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Strollers costing thousands of dollars seem excessive. But that's nothing compared with a $12,500 obstacle course, a $54,000 luxury playhouse or a $350,000 dinosaur.
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In exchange for that princely sum we didn't just get a dog back; Major is a bona fide member of the family.
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Breaking up big banks is an untested solution to the too big to fail problem that attempts to isolate and dismantle large, troubled institutions while protecting the rest of the economy.
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Six weeks later, most Americans have forgotten about the 2014 tax season -- except those who didn't file by the April 15 deadline.
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