Consumers cut back on credit cards again in June

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumer borrowing fell in June for a fifth straight month as households keep cutting back on credit card use. Borrowing dro..
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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 Friday: ___ LONDON — Part-nationalized Roy..
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Free parking may end at Tampa Int'l Airport

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A one-hour free parking program at Tampa International Airport might be eliminated under a new budget proposal. Hillsborough County's Aviation Authority will vot..
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Clarification: Oil spill report story

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story Aug. 4, The Associated Press reported that a former campaign spokesman for President Barack Obama created a version of a science..
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AIG pays $23M in Gulf spill claims, total may rise

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW YORK (AP) — Taxpayers took another hit, this one indirect, from the oil spill caused by the Deepwater Horizon rig explosion through insurance claims rela..
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Companies hire at slow pace for 3rd straight month

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Private employers hired workers at a weak pace for the third straight month, making it likely that economic growth will slow further in the..
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Report: Bennet-backed pension deal costs millions

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

DENVER (AP) — The Denver school system is reportedly stuck paying millions of dollars in extra interest and fees because of a pension financing deal U.S. Sen..
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Bennet defends pension deal in sprint for votes

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Sen. Michael Bennet launched a last-minute sprint for votes Friday amid questions about a pension financing deal he oversaw while sup..
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Children deal with Gulf oil spill stress too

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

GALLIANO, La. (AP) — Nine-year-old Zack Wilkerson spent a good chunk of his summer on the computer watching video of undersea robots try to fix the oil spill..
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BP says it's paid $303 million in spill claims

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — BP PLC says it has paid $303 million in claims to more than 40,000 businesses and individuals affected by the Gulf oil spill. ..
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CALL FOR ACTION: WINK gets house back after Bank of America mishap

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melissa Yeager

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - WINK News Call for Action saves a Cape Coral woman's home after a bank screw-up caused her house to get auctioned off!Call for Action uncovered two families in C..
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Medicare looking good in coming years

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

WASHINGTON (AP) - Medicare is in better shape because of President Barack Obama's sweeping health care overhaul, and the hospital fund for elderly Americans will stay afloat a doze..
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Mortgage rates drop to an all time low: 3.95%

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

 WASHINGTON (AP) - A plunge in mortgage rates is giving homeowners a rare opportunity to lock in a 15-year fixed-rate loanfor less than 4 percent. Rates haven't dipped this lo..
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Obama confident no 'double-dip' recession coming

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

CHICAGO (AP) — President Barack Obama says he is confident the nation will not suffer the "double dip" of back-to-back recessions. The rebound..
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Fannie seeks less money, bailout price may shrink

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fannie Mae is asking for less money from the government, a sign that the cost to taxpayers for bailing out the mortgage giant could be bill..
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Ad recovery boosts revenue for broadcast, cable

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW YORK (AP) — Americans may be fond of the Web, but they are still in love with their TV sets — and so are the advertisers who want to reach them. ..
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Grains futures climb on the CBOT, livestock mixed

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

CHICAGO (AP) — Grains futures climbed Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for September delivery surged 60 cents to $7.8575 a bushel..
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GM reinstating some dealerships after arbitration

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

DETROIT (AP) - General Motors says its dealership network will be 25 percent smaller than a year ago after completing talks with dealers who fought to stay in its network.GM says i..
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Sales tax holiday just days away

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

FORT MYERS, Fla. - If you've got a long list of back to school clothes and supplies to buy, you may want to wait just a few days longer.Florida's back to school sales tax holiday i..
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Post office in the red, year to date losses $5.4 billion

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Postal Service was $3.5 billion in the red for the third quarter and may not be able to make a required payment for future retiree health benefits, the agency..
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