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The Longview News-Journal
Douthat: Trump — A traitor to his classThe Donald Trump phenomenon is a great gift to pundits because it can be analyz
Douthat: Trump — A traitor to his class
The Longview News-Journal / Posted an hour ago
The Donald Trump phenomenon is a great gift to pundits because it can be analyzed and criticized in so many different ways. But two shorthands seem particularly useful. First, Trump essentially is using the Republican primary to run a third-party... Read more
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Toronto Star
Xi Jinping’s military parade fans unease in region wary of China’s mightThe Philippines and Vietnam, spooked by China’s island-reclamation program in t
Xi Jinping’s military parade fans unease in region wary of China’s might
Toronto Star / Posted 12 hours ago
The Philippines and Vietnam, spooked by China’s island-reclamation program in the disputed South China Sea, are both increasing defense spending. India plans to spend at least $61 billion expanding its navy, eyeing Chinese submarine patrols in the... Read more
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Washington Post
Ruth Leger Sivard, economist who measured the cost of militarism, dies at 99Economist Ruth Leger Sivard died Aug. 21 at 99. (Family photo) Ruth Leger Siva
Ruth Leger Sivard, economist who measured the cost of militarism, dies at 99
Washington Post / Posted 2 days ago
Economist Ruth Leger Sivard died Aug. 21 at 99. (Family photo) Ruth Leger Sivard, an internationally known economist who sought to demonstrate the cost of militarism by compiling and comparing statistics on global spending for soldiers and doctors,... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
2016 candidates take aim at ChinaChina makes a big, red political target in almost every White House campaign, a
2016 candidates take aim at China
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 3 days ago
China makes a big, red political target in almost every White House campaign, and it is in the crosshairs yet again as Republican candidates line up to bash Beijing. History shows, however, that rookie presidents often change their tune when charged... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Walker clarifies stance on ChinaWisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said Friday that Chinese leaders should be taken "t
Walker clarifies stance on China
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 3 days ago
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said Friday that Chinese leaders should be taken "to the woodshed," not the White House, and argued that his support for China as governor was not at odds with a new, hardline stance he's taken while running for... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Lucrative contract to build Humvee replacement a boon for Wisconsin-based OshkoshOSHKOSH, Wis. -- A lucrative military contract awarded to Wisconsin-based Oshko
Lucrative contract to build Humvee replacement a boon for Wisconsin-based Oshkosh
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 3 days ago
OSHKOSH, Wis. -- A lucrative military contract awarded to Wisconsin-based Oshkosh Corp. to build the Humvee's replacement will provide an economic boost to the city of Oshkosh and across the state, company and local leaders said Wednesday. Officials... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Presidential hopeful Marco Rubio calls for more defense spending during Charleston stopRepublican presidential hopeful Sen. Marco Rubio called for increased defense s
Presidential hopeful Marco Rubio calls for more defense spending during Charleston stop
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 3 days ago
Republican presidential hopeful Sen. Marco Rubio called for increased defense spending during a stop in Charleston Friday. Addressing the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce Rubio said China has increased defense spending by 10 percent this year... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Sanders calls for War Tax! Does this mean more war/s? Actually it is an intelligent way to apply the com
Sanders calls for War Tax!
