Gov't: Spending to rise under health care overhaul

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By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's health care tab will go up — not down — as a result of President Barack Obama's sweeping overhaul. That's the co..
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Laura Bush to speak at 9/11 memorial fundraiser

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

SHANKSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Former first lady Laura Bush will speak at a National Park Service fundraiser in Pittsburgh on Friday, a day before joining Michelle ..
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Questions, worries, arguments preceded Gulf blast

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By: WINK Administrator

Something was wrong. BP was preparing to plug its well 50 miles off the Louisiana coast, and longtime technical adviser Jesse Gagliano was running co..
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Goldman seen paying $30 million British fine

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By: WINK Administrator

Goldman Sachs & Co. is expected to be fined around $30 million by British authorities following an investigation of the big Wall Street bank's activities in Lon..
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J&J giving $200 million for health of women, kids

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

TRENTON, New Jersey (AP) — Health giant Johnson & Johnson is donating about $200 million in cash and medicine to a sweeping United Nations program create..
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Appeals court allows stem cell funding for now

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By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court is permitting federal funding of stem cell research to proceed temporarily until the court rules on the merits of t..
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Consumers cut back on credit card use once again

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By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumer borrowing fell again in July as households cut back on their credit card use for a 23rd consecutive month, adding more drag on an ..
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Salazar: New inspectors headed to drilling agency

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By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration said Wednesday it will spend $29 million to increase the number and training of offshore drilling inspectors, upgr..
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Panel examining recession's causes meets in Vegas

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada had unrealistic growth expectations before the nation's financial meltdown battered the state's tourism industry and erased billions ..
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Grassley seeks answers to USDA's role at egg farms

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Sen. Charles Grassley has asked Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to address accusations that federal workers ignored complaints abou..
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Grains prices mostly fall, livestock prices rise

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

CHICAGO (AP) — Grains futures mostly fell Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for December delivery tumbled 24.25 cents to $7.11 a ..
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Job openings rise for first time since April

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By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Job openings are rising modestly, a sign that employers may step up hiring soon. But rising openings in the past year haven'..
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Pfizer, American Kennel Club team up on research

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By: WINK Administrator

NEW YORK (AP) — Pfizer's animal health unit is teaming up with the American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation to research new ways to prevent, treat and c..
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BP report blames itself, others for oil spill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — BP took some of the blame for the Gulf oil disaster in an internal report issued Wednesday, acknowledging among other things that it misin..
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AP Exclusive: Back to work after salmonella case

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — The peanut industry executive whose filthy processing plants were blamed in a salmonella outbreak two years ago that killed nine people and..
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Cape city council passes budget calling for reductions

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - The Cape Coral city council approves a budget plan that could mean pay cuts for city employees.Angry Cape taxpayers joined a room full of city employees, wonderi..
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AP sources: Fire may have erupted on UPS plane

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — The fire that broke out in a UPS plane that crashed last week in Dubai, killing both pilots, appears to have begun in a cargo compartment, ..
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Barclays, Oracle, Idenix are big movers

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By: WINK Administrator

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE ..
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Judge won't let stem cell money keep flowing

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By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday refused to lift his order blocking federal funding for some stem cell research, saying that a "parade of horribl..
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Obama's tax-break plan is seen as no quick cure

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Even if they were enacted soon, President Barack Obama's proposed tax breaks for businesses would hardly be a quick fix to rejuvenate hirin..
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