Government: 23,000 workers affected by Gulf oil drill ban

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - A six-month ban on deepwater drilling in the Gulf of Mexico would directly put more than 9,000 people out of  work and indirectly affect another 14,000 jobs,..
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Rural California county seeks bailout for hospital

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

ALTURAS, Calif. (AP) — Modoc County is wedged into California's far northeastern corner, a land apart from much of the rest of the nation's most populous sta..
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US golf clubs in the rough as members drop away

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

MAMARONECK, N.Y. (AP) — A few weeds have popped up on the fairways, and summer's heat has scorched the grass here and there, but the golf course at the Hamps..
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AP Enterprise: Spill bound BP, feds together

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — U.S. government officials including the president talked tough about BP PLC for months, even though it was working hand-in-hand with the o..
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Regulators shut 3 banks in Florida

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

WASHINGTON (AP) - Regulators have shut down two Florida banks and one in Virginia, lifting to 113 the number of U.S. bankfailures this year. The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. on ..
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Regulators shut 3 banks in Fla, Va

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Regulators on Friday shut down two Florida banks and one in Virginia, lifting to 113 the number of U.S. bank failures this year. ..
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Regulators shut big Chicago-based bank

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Regulators have shut down a big community bank based in Chicago that has been known for its social activism but racked by financial trouble..
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Regulators shut 4 California banks, 4 others

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Regulators on Friday shut down four California banks, a big community bank based in Chicago, and banks in Florida and Virginia. The closure..
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New unemployment rates show increase in SWFL

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - New numbers out today show more than a million Floridians remain out of work. In Southwest Florida, the unemployment rate inched up again. That has some worried ..
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Gas prices are expected to drop after Labor Day

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

(AP) - Americans can expect gasoline prices to drop as school buses start rolling through neighborhoods across the country. With most family vacations wrapping up and teen drivers ..
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Recall expands to more than half a billion eggs

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than a half-billion eggs have been recalled in the nationwide investigation of a salmonella outbreak that Friday expanded to include a..
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Florida's July unemployment up slightly

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - State figures show July's unemployment rate rose slightly. Figures released Friday by the Agency for Workforce Innovation show unemployment increased from ..
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Poll: Nearly 6 in 10 oppose war in Afghanistan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) - A majority of Americans see no end in sight in Afghanistan, and nearly six in 10 oppose the nine-year-old war as President Barack Obama sends tens of thousan..
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Nearly 50 percent leave Obama mortgage-aid program

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - Nearly half of homeowners seeking help from the Obama administration's flagship effort to help those at risk of foreclosure have fallen out of the program. A new ..
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New guidelines could rule out many oil claims

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

MIAMI (AP) — A flower shop in Florida that saw a drop-off in weddings this summer is probably out of luck. So is a restaurant in Idaho that had to switch sea..
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Dispute could slow down Orlando commuter rail

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A dispute over insurance between the state of Florida and Amtrak is delaying one of the most critical steps in creating the SunRail commuter train in Orlando. ..
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Tribe, US near deal on financial records

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - Florida's Miccosukee Tribe and the U.S. government are nearing a deal in a dispute over disclosure of financial records in a tax investigation. Justice Department and ..
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Salmonella recall news

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The following products are being recalled because they could be contaminated with salmonella, an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in y..
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Wheat jumps, other grains drop; Beef, pork mixed

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

CHICAGO (AP) — Wheat futures jumped Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade, but other grains prices dropped. Wheat for December delivery jumpe..
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National deficit shrinking a little

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

WASHINGTON (AP) - Congress' budget analysts are estimating that this year's federal deficit will exceed $1.3 trillion, slightlybelow last year's total but still a huge ocean of red..
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