Archive for September, 2013

Labor: No plans to issue jobs data during shutdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Labor Department has no plans to release the closely watched U.S. monthly jobs report as scheduled Friday in case of a partial government shutdown that lasts through the week. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Senate rejects House conditions on spending bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-led Senate has rejected conditions that House Republicans attached to a temporary spending bill. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Shutdown looming, Senate rejects conditions imposed by House GOP on temporary spending bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Shutdown looming, Senate rejects conditions imposed by House GOP on temporary spending bill. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Grain mostly lower, livestock mostly lowerr

CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were mixed Monday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

St. Louis eyes rival Chicago over ADM decision

ST. LOUIS (AP) — At opposite ends of Illinois, St. Louis and Chicago have famously parried for more than a century: St. Louis snatched the 1904 Olympics even after Chicago had been named the host city, and the disdain between St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs fans fuels one of baseball’s biggest rivalries. Continue Reading […]

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Allegiant Air fleet of MD-80s back in service

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Allegiant Air says its fleet of MD-80 aircraft is back in service after an overhaul of emergency exit slides. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Stocks end lower as US nears shutdown

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are closing lower as Wall Street braces for a government shutdown. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Obama: Shutdown will 'throw wrench' into economy

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is ramping up pressure on Republicans to avoid a post-midnight government shutdown. He says a shutdown would hurt the economy and hundreds of thousands of government workers. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Health care dispute sends gov't to brink of shutdown

Hours before a threatened government shutdown, the Senate has the next move Monday on must-do budget legislation that has fueled a bitter congressional dispute over President Barack Obama’s signature health care law. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites