Netflix raising prices for 58 million U.S. subscribers as costs rise. A five percent price hike means only two dollars more each month. Subscribers will now pay $13 instead of $11, but still pay less than an HBO subscription.
Many people get Christmas Day off, while it's a typical work day for others. If you work at a movie theater, you're bustling for what is one of the busiest days of the year. For Marcus Theaters, Christmas happens to fall on a Tuesday, which is the busiest day of a typical week.
Minnesota's state-run health insurance exchange has achieved a record number of sign-ups in its sixth open enrollment period. MNsure says 123,732 Minnesotans signed up for private health coverage, breaking last year's record.
The U.S. Department of Transportation has allocated $20 million for the reconstruction of the Twin Ports Interchange. The entire project is expected to cost $250 to $275 million and take several years.
The nation's craft beer taps are being squeezed by the government shutdown. The federal agency that regulates alcohol production and distribution is closed, which means government employees can't issue the permits needed for the beer to flow.