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Iowa town to lose 450 jobs - KCCI Des Moines

July 27, 2014 - 8:17pm

KCCI Des Moines

Iowa town to lose 450 jobs
KCCI Des Moines
One small northwest Iowa is preparing to deal with the loss of 450 jobs this fall when the Tyson Foods plant in Cherokee closes, and business owners are worrying about what it will mean. Other Stories. High school football teams getting... Iowa's ...
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The jobs picture, unfiltered & grim - Tribune-Review

July 27, 2014 - 8:06pm

The jobs picture, unfiltered & grim
Tribune-Review
Joe Biden last Tuesday declared that America's jobs picture is outstanding. “Businesses are hiring at historic rates, with 52 consecutive months of net private sector job growth,” he stated. But Biden's upbeat assessment isn't backed up by the facts or ...

Teachers Taking Summer Jobs to Better Learn Their Craft - WFMY News 2

July 27, 2014 - 6:07pm

WFMY News 2

Teachers Taking Summer Jobs to Better Learn Their Craft
WFMY News 2
NORTH CAROLINA -- A lot of teachers are spending the summer working at temporary jobs away from the classroom. A small but growing number of science. Loading… Post to Facebook. Teachers Taking Summer Jobs to Better Learn Their Craft NORTH ...

There's no place like the economy - CNNMoney

July 27, 2014 - 9:14am

CNNMoney

There's no place like the economy
CNNMoney
Forget lions, tigers, and bears. For market watchers this week it's all about the Fed, GDP, and jobs, oh my! The curtain is about to be pulled back to reveal some key economic data. Here's what you need to know. It's the economy, stupid: Investors will ...

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Toughest jobs in sports: Baseball card shop owner - Yahoo Sports (blog)

July 27, 2014 - 8:36am

Toughest jobs in sports: Baseball card shop owner
Yahoo Sports (blog)
Brian Farole, owner of Baseball Cards Plus in Huntington Beach, Calif., fields a call. (Jeff Eisenberg). This is the sixth of eight entries in a Yahoo Sports series on the toughest jobs in sports. Click here to check out previous stories and a schedule ...

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Five jobs we're all jealous of - USA TODAY

July 27, 2014 - 7:34am

USA TODAY

Five jobs we're all jealous of
USA TODAY
Wake up at 6:30 a.m. (ish), get ready for work, drive to work in traffic, work from 8 to 5, check your email and social media throughout the day, get off work, drive home in traffic, get home, relax and have some dinner, go to bed and do it all over again.

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Can President Obama's New Jobs Plan Save the Long-Term Unemployed? - Motley Fool

July 27, 2014 - 7:31am

Can President Obama's New Jobs Plan Save the Long-Term Unemployed?
Motley Fool
The June jobs report was one of the rosiest in years, showing a robust gain in employment, and knocking the national unemployment rate down to 6.1%. Progress was obvious, as well, in the situation of the long-term employed, 293,000 of whom found work ...

Federal grant means jobs for young nature enthusiasts - Reno Gazette-Journal

July 27, 2014 - 1:14am

Federal grant means jobs for young nature enthusiasts
Reno Gazette-Journal
Members of the Civilian Conservation Corps are shown in an undated photo. Job opportunities for young Nevada nature enthusiasts are beginning to sprout thanks to a national $6.7 million federal grant in May. The grant was part of President Obama's 21st ...

A deceptive jobs claim keeps cropping up at Bloch School - Kansas City Star

July 26, 2014 - 8:08pm

A deceptive jobs claim keeps cropping up at Bloch School
Kansas City Star
One of the hammers in the Bloch School's promotional toolbox is a three-digit number: 512. That is supposedly the number of jobs each entrepreneur “was expected to create” on average “in his or her lifetime.” University of Missouri-Kansas City ...

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Steel jobs have plummeted by a third since 2000 - nwitimes.com

July 26, 2014 - 7:05pm

Steel jobs have plummeted by a third since 2000
nwitimes.com
2014-07-26T19:00:00Z 2014-07-26T22:09:06Z Steel jobs have plummeted by a third since 2000Joseph S. Pete joseph.pete@nwi.com, (219) 933-3316 nwitimes.com. 6 hours ago • Joseph S. Pete joseph.pete@nwi.com, (219) 933-3316 ...

