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CHRISTOPHER, Ill. (AP) - Dennis Tomei paces through his Christopher garage. Cold air from the holes in his roof stings his face as he looks out the bay-door windows, waiting for work to pull in. This is how his winters are spent. Tomei has been involved in the automotive industry…
01.18 / 10:53
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CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio (AP) - Dominion East Ohio has announced plans to replace more than 15,000 feet of the utility's aging gas pipelines in Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH'-guh) Falls. The Akron Beacon Journal reports (http://bit.ly/2jxff50 ) the work will be split up into two projects totaling more than $3 million. The projects…
01.18 / 09:40
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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Amazon says it will voluntarily collect sales tax in Rhode Island starting next month. A spokesman for the internet e-commerce giant tells WJAR-TV (http://bit.ly/2izYabm ) it'll begin collecting the 7 percent sales tax on Feb. 1. Amazon's website says it already collects sales tax on purchases…
01.18 / 09:40
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Asian markets were broadly lower Wednesday, following drops overnight in U.S. stocks on worries about the economic impact of the policies of President-elect Donald Trump, who will be inaugurated on Friday. …
01.18 / 04:19
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The Department of Justice on Tuesday cemented a $7.2 billion settlement with the Deutsche Bank for selling toxic mortgage-backed securities in the years before the market meltdown of…
01.17 / 23:52
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JUNCTION CITY, Ore. (AP) - A 33-year-old vineyard worker from Corvallis is dead after he was found trapped under a utility vehicle at a winery near Junction City. The Register-Guard reported Tuesday that (http://bit.ly/2jufLkv) Bentley Hart Chappell was pronounced dead at the scene on Saturday at Brigadoon Wine Company. He…
01.17 / 23:17
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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan announced that his 2018 budget proposal includes less spending, in real dollars, than last year's budget but includes "no serious cuts to any agencies or programs" and no new taxes. The governor said this was accomplished by making minor cuts to programs…
01.17 / 21:26
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19 out of 22 economists and analysts predict the Bank of Canada will keep its policy interest rate at 0.5 per cent on…
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Fresh faces at the Legislature and an extra push from a powerful politician have Minnesota's ban on Sunday liquor sales in the crosshairs again. It's been a perennial topic at the Capitol for years but efforts to remove it have routinely failed. Minnesota is one…
01.17 / 20:12
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From alarming statements on trade pacts — the WTO is a 'disaster' to seemingly anti-import cabinet nominees, the potential to inflict a lot of damage is great i…
Presidents can certainly influence the economy, but they can't control it, New York Times correspondent Neil Irwin…
01.17 / 17:15
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Most executives agree that today’s workforce is made up of distinct groups, defined by d…
01.17 / 17:03
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The buck stops with Donald J. Trump. The President-elect said that the U.S. dollar is “too strong,” highlighting a stratospheric ride for the greenback in the wake of the real estate billionaire’s Nov. 8 election victory over Hillary Clinton. …
01.17 / 16:40
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NEW YORK (AP) - The head of the New York City Economic Development Corporation will become the city's housing commissioner. Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday that Maria Torres-Springer, an expert in affordable housing and neighborhood planning, will start her new post on Feb. 6. The outgoing commissioner, Vicki Been,…
01.17 / 16:32
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U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May hints to the British financial services industry and auto makers that she’ll seek to get special trade deals for those sectors, even as the country is heading for a break from the EU and its single market. …
01.17 / 16:04
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The U.S. is at the heart of the two biggest worries among investors now, a new Bank of America survey shows. …
01.17 / 16:03
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Low-volatility shares, such as the six listed here, beat the broader market in the long run, says Mark Hulbert. …
01.17 / 15:27
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Cramer responds to comments made by Chinese President Xi Jinping on globalization at the World Economic Forum at…
01.17 / 15:25
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SUPERIOR, Wis. (AP) - Health officials say more than 200 workers tested for lead exposure at a Superior shipyard had elevated levels of lead in their blood. Wisconsin and Minnesota health departments began a joint investigation last spring after workers at Fraser Shipyards were exposed to lead while retrofitting the…
01.17 / 14:41
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - It may tough for economists to predict how a Donald Trump White House will affect Alabama, but the state's business executives seem to have no such problem. A survey taken after the election showed that optimism among Alabama business leaders surged to its highest level since…
01.17 / 14:41
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