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Measure of US economy's health up 0.7 percent

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A gauge of the U.S. economy's future health posted a solid gain in August, signaling stronger growth in coming months. The Conference Board said Thursday that its index of leading indicators increased 0.7 percent in August from July. That followed a 0.5 percent gain in July from June. The index is designed to signal economic conditions over the next three to six months....