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Mid-Hudson News
Westchester man sentenced in theft of $69,000 in unemployment benefitsBroccolo, 55, and co-defendant Stephanie Vega, 27, also of New Rochelle, twice
Westchester man sentenced in theft of $69,000 in unemployment benefits
Mid-Hudson News / Posted 15 minutes ago
Broccolo, 55, and co-defendant Stephanie Vega, 27, also of New Rochelle, twice submitted false applications for unemployment insurance benefits by claiming to have worked for two different companies at which they were never employed.... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Feds:Conn. resident collected while working in MaineA former Norwalk resident has been arrested and charged with illegally collecti
Feds:Conn. resident collected while working in Maine
Stamford Advocate / Posted 18 minutes ago
A former Norwalk resident has been arrested and charged with illegally collecting almost $4,000 in state unemployment compensation while she was working in Maine. Virginia T. Harris, 38 of Lewiston, Maine, who previously lived in Norwalk, was... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
How Brexit Threatens to Turn the UK Into "Borisland"because the racism and bigotry have grown in conditions of economic austerity,
How Brexit Threatens to Turn the UK Into "Borisland"
Naked Capitalism / Posted 20 minutes ago
because the racism and bigotry have grown in conditions of economic austerity, artificial job scarcity and crisis, rising unemployment, rising job insecurity, and exploding inequalities as social protection for workers, pensioners and families... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Latest numbers cancel bulk of new revenuetried to paint a sunnier picture of the state's economy, despite the revenue do
Latest numbers cancel bulk of new revenue
Lowell Sun / Posted 22 minutes ago
tried to paint a sunnier picture of the state's economy, despite the revenue downturn. He noted the state's 4.2 percent unemployment rate and the fact that revenues in fiscal 2016 are still expected to climb by 2.5 percent, with another 2.8... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Feds:Conn. resident collected while working in MaineA former Norwalk resident has been arrested and charged with illegally collecti
Feds:Conn. resident collected while working in Maine
Connecticut Post / Posted 25 minutes ago
A former Norwalk resident has been arrested and charged with illegally collecting almost $4,000 in state unemployment compensation while she was working in Maine. Virginia T. Harris, 38 of Lewiston, Maine, who previously lived in Norwalk, was... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
French unions lead labour law protest before meeting PMit easier to hire and fire workers be scrapped. The Socialist government says
French unions lead labour law protest before meeting PM
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 30 minutes ago
it easier to hire and fire workers be scrapped. The Socialist government says the reforms are key to hauling down an unemployment rate stuck at about 10 percent, attracting new investment and spurring growth. "If the government is not going... Read more
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The Star
French unions lead labour law protest before meeting PMit easier to hire and fire workers be scrapped. The Socialist government says
French unions lead labour law protest before meeting PM
The Star / Posted 36 minutes ago
it easier to hire and fire workers be scrapped. The Socialist government says the reforms are key to hauling down an unemployment rate stuck at about 10 percent, attracting new investment and spurring growth. "If the government is not going... Read more
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Salon.com
Trumpism is here to stay: America’s neo-fascist fever dream has only just begundistinguishes America A from America B. At a time when the American economy is
Trumpism is here to stay: America’s neo-fascist fever dream has only just begun
Salon.com / Posted 38 minutes ago
distinguishes America A from America B. At a time when the American economy is growing at a respectable pace and the unemployment rate is below 5% for the first time since 2008, America B has not benefitted from the prosperity. It has... Read more
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The News-Times
Feds:Conn. resident collected while working in MaineA former Norwalk resident has been arrested and charged with illegally collecti
Feds:Conn. resident collected while working in Maine
The News-Times / Posted 49 minutes ago
A former Norwalk resident has been arrested and charged with illegally collecting almost $4,000 in state unemployment compensation while she was working in Maine. Virginia T. Harris, 38 of Lewiston, Maine, who previously lived in Norwalk, was... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Letter to Malia and Sasha Obama - Weeping Voices in Dying Valleysremains very wide even after her visit in 2009. Most parents are still unable t
Letter to Malia and Sasha Obama - Weeping Voices in Dying Valleys
AllAfrica.com / Posted 56 minutes ago
remains very wide even after her visit in 2009. Most parents are still unable to sponsor their children in school due to unemployment and the lack of opportunities. Today, more than 62 million girls around the world are out of school and Africa... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Youth Speak Out On the High Cost of Finding WorkThe voices of the youth are often neglected in discussions about the problems t
Youth Speak Out On the High Cost of Finding Work
AllAfrica.com / Posted 57 minutes ago
