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FILE - In this July 9, 2020, file photo, a large video display reads "Now hiring for our new hotel coming soon!," at the new Emerald Queen Casino, which is open, and owned by the Puyallup Tribe of Indians, in Tacoma, Wash. The United States added 1.8 million jobs in July, a pullback from the gains of May and June and evidence that the resurgent coronavirus has weakened hiring and the economic rebound. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
Associated Press
August 07, 2020 - 9:28 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. hiring slowed in July as the coronavirus outbreak worsened, and the government’s jobs report offered signs Friday that the economic damage from the pandemic could last far longer than many observers originally envisioned. The United States added 1.8 million jobs in July, a...
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FILE - In this May 11, 2020 file photo, a container ship is docked at Maher Terminals in Elizabeth, N.J. The U.S. trade deficit rose for the third straight month in May. Both exports and imports fell as the coronavirus outbreak continued to take a toll on world commerce. The Commerce Department said Thursday, July 2 that the gap between the United States buys and what it sells abroad rose 9.7% in May to $54.6 billion, highest since December 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
Associated Press
August 05, 2020 - 8:45 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. trade deficit fell in June for the first time since February as exports posted a record increase, rising twice as fast as imports. The Commerce Department said Wednesday that the gap between the value of what the United States buys and what it sells abroad fell 7.5% to $...
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Eldis Sula
August 02, 2020 - 7:30 pm
Jobless workers are wondering when another stimulus package will be approved, and how it will affect their weekly payments. A new map from the Chamber of Commerce shows how different plans would impact unemployment benefits in every states.
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Shawn Digity
July 31, 2020 - 6:13 pm
Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding revealed on Friday that $10 million in tax credits has become available for Pennsylvania farmers with the intent to improve soil and water quality.
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Eldis Sula
July 31, 2020 - 12:38 pm
Coronavirus relief for jobless workers officially expires today — but a new stimulus package is still a ways off. The weekly $600 unemployment benefits passed in March’s CARES Act officially end on Friday.
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Jeff Oravitz
July 31, 2020 - 11:08 am
The funds come through the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration.
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Johnny Lopez
July 31, 2020 - 3:00 am
While lawmakers are currently negotiating a second round of stimulus checks, many Americans have yet to still receive their first payment. The IRS is now being urged to expedite the delivery of the checks to Americans in need.
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FILE - In this July 13, 2020 file photo, a For Rent sign hangs on a closed shop during the coronavirus pandemic in Miami Beach, Fla. Having endured what was surely a record-shattering slump last quarter, the U.S. economy faces a dim outlook as a resurgent coronavirus intensifies doubts about the likelihood of any sustained recovery the rest of the year. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
Associated Press
July 30, 2020 - 10:38 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A grim picture emerged Thursday of a U.S. economy that has endured a record-shattering plunge last quarter and is now struggling to rebound as the coronavirus keeps forcing more layoffs. The economy shrank at a dizzying 32.9% annual rate in the April-June quarter, when the viral...
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Jets are parked on a runway at the Pittsburgh International Airport in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Due to decreased flights as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, planes are being stacked and parked at the airport.
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Jeff Oravitz
July 28, 2020 - 8:17 pm
While working remotely has been a saving grace for many industries and businesses, it also hurts others such as the airline industry.
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