Is $3.1 billion enough?

Scott’s deal with Seminoles under review BY DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Far from a sure bet, Gov. Rick Scott’s $3.1 billion gambling...

Push continues to hire more veterans

High jobless numbers have dropped due to hiring promises by corporations BY ALAN ZAREMBO LOS ANGELES TIMES (TNS) Wal-Mart says it met its goal of hiring 100,000...

Some easy ways to cut your taxes now

BY GAIL MARKSJARVIS CHICAGO TRIBUNE (TNS) Right now you’re probably thinking more about Santa Claus than Uncle Sam. But a little attention to Uncle Sam between now...

Trucking industry facing severe driver shortages

A jump in pay isn’t attracting enough long-haul workers to a job with long hours and extended time away from home. BY RICK ROMELL MILWAUKEE  JOURNAL...

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New rocket factory plans 330 jobs in Florida

Amazon.com founder bringing $200 million company to Space Coast BY SCOTT POWERS ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION — Amazon.com billionaire Jeff Bezos announced Tuesday that...

How to avoid fees that bring billions in revenue to big banks

BY DAVID LAZARUS LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS To hear big banks tell it, this is a great time to be a bank customer. Most Americans — 61 percent...

Biloxi comes back strong after HURRICANE

Mississippi city’s casinos, resorts and other tourist attractions bustling again BY ELEANOR HENDRICKS MCDANIEL SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER Ten years ago, A.J. Holloway, the mayor of...

Random thoughts of a free Black mind, v. 264

Happy belated to me! I turned 59 on Aug. 6. Unlike everybody else in my immediate household, I’ve never celebrated my birthday as if...

A WEEK TO REMEMBER

An even-tempered President Obama tries to keep a historic week in perspective, while foreign policy challenges remain. COMPILED FROM WIRE REPORTS WASHINGTON – Prodded to gloat...

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