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  • Ebola kills Liberian doctor, 2 Americans infected

    | 07/27/14 07:39 PM

    MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — One of Liberia's most high-profile doctors has died of Ebola, officials said Sunday, and an American physician was being treated for the deadly virus, highlighting the...
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  • Trial in salmonella outbreak to start in Georgia

    | 07/27/14 01:15 PM

    ATLANTA (AP) — Three people accused of scheming to manufacture and ship salmonella-tainted peanuts that killed nine people, sickened more than 700 and prompted one of the largest food recalls in...
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  • US attorneys turn up heat on health care fraud

    | 07/27/14 12:46 PM

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The top federal prosecutors from South Dakota and North Dakota say they have increased their efforts to fight health care fraud. U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson of South...
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Economy

  • Survey: US gas prices fall 9 cents to $3.58

    | 07/27/14 02:48 PM

    CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — A national survey finds the average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline has plummeted 9 cents a gallon over the past two weeks to $3.58. That's the largest drop this...
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  • Berkshire Hathaway to report earnings on Friday

    | 07/27/14 10:26 AM

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Berkshire Hathaway Inc. will release its second-quarter earnings report Friday afternoon. The Omaha, Nebraska-based conglomerate is led by billionaire Warren Buffett, so many...
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  • Ohio adds 244K jobs under John Kasich; recovery slow

    | 07/26/14 03:44 PM

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ask politician, pundit and voter alike and they will tell you the same thing: The November election is about jobs. Job growth is both a key economic indicator and an easy...
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