Op-Ed News / Posted 3 days ago
Does this mean more war/s? Actually it is an intelligent way to apply the common sense approach to cutting the budget and removing the burden from the backs of the American tax payer that has not benefited by military... Read more
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The Washington Times
Marco Rubio urges crackdown on China’s ‘authoritarian ruler’ Xi XingpingRepublican presidential hopeful Sen. Marco Rubio says Chinese President Xi Xing
Marco Rubio urges crackdown on China’s ‘authoritarian ruler’ Xi Xingping
The Washington Times / Posted 3 days ago
Republican presidential hopeful Sen. Marco Rubio says Chinese President Xi Xingping is an “authoritarian ruler” and that President Obama should downgrade the Chinese leader’s upcoming Washington trip to a “working visit,” not role out the red carpet... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Walker takes on China after wooing it as governorWisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is expected to play up his recent hardline stance o
Walker takes on China after wooing it as governor
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 3 days ago
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is expected to play up his recent hardline stance on China in a major foreign policy address Friday -- but during his time in Madison he has sung a very different tune on the Asian power. His speech, to be delivered at... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
Walker takes on China after wooing it as governorWisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is expected to play up his recent hardline stance o
Walker takes on China after wooing it as governor
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 3 days ago
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is expected to play up his recent hardline stance on China in a major foreign policy address Friday -- but during his time in Madison he has sung a very different tune on the Asian power. His speech, to be delivered at... Read more
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KCCI 8 Des Moines
Walker takes on China after wooing it as governorWisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is expected to play up his recent hardline stance o
Walker takes on China after wooing it as governor
KCCI 8 Des Moines / Posted 3 days ago
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is expected to play up his recent hardline stance on China in a major foreign policy address Friday -- but during his time in Madison he has sung a very different tune on the Asian power. His speech, to be delivered at... Read more
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Market Watch
This Republican wants to cut spending beyond the sequesterRep.Kevin Brady says Washington should ‘think bigger’ than the sequester. WASH
This Republican wants to cut spending beyond the sequester
Market Watch / Posted 4 days ago
Rep.Kevin Brady says Washington should ‘think bigger’ than the sequester. WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — For Rep. Kevin Brady, the “sequester” just isn’t enough. “I actually believe we ought to be looking broader and bolder” than the sequester,... Read more
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CBS 5 Green Bay
Local businesses learn to find new business to replace defense workOSHKOSH (WFRV) The U.S. Army has awarded a $30-billion dollar contract to Oshko
Local businesses learn to find new business to replace defense work
CBS 5 Green Bay / Posted 5 days ago
OSHKOSH (WFRV) The U.S. Army has awarded a $30-billion dollar contract to Oshkosh Corporation to build up to 50-thousand joint light tactical vehicles or JLTV's. Those vehicles would replace the Humvees. The contract would last through 2040. That... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Oshkosh firm gets Army vehicle contractThe Department of Defense awarded the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle contract to
Oshkosh firm gets Army vehicle contract
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
The Department of Defense awarded the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle contract to Oshkosh Defense, one of three firms that were finalists for the work. The $6.7 billion contract is expected to support thousands of jobs. The Army and Marine Corps plan... Read more
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
Arizona Home Prices Up 6.8 Percent In Past YearAfter years of disappointing performance, there are real signs of life in the A
Arizona Home Prices Up 6.8 Percent In Past Year
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted 5 days ago
After years of disappointing performance, there are real signs of life in the Arizona real estate market. New figures Tuesday from the Federal Housing Finance Agency show that Arizona home prices overall rose 6.8 percent in the past year. When the... Read more
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Salon.com
The empire strikes back: The media-political elite’s campaign to destroy Bernie (and Trump) and restore orderLast week the New York Times deigned to notice that Sen. Bernie Sanders of Verm
