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    CNN Money: Top business headlines for July 23

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    NEW YORK (CNN) -- CNN Money's Maribel Aber has your top business and financial news on this Tuesday, July 23.

    Obama seeking to take credit and set course for economy
    President Obama will push to restart an economic conversation with the American public this week.  The President will begin with a major address Wednesday, and as many as six economic-themed speeches over the next two months. Its intended to give the President a chance to claim credit for the improving economy and to lift his rhetoric beyond the Beltway squabbles that have often consumed his presidency.

    More urgent care centers coming to Arkansas
    In June, Velocity Care of Shreveport opened an urgent care center in west Little Rock, making it the latest entry in a market niche that has been slow to develop in Arkansas but is rapidly expanding.  Urgent care clinics are touted as a lower-priced alternative to hospital emergency rooms for procedures that are not life-threatening.

    It's a boy! Let's go shopping
    The future heir to the British throne has arrived - and retailers are ready to cash in on him. The Centre for Retail Research estimates that £80 million ($121 million) alone will be spent on royal baby-related toys and souvenirs. British retailers are peddling everything from the classy to the crass to the crazy.

    Taco Bell discontinues kids' meals and toys, says it's the first
    Taco Bell is discontinuing its kids' meals and toys at U.S. restaurants beginning this month, the Irvine-based Mexican-style chain said Monday. The company, which along with Pizza Hut and KFC is part of the Yum Brands Inc. family, said kids' meals and toys had an "insignificant impact on system sales." Individual menu items on the kids' lineup, including the crunchy taco, the soft taco and the bean burrito, will now appear on the regular menu.

     

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