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John Boehner Uses Billy Joel Puns to Blast Obama's Jobs Plan - RollingStone.com

July 26, 2014 - 4:48pm

RollingStone.com

John Boehner Uses Billy Joel Puns to Blast Obama's Jobs Plan
RollingStone.com
After the news came out earlier this week that Billy Joel will receive the Library of Congress' Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, John Boehner celebrated the Piano Man in his own fashion. The House Speaker's office closed out the week with a press ...

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Louisiana sets records for private employment, people employed in civilian ... - The Daily Advertiser

July 26, 2014 - 11:47am

Louisiana sets records for private employment, people employed in civilian ...
The Daily Advertiser
Construction workers continue progress in a boiler room at the site of the new UL Student Union in Lafayette, LA, Monday, July 14, 2014. Photo by Paul Kieu, The Advertiser (Photo: Paul Kieu, The Advertiser)Buy Photo.

Ohio adds 244K jobs under Kasich; recovery slow - Charlotte Observer

July 26, 2014 - 9:52am

Ohio adds 244K jobs under Kasich; recovery slow
Charlotte Observer
In this Friday, July 18, 2014 photo, Barb Allen stands in the front yard of her home in Champion, Ohio. The 50-year-old Allen has been employed, laid off, re-employed and jobless in a single year's span, illustrating the complicated nature of jobs ...

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Ohio adds 244K jobs under Kasich; recovery slow - Modesto Bee

July 26, 2014 - 9:11am

Ohio adds 244K jobs under Kasich; recovery slow
Modesto Bee
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ask politician, pundit and voter alike and they will tell you the same thing: The November election is about jobs. Job growth is both a key economic indicator and an easy issue for politicians to talk about when campaigning. Yet when ...

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Ohio adds 244K jobs under Kasich; recovery slow - Sacramento Bee

July 26, 2014 - 9:08am

Ohio adds 244K jobs under Kasich; recovery slow
Sacramento Bee
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ask politician, pundit and voter alike and they will tell you the same thing: The November election is about jobs. Job growth is both a key economic indicator and an easy issue for politicians to talk about when campaigning. Yet when ...

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Pence's Playbook Nets Over 100000 Jobs In Indiana - Forbes

July 26, 2014 - 8:00am

Forbes

Pence's Playbook Nets Over 100000 Jobs In Indiana
Forbes
There are some true leaders in the Heartland Tax Revolution, and their leadership creates high-impact results. Case in point: Indiana. Governor Mike Pence's commitment to boosting his state's economy is already paying dividends. A firm supporter of tax ...

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Helping those with autism find employment - Indianapolis Star

July 26, 2014 - 7:09am

Helping those with autism find employment
Indianapolis Star
Joe Obergfell, 32, Indianapolis, works in the IT department at Indianapolis Public Schools. Obergfell, shown on Tuesday, July 23, 2014, was diagnosed at age 8 with autism. He went on to college and to a successful career in the information technology ...

SpaceX Reduces Headcount, But Aims To Expand Net Employment This Year - Forbes

July 26, 2014 - 12:10am

Forbes

SpaceX Reduces Headcount, But Aims To Expand Net Employment This Year
Forbes
SpaceX is having a little bit of a shakeup in its workforce this week, having let go of some employees after a series of performance reviews and restructuring, but the company is still looking to expand its workforce. Over the past couple of days ...

QuadJobs instead of odd jobs - The Advocate

July 25, 2014 - 9:46pm

QuadJobs instead of odd jobs
The Advocate
QuadJobs founders' Bridie Clark Loverro, Andra Newman and Betsy O'Reilly. The women, all Greenwich residents, are launching an online job board across Fairfield County that pairs college students with local jobs. Photo: Contributed Photo. QuadJobs ...

BR area gains 12700 jobs over 12 months - The Advocate

July 25, 2014 - 7:51pm

BR area gains 12700 jobs over 12 months
The Advocate
The Baton Rouge metropolitan area gained more nonfarm jobs — 12,700 — in the 12 months that ended June 30 than any of Louisiana's other seven metro areas. Those numbers, reported by the Louisiana Workforce Commission on Friday, were not yet ...
N.O. metro area adds 8100 jobsBayoubuzz

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