Fears of slowdown sharpen focus on US jobs report

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

WASHINGTON (AP) - Fears of an economic slowdown are heightening anticipation of what Friday's U.S. jobs report for January might reveal.    Stock markets have sunk a..
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Farm bill doesn't just benefit farmers

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

WASHINGTON (AP) - It isn't just farmers who will benefit from the sweeping farm bill that Congress has sent President Barack Obama. There's also help for rural towns, grocery store..
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CVS Caremark plans stop selling tobacco products

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

CVS Caremark is kicking the habit of selling tobacco products at its more than 7,600 drugstores nationwide as it focuses more on providing health care.    The nation..
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Slower sales led to dip in US home prices in Dec.

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. home prices slipped from November to December, and the year-over-year increase slowed, likely a result of weaker sales at the end of last year.   &..
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Google told to move SF Bay 'mystery' barge

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Google does not have the proper permits for a mystery barge at a construction site on an island in San Francisco Bay, a state official said, and must move the ..
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Car-to-car talk offers warning on collisions

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

WASHINGTON (AP) - Your car might see a deadly crash coming even if you don't, the government says, indicating it will require automakers to equip new vehicles with technology that ..
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Internet firms release data on NSA requests

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

WASHINGTON (AP) - Major technology firms have released new data on how often they are ordered to turn over customer information to the government for secret national security inves..
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Target data breach pits banks against retailers

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

WASHINGTON (AP) - Banks and big retailers are locked in a debate over the breach of consumer data that gripped Target Corp. during the holiday season. At issue: Which industry bear..
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State: Google must move 'mystery' barge

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A state agency says Google must move its mystery barge from a construction site on an island in the middle of the San Francisco Bay because the permits are not..
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Google tries ferry service for workers in East Bay

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Google workers who live in the East Bay can now make the commute to the company's Silicon Valley campus by sea.    For a week, anyway. &nbs..
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US consumer spending up 0.4 percent in December

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

WASHINGTON (AP) - Americans increased their spending at a solid pace for the second straight month in December even though their income was flat.    The Commerce Dep..
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Applications for US jobless benefits rise to 348K

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

WASHINGTON (AP) - Weekly applications for U.S. unemployment benefits rose 19,000 last week to 348,000, the highest in about a month. But the broader trend in applications remains l..
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Gree recalls another 350,000 dehumidifiers

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

WASHINGTON (AP) - Gree Electric Appliances is recalling an additional 350,000 dehumidifiers because of a risk that they could overheat, smoke or catch fire.    The C..
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Democrats' minimum wage push remains a long shot

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

WASHINGTON (AP) - A Democratic push to boost the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour is a long shot in Congress this election year, even after President Barack Obama made the in..
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Facebook 4Q earnings, revenue grow sharply

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Facebook says its earnings and revenue continued to grow in the latest quarter, surpassing Wall Street's expectations on both fronts as it expanded the number of us..
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SWFL-based Chico's will be expanding business to Mexico

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Chico’s has announced it will be expanding business to Mexico. The Chico’s brand expansion in Mexico will begin with a stand-alone boutique opening at..
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New airline, familiar name to launch in Miami

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - An airline with a familiar name is looking to fly out of South Florida again.    Eastern Air Lines Group announced Tuesday that it has taken the first s..
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Farm bill deal would cut food stamps by 1 percent

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

WASHINGTON (AP) - Farm-state lawmakers are pushing for final passage of the massive, five-year farm bill as it heads to the House floor Wednesday - member by member, vote by vote.&..
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American Airlines CEO's salary set at $700,000

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

DALLAS (AP) - The CEO of the new American Airlines says he will get a salary of $700,000 this year and could get a bonus of twice that if the company is highly profitable. &nb..
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Scott seeks 2-week hurricane supply tax holiday

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott is proposing a two-week sales tax holiday in Florida for hurricane preparedness supplies ranging from portable generators to first-aid kits.  ..
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