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  • Q&A with Florida Gov. Rick Scott on his bid to steal California jobs

    Q&A with Florida Gov. Rick Scott on his bid to steal California jobs
    In his four years as governor of Florida, Republican Rick Scott has spent a good bit of time trying to recruit businesses from other states. Now, he's set his sights on California. On Sunday and Monday, Scott talked up Florida's job growth and education...
  • Community Digest

    Community Digest
    Thursday at AACC Three significant events are taking palce at Anne Arundel Community College, 101 College Parkway in Arnold on Thursday that are free for all to attend. •The spring job fair will be held from noon to 4 p.m. in the college's...
  • Construction, retail businesses hiring at job fair Wednesday

    Construction, retail businesses hiring at job fair Wednesday
    A variety of construction and retail jobs will be available at a job fair Wednesday in Miami Lakes. The job fair will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Don Shula's Hotel, 6842 Main St. Positions include plumbers, welders, pipe fitters, sheet-metal workers,...
  • Couple nearing retirement contend with long unemployment

    Couple nearing retirement contend with long unemployment
    Like many baby boomers looking for steady work, Rafael Martinez has been stuck in his own personal recession. Reverberations from the economic crash wiped out his career as a high-earning salesman. Since then, he has endured long spells of...
  • Is Maryland growing green jobs?

    In the teeth of the financial crisis, green jobs were touted as being a major part of Maryland's emergence from the recession. In 2009, then Gov. Martin O'Malley, a Democrat, announced his "Smart, Green and Growing" legislative agenda with the goal of...
  • Apprenticeships needed to target youth unemployment, foundation says

    A Baltimore-based foundation analyzing the local workforce says apprenticeships are critical to decreasing youth unemployment, and highlighted General Assembly legislation designed to establish a youth training program. A report released by the Abell...
  • High tech hopes: Can Bloomington's tech park succeed?

    Google probably won't open its next satellite campus in Bloomington. But city officials say the idea of a tech giant moving into town isn't as outlandish as it might seem. Santa Clara County, California, home to tech capital Silicon Valley, holds the No....
  • Biz News: Mariners to host job fair

    Mariners Church in Irvine is hosting a job fair April 22 that is expected to draw more than 50 employers. The free event goes from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Organizers said attendees will have the opportunity to interview and potentially gain employment in...
  • Applications for US jobless aid rise but still at low level

    More Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, but applications for jobless aid overall remain low — a reassuring sign after hiring slowed last month. Weekly applications rose 14,000 to a seasonally adjusted 281,000, the Labor Department...
  • Average US rate on 30-year mortgage falls to 3.66 percent

    Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates declined this week, approaching historically low levels with the spring home-buying season underway. Mortgage giant Freddie Mac said Thursday the national average for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage slipped to 3.66...
  • Florida's private job creation falls slightly in March

    Florida's private job creation falls slightly in March
    Florida added 14,400 jobs in March, slightly less than the 14,580 the state added in March 2014, payroll firm ADP said. The majority of the jobs, 4,670, were added in business and professional services. But construction and mining added 2,770 jobs and...