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Alaska Set To Honor Black Soldiers Who Worked On Alaska Highway

Tue, Jun 27, 2017 at 11:51 am

Alaska is taking steps to honor nearly 4,000 segregated black soldiers who helped to build a highway across Alaska and Canada during World War II. Bob Agnew reports.

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U.S. consumers became more confident in June.

Tue, Jun 27, 2017 at 10:37 am

U.S. consumers became more confident in June. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Robust US home price gains cool slightly in April

Tue, Jun 27, 2017 at 9:46 am

U.S. home prices rose at a healthy clip in April, though the increase slowed a bit from the previous two months. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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Weed killer ingredient going on California list as cancerous

Tue, Jun 27, 2017 at 8:44 am

Regulators in California have taken a pivotal step toward becoming the first state to require the popular weed killer Roundup to come with a label warning that it’s known to cause cancer. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Conservative Koch Bros See Tight Timeline For Major Bills

Mon, Jun 26, 2017 at 12:01 pm

The Koch brothers and their lieutenants are warning of a rapidly shrinking window to push their agenda through Congress. Bob Agnew reports.

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Demand for long-lasting U.S. factory goods fell by the most in 18 months

Mon, Jun 26, 2017 at 11:57 am

Demand for long-lasting U.S. factory goods fell by the most in 18 months, and a key category that tracks business investment also slipped, evidence that manufacturing output is barely growing. Correspondent Ken Lormand reports.

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Americans are expected to put down the TV remote and hit the road in record numbers for the July 4th weekend.

Sun, Jun 25, 2017 at 11:47 am

Americans are expected to put down the TV remote and hit the road in record numbers for the July 4th weekend.

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So where does Justice Neil Gorsuch fit on the U-S Supreme Court? Well, watch the company he keeps:

Sun, Jun 25, 2017 at 11:47 am

So where does Justice Neil Gorsuch fit on the U-S Supreme Court? Well, watch the company he keeps:

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Legal Pot States See Rise In Auto Crashes, Study Says

Fri, Jun 23, 2017 at 11:23 am

A recent insurance study links increased car crash claims to legalized recreational marijuana. Bob Agnew reports.

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New homes sales rebounded 2.9 percent in May

Fri, Jun 23, 2017 at 10:23 am

Sales of new homes rebounded in May, helped by strong sales gains in the South and West. Correspondent Jeremy House has details.

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Fed: Biggest US banks strong enough to withstand recession

Fri, Jun 23, 2017 at 9:26 am

The Federal Reserve says all of the 34 largest U.S. banks are fortified enough to withstand a severe U.S. and global recession and continue lending. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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EPA sets rules to regulate toxic chemicals under 2016 law

Fri, Jun 23, 2017 at 9:26 am

The Environmental Protection Agency has issued new rules and other documents outlining how it will regulate toxic chemicals under a landmark law passed by Congress last year. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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Mortgage Rates See Weekly Decline Despite Fed Hike

Thu, Jun 22, 2017 at 12:01 pm

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates dropped slightly this week. Bob Agnew reports.

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Qatar Airways seeks 10 percent stake in American Airlines

Thu, Jun 22, 2017 at 10:29 am

Qatar Airways is attempting to buy a ten-percent stake in American Airlines, triggering U.S. antitrust oversight over deals of such size. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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US, EU urge China to limit food import control

Thu, Jun 22, 2017 at 8:49 am

Food exporters including the United States and Europe are stepping up pressure on China to scale back plans for intensive inspections of imports that they say will hamper access to its fast-growing market. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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Applications for US jobless aid tick up to still-low 241,000

Thu, Jun 22, 2017 at 8:47 am

Slightly more people sought US unemployment benefits last week, but the number of applications remained at a historically low level that suggests the job market is healthy. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Home sales rose in May but buyers face sharply rising prices

Wed, Jun 21, 2017 at 10:44 am

Americans bought homes at a quicker pace in May, but the housing market may soon face turmoil because of a shortage of properties for sale and surging prices. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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Uber CEO Kalanick resigns under investor pressure

Wed, Jun 21, 2017 at 8:00 am

Uber CEO and co-founder Travis Kalanick has resigned. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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FedEx tops Wall Street’s fourth quarter forecasts

Wed, Jun 21, 2017 at 7:59 am

FedEx has reported fiscal fourth-quarter net income of 1.02-billion dollars, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Rates rise at US Treasury auction to highest since fall 2008

Tue, Jun 20, 2017 at 9:39 am

Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills have risen to their highest levels since October 2008. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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Starbucks to hire 2,500 refugees in its European stores by 2022

Tue, Jun 20, 2017 at 9:39 am

Starbucks has announced plans to hire 2,500 refugees in its European stores by 2022, as part of a global program announced in January. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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Experts: Takata bankruptcy means air bag victims get less

Tue, Jun 20, 2017 at 9:36 am

Legal experts say a bankruptcy filing by Japanese air bag maker Takata will leave little money for dozens of people who sued the company over deaths and injuries caused by exploding air bag inflators. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Can Amazon persuade enough people to buy fresh food online?

Mon, Jun 19, 2017 at 9:16 am

Can Amazon, the company that persuaded people to buy ever more items online, win enough of them over to having their fresh groceries arrive in an Amazon box? Correspondent Jeremy House details

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Ballot language approved for age limits on smartphone sales

Mon, Jun 19, 2017 at 9:16 am

Colorado officials have cleared the language of a proposed ballot measure that would establish the nation’s first legal limits on buying smartphones for children. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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