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Market Watch
Business investment plays starring role in second-quarter GDPChrysler plant in Sterling Heights, Mich. The jump in business investment in t
Business investment plays starring role in second-quarter GDP
Market Watch / Posted 7 days ago
Chrysler plant in Sterling Heights, Mich. The jump in business investment in the second quarter is not an illusion, and it’s likely to continue to grow in coming quarters, economists said Thursday. Business investment was the star of the... Read more
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Market Watch
By another measure, the U.S. economy was ho-hum in second quarterThere are two ways to compute how well the economy is doing. One is to tally a
By another measure, the U.S. economy was ho-hum in second quarter
Market Watch / Posted 7 days ago
There are two ways to compute how well the economy is doing. One is to tally all the goods and services produced during a given time period — that’s called gross domestic product. Another is to measure all the incomes earned in the production of... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Kathleen Kane's legal woes stoke interest in 2016 electionCandidates for Pennsylvania attorney general are lining up for the 2016 ballot
Kathleen Kane's legal woes stoke interest in 2016 election
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 12 days ago
Candidates for Pennsylvania attorney general are lining up for the 2016 ballot without knowing whether they'll be running against embattled Democratic incumbent Kathleen Kane or for a vacant seat. Amid uncertainty over Kane's status as she fights... Read more
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Philly.com
Kane's legal woes stoke interest in 2016 electionIt also is throwing open the doors to a potential political free-for-all, but s
Kane's legal woes stoke interest in 2016 election
Philly.com / Posted 12 days ago
It also is throwing open the doors to a potential political free-for-all, but so far it has not attracted big-city prosecutors whose name are most familiar to voters, such as district attorneys Stephen Zappala of Allegheny County or Seth Williams of... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
Kane's legal woes stoke interest in 2016 electionHARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - The 2016 campaign for Pennsylvania attorney general is o
Kane's legal woes stoke interest in 2016 election
New Jersey Herald / Posted 12 days ago
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - The 2016 campaign for Pennsylvania attorney general is off to an uncertain start as candidates and prospective candidates line up without knowing whether they will be running against embattled incumbent Kathleen Kane or for an... Read more
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WTRF Wheeling
Kane's legal woes stoke interest in 2016 electionHARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Candidates for Pennsylvania attorney general are lining
Kane's legal woes stoke interest in 2016 election
WTRF Wheeling / Posted 12 days ago
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Candidates for Pennsylvania attorney general are lining up for the 2016 ballot without knowing whether they'll be running against embattled Democratic incumbent Kathleen Kane or for a vacant seat. Amid uncertainty over Kane's... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Montco Talks Pope PreparednessWith the papal visit looming, officials in Montgomery County held a series of s
Montco Talks Pope Preparedness
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 15 days ago
With the papal visit looming, officials in Montgomery County held a series of sessions with faith leaders Wednesday that focused on emergency preparedness while police prepared to use special security cameras to ensure safety. “We are especially... Read more
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Market Watch
Fed minutes won’t feature any ‘pounding on the table’ for rate hikeFed Chairwoman Janet Yellen testifies to the Senate Banking Committee Investor
Fed minutes won’t feature any ‘pounding on the table’ for rate hike
Market Watch / Posted 17 days ago
Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen testifies to the Senate Banking Committee Investors looking to the minutes of the Federal Reserve’s July meeting for clear signals of the timing of an increase in interest rate are likely to be disappointed, economists... Read more
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Market Watch
Empire State index tumbles to recession-era levelsInventories aren’t stacking up, according to one report. A reading of New York
Empire State index tumbles to recession-era levels
Market Watch / Posted 17 days ago
Inventories aren’t stacking up, according to one report. A reading of New York-area manufacturing conditions fell swiftly and brutally in August, one that could make the likelihood of an interest-rate hike next month — or even this year — more... Read more
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Market Watch
Fed minutes won’t feature any ‘pounding on the table’ for rate hikeFed Chairwoman Janet Yellen testifies to the Senate Banking Committee Investor
Fed minutes won’t feature any ‘pounding on the table’ for rate hike
Market Watch / Posted 18 days ago
Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen testifies to the Senate Banking Committee Investors looking to the minutes of the Federal Reserve’s July meeting for clear signals of the timing of an increase in interest rate are likely to be disappointed, economists... Read more
