BP report blames itself, others for oil spill

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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

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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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Grains prices mostly rise on CBOT

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

CHICAGO (AP) — Grains futures mostly rose Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for December delivery slid 6 cents to $7.3525 a bushel;..
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Without a BP check, some hotels could close

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MARCO ISLAND, Fla. - It's been 2 weeks since Ken Feinberg took over the BP claims operation for the gulf oil spill, but some hotels say the response is so bad, if they don't get th..
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Merck schizophrenia drug approved for 2 new uses

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Merck & Co. said Tuesday its schizophrenia drug Saphris has been approved for two additional uses by the Food and Drug Administratio..
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HP sues ex-HP CEO Hurd over new job at Oracle

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Hewlett-Packard is filing a lawsuit against former CEO Mark Hurd to prevent him from joining rival Oracle. The complaint filed Tuesday in a California state co..
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Microbes are eating BP oil without using up oxygen

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By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Government scientists studying the BP disaster are reporting the best possible outcome: Microbes are consuming the oil in the Gulf without ..
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Gates Foundation acknowledges flaws in report

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By: WINK Administrator

SEATTLE (AP) — The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has taken another baby step toward increased transparency, acknowledging in its annual report that the..
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Gov't launches plan to help "underwater" borrowers

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By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is trying to jump-start its sputtering attempts to tackle the foreclosure crisis with an effort to assist homeowne..
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Goodwill holding job fair for 24 new positions

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Goodwill is getting ready to open two new stores and needs 24 part-time employees to staff them. A job fair Wednesday is the place to apply. The job fair wil..
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President adding business tax cuts to economic plan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

WASHINGTON (AP) - An administration official says President Barack Obama will call for new tax breaks to allow businesses to write off 100 percent of their new capital investments ..
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Southwest Florida budget battles resume

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Lee County leaders are taking on the budget again Tuesday. Right now commissioners are wrestling with a $70 million shortfall. Just last week they asked Sheriff ..
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Job seekers warned to avoid scammers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Better Business Bureau has a warning for the millions of Americans looking for work: scammers may be ready to prey on their last dollar."They'll ask you for ..
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US won't say if blowout preventer on way to shore

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Justice Department won't say if the blowout preventer that failed to stop oil from gushing from BP's undersea well into the Gulf of Me..
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US investors seek pay for pre-WWII German bonds

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

MIAMI (AP) — More than 80 years ago, Germany sold tens of thousands of bonds to American investors in an effort to recover financially from World War I. Late..
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