Budgets & Deficits

  • Pascagoula, Miss., to seek $15 million infrastructure loan

    | 08/19/14 09:41 AM

    PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) — Pascagoula leaders have decided to go to the Mississippi Development Bank for $15 million in bonds for infrastructure work around the city. The Mississippi Press reports...
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  • $150M convention center proposed for Williston

    | 08/19/14 08:07 AM

    WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — A Chicago-based real estate developer wants to build a $150 million convention center complex in Williston using public money. The proposal by The Prime Group is to spend...
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  • Rail service extension reaches DFW Airport

    Rail service extension reaches DFW Airport

    | 08/18/14 11:02 PM

    GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) — Light rail service at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport began Monday with the first train officially arriving to link travelers to downtown Dallas. Dallas Area Rapid...
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Economy

  • Asia stocks make slight gains, await Yellen speech

    Asia stocks make slight gains, await Yellen speech

    | 08/20/14 12:01 AM

    TOKYO (AP) — Asian stock markets got a slight boost Wednesday from positive U.S. economic figures that reinforced expectations of eventual Fed rate hikes and a stronger dollar. KEEPING SCORE:...
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  • US stocks move higher; Home Depot rises

    US stocks move higher; Home Depot rises

    | 08/19/14 04:10 PM

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are closing higher after investors got some encouraging news about home building and corporate earnings. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 80 points, or 0.5...
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  • US home construction jumps 15.7 percent in July

    US home construction jumps 15.7 percent in July

    | 08/19/14 01:09 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home construction rebounded in July, rising to an eight-month high and offering hope that housing has regained momentum after two months of declines. Construction increased...
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