The voices of the youth are often neglected in discussions about the problems they encounter in finding work. Unemployment is one of the biggest challenges young people face globally. But the absence of young voices on the subject stands in the way... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Denison candidates go head-to-head over poker machinestime around, candidates have a major fight on their hands if they want to unsea
Denison candidates go head-to-head over poker machines
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted an hour ago
time around, candidates have a major fight on their hands if they want to unseat him. Two key issues in Denison are unemployment and the high concentration of poker machines in the economically-challenged suburb of Glenorchy.The 2013... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Brexit strengthening the forces that already haunt the global economyeconomy: Low inflation There is a glut of global commodities, particularly oi
Brexit strengthening the forces that already haunt the global economy
Brisbane Times / Posted an hour ago
economy: Low inflation There is a glut of global commodities, particularly oil. There is a glut of labour, with elevated unemployment in much of the world. Inflation has been persistently below the 2 per cent mark that major central banks aim... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Sluggish economy casts shadow over Mongolians electionsJune 29, 2016, with sentiment weighed by a sharp downturn in the landlocked Asi
Sluggish economy casts shadow over Mongolians elections
Stamford Advocate / Posted an hour ago
June 29, 2016, with sentiment weighed by a sharp downturn in the landlocked Asian nation’s crucial mining sector, rising unemployment and political disillusionment. less FILE - In this Friday, Oct. 30, 2015 file photo, Mongolian children play... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Why Income Inequality Will Get Worse Before It Gets Betterin addition to providing a roadmap for students making pricey investments in hi
Why Income Inequality Will Get Worse Before It Gets Better
Naked Capitalism / Posted an hour ago
in addition to providing a roadmap for students making pricey investments in higher education. Just consider the following unemployment-rate discrepancies among college majors as of 2012, according to the Georgetown University Center on Education... Read more
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WA Today
Brexit strengthening the forces that already haunt the global economyeconomy: Low inflation There is a glut of global commodities, particularly oi
Brexit strengthening the forces that already haunt the global economy
WA Today / Posted an hour ago
economy: Low inflation There is a glut of global commodities, particularly oil. There is a glut of labour, with elevated unemployment in much of the world. Inflation has been persistently below the 2 per cent mark that major central banks aim... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Spain's economy grew estimated 0.7 pct in second quarteremerged from recession in late 2013 and is now one of the European Union's fast
Spain's economy grew estimated 0.7 pct in second quarter
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted an hour ago
emerged from recession in late 2013 and is now one of the European Union's fastest-growing economies although its unemployment rate of 21 percent remains the EU's second-highest after Greece. The country held its second inconclusive... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Sluggish economy casts shadow over Mongolians electionsJune 29, 2016, with sentiment weighed by a sharp downturn in the landlocked Asi
Sluggish economy casts shadow over Mongolians elections
Connecticut Post / Posted an hour ago
June 29, 2016, with sentiment weighed by a sharp downturn in the landlocked Asian nation’s crucial mining sector, rising unemployment and political disillusionment. less FILE - In this Friday, Oct. 30, 2015 file photo, Mongolian children play... Read more
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International Business Times
Rio Olympics: Governor fears security and mobility may be 'incapacitated' by lack of funds host city of Rio de Janeiro has been hard-hit by the recession besetting Brazil
Rio Olympics: Governor fears security and mobility may be 'incapacitated' by lack of funds
International Business Times / Posted an hour ago
host city of Rio de Janeiro has been hard-hit by the recession besetting Brazil, where the economy shrank by 4% in 2015, unemployment rates increased and the state's finances dwindled. On 17 June, the state declared a financial emergency, saying... Read more
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The Age
Brexit strengthening the forces that already haunt the global economyeconomy: Low inflation There is a glut of global commodities, particularly oi
Brexit strengthening the forces that already haunt the global economy
The Age / Posted an hour ago
economy: Low inflation There is a glut of global commodities, particularly oil. There is a glut of labour, with elevated unemployment in much of the world. Inflation has been persistently below the 2 per cent mark that major central banks aim... Read more
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Market Watch
Donald Trump still can’t win, Brexit or no Brexitthe more than doubling in the proportion of people considered upper-middle clas
Donald Trump still can’t win, Brexit or no Brexit
Market Watch / Posted an hour ago