The empire strikes back: The media-political elite’s campaign to destroy Bernie (and Trump) and restore order
Salon.com / Posted 5 days ago
Last week the New York Times deigned to notice that Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont is running for president – have you heard about this? – and even by the Gray Lady’s usual standard of treating everyone to the left of the Obama-Clinton Democratic... Read more
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FOX News
Army awards tactical vehicle contract to Wisconsin firmWisconsin-based Oshkosh Corp. won a major contract Tuesday to build a new comba
Army awards tactical vehicle contract to Wisconsin firm
FOX News / Posted 5 days ago
Wisconsin-based Oshkosh Corp. won a major contract Tuesday to build a new combat vehicle to replace a large share of the U.S. military's Humvee troop carriers. The Department of Defense awarded the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle contract to Oshkosh... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
Toomey In TownIn his opening remarks, Toomey said in the last five to six years, the policies
Toomey In Town
Warren Times Observer / Posted 5 days ago
In his opening remarks, Toomey said in the last five to six years, the policies out of Washington have not been good for the economy, adding to "mediocre growth" with "stagnant income." He cited Obamacare and the number of government regulations... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
Boeing plans hundreds of layoffs at lagging satellite division in El SegundoEngineers work on the world's first fully electric satellite at Boeing's satell
Boeing plans hundreds of layoffs at lagging satellite division in El Segundo
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
Engineers work on the world's first fully electric satellite at Boeing's satellite factory in El Segundo. June 2014 file photo. (Photo courtesy Boeing Co.) nick.green@langnews.com @NickGreen007 on Twitter Boeing Co. will cut “several hundred” jobs... Read more
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Salon.com
Army awards tactical vehicle contract to Wisconsin firmOSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin-based Oshkosh Corp. won a major contract Tuesday
Army awards tactical vehicle contract to Wisconsin firm
Salon.com / Posted 6 days ago
OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin-based Oshkosh Corp. won a major contract Tuesday to build a new combat vehicle to replace a large share of the U.S. military’s Humvee troop carriers. The Department of Defense awarded the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Army awards tactical vehicle contract to Wisconsin firm AP News | 08/25/15 03:01 pm OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) -- Wisconsin-based Oshkosh Co
Army awards tactical vehicle contract to Wisconsin firm
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 6 days ago
AP News | 08/25/15 03:01 pm OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) -- Wisconsin-based Oshkosh Corp. won a major contract Tuesday to build a new combat vehicle to replace a large share of the military's Humvee... Read more
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FOX News
Army awards tactical vehicle contract to Wisconsin firmFILE - In this file photo taken May 26, 2015, a prototype of a Lockheed Martin
Army awards tactical vehicle contract to Wisconsin firm
FOX News / Posted 6 days ago
FILE - In this file photo taken May 26, 2015, a prototype of a Lockheed Martin Joint Light Tactical Vehicle is parked in front of the Arkansas state Capitol in Little Rock, Ark. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston, File) OSHKOSH, Wis. – Wisconsin-based Oshkosh... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Oshkosh Defense awarded $6.7 billion contract to build new combat vehicle for U.S. ArmyOSHKOSH — Wisconsin-based Oshkosh Corp. has won a major contract to build a new
Oshkosh Defense awarded $6.7 billion contract to build new combat vehicle for U.S. Army
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 6 days ago
OSHKOSH — Wisconsin-based Oshkosh Corp. has won a major contract to build a new combat vehicle to replace a large share of the military’s Humvee troop carriers. The Department of Defense on Tuesday awarded the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle contract... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
Army awards tactical vehicle contract to Wisconsin firmOSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) - Wisconsin-based Oshkosh Corp. won a major contract Tuesday
Army awards tactical vehicle contract to Wisconsin firm
New Jersey Herald / Posted 6 days ago
OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) - Wisconsin-based Oshkosh Corp. won a major contract Tuesday to build a new combat vehicle to replace a large share of the military's Humvee troop carriers. The Department of Defense awarded the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
Army awards tactical vehicle contract to Wisconsin firmCreated: 08/25/2015 3:21 PM OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin-based Oshkosh Corp.
