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Customers' fond memories mined for anniversary contest

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- George Prosser may be 75, but he remembers like it was yesterday that cross-country trip he took in a 1940 Chevy when he was just out of high school. Prosser relived his memory as part of a contest sponsored by St. Paul, Minn.-based CHS Inc., the parent company of the Cenex fuel...

Coinciding with Costco Wholesale Corp.'s intentions to enter into car-washing, the nation's No. 2 wholesale club said it too is looking at growing car washes.

BENTONVILLE, Ark. -- Coinciding with Costco Wholesale Corp.'s announced intentions to enter into the car-washing business, the nation's No. 2 wholesale club said it too is looking at growing car washes. A spokesperson at Sam's Club confirmed that the members-only arm of Wal-Mart is eyeing new...

Consumers can cash refund anticipation loan checks at Vcom kiosks

DALLAS -- 7-Eleven and H&R Block have signed a three-year agreement whereby H&R Block clients can go to any 7-Eleven store with a Vcom kiosk to cash their refund anticipation loan checks. The expedited process at the 7-Eleven stores enables the tax preparer's clients to cash loan checks up...

$2.5 million gift will endow fund within the Teagle Foundation
Rants: Lawmakers misled by lottery officials
Shell recaps 2005 credit card activity
Rutter's aids anti-domestic violence group.
Krause withdraws support over gubernatorial candidate's gaming stance.
Loyalty firm names Benson VP c-store sales, marketing
Retailer, nonprofit sending Valentine's boxes to troops from area.