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A supporter for U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump holds up a sign during a campaign event in Hickory, North Carolina March 14, 2016. REUTERS/Chris Keane - RTX294WR

Class frustration fuels Trump’s success

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Much of the support for Donald Trump is a direct result of the marginalization of working class Americans.
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The DraftKings Inc. app and FanDuel Inc. website are arranged for a photograph in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Monday, Oct. 5, 2015. Fantasy sports companies DraftKings Inc. and FanDuel Inc. raised a total of $575 million in July from investors including KKR & Co., 21st Century Fox Inc. and Major League Baseball to attract players to games that pay out millions of dollars in cash prizes in daily contests. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Fantasy sports: gambling or skills-based fun?

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Online fantasy sports leagues have exploded in popularity as companies scramble to attract new players to the online betting forums, but the odds of making money are not in the average players’ favor.
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Small Business in America: What’s the #StoryBeyondTheStore? – Lesson Plan

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You don’t have to travel far for a history lesson. Every neighborhood is filled with history and small business shop owners who want to share…read more

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Energy boom spurs more diversity in rural American West

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In the Western U.S., the energy boom has increased the diversity of some of the country’s historically whitest states.
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Experiment highlights effects of poor neighborhoods

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Where children grow up has a big impact on their ability to improve their economic standing later in life, new research says. Continue reading

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