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2015/04/19 10:09
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Two types of health care workers � both paid less than $15 per hour � are attempting to raise their hourly pay with two different strategies. And they are riding a national push, called the "Fight For...
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2015/04/19 09:29
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This may leave some critics fit to be tied, but Bend just made another Top 10 list, this time coming in No. 6 in a ranking out Saturday of the "Most Fitness-Friendly Cities in America." As with other...
2015/04/18 20:45
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You know when you are lying to yourself, right? It's something we all do on occasion -- for various reasons. But by the time you are 50, there are some lies you need to stop telling yourself because...
2015/04/18 18:18
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This all reminded me of one of my favorite graphs on this subject. In 2013, Ann Foster and William Hawk of the Bureau of Labor Statistics used data from the Consumer Expenditure Survey to analyze the...
2015/04/18 15:39
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The Oregonian/OregonLive dropped in on four Portland-area bakeries and florists this week to get business owners' thoughts on the national debate over religious freedom laws and same-sex...
2015/04/18 04:43
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CARUTHERSVILLE, MO (KFVS) - According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in October 2014, 68.4 percent of 2014 high school graduates were enrolled in colleges or universities. However, not everyone...
2015/04/18 02:27
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JFK's advisors proposed a traditional Democratic approach: temporary targeted tax cuts. But Kennedy insisted on lower tax rates that would create much higher rewards for work, saving, and investment....
2015/04/18 01:02
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The eggheads at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology say a living wage for one person in Orange County is $13.12 an hour, so long as that person works a 40-hour week. Tack on one kid, and that...
2015/04/17 21:07
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According to the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, the median Consumer Price Index rose 0.2% (2.6% annualized rate) in March. The 16% trimmed-mean Consumer Price Index also rose 0.2% (2.2% annualized...
2015/04/17 18:22
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Prices rose 0.8 percent across the Western U.S. in March. Nationally, prices rose 0.2 percent in March. The Consumer Price Index increase is the highest since February 2013. The regional increase...
2015/04/17 17:33
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In 1985, American Richard Bass accomplished an amazing feat. He had set for himself the task of climbing the world’s highest mountains in all seven continents. In that year, at age 55, he completed...
2015/04/17 16:54
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The percentage of black high school graduates enrolled in college jumped last year, exceeding that of both white and Hispanics, according to new data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. That's the...
2015/04/17 15:34
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BEAUMONT -- The unemployment rate for Southeast Texas fell to 6.2 percent in March, the lowest level in over eight years and a drop of 3.4 points since a year ago when the unemployment rate stood at...
2015/04/17 14:53
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WASHINGTON — A closely watched measure of inflation ticked up last month, the government said Friday in a report that spooked financial markets and bolsters the chances of the Federal Reserve...
2015/04/17 14:10
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Study: Food insecurity is acute in South GAPosted: Friday, April 17, 2015 8:56 AM EDTUpdated: Friday, April 17, 2015 9:13 AM EDT The entire map is at: map.feedingamerica.org Cases of food stored at...
2015/04/17 13:09
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WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- Led by higher gasoline prices, consumer prices rose for the second straight month in March, according to data reported Friday by the Labor Department...
2015/04/17 13:05
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Snaking its way through the Pennsylvania legislature is a bill that will block local governments from requiring companies to provide sick leave, even if unpaid, that is more than required by state or...
2015/04/17 06:18
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Perhaps more appropriately, there are jobs that really drive an economy and sustain growth, and there are jobs that exist to fulfill a need, but add little more to the economy. The good news for...
2015/04/17 05:08
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By ERIC OBERNAUER For the third consecutive month, New Jersey's unemployment rate ticked up a tenth of a point in March, reaching 6.5 percent. The figure was a full point above the national...
2015/04/17 01:36
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U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy is making another attempt to pass legislation that would create a federal tax credit for “angel” investors in technology startup businesses. Murphy, D-Conn., reintroduced the...
2015/04/19 10:09
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