NJ may allow smaller casinos in Atlantic City

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey moved closer Thursday to allowing smaller casinos in Atlantic City as a way to jump-start the nation's second-largest g..
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How states fared on jobless claims, at a glance

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Applications for unemployment benefits fell last week for the third time in four weeks, a hopeful sign that employers are laying off fewer workers. T..
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Few hearing-impaired callers reach IRS help line

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fewer than one in 10 callers managed to get help during tax season when they called an Internal Revenue Service help line for people with s..
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Utah rocket contractor ATK lays off more workers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The company that makes rocket boosters for the soon-to-be-retired space shuttle said it laid off hundreds of employees Thursday because..
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Walgreen starting medication disposal program

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW YORK (AP) — Walgreen Co. plans to start selling special envelopes to shoppers to help them dispose of any medications they no longer need. ..
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Stocks climb on drop in unemployment claims

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks are ending September with more gains after new reports on unemployment claims and gross domestic product topped expectations. Thursday's moves echo what has ..
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AIG reaches deal to repay government

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEW YORK (AP) - AIG said Thursday it reached a deal to repay the government billions of dollars in assistance it received during the credit crisis. The U.S. Treasury Department wil..
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Mortgage rates match low of 4.32 percent

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - Rates on 30-year mortgages matched the lowest level in decades and rates on 15-year loans dropped to their lowest point in nearly 20 years. Mortgage buyer Freddie..
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Health care law may hamper limited insurance plans

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The new health care law could make it difficult for companies like McDonald's to continue offering limited insurance coverage to their lo..
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New offshore drilling rules coming Thursday

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is set to release new rules for offshore oil drillers as it prepares to lift a ban on deepwater drilling. ..
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Interior Dept. sets new offshore drilling rules

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration on Thursday imposed new rules to make offshore drilling safer, but said it was not yet ready to lift a temporary b..
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Feds approve additional housing aid for Fla.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Floridians who are struggling to make mortgage payments are getting additional help from the federal government's Innovation Fund for the Hardest Hit Housi..
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Congress holds mortgage limits at nearly $730K

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress has extended a policy that allows homeowners in pricey real estate markets to secure government-backed mortgages of nearly $730,00..
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Medicaid enrollment spikes to 48M in weak economy

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — A record number of Americans signed up for Medicaid last year, as the recession wiped out jobs and workplace health coverage. ..
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AIG reaches deal to repay government

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW YORK (AP) — AIG, which became a lightning rod for criticism over government bailouts, said it reached a deal to repay billions of dollars it received dur..
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AIG to sell 2 Japanese units for $4.2 billion

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW YORK (AP) — AIG, which reportedly is close to a deal that would allow the U.S. government to exit its ownership interest, says it will sell its two Japan..
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Next phase of Gulf spill damage assessment starts

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Federal and state government agencies and BP have entered a new and important phase in determining how much damage has been done to the ec..
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Panel considers raising stamp price to 46 cents

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — The independent commission that oversees the Postal Service is preparing to deliver its verdict on a request for a 2-cent increase —..
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Rate board denies Postal Service price hike plea

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — The independent panel that oversees the U.S. Postal Service voted Thursday to deny the agency's request to increase the cost of mailing a l..
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Child nutrition bill stalls in House

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama's campaign for healthier school lunches has stalled in Congress after anti-hunger groups and more than 100 Democr..
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