Company job openings drop for 2nd straight month

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — 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. ..
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Obama administration to provide $3B in housing aid

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is providing $3 billion to unemployed homeowners facing foreclosure in the nation's toughest job markets. ..
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The Oasis condo towers up for auction

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

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..
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Florida expecting big benefit from jobs bill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

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..
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The Nation's productivity drops

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

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..
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Census cheaper than expected

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

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..
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Lee Commissioners squabble over contracts amid huge budget shortfall

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

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..
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Stocks cut losses on Fed's economic stimulus plans

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market had a half-hearted comeback Tuesday after the Federal Reserve announced it would take small steps to stimulate the economy. ..
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Former NASA chief, son survive Alaska plane crash

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — 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..
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Grains fall on the CBOT; Beef lower, pork advances

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

CHICAGO (AP) — Grains futures fell Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for December delivery sank 17 cents to $7.2675 a bushel, while..
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Treasury prices jump on Fed stimulus plans

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW YORK (AP) — Treasury prices jumped Tuesday after the Federal Reserve said it will buy a small amount of government debt in a move to stimulate the econom..
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How Fed's policymakers hold power over your purse

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Federal Reserve's chief policymaking group meets Tuesday. The group has vast power over the finances of ordinary Americans, businesses and investors. The conseq..
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A look at the Fed's June, August statements

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A comparison of the Federal Reserve's statements from its last meeting on June 22-23 and the meeting Wednesday. TREASURY SECURITIES Ju..
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Moody's: Crisis left money funds near brink

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

BOSTON (AP) — At least three dozen money-market mutual funds were at risk of failing during the financial crisis, Moody's Investors Service says, in addition..
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Moody's: Crisis left money fund industry reeling

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

BOSTON (AP) — At least three dozen money-market mutual funds were at risk of failing during the financial crisis, besides one that did end up collapsing, Moo..
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Merck rebuying its former drug ingredient factory

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Drugmaker Merck & Co. has agreed to buy back a central Pennsylvania factory from the contract manufacturer that bought it 2 1/2 year..
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More worried about recovery, Fed takes small steps

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — More worried about the strength of the economic recovery, the Federal Reserve took a small step Tuesday to give it a boost. ..
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Fed, worried about recovery, will buy US debt

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — As recently as two months ago, the Federal Reserve sounded optimistic about the economic recovery. Now the central bank is taking a new ste..
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Nurses fear even more ER assaults as programs cut

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Emergency room nurse Erin Riley suffered bruises, scratches and a chipped tooth last year from trying to pull the clamped jaws of a psy..
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New Orleans judge to handle most Gulf spill suits

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal judge in New Orleans was picked Tuesday to preside over more than 300 lawsuits filed against BP PLC and other companies over the..
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