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TribLIVE
Montgomery County district attorney race looms over prosecution of KaneNORRISTOWN — Most Pennsylvanians normally would pay little or no attention to w
Montgomery County district attorney race looms over prosecution of Kane
TribLIVE / Posted 24 days ago
NORRISTOWN — Most Pennsylvanians normally would pay little or no attention to who becomes the next district attorney of Montgomery County. But the winner of the November election — Democrat Kevin Steele or the Republican nominee, former District... Read more
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The Morning Call
Morganelli says he may run for attorney general in 2016With Kathleen Kane facing perjury and other charges, Northampton County Distric
Morganelli says he may run for attorney general in 2016
The Morning Call / Posted 25 days ago
With Kathleen Kane facing perjury and other charges, Northampton County District Attorney John . Kane's political future is over whether she resigns or not under the weight of perjury and other... Read more
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TribLIVE
Pa. Democrats urge AG Kane to resign, not run in 2016NORRISTOWN — Leading Democrats are demanding that Attorney General Kathleen Kan
Pa. Democrats urge AG Kane to resign, not run in 2016
TribLIVE / Posted 27 days ago
NORRISTOWN — Leading Democrats are demanding that Attorney General Kathleen Kane resign, on the heels of Gov. Tom Wolf's call for her to step down because she faces criminal charges of perjury, obstruction of justice and official oppression. House... Read more
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27d
Market Watch
At 38-year low, participation rate may have found footingWASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — It’s an odd thing to say for a number at a 38-year l
At 38-year low, participation rate may have found footing
Market Watch / Posted 27 days ago
WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — It’s an odd thing to say for a number at a 38-year low, but it looks like the percentage of Americans who participate in the labor market has found its footing. In July, the labor-force participation rate stayed at 62.6%.... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Kane charges put Democrats in a bindThe criminal charges against Democratic state Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane
Kane charges put Democrats in a bind
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 27 days ago
The criminal charges against Democratic state Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane raise questions about whether the state’s top law enforcer can do her job properly, defend herself in court and perhaps run for re-election next year all at once. Ms.... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Kane charges put Democrats in a bindThe criminal charges against Democratic state Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane
Kane charges put Democrats in a bind
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 27 days ago
The criminal charges against Democratic state Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane raise questions about whether the state’s top law enforcer can do her job properly, defend herself in court and perhaps run for re-election next year all at once. Kane... Read more
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28d
TribLIVE
Attorney General Kane charged with crimes for leaking grand jury materialNORRISTOWN — Attorney General Kathleen Kane was charged Thursday with crimes re
Attorney General Kane charged with crimes for leaking grand jury material
TribLIVE / Posted 28 days ago
NORRISTOWN — Attorney General Kathleen Kane was charged Thursday with crimes related to leaking secret court documents to embarrass a political foe and covering up her directive to do so. Montgomery County District Attorney Risa Vetri Ferman said... Read more
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29d
Market Watch
ADP report on job gains disappoints in JulyBig businesses were hiring in July, according to ADP Private-sector hiring dec
ADP report on job gains disappoints in July
Market Watch / Posted 29 days ago
Big businesses were hiring in July, according to ADP Private-sector hiring decelerated in June to the slowest pace in three months , according to a report released Wednesday. Employers added 185,000 private-sector jobs in July — below the average... Read more
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Philly.com
Dem McGinty announces run for US SenateMcGinty did not mention Sestak in her release announcing her candidacy, instead
Dem McGinty announces run for US Senate
Philly.com / Posted 30 days ago
McGinty did not mention Sestak in her release announcing her candidacy, instead taking aim at Toomey. “Sen. Toomey has become part of a Washington mess that has middle class families left out and left behind,” she said. “With a record like that, it... Read more
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Market Watch
Abortion battle may upset Fed’s rate-hike timetableScaffolding surrounds the U.S. Capitol Building Dome before sunrise A fight ov
Abortion battle may upset Fed’s rate-hike timetable
Market Watch / Posted a month ago
Scaffolding surrounds the U.S. Capitol Building Dome before sunrise A fight over federal aid to women’s health group Planned Parenthood could upend the Federal Reserve’s plans to raise interest rates in September. It is now more-likely-than-not... Read more

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