Budgets & Deficits

  • McAuliffe orders cuts to Virginia state agencies

    | 08/26/14 05:58 PM

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is ordering state agency heads to come up with across-the-board budget cuts for the next two years in order to cope with a more than $880 million...
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  • More job training planned as 3 casinos to close

    More job training planned as 3 casinos to close

    | 08/26/14 05:46 PM

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City is planning to offer additional job training as three casinos prepare to shut down over the next few weeks, putting thousands of workers on the street....
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  • NY state overtime costs on pace for record high

    | 08/26/14 04:17 PM

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state agencies racked up more than $316 million in overtime in the first six months of 2014, according to the state comptroller's office, continuing a recent trend of...
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Health Care

  • Ebola has 'upper hand' says US health official

    Ebola has 'upper hand' says US health official

    | 08/27/14 12:00 AM

    MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Ebola still has the "upper hand" in the outbreak that has killed more than 1,400 people in West Africa, but experts have the means to stop it, a top American health...
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  • Insurance dispute may cost Nebraska patients

    | 08/26/14 07:03 PM

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Thousands of people who visit doctors or hospitals in Nebraska associated with the Catholic Health Initiatives network may soon have to pay more if they have insurance from Blue...
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  • IG: Shoddy care by VA didn't cause Phoenix deaths

    IG: Shoddy care by VA didn't cause Phoenix deaths

    | 08/26/14 06:12 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Government investigators found no proof that delays in care caused veterans to die at a Phoenix VA hospital, but they found widespread problems that the Veterans Affairs...
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Economy

  • Europe shares ease, Asia higher after S&P record

    Europe shares ease, Asia higher after S&P record

    | 08/27/14 05:15 AM

    TOKYO (AP) — Global shares were mixed Wednesday after the latest record close for the Standard & Poor's 500, with Europe off to a shaky start despite a strong day in Asia. KEEPING SCORE: In...
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  • GM likely to announce SUVs, jobs at Tenn. plant

    | 08/26/14 06:09 PM

    DETROIT (AP) — General Motors and government officials are expected to announce new vehicles and jobs Wednesday at a sprawling factory complex in Spring Hill, Tennessee. An announcement is...
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  • More job training planned as 3 casinos to close

    More job training planned as 3 casinos to close

    | 08/26/14 05:46 PM

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City is planning to offer additional job training as three casinos prepare to shut down over the next few weeks, putting thousands of workers on the street....
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