the more than doubling in the proportion of people considered upper-middle class, now 29% of the population. Throw in 4.7% unemployment, cheap gasoline and rising home prices, and President Barack Obama’s approval rating is over 50%, hitting 56% in... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Brexit strengthening the forces that already haunt the global economyeconomy: Low inflation There is a glut of global commodities, particularly oi
Brexit strengthening the forces that already haunt the global economy
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted an hour ago
economy: Low inflation There is a glut of global commodities, particularly oil. There is a glut of labour, with elevated unemployment in much of the world. Inflation has been persistently below the 2 per cent mark that major central banks aim... Read more
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Canberra Times
Brexit strengthening the forces that already haunt the global economyeconomy: Low inflation There is a glut of global commodities, particularly oi
Brexit strengthening the forces that already haunt the global economy
Canberra Times / Posted an hour ago
economy: Low inflation There is a glut of global commodities, particularly oil. There is a glut of labour, with elevated unemployment in much of the world. Inflation has been persistently below the 2 per cent mark that major central banks aim... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Sluggish economy casts shadow over Mongolians electionsJune 29, 2016, with sentiment weighed by a sharp downturn in the landlocked Asi
Sluggish economy casts shadow over Mongolians elections
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted an hour ago
June 29, 2016, with sentiment weighed by a sharp downturn in the landlocked Asian nation’s crucial mining sector, rising unemployment and political disillusionment. less FILE - In this Friday, Oct. 30, 2015 file photo, Mongolian children play... Read more
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ABC News
Spain's Economy Grew Estimated 0.7 Pct in Second Quarteremerged from recession in late 2013 and is now one of the European Union's fast
Spain's Economy Grew Estimated 0.7 Pct in Second Quarter
ABC News / Posted an hour ago
emerged from recession in late 2013 and is now one of the European Union's fastest-growing economies although its unemployment rate of 21 percent remains the EU's second-highest after Greece. The country held its second inconclusive... Read more
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iol.co.za
DA wants to make townships desirable to allout at the “uncaring” ANC government, saying it “has allowed corruption to thri
DA wants to make townships desirable to all
iol.co.za / Posted an hour ago
out at the “uncaring” ANC government, saying it “has allowed corruption to thrive, service delivery to grind to a halt and unemployment to increase”. Residents should not accept dishonest and corrupt councillors to use their positions to benefit... Read more
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Online Recruitment
May sees workers hold off for Brexit result before switching roleswere available than those seeking work. Falling competition and falling vacanci
May sees workers hold off for Brexit result before switching roles
Online Recruitment / Posted an hour ago
were available than those seeking work. Falling competition and falling vacancies suggest people are moving into work from unemployment, rather than moving jobs. The latest ONS figures reveal the unemployment rate fell to 5.0% – the lowest it has... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Entrepreneurship Way to Go(SJSS) Mr Majaha Ndlovu has encouraged students to become entrepreneurs of the
Entrepreneurship Way to Go
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
(SJSS) Mr Majaha Ndlovu has encouraged students to become entrepreneurs of the future by gaining more skills and reduce unemployment. Speaking at the sub-regional Best Business Exposure Junior Achievement Botswana (JAB) fair in Francistown on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Buy Zim Appreciates Goods Import Controlwe need to preserve on the monies we have. We cannot allow a situation that se
Buy Zim Appreciates Goods Import Control
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
we need to preserve on the monies we have. We cannot allow a situation that sees industry close, agriculture collapse, unemployment rise, government fail to pay suppliers and yet our appetite for externalising money keep growing. As Buy... Read more
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Swissinfo
Swapping sex to be the real ‘you’tells their colleagues doesn’t go very well. The Transgender Network is now try
Swapping sex to be the real ‘you’
Swissinfo / Posted an hour ago
tells their colleagues doesn’t go very well. The Transgender Network is now trying to educate companies and the national unemployment agency so people are either aware of how to handle someone coming out at work, or know how to deal with specific... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Sluggish economy casts shadow over Mongolians electionsJune 29, 2016, with sentiment weighed by a sharp downturn in the landlocked Asi
Sluggish economy casts shadow over Mongolians elections
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 hours ago
June 29, 2016, with sentiment weighed by a sharp downturn in the landlocked Asian nation’s crucial mining sector, rising unemployment and political disillusionment. less FILE - In this Friday, Oct. 30, 2015 file photo, Mongolian children play... Read more
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Market Watch
The EU offered Britain peace, but what about prosperity?The U.K., which never relinquished its own currency, has been one of the better
The EU offered Britain peace, but what about prosperity?
