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Former egg farm workers say USDA inspectors ignored complaints

September 3rd, 2010 4:25 am by Associated Press

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) U.S. Agriculture Department employees worked full-time at two Iowa egg farms at the center of a salmonella outbreak and massive recall, but two former workers said they ignored complaints about conditions at one site.The USDA employ

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Car buyers to find fewer hot deals

September 1st, 2010 4:54 am by Associated Press

DETROIT For years, Americans shopping for cars were treated to all sorts of deals and incentives, especially at the end of summer. Think Cash for Clunkers, which paid up to $4,500, or promotions that offered employee discounts to everyone.Those days are

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Entrepreneurs see opportunity in recession

August 31st, 2010 11:13 am by Associated Press

Yes, the economy is struggling. But some entrepreneurs still have energy, dreams and drive, developing ideas, opening storefronts, starting businesses and finding ways to succeed amid the deep recession.Today, Deborah Dower is her own boss. She'd been the

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Key gauge says stocks are dirt cheap now

August 29th, 2010 11:08 pm by Associated Press

NEW YORK With the market down three weeks in a row, investors are understandably grim. But there is a silver lining: Stocks are looking almost as cheap as last year when prices hit 12-year lows at least according to Wall Street analysts.

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Thieves being injured, killed while trying to steal copper from electric utilities

August 28th, 2010 3:46 pm by Sharon Hayes

In 2007, a father and son in Radford, Va., were electrocuted while allegedly trying to steal copper pipe from air conditioning units on top of an abandoned manufacturing plant.

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