Army awards tactical vehicle contract to Wisconsin firm
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 6 days ago
Created: 08/25/2015 3:21 PM OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin-based Oshkosh Corp. has won a major contract to build a new combat vehicle to replace a large share of the military's Humvee troop carriers. The Department of Defense on Tuesday awarded the... Read more
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Lebanon Daily News
Army awards tactical vehicle contract to Wisconsin firmOSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin-based Oshkosh Corp. has won a major contract to
Army awards tactical vehicle contract to Wisconsin firm
Lebanon Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin-based Oshkosh Corp. has won a major contract to build a new combat vehicle to replace a large share of the military's Humvee troop carriers. The Department of Defense on Tuesday awarded the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle... Read more
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Salon.com
Army awards tactical vehicle contract to Wisconsin firmOSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin-based Oshkosh Corp. has won a major contract to
Army awards tactical vehicle contract to Wisconsin firm
Salon.com / Posted 6 days ago
OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin-based Oshkosh Corp. has won a major contract to build a new combat vehicle to replace a large share of the military’s Humvee troop carriers. The Department of Defense on Tuesday awarded the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Army awards tactical vehicle contract to Wisconsin firmOSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin-based Oshkosh Corp. has won a major contract to
Army awards tactical vehicle contract to Wisconsin firm
Bennington Banner / Posted 6 days ago
OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin-based Oshkosh Corp. has won a major contract to build a new combat vehicle to replace a large share of the military's Humvee troop carriers. The Department of Defense on Tuesday awarded the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle... Read more
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Washington Post
How the media can get tougher on TrumpDonald Trump speaks during a rally at Ladd-Peebles Stadium last week in Mobile,
How the media can get tougher on Trump
Washington Post / Posted 6 days ago
Donald Trump speaks during a rally at Ladd-Peebles Stadium last week in Mobile, Ala. (Mark Wallheiser/Getty Images) Donald Trump is back to slurring women, retweeting a supporter who called Fox’s Megyn Kelly a “bimbo.” He then doubled down, saying... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Survey: Most economists say Fed will raise rates in 2015The vast majority of business economists expect the Federal Reserve will raise
Survey: Most economists say Fed will raise rates in 2015
Dayton Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
The vast majority of business economists expect the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates before the end of the year, according to a survey released Monday. Minutes from the Fed’s meeting in late July showed that officials could raise rates as... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Budget may cause Air Force to postpone programs, not hire airmenThe Air Force would be forced to postpone dozens of programs and not add 4,000
Budget may cause Air Force to postpone programs, not hire airmen
Dayton Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
The Air Force would be forced to postpone dozens of programs and not add 4,000 airmen to its ranks if federal lawmakers fail to pass a defense spending bill and keep funding where it is now for the next year, top-ranked leaders said Monday. “If we... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Survey: Most economists say Fed will raise rates in 2015The vast majority of business economists expect the Federal Reserve will raise
Survey: Most economists say Fed will raise rates in 2015
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 7 days ago
The vast majority of business economists expect the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates before the end of the year, according to a survey released Monday. Minutes from the Fed’s meeting in late July showed that officials could raise rates as... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Survey: Most economists say Fed will raise rates in 2015The vast majority of business economists expect the Federal Reserve will raise
Survey: Most economists say Fed will raise rates in 2015
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 7 days ago
The vast majority of business economists expect the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates before the end of the year, according to a survey released Monday. Minutes from the Fed’s meeting in late July showed that officials could raise rates as... Read more
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The Memphis Daily News
Survey: Most Economists Say Fed Will Raise Rates in 2015NEW YORK (AP) — The vast majority of business economists expect the Federal Res
Survey: Most Economists Say Fed Will Raise Rates in 2015
The Memphis Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) — The vast majority of business economists expect the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates before the end of the year, according to a survey released Monday. Minutes from the Fed's meeting in late July showed that officials could... Read more
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Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
Survey: Most economists say Fed will raise rates in 2015NEW YORK (AP) � The vast majority of business economists expect the Federal Res
Survey: Most economists say Fed will raise rates in 2015
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) � The vast majority of business economists expect the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates before the end of the year, according to a survey released Monday. Minutes from the Fed's meeting in late July showed that officials could... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Survey: Most economists say Fed will raise rates in 2015NEW YORK — The vast majority of business economists expect the Federal Reserve
Survey: Most economists say Fed will raise rates in 2015
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 7 days ago
NEW YORK — The vast majority of business economists expect the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates before the end of the year, according to a survey released Monday. Minutes from the Fed's meeting in late July showed that officials could raise... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Survey: Most economists say Fed will raise rates in 2015NEW YORK (AP) - The vast majority of business economists expect the Federal Res
Survey: Most economists say Fed will raise rates in 2015
