Sunday, September 23, 2018

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US employers add 228K jobs; unemployment rate stays 4.1 pct.

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers added a robust 228,000 jobs in November, a sign of the job market's enduring strength in its ninth year...

Congressman seeks pledge med school will stay in Shreveport

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham wants any deal renegotiating management of north Louisiana's safety-net hospitals to include promises LSU will...

Audit: $718K spent in Louisiana on dead Medicaid patients

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Louisiana Department of Health improperly paid $718,000 over four years for Medicaid patients who had died, according to...

UPS trucks, center, packages damaged in Maryland fire

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — An overnight fire at a UPS center in Maryland has sent a yet undetermined number of packages up in smoke...

Office holiday parties get another look as scandals continue

NEW YORK (AP) — With a series of high-profile workplace sex scandals on their minds, employers are making sure their holiday office parties don't...

Beyond Rx? CVS Health-Aetna deal may mean more services

CVS Health wants to do much more than fill your prescription or jab your arm with an annual flu shot. The second-largest U.S. drugstore chain...

Analysis: Criminal justice revamp tricky terrain for Edwards

By MELINDA DESLATTE, Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana's criminal justice overhaul passed with a wide-ranging coalition of bipartisan support, but that hasn't stopped...

Glitch has American looking for pilots for holiday flights

DALLAS (AP) — A scheduling glitch has left American Airlines scrambling to find pilots to operate thousands of flights over the busy Christmas holiday...

Applications for US jobless aid tick down to 238,000

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fewer people sought U.S. unemployment benefits last week, a sign of strength in the job market. The Labor Department says weekly applications...

Prospects brighter for tax overhaul, success not assured

WASHINGTON (AP) — Prospects are suddenly looking brighter for the Republican tax overhaul. But the chances of avoiding a government shutdown? Not so much. Republicans...
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