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Seattle CEO says he will cut his pay to give every employee a minimum wage of $70,000

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 11:12am
For some companies, Seattle's new $15 minimum wage law isn't doing enough to help workers.
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Low-lying dams drown hundreds of unsuspecting victims, fuel debate over whether to remove them

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 11:11am
They now serve little purpose, but submerged dams that stretch across rivers throughout the country are killing swimmers, boaters and others swept into the churning water they create.
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Grain higher on the CBOT, beef higher and pork lower on the CME

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 10:49am
Grain futures were higher Wednesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.
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Consumers increasingly buy organic products despite some supply shortages in industry

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 10:47am
Consumer interest in the organic label continues to grow.
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Ex New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez Found Guilty Of Murder

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 10:44am
Aaron Hernandez, a former New England Patriots tight end, was found guilty of first-degree murder on Wednesday.
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Oil Extends Gains As EIA Reports Smaller-than-expected Inventories

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 10:39am
Oil prices gained more ground after the U.S. Energy Information Administration on Wednesday reported a smaller-than-expected climb in weekly crude supplies.
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China Is The 'poster Child' Of Global Financial Risk: Expert

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 10:26am
China is the most vulnerable country in terms of the level of debt in its financial sector, said Viral Acharya, an economics professor at New York University, on Wednesday.
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APNewsBreak: Audit finds spending waste, mishandling of veterans claims; seeks broad changes

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 10:18am
A new government audit says misguided policies, unreasonable workloads and poor leadership at the Veterans Affairs Department are to blame for mismanagement of disability and pension claims in Philadelphia.
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Ex-NFL Star Aaron Hernandez Found Guilty of 2013 Murder

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 10:15am
Former National Football League star Aaron Hernandez murdered an acquaintance in an industrial park near his Massachusetts home, a jury determined on Wednesday, at the end of the first of two murder trials the former player faces this year.
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Homebuilder Confidence Increases In April: NAHB

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 10:09am
A gauge of confidence among homebuilders rose in April, according to the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo housing-market index released Wednesday.
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Stock market makes gains in early trading; earnings gains lift Delta, Intel and CSX

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 10:05am
Better earnings and rising oil prices are pushing U.S. stocks higher in early trading.
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US homebuilder confidence, outlook surge in April on expectations of robust sales this spring

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 10:00am
U.S. homebuilders are feeling more optimistic about their prospects for a strong spring home-selling season.
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Homebuilder Sentiment Ticks Higher in April

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 9:48am
Homebuilder sentiment reversed a three-month slide in April and rose to its best monthly showing of 2015, the NAHB said on Wednesday.
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Bank of America Taps Terry Laughlin to Lead Stress-Test Resubmission

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 9:45am
Bank of America Corp. said Wednesday that Terry Laughlin, a longtime lieutenant of Chairman and CEO Brian Moynihan, would lead the resubmission of the bank's "stress test" with the Federal Reserve.
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Recovering oil prices sends energy stocks higher again; Earnings gains lift Intel and CSX

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 9:42am
Higher oil prices and earnings gains are sending U.S. stock prices higher in early trading.
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Fast-Food Workers Mark Tax Day with Wage Protests

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 9:41am
Fast-food workers rallied on Wednesday for higher pay, using the April 15 tax deadline to publicize their claims that they cannot survive on the hourly wages paid by many U.S. corporations.
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U.S. Stocks Open Higher After Deluge Of Earnings

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 9:34am
U.S. stocks opened higher on Wednesday, boosted by a raft of earnings from companies such as Delta Inc. and Intel Corp.
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CSX says railroad won't deliver double-digit profit growth this year because coal demand weak

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 9:22am
CSX now says that the railroad won't deliver the double-digit profit growth it promised this year because coal demand remains weak.
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Factory output rises for first time since November; overall industrial production down 0.6 pct

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 9:21am
Output at U.S. factories rose last month for the first time since November, pushed up by increased auto production.
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Industrial Production Slumps 0.6% In March

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 9:15am
Industrial production fell a seasonally adjusted 0.6% in March, the Federal Reserve said Wednesday.
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