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Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017

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Cooper: My budget will have 5 percent average teacher raises

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper says his upcoming two-year budget proposal will contain sizeable pay raises for teachers as part of his effort to get their salaries up to the national average by the early 2020s
Published: 02/20/17
Bailout negotiators get go-ahead to return to Greece

Bailout negotiators get go-ahead to return to Greece

Greece and its European creditors agreed Monday to resume talks on what economic reforms the country must make next in order to get the money it needs to avoid bankruptcy and a potential exit from the euro this summer
Published: 02/20/17
GOP health plan: Lower costs, better care, or road to ruin?

GOP health plan: Lower costs, better care, or road to ruin?

Top House Republicans say their outline for replacing President Barack Obama's health care law is a pathway to greater flexibility and lower costs for consumers
Published: 02/20/17

Liz Weston: How to put more in working-class pockets

The fastest way to help the sucker-punched working class isn't a tax cut for the well-off, who have largely recovered from the Great Recession
Published: 02/20/17
Famine declared in part of South Sudan by government and UN

Famine declared in part of South Sudan by government and UN

Famine has been declared in 2 counties of South Sudan, according to an announcement by the South Sudan government and three U.N. agencies, which says the calamity is the result of prolonged civil war and an entrenched economic crisis
Published: 02/20/17
House GOP hails health plan that Democrats call inadequate

House GOP hails health plan that Democrats call inadequate

Top House Republicans say their outline for replacing President Barack Obama's health care law is a pathway to greater flexibility and lower costs for consumers
Published: 02/20/17
AP FACT CHECK: Trump's view at odds with events of the week

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's view at odds with events of the week

President Donald Trump's view of the last week was often at odds with events
Published: 02/20/17

Restaurants face higher costs, lower workforce

Signs indicate an end to a vibrant era of restaurants in the United States, but restaurant owners in Sioux Falls are keeping the faith despite growing costs and a surging shortage of workers
Published: 02/20/17

Push for ride-share companies in Alaska hits speed bumps

The drive to allow ride-share companies like Uber and Lyft to operate in Alaska has hit speed bumps
Published: 02/19/17
'Zombie homes' cut values, spike crime in Roseburg district

'Zombie homes' cut values, spike crime in Roseburg district

Abandoned properties, sometimes called "zombie homes," make the Mill-Pine District less appealing as they sit vacant for months, sometimes years
Published: 02/18/17