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Harvard business grad accused of defrauding investors in $40M mutual fund

Daniel Thibeault of Massachusetts was a manager of a mutual fund that claimed to invest in consumer loans to people with graduate degrees, but he spent the money on himself. 


GM recalls 67,000 Cadillacs to fix hair-trigger sunroof switch

GM says the sunroofs can automatically close if the switches are even partly touched.


Wal-Mart opposes Arkansas law some see as allowing LGBT bias

A spokesman for the world's largest retailer says the proposal that became law earlier in the day runs counter to its beliefs and "sends the wrong message about Arkansas."

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Nearly 40 percent of Wal-Mart's U.S. workers will get pay raises

Walmart says it will give raises to 500,000 workers within 6 months. 

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Lawmakers push for Amtrak to allow small pets on trains

California lawmaker says people bringing small dogs and cats with them in pet carriers would encourage more people to travel by train. 

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Death toll from General Motors ignition switches rises to 56

Lawyers are combing through claims to determine which are eligible for compensation. Each eligible death claim is worth at least $1 million.

Missouri Sen. McCaskill going to Cuba on trade mission

U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill is going to Cuba this weekend to learn about the country and help open doors for Missouri in the agricultural and business sectors.

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Price Cutter opens in former Dillon's location next week

Price Cutter bought four Dillon's locations; has plans to reopen two stores. 

19 areas are now under advisories, watches or severe weather warnings.