Business spending on capital goods rises in August

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By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. companies invested last month in computers, communications equipment and machinery, boosting capital goods orders for the third time i..
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States expand efforts to combat 'funny honey'

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By: WINK Administrator

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — You might call them the Honey Police — beekeepers and honey producers ready to comb through North Carolina to nab unscrupulous se..
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Facebook founder's $100M gift could change Newark

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By: WINK Administrator

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Education in New Jersey's biggest city could be in for a big change — and not just because of the $100 million stock donation Face..
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What's behind the new gold rush? Anxiety

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NEW YORK (AP) — Customers who step into the offices of Heritage West Financial in San Diego have always favored gold as an investment on paper, a place to pa..
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Timeline of events for diabetes pill Avandia

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U.S. health regulators dealt a major blow to the controversial diabetes pill Avandia Thursday, requiring doctors and patients to sign consent forms before starting ..
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GOP senator blocks food safety bill

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Oklahoma Sen. Tom Coburn has blocked consideration of a food safety bill that would give the Food and Drug Administration more power to pre..
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Hard Rock Cafe sues Vegas hotel with same name

Updated 4 yearss ago   
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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Owners of the Hard Rock Cafe restaurant chain are suing owners of the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas over its name, saying the ca..
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Louisiana senator holds up nominee over moratorium

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu says she will block a Senate vote to confirm the nominee to a key White House economic office to protest the s..
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Association offers draft of new insurance rule

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By: WINK Administrator

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — State insurance commissioners charged with shaping a key rule for health care reform say the federal government should consider phasing i..
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Grains futures mostly drop, livestock prices mixed

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By: WINK Administrator

CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures mostly fell Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for December delivery tumbled 22.5 cents to $6.9725 a b..
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Buffett: Recession continues, by his definition

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire Warren Buffett says the economy remains in a recession, by his definition, because most people and businesses still aren't doi..
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Sea Island bankruptcy case moves forward

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — A bankruptcy judge cleared the way Thursday for creditors of the Sea Island Company to vote next month on the luxury resort operator's ..
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Bugs in baby formula? Parents worried about recall

Updated 4 yearss ago   
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Worried parents are bombarding drugmaker Abbott Laboratories with phone calls about millions of containers of infant formula recalled because they might contain par..
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Disney launches website for user-generated content

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NEW YORK (AP) — Disney upped its social-media profile Thursday by launching a website with the sole purpose of showcasing photos, videos and other user-gener..
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Fla. Times-Union to reduce workforce by 6 percent

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Times-Union announced a 6 percent reduction in its workforce because of continued weak advertising revenue that is predicted to extend into ne..
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US restricts, EU bans controversial diabetes pill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — European health regulators have banned sales of the once-blockbuster diabetes drug Avandia because of evidence it raises the risk of heart ..
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Home sales on pace to finish year as bad as 2009

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — This year's home sales are shaping up to be as dismal as last year, despite cheap home prices and mortgage rates that have fallen to the lo..
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Facebook founder giving $100M to Newark schools

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is about to make a lot of new friends: The 26-year-old tycoon is pouring $100 million of his staggering ..
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Gov't needs $133.78 a share to recover GM money

Updated 4 yearss ago   
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DETROIT (AP) — (AP) — The U.S. government would have to sell its General Motors stock for $133.78 per share to recoup the nearly $50 billion it spent ..
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GMAC stops some evictions, foreclosed home sales

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEW YORK (AP) - GMAC Mortgage LLC said Monday it halted certain evictions and sales of foreclosed homes as it corrects "a potential issue" in its foreclosure process. The action hi..
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