WASHINGTON (AP) â€” The $20 billion victims' compensation fund established for the Gulf oil spill may use revenue from BP's oil and gas drilling as collateral,..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. trade deficit surged in June to the highest level in 20 months and imports of foreign consumer goods hit an all-time high. But U.S. exports faltered, rep..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Edison farms, a controversial 4000 acre parcel in southeast Lee County, wants to sell to Conservation 2020. But the price tag, at least the initial a..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Businesses in the Bridge Plaza along McGregor Boulevard in Fort Myers are getting a new neighbor. TZ INSURANCE - based in New Jersey and with offices in Tampa is..
CHICAGO (AP) â€” Grains futures were mixed Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for December delivery fell 1.75 cents to $7.25 a bushe..
MORE HOUSING AID: The Obama administration is providing $3 billion to unemployed homeowners facing foreclosure in the nation's toughest job markets. ..
WASHINGTON (AP) â€” Federal health advisers have ruled that GlaxoSmithKline's epilepsy drug Potiga effectively controls seizures. An agency spok..
WASHINGTON (AP) â€” With two months to go in the budget year, the federal deficit is on pace to come in just under last year's record high in an election year ..
HOUSTON (AP) â€” The Texas attorney general sued the Obama administration Wendesday over its new deep-water offshore drilling moratorium, claiming it is unjust..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Attorney General's office is investigating three of the state's largest law firms that represent lenders in foreclosure cases. Bill McCollum's ..
NEW YORK (AP) â€” U.S. airlines have cut jobs for two straight years, the government said Wednesday, as accelerating layoffs and outsourcing sped up a downward..
WASHINGTON (AP) â€” Company job openings fell for the second straight month in June, a sign that hiring isn't likely to pick up in the coming months. ..
WASHINGTON (AP) â€” The Obama administration is providing $3 billion to unemployed homeowners facing foreclosure in the nation's toughest job markets. ..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Oasis is up for auction Wednesday. This foreclosure sale is different from the so many others in Fort Myers. Up for bid, two condominium towers for $65 milli..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida is expected to get about $1.3 billion from a new federal jobs bill for education and Medicaid benefits.President Barack Obama signed it into law Tu..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Productivity dropped this spring for the first time in more than a year, a sign that companies may need to hire more workers in the near future. The Labor Departm..
WASHINGTON (AP) - With the 2010 census nearly finished, the government said Tuesday it will save $1.6 billion in the cost of the U.S. population count because of strong public resp..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Commissioners met for the first time in a month, and quickly dissolved into name-calling and a near shouting match over the awarding of contracts. &nbs..
NEW YORK (AP) â€” The stock market had a half-hearted comeback Tuesday after the Federal Reserve announced it would take small steps to stimulate the economy. ..
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) â€” Former NASA chief Sean O'Keefe and his teenage son survived a small plane crash in Alaska that killed former Sen. Ted Stevens, his compa..