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Starbucks’ Profit Jumps But Sales Growth Slows

Starbucks says its quarterly profit rose by 25 percent as it benefited from lower coffee costs and stronger sales around the world.

CBS Seattle–01/23/2014

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Redding Grocer Tries To Profit Off Botched Burglary

A Northern California grocery store owner is trying to profit from a suspected thief’s botched burglary attempt that was caught on video and went viral.

04/24/2013

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Microsoft Profit Falls Just Before Windows 8 Launch

The Redmond-based software company said Thursday that net income was $4.47 billion, or 53 cents per share, in the fiscal first quarter, which ended Sept. 30. That was down from $5.7 billion, or 68 cents per share, a year ago.

10/18/2012

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Washington: Legalizing Marijuana Could Bring in $2B Over 5 years

The state’s latest financial analysis says legalizing and taxing marijuana could bring Washington as much as nearly $2 billion over the next five years — or as little as nothing.

08/11/2012

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Amazon.com Meets Tiny 2Q profit expectations

Online retailer Amazon.com Inc. on Thursday reported second-quarter earnings that matched Wall Street’s meager expectations, but its revenue gains and outlook for the current quarter fell short of forecasts.

07/26/2012

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Alaska Air Group 2Q Net Income Doubles

The parent of Alaska Airlines said Thursday that second-quarter profit more than doubled with the help of full airplanes and higher fares.

07/26/2012

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