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Short supply of beef and pork sends prices soaring

WASHINGTON -- Smokeys BBQ in Fort Worth, Texas, needed to do something.

The price it paid for brisket jumped a net 54 percent in just six months. It had cut its staff from 13 to seven. The only thing left was to raise prices for its customers, ...

Preserving online accounts after death

DOVER, Del. -- When Donna Johnson's father died suddenly of a massive heart attack, her mother tried to get access to his email account and digital photo repository. She wanted to pay bills and make sure that treasured family photos remained ...