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  • Stocks drop sharply on Fed stimulus fears

    NEW YORK — Encouraging signs for the labor market caused alarm on Wall Street as investors sped up a broad sell-off, fueled by worries the Federal Reserve will soon scale back its stimulus. Major U.S. indexes closed sharply lower Thursday as yet...
  • California unemployment rate rises, but so does job growth

    California unemployment rate rises, but so does job growth
    California's economy sent out mixed signals in July: The unemployment rate inched up, but employers still added 38,100 jobs, one of the biggest gains for the state since the recession officially ended in February 2010. The jobless rate ticked up to 8.7%...
  • Home entertainment business grows 2% in first half

    Home entertainment business grows 2% in first half
    The home entertainment business is growing again, albeit slowly, despite the fact that people continue to spend less on DVDs. After years of declines, total consumer spending on movies for home use grew 2% in the first half of the year to $8.63 billion....
  • Gov. Brown targets enterprise-zone tax credits

     Gov. Brown targets enterprise-zone tax credits
    SACRAMENTO — A battle is raging over a California program that grants businesses tax breaks for creating jobs but prevents the public from knowing who got them and why. At issue are enterprise zones, which were established to boost employment in...
  • Wal-mart plans $50 billion 'buy American' push

    Wal-mart plans $50 billion 'buy American' push
    NEW YORK CITY -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc will buy an additional $50 billion in U.S.-made products over the next decade in areas like sporting goods and high-end appliances in what the world's largest retailer called a bid to help boost the U.S. economy. Wal-...
  • Damn you, Sam Walton

    We're trying to plug a few gaps in our electronic dictionary, and one editor has suggested that we make sure that Walmart is on the list of objectionable words to be flagged, because the Associated Press Stylebook specifies Wal-Mart.  I pointed out that ...
  • Legal complaint jeopardizes developer's plans for 25th Street lot

    Legal complaint jeopardizes developer's plans for 25th Street lot
    A dispute between the owner of an 11-acre site in Remington and the developer that plans to build a Walmart-anchored shopping center there has thrown the project's future into doubt. Twenty Fifth Street LLC, the property owner, filed Wednesday in...
  • Ray C. Anderson dies at 77; carpet tile mogul

    Ray C. Anderson dies at 77; carpet tile mogul
    In the summer of 1994, carpet-tile mogul Ray C. Anderson made a sobering discovery: Although his billion-dollar business was the biggest of its kind in the world, everything about it was wrong. That realization came after reading "The Ecology of...
  • Goldie Robinson: Elderly South Daytona woman was unearthed in trailer park, autopsy confirms

    Goldie Robinson: Elderly South Daytona woman was unearthed in trailer park, autopsy confirms
    The son of Goldie Robinson, a South Daytona woman who was missing for more than two months, said Tuesday that he is heartsick to learn the second body found in the neighborhood where she lived was his mother. "My mom was a sweet, dear lady," a distraught...
  • The Prospector: Evans' OT and USF commit Darrell Williams knew nothing about football when he moved from Jamaica in '08

    The Prospector: Evans' OT and USF commit Darrell Williams knew nothing about football when he moved from Jamaica in '08
    Orlando Evans offensive tackle Darrell Williams committed to the University of South Florida last week to play football. That's not how it was supposed to be for the kid from Jamaica. "I came here my ninth grade year. I thought I was going to be the...
  • Serenity is just an easy drive to Charlotte Harbor and the Gulf Islands

    Serenity is just an easy drive to Charlotte Harbor and the Gulf Islands
    There are 28 miles of beaches along the inviting patch of coast that encompasses Charlotte Harbor and the Gulf Islands, an area of more than 900 square miles on Florida's southwest coast. It's more than enough room to claim a secluded section for one's...