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 7 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) - The vast majority of business economists expect the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates before the end of the year, according to a survey released Monday. Minutes from the Fed's meeting in late July showed that officials could... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Most economists say Fed will raise rates in 2015The vast majority of business economists expect the Federal Reserve will raise
Most economists say Fed will raise rates in 2015
Chicago Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
The vast majority of business economists expect the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates before the end of the year, according to a survey released Monday. Minutes from the Fed's meeting in late July showed that officials could raise rates as... Read more
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Park Record
Survey: Most economists say Fed will raise rates in 2015NEW YORK (AP) — The vast majority of business economists expect the Federal Res
Survey: Most economists say Fed will raise rates in 2015
Park Record / Posted 7 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) — The vast majority of business economists expect the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates before the end of the year, according to a survey released Monday. Minutes from the Fed's meeting in late July showed that officials could... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Survey: Most economists say Fed will raise rates in 2015NEW YORK (AP) - The vast majority of business economists expect the Federal Res
Survey: Most economists say Fed will raise rates in 2015
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 7 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) - The vast majority of business economists expect the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates before the end of the year, according to a survey released Monday. Minutes from the Fed's meeting in late July showed that officials could... Read more
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Carlsbad Current-Argus
Survey: Most economists say Fed will raise rates in 2015NEW YORK (AP) — The vast majority of business economists expect the Federal Res
Survey: Most economists say Fed will raise rates in 2015
Carlsbad Current-Argus / Posted 7 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) — The vast majority of business economists expect the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates before the end of the year, according to a survey released Monday. Minutes from the Fed's meeting in late July showed that officials could... Read more
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KATU Portland
Survey: Most economists say Fed will raise rates in 2015 NEW YORK (AP) - The vast majority of business economists expect the Federal R
Survey: Most economists say Fed will raise rates in 2015
KATU Portland / Posted 7 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) - The vast majority of business economists expect the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates before the end of the year, according to a survey released Monday. Minutes from... Read more
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KBOI-TV Boise
Survey: Most economists say Fed will raise rates in 2015 NEW YORK (AP) - The vast majority of business economists expect the Federal R
Survey: Most economists say Fed will raise rates in 2015
KBOI-TV Boise / Posted 7 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) - The vast majority of business economists expect the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates before the end of the year, according to a survey released Monday. Minutes from... Read more
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KIMA Yakima
Survey: Most economists say Fed will raise rates in 2015 NEW YORK (AP) - The vast majority of business economists expect the Federal R
Survey: Most economists say Fed will raise rates in 2015
KIMA Yakima / Posted 7 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) - The vast majority of business economists expect the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates before the end of the year, according to a survey released Monday. Minutes from... Read more
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KVAL Eugene
Survey: Most economists say Fed will raise rates in 2015 NEW YORK (AP) - The vast majority of business economists expect the Federal R
Survey: Most economists say Fed will raise rates in 2015
KVAL Eugene / Posted 7 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) - The vast majority of business economists expect the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates before the end of the year, according to a survey released Monday. Minutes from... Read more
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KOMO Seattle
Survey: Most economists say Fed will raise rates in 2015 NEW YORK (AP) - The vast majority of business economists expect the Federal R
Survey: Most economists say Fed will raise rates in 2015
KOMO Seattle / Posted 7 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) - The vast majority of business economists expect the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates before the end of the year, according to a survey released Monday. Minutes from... Read more
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Bakersfield Now
Survey: Most economists say Fed will raise rates in 2015 NEW YORK (AP) - The vast majority of business economists expect the Federal R
Survey: Most economists say Fed will raise rates in 2015
Bakersfield Now / Posted 7 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) - The vast majority of business economists expect the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates before the end of the year, according to a survey released Monday. Minutes from... Read more
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KEPR Pasco
Survey: Most economists say Fed will raise rates in 2015 NEW YORK (AP) - The vast majority of business economists expect the Federal R
Survey: Most economists say Fed will raise rates in 2015
KEPR Pasco / Posted 7 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) - The vast majority of business economists expect the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates before the end of the year, according to a survey released Monday. Minutes from... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
VA Receives $5.4 million in Community Planning Assistance FundsNews Release from the Office of Governor Terry McAuliffe: RICHMOND – Governor
VA Receives $5.4 million in Community Planning Assistance Funds
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 7 days ago
News Release from the Office of Governor Terry McAuliffe: RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Virginia has been awarded $5.4 million in federal Community Planning Assistance Funds from the Department of Defense Office of... Read more
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