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They Dreamed Of Sheep (Farming): Peek Inside An Alabama Dairy
Monday, September 26, 2016 - 10:59am

Greg Kelly wanted out of corporate America for a lifestyle better suited to raising a family. So he and his wife launched Alabama's only sheep dairy. "We feel like we're really living now," she says.

Ex-Wells Fargo Employees Sue, Allege They Were Punished For Not Breaking Law
Monday, September 26, 2016 - 10:57am

Wells Fargo staff secretly opened millions of unauthorized accounts to meet lofty sales targets. A class-action suit has been filed on behalf of employees who obeyed the law and failed to meet quotas.

Divided States: Female Business Owner In Georgia Favors Clinton
Monday, September 26, 2016 - 4:57am

Tonya Hicks, who owns an electrical contracting company in Atlanta, plans to vote for Hillary Clinton next month. Her business boomed in the early 2000s, crashed in the recession and is now hiring.

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