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Disney buying large part of 21st Century Fox in $52.4B deal

Thu, Dec 14, 2017 at 9:33 am

Disney is buying a large part of the Murdoch family’s 21st Century Fox in a 52.4 billion dollar deal. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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US retail sales jump in November on strong holiday sales

Thu, Dec 14, 2017 at 9:32 am

U.S. consumers went on a shopping spree last month, led by big gains among online retailers, electronics stores and furniture stores. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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Applications for US jobless aid drop by 11,000 to 225,000

Thu, Dec 14, 2017 at 9:31 am

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell by 11,000 last week to 225,000, the lowest in nearly two months and another sign that U.S. workers are enjoying job security. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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Georgia Couple Sentenced In Viral Video Assault

Wed, Dec 13, 2017 at 4:32 pm

A Georgia couple accused of punching a mother and daughter over being served cold chicken have pleaded guilty. Bob Agnew reports.

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US budget deficit totals $138.5 billion in November

Wed, Dec 13, 2017 at 9:35 am

The federal budget deficit stands at $138.5 billion, up slightly from a year ago. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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Greek court backs Russian suspect’s extradition

Wed, Dec 13, 2017 at 9:34 am

Greece’s Supreme Court has ruled in favor of a request to extradite a Russian cybercrime suspect to the United States to stand trial for allegedly laundering billions of dollars using the virtual currency bitcoin. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Gasoline prices lift US consumer inflation 0.4 percent

Wed, Dec 13, 2017 at 9:30 am

Surging gasoline prices pulled U.S. consumer inflation up 0.4 percent in November. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Opioid Crisis Displacing Children In Record Numbers

Tue, Dec 12, 2017 at 4:29 pm

There’s a new problem to report surrounding America’s opioid crisis. Bob Agnew reports.

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UN: Global economy is growing at 3 percent – best since 2011

Tue, Dec 12, 2017 at 9:06 am

An annual economic report and forecast by he United Nations finds that the global economy is growing by about 3 percent – its highest rate since 2011 and a significant acceleration from last year. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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Education Department urged to resume loan cancellations

Tue, Dec 12, 2017 at 9:06 am

A government watchdog is urging the Education Department to resume the process of forgiving student loans for tens of thousands Americans who were defrauded by for-profit colleges. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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US wholesale prices up 0.4 percent in November

Tue, Dec 12, 2017 at 9:04 am

Prices at the wholesale level rose 0.4 percent in November and 3.1 percent over the past year. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Apple Buys Shazam In Deal Reportedly Worth Some $400-Million

Mon, Dec 11, 2017 at 4:29 pm

Iphone users are about to get a better listening experience. Bob Agnew reports.

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US job openings slip in October, but hiring increased

Mon, Dec 11, 2017 at 10:36 am

U.S. employers posted slightly fewer job openings in October than the previous month, but the number of people being hired improved. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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More private university chiefs top $2M as pay keeps climbing

Mon, Dec 11, 2017 at 7:46 am

A new report says presidents of America’s private universities saw their pay increase by 9 percent in 2015, with several of them topping $2 million in total earnings. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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In hospitality industry, sexual misconduct often part of job

Mon, Dec 11, 2017 at 7:45 am

Allegations of sexual misconduct against famous figures and politicians are getting all the headlines. However, as Correspondent Jeremy House reports, women are routinely subjected to the same kind of abuse in restaurants, nightclubs and hotels across the country,

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It’s music to the ears of fine arts lovers in central Ohio!

Sun, Dec 10, 2017 at 11:51 am

It’s music to the ears of fine arts lovers in central Ohio!

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Oil companies last week had the chance to bid on 900 tracts within Alaska’s National Petroleum Reserve but offered bids on just seven.

Sun, Dec 10, 2017 at 11:50 am

Oil companies last week had the chance to bid on 900 tracts within Alaska’s National Petroleum Reserve but offered bids on just seven.

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Ecuador has agreed to pay $337 million to ConocoPhillips-subsidiary Burlington Resources five years after a ruling that the South American nation illegally expropriated valuable oil assets.

Sun, Dec 10, 2017 at 11:49 am

Ecuador has agreed to pay $337 million to ConocoPhillips-subsidiary Burlington Resources five years after a ruling that the South American nation illegally expropriated valuable oil assets.

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Subaru, Hyundai top insurance industry’s safety awards

Fri, Dec 8, 2017 at 7:42 am

Subaru and Hyundai have the most vehicles named top safety picks by the insurance industry. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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Mortgage Rates See weekly Rise Amid Growing Economic factors

Thu, Dec 7, 2017 at 3:21 pm

U.S. mortgage rates rose this week. Bob Agnew reports.

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Mnuchin announces steps to avoid broaching debt limit

Thu, Dec 7, 2017 at 7:44 am

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin (mih-NOO’-shin) is alerting Congress that he will start taking emergency measures to keep the government from going above the debt limit when it goes back into effect on Friday. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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In the age of Amazon, Walmart is changing its legal name

Thu, Dec 7, 2017 at 7:43 am

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is changing its legal name effective February first of next year, as it shifts away from physical stores in the age of Amazon’s increasing dominance. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Home Bakers Sue Over New Jersey Ban On Homemade Sales

Wed, Dec 6, 2017 at 4:24 pm

A group of bakers is challenging a one-of-a-kind New Jersey rule that bans the sale of homemade baked goods. Bob Agnew reports.

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Tribes Challenge Trump Plan To Shrink Utah Monument

Tue, Dec 5, 2017 at 4:23 pm

Native American leaders are suing to block President Donald Trump’s decision to cut southern Utah’s Bears Ears National Monument by about 85 percent. Bob Agnew reports.

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