Uptick in Florida unemployment expected

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A state economist says an improving economy means people who had given up looking for work are getting back into the job market. And that's inflating Flori..
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Americans' wealth drop in spring as stocks tank

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans' wealth shrank in the spring for the first time since early 2009 as financial turmoil eroded stock portfolios. The..
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Americans' wealth fell in spring as stocks tanked

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans' wealth shrank in the spring for the first time since early 2009 as financial turmoil eroded stock portfolios. The..
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Continental shareholders approve sale to United Airlines

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

HOUSTON, Texas - Continental Airlines shareholders have approved a deal to combine with United to form the world's biggest airline. Continental officials announced the preliminary ..
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Americans' wealth drop in spring as stocks tank

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - Americans' wealth shrank in the spring for the first time since early 2009 as financial turmoil eroded stock portfolios. The Federal Reserve says household net wo..
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Lincoln National warrants sell for $213.7 million

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government says it has raised $213.7 million from the sale of warrants it held in Lincoln National Corp. It is the latest move to recou..
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United, Continental shareholders vote on deal

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Shareholders of United's parent company and Continental Airlines are voting on a deal that would create the world's biggest airline. Results of votin..
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Cement starts flowing to plug BP well for good

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Oil giant BP says crews have begun pumping cement to permanently seal the company's blown-out well in the Gulf of Mexico. A..
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After blast, states wait to act on aging gas lines

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

SAN BRUNO, Calif. (AP) — Some of Pennsylvania's natural gas pipelines are 120 years old. Portions of lines also date to the 1800s in Massachusetts. And hundr..
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Transocean, US resolve dispute over key evidence

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A dispute between the owner of the oil rig that exploded and triggered the massive spill in the Gulf of Mexico and the federal government ..
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Miami Herald cuts 49 more staffers to save cash

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - The Miami Herald is undergoing another round of staff cuts. The newspaper reported Thursday that the Miami Herald Media Company announced 49 job reductions through a c..
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Resume builders and blunders

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. -  With unemployment affecting so many Southwest Floridians it's hard to stand out in all the competition. Career Builder recently surveyed more than 2500 hir..
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Congress wants information from Maine egg farms

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Congressional investigators looking into problems at an Iowa farm owned by Austin "Jack" DeCoster that's at the center of a recall of ..
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Gluten-free has gone big time, but why so popular?

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Gwyneth Paltrow gushes over gluten-free. Chelsea Clinton's wedding cake was baked without it. The new Old Spice guy avoids the ubiquitous protein to help stay buff...
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Census: 1 in 7 Americans lives in poverty

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — The ranks of the working-age poor climbed to the highest level since the 1960s as the recession threw millions of people out of work last y..
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Foreclosure crisis continues in Florida

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Lenders took back more homes in August than in any month since the start of the U.S. mortgage crisis. The increase in home repossessions came even as the number ..
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Bailout watchdog: Fewer options in future crises

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government's failure to level with the public about its bailout programs will make it harder to deal with future financial crises, a wa..
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Paul Allen says test for lymphoma is 'clean'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

SEATTLE (AP) — Microsoft co-founder and billionaire investor Paul Allen says a test this week showed he is free of cancer. Allen's diagnosis o..
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GOP senator says he will hold up food safety bill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican senator is threatening to hold up food safety legislation that would give the Food and Drug Administration more power to preve..
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Grains futures, livestock prices trade mixed

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

CHICAGO (AP) — Grains prices traded mixed Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for December delivery fell 9.25 cents to $7.2675 a bu..
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