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U.S. Drought Conditions Spread

Drought imageThe continuing drought over much of the western half of the United States spread modestly in the past week, now covering about 45% of lower 48...

Patch Rolls Out Coupons: Is It Setting Its Sights on Groupon?

Aol's fast-growing, hyper-local news company Patch rolled out coupons on its sites last month. So far, the coupons appear to be of the traditional variety, but considering Patch's overall strategy and boots-on-the-local-ground base, I'd bet that it has a Groupon-clone under development.