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How a Dollar Bill Left Widower, 86, in Tears

Peter Bilello was stunned when his granddaughter showed it to him

(Newser) - All it took was the sight of a dollar bill to make Peter Bilello cry. The story goes back 50 years to when the Italian native, now 86, visited his mother back in Italy, ABC News reports. "My mother, she knew this girl," he says. "And my... More »

Man Tries to Pay Taxes With Insanely Folded Bills

Each took roughly 6 minutes to unfold

(Newser) - The quirkiest part of this story is not that a Wichita Falls, Texas, man attempted to pay a $600 property tax bill with $1 bills. It's that said bills were reportedly folded in a way that "required tax office personnel approximately six minutes to unfold each bill."... More »

Coming Soon to Our Dollar Bills?

Jack Lew's signature is ... unique

(Newser) - Jacob (Jack) Lew is expected to replace Tim Geithner as treasury secretary, but much of the related chatter today is about his signature rather than fiscal policy. Why? Because as Kevin Roose at Daily Intel points out, the signature that might soon be gracing our paper currency looks like a... More »

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