Feds: No timeline for completing Gulf relief well

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The government's point man on the Gulf oil spill is no longer giving a timeline for completing the final stages of plugging BP's runaway w..
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Taxpayers footing the bill to protect FEMA workers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - It's your money and homeowners in Collier are spending $22 an hour to protect FEMA workers. FEMA representatives are in the area to present new flo..
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Business Highlights

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Factories aid bumpy recovery, housing still weak WASHINGTON (AP) — New government data offered a mixed picture of the economic recovery Tuesda..
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228M eggs recalled following salmonella outbreak

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — An Iowa egg producer is recalling 228 million eggs after being linked to an outbreak of salmonella poisoning. The federal Ce..
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Restaurants are turning to cash only

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

NEW YORK - Cash only is the new trend at restaurants and bars working with small profit margins in tight economic times. Restaurant consultant Michael Whiteman said cash only is be..
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Grains futures mixed on the CBOT; livestock mixed

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

CHICAGO (AP) — Grains futures were mixed Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for December delivery dropped 12.5 cents to $6.8375 a bu..
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Study: 1 in 5 teenagers has slight hearing loss

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

CHICAGO (AP) — A new study has found a stunning increase in the rate of hearing loss among American teenagers. The report says nearly one in five teenagers h..
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Shire will pull blood-pressure drug cited by US

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Shire PLC said Tuesday it will pull a blood-pressure drug off the market following warnings from federal regulators who said the drug has n..
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Fla. PSC approves refund for Tampa Electric Co. customers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Tampa Electric Co. will refund $24 million to retail customers through a one-time credit on their bills. The Florida Public Service Commission on Tuesday a..
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BP to stop handling claims related to Gulf spill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — BP plans to stop processing claims from people and businesses hurt by the Gulf oil spill as it prepares to transfer that role to a governm..
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Bread shortages could lead to social unrest

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

CAIRO (AP) - Russia's temporary ban on grain exports is stirring both political and economic anxiety in Egypt, the world's largest wheat importer where half of the 80 million resid..
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GM recalling 250,000 crossover vehicles

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

WASHINGTON (AP) - General Motors is recalling nearly 250,000 crossover vehicles worldwide to inspect second-row seat belts that could be damaged and not latch.GM says the recall af..
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US weighs easing of Cuba travel restrictions

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration, in a test of the Castro regime's appetite for reform, is considering easing travel restrictions to Cuba, U.S. and..
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Fla. PSC approves higher natural gas rebates

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Public Service Commission has increased cash rebates by up to $150 in some cases for buying or retaining efficient natural gas appliances to en..
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Fla. seniors rally on Social Security anniversary

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A Tampa congresswoman rallied with seniors to mark the 75th anniversary of Social Security. U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor marked the occasion at Fountainview Estates in..
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Industrial production rises 1.0 percent in July

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Industrial production rose in July on the strength of U.S. manufacturing, as auto factories stayed open and businesses replaced worn-out eq..
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FDA questions wider approval of Lilly's Cymbalta

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health scientists are questioning whether the antidepressant Cymbalta is safe and effective enough to be approved for use against c..
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Stocks rise on earnings, economic reports

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW YORK (AP) — Investors regained their enthusiasm for stocks Tuesday, sending prices sharply higher after reports showed a slight improvement in the housin..
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Obama says recession recovery to take few years

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

SEATTLE (AP) — A campaigning President Barack Obama said Tuesday it will take a few years to dig the nation out of the recession, warning impatient voters th..
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Gov't starts talks about new mortgage system

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Talk of shrinking the government's involvement in the mortgage market is growing. Just don't expect action any time soon. A ..
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