Federal agents descend on egg farms for 2nd time

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By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal agents have descended for a second time on Wright County Egg and Hillandale Farms, the two Iowa farms at the center of a salmonella..
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Obama says reviving economy the most urgent task

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says his central responsibility as president is to restore the nation's fragile economy and to help put the millions..
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Stocks end a brutal August with meager gains

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By: WINK Administrator

NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market ended its worst August since 2001 with meager gains Tuesday after minutes from the latest Federal Reserve meeting showed off..
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Grains prices drop, livestock futures trade mixed

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By: WINK Administrator

CHICAGO (AP) — Grains futures dropped Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for December delivery fell 18.75 cents to $6.8575 a bushel;..
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SEC says it lacked authority to charge Moody's

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By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Securities and Exchange Commission has declined to seek fraud charges against Moody's Investors Services over its ratings of risky inve..
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US appeals order blocking stem cell research

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By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration on Tuesday asked a federal judge to lift a restraining order that it says could undercut U.S. government funded em..
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Feds appeal order blocking stem cell research

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By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration on Tuesday asked a federal judge to lift a restraining order that it says could undercut federally funded embryoni..
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Fed officials discussed further stimulus steps

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By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve officials signaled at their August meeting that they would consider going beyond a modest program to purchase government de..
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Drilling agency imposes conflict-of-interest rules

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Scandalized by federal regulators who had sex with oil company executives and negotiated with them for jobs, the agency that oversees offsh..
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A look at home prices in 20 US cities

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Home prices rose in June as now-expired tax credits inspired a burst of home-buying. But demand has faded and prices are expected to fall through the rest of the ye..
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FDA looks to curb abuse of cough medicine

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health regulators are weighing restrictions on Robitussin, NyQuil and other cough suppressants to curb cases of abuse that send tho..
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Home prices up 1 percent in June

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - Home prices rose in June for the third straight month amid a burst of home-buying due to tax incentives that have since expired. The Standard & Poor's/Case-Sh..
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Feds downplay risk of leak when well cap moved

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By: WINK Administrator

The federal government's point man on the Gulf of Mexico spill response says there is no "significant risk" that more oil will leak into the sea when engineers remo..
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Americans' economic confidence ticks up slightly

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By: WINK Administrator

NEW YORK (AP) — Americans' confidence in the economy improved slightly in August from July, but they're still roughly as gloomy as a year ago. ..
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Large banks earn billions, small banks struggle

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. banks are making money again, although a split picture of the industry has emerged since the financial crisis. The larg..
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Some states suing feds also claim health subsidies

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than half a dozen states suing to overturn President Barack Obama's health care law are also claiming its subsidies for covering retir..
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Proposed pot farm on countryside angers residents

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) — The investor saw potential in the scrubby 67 acres tucked away amid multimillion dollar homes: He would turn the land into a vast pot ..
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Bernanke to address financial crisis inquiry panel

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By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke will testify this week about his role in the bank bailouts that sent billions of taxpayer dollars to ..
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Product Recalls: Mixed nuts, raw milk cheese

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The following recalls have been announced: — Cans of "Mixed Nuts Fancy, No Peanuts" distributed by Torn & Glasser of Rancho Dominguez, Cal..
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Grains prices, livestock futures trade mixed

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

CHICAGO (AP) — Grains futures traded mixed Monday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for December delivery rose 9.5 cents to $7.045 a bushel..
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