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US productivity rises 7.3% as hours worked are nearly halved

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — U.S. productivity rose at a 7.3% rate in the second quarter as the number of hours worked...

US retail sales regain pre-virus level but slowdown likely

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans increased their retail purchases by 1.2% in July, with solid gains in appliances and clothing helping restore sales...

Home prices climb to record in pandemic as buyers seek space

NEW YORK (AP) — A renter most of his adult life, Clarence Swann became fearful that landlords would use the coronavirus pandemic...

Trade group report: Gambling economy hit hard by coronavirus

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The coronavirus and efforts to fight it have hit U.S. casinos and legal gambling businesses hard, leading to...

American considering cutting flights to many smaller cities

DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines is planning to drop flights to up to 30 smaller U.S. cities if a federal requirement to...

Both sides play the blame game as virus relief talks stall

WASHINGTON (AP) — With talks on emergency coronavirus aid having stalled out, both sides played the blame game Thursday rather than make...

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US jobless claims fall below 1 million but remain high WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of laid-off workers applying...

Raising Cane’s donates more than $5,000 to David Raines Community Health Centers

SHREVEPORT, La. (Aug. 13, 2020) – Raising Cane’s Culture is built on serving its Communities. During these unprecedented times, the popular brand...
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Study group members: Complex Louisiana sales tax system creates challenges for improving collection

By David Jacobs | The Center Square The Louisiana Legislature has created a study group to look at...

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