Market Watch / Posted 3 hours ago
The U.K., which never relinquished its own currency, has been one of the better-performing economies of Europe. Yet its unemployment rate of 5%, half the eurozone average, conceals chronic underemployment, similar to the U.S. The U.K. is... Read more
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The Daily Reckoning
This is Why Britain Is So Divided on Brexitonly been increasing at a rate of 2% a year for the last seven years. You see,
This is Why Britain Is So Divided on Brexit
The Daily Reckoning / Posted 3 hours ago
only been increasing at a rate of 2% a year for the last seven years. You see, the UK’s wages are puzzling economists. Unemployment is at record lows — 5.1%. Yet salaries are not increasing. So if almost everyone that needs a job has one, why... Read more
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iol.co.za
Malema: We want the diamonds, not the big holefurther promised job creation, citing the export of rough diamonds from the pro
Malema: We want the diamonds, not the big hole
iol.co.za / Posted 3 hours ago
further promised job creation, citing the export of rough diamonds from the province as a major contributing factor towards unemployment in the Northern Cape. “Black people must be confident,” he emphasised. “They must reclaim the land and give... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
Oakland council bans coal shipmentsterminal say it will bring badly needed jobs to a historically African-American
Oakland council bans coal shipments
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 3 hours ago
terminal say it will bring badly needed jobs to a historically African-American neighborhood that suffers from high unemployment. Opponents say the number of estimated jobs is paltry compared with the health and safety risks that come from... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Out, castemore than that of any other large country in the Eurozone; it added 450,000 job
Out, caste
Namibia Economist / Posted 3 hours ago
more than that of any other large country in the Eurozone; it added 450,000 jobs in the second quarter of this year. The unemployment rate is down to 20%, from 26% in 2013. Household spending is reviving. That is why the PP is again likely to... Read more
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The North West Star
Letters From The Editors: Queensland/NTWest Star (Mount Isa) North-west Queensland is suffering greatly in the resour
Letters From The Editors: Queensland/NT
The North West Star / Posted 3 hours ago
West Star (Mount Isa) North-west Queensland is suffering greatly in the resources downturn and has some of the highest unemployment (especially youth unemployment) in Australia. The Northern Australia plan needs to be fleshed out with real,... Read more
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The Economic Times
‘Brexit’ is strengthening the forces that already haunt the global economyeconomy: — Low inflation.There is a glut of global commodities, particularly o
‘Brexit’ is strengthening the forces that already haunt the global economy
The Economic Times / Posted 4 hours ago
economy: — Low inflation.There is a glut of global commodities, particularly oil. There is a glut of labor, with elevated unemployment in much of the world. Inflation has been persistently below the 2 percent mark that major central banks aim for,... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Greenstreet faces Ghanaians at IEA encounterto all political parties. Mr Greenstreet has hinted he will use the night to h
Greenstreet faces Ghanaians at IEA encounter
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 4 hours ago
to all political parties. Mr Greenstreet has hinted he will use the night to highlight how his party will handle the unemployment situation in the country better than the Mahama-led government. “One key area, of course, is by having... Read more
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The Financial Express
Empty houses and jobless maids: Indonesia’s expatriates exodus gathers pacethe expat community has been hit from so many angles.” The outflow is likely t
Empty houses and jobless maids: Indonesia’s expatriates exodus gathers pace
The Financial Express / Posted 4 hours ago
the expat community has been hit from so many angles.” The outflow is likely to dent higher-end consumption and drive up unemployment, economists say, as big-spending expats tend to hire multiple workers ranging from housemaids and drivers to... Read more
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iol.co.za
Westville's secret porn denrecently quit her job too. She had been working as the manager of a wholesale l
Westville's secret porn den
iol.co.za / Posted 4 hours ago
recently quit her job too. She had been working as the manager of a wholesale liquor outlet. After a few weeks of unemployment, she decided to give working as one of Thompson’s “girls” a try. She described the set-up: “He rented out five... Read more
