull the deal after the industry saw an uptick as a result of the plans.Amazon canceled its plan Thursday to build a headquarters in the…

Amazon pulls out of New York headquarters plan

Amazon pulls out of New York headquarters plan

jetcityimage/iStock(NEW YORK) — Amazon has canceled its plans to build a headquarters in New York City, according to a company spokesperson.”After much thought and deliberation, we’ve decided not to move forward with our plans to build a headquarters for Amazon in Long Island City, Queens,” Amazon spokesperson Jodi Seth told ABC News.The company wrote in…

Tech firm warns of online dating scams, Nigerian connection

Tech firm warns of online dating scams, Nigerian connection

playb/iStock(NEW YORK) — Men and women looking for prospective romantic partners online should take note of these two: Laura Cahill, who described herself as an aspiring young model living in Paris, and Britney Parkwell, who pointed to her relative youth as a 27-year-old from sunny San Jose, California.There’s one big problem: Despite profiles that said…