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Friday’s business headlines

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Here’s a look at Friday’s business headlines.

Parental leave

Relationships for couples often improve when fathers take parental leave during the first nine months of a child’s life.

The Ball State study says this was especially true for dual income families.

Working mothers report less conflict if fathers take paternity leave and longer periods of leave.

The study argues that companies that offer paternity leave could have less stressed employees.

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T-Mobile

T-Mobile’s Super Bowl ad helped Taco Bell break its one-day sales record.

That’s because T-Mobile touted a partnership with Taco Bell in one of the ads as part of its loyalty program, “T-Mobile Tuesdays.”

T-Mobile Tuesdays is a program that offers customers a freebie every Tuesday if they down the app and click a button.

Student homelessness

Student homelessness is growing fastest in rural America.

The institute for Children, Poverty and Homelessness says increases are widespread across 38 states.

Rural student homelessness has increased 11 percent the 2013-2014 school year, to over 162,000 students, compared to 3 percent growth nationwide.

Southwest Airlines

A Twitter account, StockTraders.net. said Warren Buffett may but the rest of Southwest that his company, Berkshire Hathaway, doesn’t already own.

There was no comment from Buffett or Southwest.

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