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International Business Times
Indonesia: Exodus of expatriates on the rise following fall in commodity prices year. The outflow has negatively impacted house rents and enrolments at intern
Indonesia: Exodus of expatriates on the rise following fall in commodity prices
International Business Times / Posted 4 hours ago
year. The outflow has negatively impacted house rents and enrolments at international schools as well as threatens to fuel unemployment. Economists believe that the exodus of big-spending expats, who used to hire multiple domestic workers –... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Brexit doesn't mean game over, but it may be just the first dominoa note to investors on Monday. "And electorates are increasingly voting in the
Brexit doesn't mean game over, but it may be just the first domino
Brisbane Times / Posted 5 hours ago
a note to investors on Monday. "And electorates are increasingly voting in the developed world against wage deflation, high unemployment, immigration and inequality."War of the Roses James Pethokoukis, a commentator at the American Enterprise... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Will your grocery bill increase after the election?sector … we certainly lost trade over it." However, Mr Boodle admitted the los
Will your grocery bill increase after the election?
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 5 hours ago
sector … we certainly lost trade over it." However, Mr Boodle admitted the loss of trade could also be linked to increased unemployment during the mining downturn. Mr Joyce said a carbon tax would increase household bills like electricity, giving... Read more
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WA Today
Brexit doesn't mean game over, but it may be just the first dominoa note to investors on Monday. "And electorates are increasingly voting in the
Brexit doesn't mean game over, but it may be just the first domino
WA Today / Posted 5 hours ago
a note to investors on Monday. "And electorates are increasingly voting in the developed world against wage deflation, high unemployment, immigration and inequality."War of the Roses James Pethokoukis, a commentator at the American Enterprise... Read more
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Op-Ed News
The Preposterous Farce of A Second Scottish Referendumin work fell by 53,000 (-2.0%) to 2,578,000. The last time there was a fall in
The Preposterous Farce of A Second Scottish Referendum
Op-Ed News / Posted 5 hours ago
in work fell by 53,000 (-2.0%) to 2,578,000. The last time there was a fall in jobs of this scale was back in early 2010. Unemployment rose by 8,000 (+4.8%) to 169,000 with the rate rising to 6.2%, compared to 5.1% in the UK, a gap that is now the... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Oakland council bans coal shipmentsterminal say it will bring badly needed jobs to a historically African-American
Oakland council bans coal shipments
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 5 hours ago
terminal say it will bring badly needed jobs to a historically African-American neighborhood that suffers from high unemployment. Opponents say the number of estimated jobs is paltry compared with the health and safety risks that come from... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Oakland council bans coal shipmentsterminal say it will bring badly needed jobs to a historically African-American
Oakland council bans coal shipments
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 5 hours ago
terminal say it will bring badly needed jobs to a historically African-American neighborhood that suffers from high unemployment. Opponents say the number of estimated jobs is paltry compared with the health and safety risks that come from... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Oakland council bans coal shipmentsterminal say it will bring badly needed jobs to a historically African-American
Oakland council bans coal shipments
KXXV Waco / Posted 5 hours ago
terminal say it will bring badly needed jobs to a historically African-American neighborhood that suffers from high unemployment. Opponents say the number of estimated jobs is paltry compared with the health and safety risks that come from... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Lithuania says UK must say if decision is finalfuture of the European Union and come up with new measure on issues such as sec
Lithuania says UK must say if decision is final
Lake Placid News / Posted 5 hours ago
future of the European Union and come up with new measure on issues such as security, migration, economic growth and youth unemployment. German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Francois Hollande and Italian Premier Matteo Renzi were... Read more
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