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US jobless claims tick up from near a pandemic low

The number of Americans applying for unemployment aid rose last week for a second straight week to 351,000, a sign that the delta variant...
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Consumer report: A look at a drug recall, free help for those college bound

During Monday's consumer report, WINK News Reporter Andryanna Sheppard looked into the expansion of the recall of a drug that helps people stop smoking...
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Grocery prices are going up but there are ways to help you battle back...

Have you experienced sticker shock at the grocery store yet? Between apps, coupons, and even payment methods you use are all ways to keep...

US unemployment claims rise after hitting pandemic low

The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits moved up last week to 332,000 from a pandemic low, a sign that worsening COVID infections may...
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Florida DEO Connect website not allowing people to log in

Across the state, many have been dealing with the same issues over and over regarding the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity. This time, some...

2-day job fair in Naples

A two-day job fair kicks off in Naples, getting job-seekers back to work and helping businesses stay open. The fair is Thursday and Friday from...

US jobless claims reach a pandemic low as economy recovers

The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell last week to 310,000, a pandemic low and a sign that the surge in COVID-19 cases...
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It’s not just you, grocery prices are going up and packages are getting smaller

Shopping at the grocery store is likely costing you more. First gas then clothing, and now your groceries. FGCU economist Dr. Victor Claar says some...

Bank says up to 3.5 million households risk eviction nationally

Now that the Supreme Court has struck down eviction protections for most of the U.S., as many as 3.5 million households are at risk...

As Ida leaves Gulf, analysts foresee modest economic damage

With more than 1 million customers in Louisiana and Mississippi having lost power, Hurricane Ida is sure to take a toll on the energy,...

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