Obama to open middle-class jobs, opportunity tour Aiming to show he's still focused on creating jobs, President Barack Obama is beginning a series of quick trips around the country to resurrect ideas from his State of the Union address that became overshadowed by the intense debates over gun control, immigration and automatic spending cuts. More
Retailers report modest gains for April Americans spent briskly during the early spring months in the latest sign that they’re encouraged by the economic recovery. Falling gas prices, a rallying stock market and gains in the job market all fueled Americans’ shopping habits even as cold weather tempered their desire to buy spring fashions. More
US home building is surging, but job growth isn't The resurgent U.S. housing market has sent builders calling again for Richard Vap, who owns a drywall installation company. Vap would love to help - if he could hire enough qualified people. "There is a shortage of manpower," says Vap, owner of South Valley Drywall in Littleton, Colo. More
US casino revenue up nearly 5 percent in 2012 Things are looking up for most of the nation’s commercial casinos, as gambling revenue increased by nearly 5 percent last year and jobs held roughly steady. According to the annual survey of casinos by the American Gaming Association, America’s nontribal casinos took in $37.3 billion from gamblers last year, an increase of 4.8 percent over 2011. More
Gas prices hit 4-year low [The News Herald, Panama City, Fla. :: ] - BusinessWeek It's just get in the car and go." Local gas prices --Lowest gas prices in Bay County for 1 gallon regular unleaded: --BP, 6217 Cherry St... 10/30/2014 - 4:53 am | View Link
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Energy Bills: UK Gas Prices Hit Record Low The company behind Superdry is the latest clothing retailer to warn of a hit to profits from the unusually warm autumn. Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has set aside a further £780m to cover the costs of conduct issues, including the PPI mis-selling scandal. 10/30/2014 - 9:21 pm | View Link
Gas Prices Hit Four-Year Low When gas prices dropped below $3 this week, the lowest in four years in Southern California, lines formed around the block for gas at an Arco in Downey with motorists eager to save a few bucks. The Arco station seems to have spurred a trend, with twice as ... 10/30/2014 - 6:16 pm | View Link
Gas Prices Are About to Hit a Key Symbolic Mark Drivers, get pumped. The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) says the average national gas price could fall below $3 a gallon in the coming weeks, a symbolic level that could help boost consumer sentiment and spending ahead of the holiday season. 10/30/2014 - 10:46 am | View Link
Gold, Silver, Copper, Crude Oil Down, Nat Gas Up Gold prices ended pit trade lower and hit a 3-wk low Thursday. Precious metals have been hit hard by a stronger USD, and a hawkish Federal Reserve. Silver prices fell to a 4-yr low Thursday. Spot Gold was last quoted down 12.40 at 1,199.40. After a weak ... 10/30/2014 - 9:47 am | View Link
Pump for joy: Gas prices hit 4-year low PANAMA CITY — Motorists across the U.S. are enjoying the cheapest gas they’ve seen since 2010, with most of Bay County pumps flashing prices below $3 a gallon. In Panama City on Wednesday, five stations clocked in at $2.85 per gallon for regular gas ... 10/29/2014 - 4:48 pm | View Link
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Sometimes the urge to eat good General Tso's chicken is too strong.
In this installment of embarrassing Halloween stories, 20-year-old Lehigh Universtity student Terez Sharek Owens was arrested on Sunday after breaking into his friend's home and stealing Chinese food from the fridge while wearing a yellow Teletubby costume. Owens was charged with disorderly conduct and criminal mischief
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Video: YouTube, TeletubbiesAccording to The Morning Call, police received several phone calls from residents just before 2 a.m.
Above: Tencent booth at ChinaJoy Expo 2014Image Credit: Dean TakahashiTencent’s annual business partner conference has been rebranded as its “Global Partner Conference”. The two-day meeting started yesterday, with some interesting foreign faces in attendance. What’s even more interesting, chipmakers Intel and Broadcom showed up as partners of Tencent, a business long known as a software company.
A lawsuit says Kimberly-Clark Corp. falsely claimed its surgical gowns met the highest standards for protecting against Ebola and other infectious diseases.
Lead attorney Michael Avenatti says the Texas hospital where two nurses contracted Ebola used to stock the gowns but it's not clear if the nurses had used them.
The $500 million fraud suit was filed Wednesday in federal court in Los Angeles on behalf of a surgeon who wore the gowns.
The lawsuit says Kimberly-Clark knew for a year that the gowns failed industry tests and allowed the transfer of bodily fluids, bacteria and viruses, but the company still promoted them as having the highest level of impermeability.
The maker of Kleenex and other consumer products says it doesn't comment on lawsuits but stands behind its products' safety.
By Adam Wilmoth, Energy EditorAs children — and some of us who are somewhat older — dress in costume and scour the neighborhood for candy, another scary monster likely lurks at your home, drinking your electricity.
Energy vampires drain about $100 per year from the average American household, according to the U.