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  • Connecticut Employers Added 6,400 Jobs in May

    Connecticut Employers Added 6,400 Jobs in May
    Employers were hiring briskly in May, with the state's workplaces adding 6,400 more jobs than they cut, according to data released Thursday. Retail jobs were a major contributor to the growth, including those at the 80-store Tanger Outlets at Foxwoods...
  • Congress battles over cuts to military commissaries

    Congress battles over cuts to military commissaries
    A bipartisan group of lawmakers that includes Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski is fighting an effort to privatize the commissaries that serve military families at installations such as Fort Meade and Aberdeen Proving Ground. Tucked into a major defense bill...
  • Applications for US jobless aid remain low at 279,000

    The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits rose slightly last week, yet remained at a historically low level that points to a healthy job market. The Labor Department said Thursday that weekly applications for jobless aid increased 2,000 to...
  • Haslam says no set goal for how many buyouts needed in Tenn.

    Gov. Bill Haslam's administration has offered more than 2,000 state workers the chance for buyouts but has no set goal for how many employees must agree to leave their jobs before involuntary layoffs are ordered. The Republican governor told reporters...
  • Peabody Energy cutting 250 jobs, closing 2 offices

    Peabody Energy Corp. has announced plans to cut 250 corporate and regional employees and close two offices, saving the coal miner as much as $45 million per year as the industry grapples with lower prices and competition from natural gas. St. Louis-based...
  • Peabody to cut 250 corporate and regional jobs

    ST. LOUIS Peabody Energy will cut 250 corporate and regional employees in an effort to trim costs during a coal industry downturn that shows no signs of letting up. At its downtown St. Louis headquarters, where the company employs 425 people, 50 jobs...
  • Utility rate cut proposal emerges as alternative to property tax cut

    Utility rate cut proposal emerges as alternative to property tax cut
    To cut utility rates or lower property taxes? Anne Arundel County officials haven't decided yet, but a 5 percent water and sewer rate cut pitched Friday by County Auditor Teresa Sutherland could reduce utility bills for residents about $31 a year....
  • Pete Smith: With Anne Arundel's budget, striking the right balance is crucial

     Pete Smith: With Anne Arundel's budget, striking the right balance is crucial
    The 45 days following May 1 of each year are the most important span in the life of a county councilman — when the county executive proposes a budget and the council, the elected legislative and fiscal authority for Anne Arundel County,...
  • PA overtime costs hit two-decade record last year

    HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania state workers racked up nearly $227 million in overtime last year, a two-decade record high, a Sunday Times analysis of state payroll records found. Overtime surged: •To offset a loss of state workers. •To...
  • Fewer students enrolling at western NC community colleges

    An improving economy and a dwindling unemployment rate have led to a decline in enrollment at community colleges in western North Carolina, school officials said. The Asheville Citizen-Times reports (http://avlne.ws/1KRJz1y) Asheville-Buncombe...
  • City businesses come to workshop for help with damages, lost revenue after rioting

    City businesses come to workshop for help with damages, lost revenue after rioting
    A steady stream of customers has returned to Joe Squared's North Avenue location for his made-from-scratch pizzas and live music. But at the company's second location at Power Plant Live, business remains slow since the rioting and unrest last month...