Unemployment rates in Southern metro areas

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The unemployment rate fell in two-thirds of the nation's 372 metro areas last month, the Labor Department said Thursday. That's an improvement from July, when the r..
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Metro areas with biggest changes in unemployment

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The unemployment rate fell in two-thirds of the nation's 372 metro areas last month, the Labor Department said Thursday. That's an improvement from July, when the r..
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Drugs before surgery help women avoid mastectomies

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Taking hormone-blocking pills for a few months before breast cancer surgery can shrink tumors and allow many women to have just the lump removed instead of the whol..
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Grains futures, livestock prices mostly slide

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures mostly fell Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for December delivery dropped 1.25 cents to $6.835 a b..
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JPMorgan suspends certain foreclosures

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW YORK (AP) — JPMorgan Chase is suspending more than 50,000 foreclosures as it reviews the legitimacy of legal documents in those cases, the bank said Wedn..
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JPMorgan halts 50K foreclosures for possible flaws

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By: WINK Administrator

NEW YORK (AP) — JPMorgan Chase has temporarily stopped foreclosing on more than 50,000 homes so it can review documents that might contain errors. ..
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New mammogram study stirs debate for women in 40s

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A new study from Sweden is stirring fresh debate over whether women in their 40s should get mammograms. It suggests that the breast cancer screening test can lower ..
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Gold rush on the Gulf: Researchers clamor for cash

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Once a backwater in the world of oceanographic research, the Gulf of Mexico has suddenly become the site of a scientific gold rush, all be..
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Fed officials clash over efforts to aid economy

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Divisions within the Federal Reserve over how to pump up the economy and lower unemployment came into sharper view Wednesday. ..
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Govt warns about sleep positioners

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Those soft fabric sleep positioners that parents put in the crib to keep babies safely sleeping on their backs could be dangerous, even dea..
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WTO says US ban on Chinese poultry is illegal

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

GENEVA (AP) — The Obama administration received its first rebuke from the World Trade Organization on Wednesday as a three-member panel declared that an Amer..
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Libraries launch apps to sync with iPod generation

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

GRANDVIEW HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) - Libraries are tweeting, texting and launching smart-phone apps as they try to keep up with a computer-savvy class of people who consider card catalog..
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Treasury announces sales of Citigroup shares

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government says it is starting to sell off $2.2 billion in trust preferred shares it holds in Citigroup, another move to recoup the cos..
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Treasury announces sale of Citigroup shares

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government said Wednesday it is starting to sell $2.2 billion in trust preferred shares that it holds in Citigroup, another move to rec..
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More options for seniors with high drug costs

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new study says seniors with high drug costs will soon have more options to cope with Medicare's drug-coverage gap. The num..
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Reports: AIG near plan to trim government stake

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW YORK (AP) — Published reports say American International Group Inc. is in accelerated talks on a plan to pay back its taxpayer debt and reduce the govern..
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Obama endorses using fines for Gulf rehabilitation

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — President Barack Obama endorsed a plan Tuesday to rehabilitate the Gulf of Mexico with some of the billions of dollars in water pollution ..
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Court OKs US-funded stem cell research for now

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — An appeals court has ruled that government funding of embryonic stem cell research can continue for now. The U.S. Court of A..
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Fla. investment chief says pension fund strong

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASASEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida's investment chief says the state retirement fund is one of the nation's healthiest. Ash Williams' report Tuesday to Gov. Charlie Crist and two Ca..
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IMF chief: world recovery sluggish, jobs worrisome

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the International Monetary Fund says that while the global economy is recovering at a sluggish pace, the recovery remains uncer..
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