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GRE Business Report: January 14th

A look at the top business headlines.
The Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos are trying to increase the home field advantage for their NFL conference championships Sunday. The teams are limiting ticket sales to residents with certain billing addresses. Fans can still get tickets through re-sellers, but most likely at inflated prices. The Broncos host the New England Patriots and the Seahawks host the San Francisco 49ers. 

Target customers can now register for one year of free credit monitoring. It is part of the retailer's efforts to make up for a massive security breach at its stores last year. Customers can sign up by logging on to creditmonitoring.target.com.

There was another delay in the key vote on extending long-term unemployment benefits. The vote had been scheduled for Monday, but Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid delayed it until Tuesday so negotiations on the bill could continue. Democrats and Republicans are trying to hammer out a deal to pay for the bill, which could cost anywhere from $6 billion to $25 billion depending on the length of the extension. 
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