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T.Y. Hilton on contract: Concentrating on right now, “we’ll go from there” after season

Wide receiver T.Y. Hilton is heading into the final year of his contract and said this offseason that he wants to remain with the Colts for his entire career, but

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Nigel Slater’s recipes for marinated raspberries, and peaches with sesame snaps

Ihad come back from the shops with fruit: gooseberries for a crumble-topped cake, cherries to eat with a log of Scottish goat’s milk cheese and a paper bag of passionfruit

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U.S. consumers grew more pessimistic in July after two months of improvement

After two months of feeling slightly better about their odds in the labor market, Americans grew more pessimistic in July, according to a survey released Monday by the New York

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California labor commissioner sues Uber and Lyft for alleged wage theft

Uber and Lyft are committing wage theft by misclassifying drivers as independent contractors, California’s labor commissioner alleges in separate lawsuits against the companies. The classification of drivers as freelance workers

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In the Summertime: how Mungo Jerry made a sweltering classic

I still had a day job at a laboratory when the melody for In the Summertime entered my head. The lyric took 10 minutes to write. When I was young,

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