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Civil disobedience expected in fast-food pay fight

McDonald's, Wendy's and other fast-food restaurants are expected to be targeted with acts of civil disobedience that could lead to arrests Thursday as labor organizers escalate their campaign to... Read more »

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Obama: 'Revving' economy calls for higher wages

President Barack Obama renewed his push for Congress to raise the minimum wage Monday in a buoyant accounting of the economy's "revving" performance, delivered on behalf of Democrats opening their... Read more »

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David Muir takes over ABC's 'World News' from Diane Sawyer

Among the stories David Muir will introduce during his first week as ABC's "World News" anchor is one he reported about a generation of Syrian refugees missing out on an education. Read more »

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Obama promoting economic gains as elections near

Boosted by recent economic gains, President Barack Obama is sounding more bullish about the nation's recovery from the Great Recession and the White House is encouraging Democrats to show similar... Read more »

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VP Joe Biden says workers deserve 'fair share'

U.S. workers deserve a "fair share" of any improvement in corporate profits, Vice President Joe Biden told hundreds of Detroit-area union members on Monday during his first of several Labor Day... Read more »

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Atlantic City's Revel starts closing after 2 years

The most spectacular and costly failure in Atlantic City's 36-year history of casino gambling began to play out Monday when the $2.4 billion Revel Casino Hotel emptied its hotel. Read more »

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Austerity debate flares as Europe recovery fades

Europe's recovery is in danger. Governments are under pressure to save it, but struggling with political obstacles and disagreement among themselves over what to do. Read more »

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Alibaba IPO comes with unusual structure

Foreigners who want to buy Alibaba Group shares in the Chinese e-commerce giant's U.S. public offering will need to get comfortable with an unusual business structure. Read more »

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India's Modi visit draws pledges of support from Japan

Japan and India agreed Monday to step up their economic and security cooperation as visiting Prime Minister Narendra Modi won pledges of support for his effort to revitalize the lagging Indian... Read more »

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About Utah: A Salt Lake hit for 152 years ... and counting

Daynes Music started in business the day John and Joseph Daynes rolled their handcart into the Salt Lake Valley in 1862. They've been at it ever since -- the state's oldest family-owned business. Read more »

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No timeline announced yet for Cottonwood Mall project

With the recent announcement of two major retail and entertainment projects committing to the long-anticipated Cottonwood Mall redevelopment, the next step is for a formal proclamation from the... Read more »

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Modest, gradual minimum wage hike set to launch in Michigan

An increase in Michigan's minimum wage is set to launch, and with it comes a test of whether the gradual rise will help workers, harm businesses or neither. Read more »

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Agriculture equipment sales decline in 2014

Agricultural equipment manufacturers and farmers say machinery sales have fallen recently because of lower commodity prices and changes to a federal tax break. Read more »

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Detroit raced toward this week's bankruptcy trial

The trial to determine whether bankrupt Detroit's restructuring plan will be approved is set to begin just over a year after the city sought court protection in July 2013. Read more »

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Dubai Mall developer Emaar to list on stock market

Emaar Properties, the developer behind one of the world's largest shopping malls and the world's tallest tower, said Sunday it will launch an initial public offering for part of its retail business... Read more »

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Unions: FairPoint not playing fair in labor talks

FairPoint Communications workers in northern New England say they knew concessions were in the offing going into labor negotiations with two unions. But they say the telecommunications company... Read more »

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EU to slap new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

The European Union on Saturday was poised to impose new sanctions against Russia as Ukraine's president warned the conflict with Moscow threatens peace and stability for Europe as a whole. Read more »

Aug. 30, 2014

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South American food chains use Florida as US gate

Latin American restaurant chains are opening locations in Florida in hopes of expanding throughout the United States. Read more »

Aug. 30, 2014

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Atlantic City losing 2 casinos, 5K jobs in 3 days

A time few could imagine during the not-too-distant glory days of casino gambling has arrived in Atlantic City, where two casinos will close this weekend and a third will shut down in two weeks. Read more »

Aug. 30, 2014

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Solid apple crop expected in Northern New England

Northern New England apple growers are expecting a decent crop but not as good as last year's bumper yield. Read more »

Aug. 30, 2014

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Applications for US unemployment aid slip to 298K

The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits slipped 1,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 298,000, a low level that signals employers are cutting few jobs and hiring is likely to... Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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10 things to know about corporate inversions

Burger King plans to become is the latest U.S. company to shift its legal address out of the country by merging with a foreign company. Burger King has announced plans to buy Tim Hortons, the... Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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Summit County sees credit card breach after fair, rodeo and demolition derby

Hundreds of bank accounts in Summit County are at risk after a third-party vendor of county fair tickets was compromised. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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10 jobs you can get right now

National Edition

America's middle class is suffering. It might be because many are unemployed. Here are 10 jobs with a bunch of openings. And it won't take a lot of effort to get them. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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Is it possible to be both happy and sad at the same time?

National Edition

Americans are the happiest they've been in terms of consumer confidence since the Great Recession. But they're still upset. Here's what's making them happy in other ways. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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