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Orders to US factories up 1.3 percent in December

Fri, Feb 3, 2017 at 10:21 am

Orders to U.S. factories rose a moderate amount in December. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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US employers added healthy 227,000 jobs, rate up to 4.8 percent

Fri, Feb 3, 2017 at 8:43 am

U.S. employers ramped up hiring last month and more Americans began looking for work. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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South Korea’s Samsung mulls building US appliance factory

Fri, Feb 3, 2017 at 7:57 am

South Korea’s Samsung Electronics says it’s considering building a factory to make household appliances in the United States. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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No Rise In Mortgage Rates In Weekly Report

Thu, Feb 2, 2017 at 12:19 pm

Long-term US mortgage rates barely budged this week, after marking their first increase of the year last week. Bob Agnew reports.

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Productivity slows to 1.2 percent rate in Q4

Thu, Feb 2, 2017 at 9:45 am

The productivity of American workers rose in the October-December period, while growth in labor costs increased. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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US unemployment claims slide by 14,000 to 246,000

Thu, Feb 2, 2017 at 9:44 am

Fewer Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, another sign that U.S. workers are enjoying job security. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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Data: Self-driving cars needing less human help than in past

Thu, Feb 2, 2017 at 7:34 am

Self-drivingcar prototypes appear to be getting better at negotiating California streets and highways without a human backup needing to intervene. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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Construtcion Spending Sees Decline In December

Wed, Feb 1, 2017 at 11:45 am

U.S. builders trimmed spending slightly in December as a gain in private projects was offset by a big drop in spending on government projects. Bob Agnew reports.

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Amazon picks Kentucky airport as site of air cargo hub

Wed, Feb 1, 2017 at 8:30 am

Online retail giant Amazon says it will build an air cargo hub expected to employ more than two-thousand people at a northern Kentucky airport south of Cincinnati. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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India IT stocks slip amid worries about stricter H-1B visas

Wed, Feb 1, 2017 at 8:29 am

Shares of top Indian IT companies sank in response to news of proposed U.S. legislation that could make it harder for companies to replace American workers with those from countries like India. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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Army Corps told to approve Dakota pipeline easement

Wed, Feb 1, 2017 at 8:28 am

The Army Corps of Engineers has been ordered to allow construction of the Dakota Access pipeline to proceed under a disputed Missouri River crossing. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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Deleware Defends Use of ‘The Loaf’ Food Punishment For Inmates

Tue, Jan 31, 2017 at 12:00 pm

While other states are gradually moving away from special diets for unruly prisoners, Delaware officials are sticking with their use of what is commonly known as “the loaf.” Bob Agnew reports.

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US consumer confidence slips in January from 15-year high

Tue, Jan 31, 2017 at 10:28 am

U.S. consumer confidence slipped this month after surging to a 15-year high in December. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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US home prices rise 5.3 percent amid solid demand, tight supply

Tue, Jan 31, 2017 at 9:32 am

U.S. home prices marched steadily higher in November, pushed up by healthy demand for homes and a shrinking supply of available properties. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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Deutsche Bank to pay $425-million to settle New York probe

Tue, Jan 31, 2017 at 8:22 am

Deutsche Bank will pay $425 million to settle an investigation by a New York state regulator into a $10 billion money laundering scheme. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Starbucks Team’s With Amazon’s Alexa In Effort To Expand Mobile Sales

Mon, Jan 30, 2017 at 11:20 am

Amazon’s Alexa is now able to order up a latte. Bob Agnew reports.

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Consumers boosted spending in December at the fastest pace in three months

Mon, Jan 30, 2017 at 10:40 am

Consumers boosted spending in December at the fastest pace in three months, giving the economy some momentum going into 2017. Correspondent Ken Lormand.

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The state of Illinois remains locked in an historic budget impasse that’s sending deficit projections through the roof:

Sun, Jan 29, 2017 at 10:51 am

The state of Illinois remains locked in an historic budget impasse that’s sending deficit projections through the roof:

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President Donald Trump has picked a critic of the Obama-era “net neutrality” rules to be chief regulator of the nation’s airwaves and internet connections.

Sun, Jan 29, 2017 at 10:50 am

President Donald Trump has picked a critic of the Obama-era “net neutrality” rules to be chief regulator of the nation’s airwaves and internet connections.

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Trump Gives No Ground In Mexican Standoff

Fri, Jan 27, 2017 at 10:11 am

President Donald Trump is holding fast to his belief that the U-S needs to readjust it’s trade and border security policies with Mexico. Bob Agnew reports.

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Ohio Judge Dlays Executions Over Lethal Drug Problems

Thu, Jan 26, 2017 at 11:57 am

A federal judge has declared Ohio’s new lethal injection process unconstitutional and delayed three upcoming executions. Bob Agnew reports.

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Appeals court denies full hearing in data surveillance

Wed, Jan 25, 2017 at 7:45 am

A federal appeals court says it won’t rehear a panel’s decision letting companies like Microsoft refuse to turn over to the government customer emails stored overseas. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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S&P: Downturn in energy production hits budgets in six states

Wed, Jan 25, 2017 at 7:44 am

A newly released financial analysis says that six of the country’s major energy-producing states have slipped into recession. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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Hiring picked up in just three states last month, fell in five

Wed, Jan 25, 2017 at 7:43 am

Employers significantly increased hiring in just three U.S. states last month, while five states reported large cuts. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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