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Hot Dividend Stocks 2011

Hot Dividend Stocks 2011 - MARCH 23, 2011, 10:27 A.M. ET

US HOT STOCKS: Adobe, Jabil, Bank Of America, Discover, Cintas

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U.S. stocks traded lower Wednesday as the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 31 points to 11988, the Standard & Poor's 500 slipped 8 points to 1286 and the Nasdaq Composite shed 16 points to 2668. Among the companies whose shares are actively trading in the session are Adobe Systems Inc. (ADBE), Jabil Circuit Inc. (JBL) and Bank of America Corp. (BAC).

Adobe Systems' ($31.37, -$1.51, -4.59%) fiscal first-quarter earnings grew 84% on especially strong product and services revenue, although the software maker warned of weakness in the current quarter as a result of business uncertainty in Japan.

Jabil Circuit's ($20.91, +$1.98, +10.46%) fiscal second-quarter bottom line climbed 86%, and the contract electronics manufacturing company's core profi…

E-file Your Tax for Free

E-file Your Tax for Free - Tax preparation shouldn’t be so stressful. The IRS has put together six tips to help make your tax filing experience a breeze this year.

1. Don’t procrastinate. Resist the temptation to put off your taxes until the very last minute. Rushing to meet the filing deadline may cause you to overlook potential sources of tax savings and will likely increase your risk of making an error.

2. Visit the IRS Web site. In 2010, more than 304 million visits were made to irs.gov. Make 1040 Central your first stop to learn the latest news and find answers to your questions about tax filing.

3. Use Free File: Let Free File do the hard work for you with brand-name tax software or online fillable forms. It’s available exclusively at irs.gov. Everyone can find an option to prepare their tax return and e-file it for free. If you made $58,000 or less, you qualify for free tax software that is offered through a private-public partnership with manufacturers. If you made more or are…

Armie Hammer Snow White

Armie Hammer Snow White - Armie Hammer, the multi-tasking co-star of "The Social Network," will play a prince in one of three rival Snow White features.

He joinsJulia Roberts -- in the role of an evil queen -- on the Relativity Media production, which director Tarsem Singh ("The Cell") starts shooting in May for a June 2012 release.

The role of Snow White has yet to be cast. The untitled story follows the heroine as she looks for payback along with her band of seven dwarves after her stepmother kills her father.

Hammer is currently filmingClint Eastwood's "J. Edgar." He appeared in "Social Network" as the twins Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss.

Elsewhere, Disney is moving ahead on a Snow White project set in 19th century China, while a Universal movie will star Kristen Stewart as Snow White andCharlize Theron as the Evil Queen.

Armie Hammer Snow White

Mariah Carey Hospital

Mariah Carey Hospital - Birthday girl Mariah Carey almost got an extra special gift Saturday night!

The singer, who's expecting twins with husband Nick Cannon next month, sought medical attention after starting premature labor.

"So #dembabies really wanted 2 celebrate w/us/share the anniversary!" she wrote on her Twitter page. "I started having contractions last night..went 2 the hospital. Finally they said I could come home after they got it under control. but hey almost came on 3/27- happy anniversary in deed!!!"

Claiming she still had two weeks until her due date, Carey added, "soreadyallready!"

Hopefully the practice run was good for Cannon, who earlier this week tweeted that he was taking fatherhood advice from listeners to his radio show.

"I am probably going to faint in the delivery room! I need to man up!" he wrote. "I'm trying to prepare but I get queezy in Hospitals LOL."

Mariah Carey Hospital

South Park Creators Broadway

South Park Creators Broadway - A satirical Broadway show about Mormons who travel from Utah to Uganda by the creators of "South Park" scored rave reviews on Friday from critics who called it the best musical comedy since "The Producers."

"The Book of Mormon," which was seven years in the making for Trey Parker and Matt Stone, opened on the Great White Way on Thursday night to reviews that said it balanced clever, humorous songs and lyrics with heartfelt reflections on faith.

For Broadway doubters, "the ones who say that heaven on Broadway does not exist, that it's only some myth our ancestors dreamed up, I am here to report that a newborn, old-fashioned, pleasure-giving musical has arrived," the New York Times said.

The Times said it perfectly balanced a sharp, irreverent tone, which is "blasphemous, scurrilous and more foul-mouthed than David Mamet on a blue streak," with themes that test the ideals of faith and has a heart "…

Florida School Nut Allergy Restrictions

Florida School Nut Allergy Restrictions - A Florida elementary school beset by parental protests is scrapping some of the more severe restrictions it had implemented to protect a first-grader with a severe allergy to nuts, such as obliging classmates to rinse their mouths twice daily with water.

Parents were told Wednesday that students at Edgewater Public School, south of Daytona Beach, no longer have to rinse their mouths upon arriving and again after lunch. The school also is easing up on restrictions on classroom snacks, though pupils still must wash their hands and faces at school to avoid introducing nut residue into the classrooms.

The measures were implemented earlier to protect a first-grader who could develop breathing problems from contact with nuts. But some parents protested outside school, saying that the measures went too far.

Florida School Nut Allergy Restrictions

USDA Fruits and Vegetables in Schools

USDA Fruits and Vegetables in Schools - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced Friday that, as authorized by the Food, Conservation and Energy Act of 2008, USDA will expand assistance to state agencies for schools operating USDA’s Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program in the 2011/2012 school year.

Among the territories, Puerto Rico will get $922,269 of the funding, while Guam will get $44,771 and the U.S. Virgin Islands, $27,167.

The investment is part of the Obama administration’s efforts to improve the health of our children by providing access to nutritious meals in schools and also serves as a valuable resource to schools that continue working to improve the health and nutrition of the foods they serve. The assistance will provide free fresh fruit and vegetables to children throughout the school day.

"Improving the health and nutrition of our kids is a national imperative and by providing schools with fresh fruits and vegetables that expand their healthy options, we are help…