Federal government: Relief well must go forward

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — BP's broken Gulf of Mexico oil well is not yet plugged for good, and work on what's been touted as the permanent solution will need to con..
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BP reviewing pressure tests on Gulf oil well

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Scientists from BP and the federal government are reviewing the results of testing that could determine whether the leaking Gulf of Mexico..
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Business inventories up 0.3 percent in June

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Inventories held by businesses rose for a sixth straight month in June but sales declined for a second month in a row. Inven..
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Pilot program could help struggling homeowners

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Struggling homeowners facing foreclosure in Lee County may find some temporary relief through a federally funded pilot program.  $23 million is available fo..
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Auction offers pieces of country for conservation

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

ROYALTON, Vt. (AP) — For $275, you can bid to adopt a purebred ram from Fat Rooster Farm and help its owners for a day during lambing season. ..
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Mortgage rates down to 3.56%

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

WASHINGTON (AP) - Growing pessimism over the weak economic recovery pushed mortgage rates to the lowest level in decades for the seventh time in eight weeks. The average rate on a ..
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APNewsBreak: Alabama sues BP over Gulf oil spill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama's attorney general is suing BP and others over the Gulf oil spill because he says the company has broken too many promises ab..
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UC Berkeley drops part of gene-scanning program

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

BERKELEY, California (AP) — The University of California, Berkeley, said Thursday it would drop part of its genetic testing program for incoming students to ..
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First Street Village finally finds funding

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A private investor out of Colorado is putting down $21 million dollars on the First Street Village development. It's money city leaders hope will finally bring t..
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Aching for advertising dollars

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Collier County officials are considering an idea to spend millions on advertising to tourists, but there's a catch. They want to use tourist tax dollars alre..
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Senators agree on framework of food safety bill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan group of senators said Thursday they have reached agreement on legislation designed to enhance the safety of the nation's food..
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Grains jump on the CBOT; Beef falls, pork higher

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

CHICAGO (AP) — Grains futures advanced Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for December delivery surged 18.75 cents to $7.4375 a bus..
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CDC: Frozen fruit pulp linked to typhoid cases

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

ATLANTA (AP) — Health officials are investigating an outbreak of typhoid fever that has been linked to a frozen tropical fruit product used to make smoothies..
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CDC: Fruit pulp linked to rare US typhoid cases

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

ATLANTA (AP) — A rare U.S. outbreak of typhoid fever has been linked to a frozen tropical fruit product used to make smoothies, health officials reported Thu..
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A look at economic developments around the globe

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A look at economic developments and activity in major stock markets around the world Thursday: ___ TOKYO — Japan finance's chie..
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US warns of brain problem with Glaxo seizure drug

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health regulators are warning doctors and patients that an anti-seizure drug from GlaxoSmithKline PLC can cause rare inflammation of t..
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FDA warns of brain problem with Glaxo seizure drug

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health regulators are warning doctors and patients that an anti-seizure drug from GlaxoSmithKline PLC can cause rare inflammation o..
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State economists updating Fla. revenue estimate

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - State economists are meeting to update their estimate of Florida's general revenue for current and future budget years. Thursday's revision is the second o..
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Mortgage rates hit low of 4.44 pct.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mortgage rates sank to the lowest level in decades this week, pushed down by the weak economy and the Federal Reserve's move to help lift t..
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Foreclosure activity increases in July

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jennifer Stacy

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The number of U.S. homes lost to foreclosure surged in July. According to foreclosure listing firm RealtyTrac, lenders repossessed nearly 93,000 properties last ..
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