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An NAACP chapter is asking a Virginia city to move a slave auction block from its downtown.

Sun, Sep 24, 2017 at 10:42 am

An NAACP chapter is asking a Virginia city to move a slave auction block from its downtown.

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A nursing home management firm in Indiana has sued several former executives who are already criminally charged with embezzling more than $16 million from the company.

Sun, Sep 24, 2017 at 10:42 am

A nursing home management firm in Indiana has sued several former executives who are already criminally charged with embezzling more than $16 million from the company.

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The Valero Energy petroleum company says it is giving up plans to acquire the last independently owned petroleum terminal in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Sun, Sep 24, 2017 at 10:41 am

The Valero Energy petroleum company says it is giving up plans to acquire the last independently owned petroleum terminal in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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Lawyers For Daughter Sue Patriots, NFL Over Hernandez Death

Fri, Sep 22, 2017 at 11:24 am

Lawyers for Aaron Hernandez’s daughter are suing the NFL and the New England Patriots over his death. Bob Agnew reports.

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Appeals court sidesteps decision on US fracking regulations

Fri, Sep 22, 2017 at 9:27 am

A federal appeals court has sidestepped a decision on whether oil and gas regulations enacted by the Obama administration are legal, noting that the current administration plans to rescind them. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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Off to Mexico? Prepare to wait at busiest US border crossing

Fri, Sep 22, 2017 at 9:26 am

The busiest border crossing in the United States will close this weekend to the more than 40,000 cars that pass through it daily to Mexico. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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EU, US seal insurance sector deal – after 20 years of talks

Fri, Sep 22, 2017 at 9:24 am

The European Union and the United States are signing a major agreement on insurance and reinsurance, capping off 20 years of discussions and a year of negotiations. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Mortgage Rates See Uptick In Latest Report

Thu, Sep 21, 2017 at 11:43 am

Long-term mortgage rates rose this week, lifting the 30-year fixed mortgage from the lowest levels of 2017. Bob Agnew reports.

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Claims for US jobless aid fall as hurricane impact recedes

Thu, Sep 21, 2017 at 9:30 am

The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits dropped by 23,000 last week to 259,000 as the economic impact of Hurricane Harvey began to fade. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Standard & Poor’s cuts China credit rating, citing debt

Thu, Sep 21, 2017 at 7:54 am

The Standard & Poor’s rating agency has cut China’s credit rating, citing the country’s rising debt load. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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Google bites off big piece of HTC in $1.1-billion bet on devices

Thu, Sep 21, 2017 at 7:52 am

Google is biting off a big piece of device manufacturer HTC for $1.1 billion to expand its efforts to build phones, speakers and other gadgets equipped with its arsenal of digital services. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Walmart Announces Minimal Hiring Plans For Holidays

Wed, Sep 20, 2017 at 11:50 am

Walmart won’t be doing large-scale holiday hiring at its stores this year. Bob Agnew reports.

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US home sales off 1.7 pct., hurt by low supply

Wed, Sep 20, 2017 at 10:22 am

U.S. home sales fell 1.7 percent in August, pulled down in part by a worsening shortage of available properties.
Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Survey finds UK small business confidence on the wane

Wed, Sep 20, 2017 at 8:38 am

A lobby group for small businesses in Britain is warning that rising prices and a stuttering domestic economy are driving confidence down and prompting an increase in the number of entrepreneurs considering selling their firms. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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States expand investigation of opioid makers, distributors

Wed, Sep 20, 2017 at 8:37 am

Attorneys general from most states are broadening their investigation into the opioid industry as a nationwide overdose crisis continues to claim thousands of lives. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Haitians Finding A New Home In Northwest Mexico

Tue, Sep 19, 2017 at 11:29 am

Thousands of Haitians have settled in Mexico’s northwest corner after a change last year in U.S. immigration laws. Bob Agnew reports.

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US current account deficit hits $123.1 billion

Tue, Sep 19, 2017 at 9:09 am

The deficit in the broadest measure of U.S. trade rose to the highest level in more than eight years this spring, reflecting in part a drop in fines and penalties paid by foreign companies. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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US housing starts fall 0.8 percent, a 2nd straight monthly drop

Tue, Sep 19, 2017 at 9:08 am

Homebuilders slowed their pace of construction by 0.8 percent in August, the second straight monthly decline. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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EU Chamber warns China: Open economy faster or risk backlash

Tue, Sep 19, 2017 at 9:07 am

A foreign business group has appealed to China to move faster in carrying out promises to open its state-dominated economy and warned that inaction might fuel a backlash against free trade. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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Parasites Disrupting Salmon Farms Worldwide

Mon, Sep 18, 2017 at 11:45 am

Salmon have a problem, and the race to solve it is spanning the globe. Bob Agnew reports.

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Ford and Mahindra Group looking to team up

Mon, Sep 18, 2017 at 9:34 am

Ford and India’s Mahindra Group will cooperate in a new agreement to advance electric and connected vehicle technology, among other things. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Northrop Grumman buying Orbital ATK for $7.8 billion

Mon, Sep 18, 2017 at 9:10 am

Northrop Grumman is buying Orbital ATK for about $7.8 billion as activity in defense sector heats up amid rising global tensions. Correspondent Jeremy House has details.

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UK statistics body chides Boris Johnson over European Union cost claim

Mon, Sep 18, 2017 at 9:09 am

Britain’s statistics regulator has accused Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson of misleadingly claiming that leaving the European Union will give Britain an extra 475-million dollars a week to spend on health care. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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Atlanta has tested a self-driving car on one of its busiest thoroughfares:

Sun, Sep 17, 2017 at 1:22 pm

It wasn’t a very long journey, but it was noteworthy nonetheless. Correspondent Rich Thomason says the city of Atlanta has tested a self-driving car on one of its busiest thoroughfares:

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