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Jobless numbers fall to 730,000, reaching lowest levels since November

WASHINGTON — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell sharply last week but remained high by historical standards.Applications for benefits declined 111,000 from the previous week to a seasonally adjusted 730,000, the Labor Department said Thursday.It is the lowest figure since late November.

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Jobless numbers fall to 730,000, reaching lowest levels since November

After debate, Ohio capital city proceeds with police class

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's capital and largest city is proceeding with its next class of police recruits following a debate over the future of law enforcement that would have put the class on hold.

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After debate, Ohio capital city proceeds with police class

Public comment starts on third bay bridge crossing span

ANNAPOLIS, Md.(AP) — The public can now comment on options for the proposed third Chesapeake Bay Bridge crossing span.The Capitol Gazette reported Wednesday that the Maryland Transportation Authority is allowing comments after months of delay.

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Public comment starts on third bay bridge crossing span

America First: 4Q Earnings Snapshot

OMAHA, Neb.(AP) _ America First Multifamily Investors LP (ATAX) on Thursday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $799,000.On a per-share basis, the Omaha, Nebraska-based company said it had net income of less than 1 cent.

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America First: 4Q Earnings Snapshot

MGP: 4Q Earnings Snapshot

ATCHISON, Kan. (AP) _ MGP Ingredients Inc. (MGPI) on Thursday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $11.6 million.The Atchison, Kansas-based company said it had net income of 69 cents per share.

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MGP: 4Q Earnings Snapshot

FTI Consulting: 4Q Earnings Snapshot

WASHINGTON (AP) _ FTI Consulting Inc. (FCN) on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $55.6 million.The Washington-based company said it had profit of $1.57 per share.Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, came to $1.61 per share.

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FTI Consulting: 4Q Earnings Snapshot

Pacira: 4Q Earnings Snapshot

PARSIPPANY, N.J. (AP) _ Pacira Pharmaceuticals Inc. (PCRX) on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $14.5 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.

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Pacira: 4Q Earnings Snapshot

Federal Signal: 4Q Earnings Snapshot

OAK BROOK, Ill. (AP) _ Federal Signal Corp. (FSS) on Thursday reported fourth-quarter profit of $26.1 million.On a per-share basis, the Oak Brook, Illinois-based company said it had net income of 42 cents.

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Federal Signal: 4Q Earnings Snapshot

Government revises fourth quarter GDP up slightly to 4.1%

WASHINGTON (AP) — The economy grew at a slightly faster pace in the final three months of 2020 than first thought, ending a year that saw the overall economy shrink by the largest amount in more than seven decades.

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Government revises fourth quarter GDP up slightly to 4.1%

Letter: Should Utah communities lose their ability to prohibit highly-polluting factory farms?

Jeff Schwartzkopf, of Rudd, Iowa, wears a Stop Factory Farms T-shirt as he talks about the concentrated animal feeding operation, or CAFO, built near his home, Monday, Oct. 29, 2018, in Rudd, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall) By Harriett Emerson | The Public Forum | Feb. 25, 2021, 1:00 p.m. A factory farm

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Letter: Should Utah communities lose their ability to prohibit highly-polluting factory farms?

Laureate Education: 4Q Earnings Snapshot

BALTIMORE (AP) _ Laureate Education Inc. (LAUR) on Thursday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $379.3 million.On a per-share basis, the Baltimore-based company said it had profit of $1.81.

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Laureate Education: 4Q Earnings Snapshot

Helicopters, Firefighters Battle Two Forest Fires in Japan

TOKYO (AP) — A forest fire broke out in a rural area north of Tokyo on Thursday, near another blaze burning for a fourth day.

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Helicopters, Firefighters Battle Two Forest Fires in Japan

Golf without Tiger Woods? Battered leg brings it closer to reality

The PGA Tour without Tiger Woods was always inevitable purely because of age.His shattered right leg from his SUV flipping down a hill on a sweeping road through coastal Los Angeles suburbs only brings that closer.

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Golf without Tiger Woods? Battered leg brings it closer to reality

Latest weekly jobless claims fall to 730,000 vs 845,000 expected

The latest figure snaps the six-week streak of first-time claims above 800,000.Weekly initial jobless claims fell to 730,000 last week, as freezing weather across parts of the country, the continuing pandemic, and lack of additional stimulus kept a squeeze on the labor market.

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Latest weekly jobless claims fall to 730,000 vs 845,000 expected

Greek PM vows legal overhaul in wake of #MeToo allegations

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s prime minister on Thursday promised sweeping changes to the country’s laws and labor regulations to combat sexual abuse and misconduct in the wake of an assault allegation made by Olympic sailing champion Sofia Bekatorou that has prompted more cases and triggered a nationwide debate. Speaking

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Greek PM vows legal overhaul in wake of #MeToo allegations

Exhausted by COVID-19 fight, Portuguese nurses want pay not applause

LISBON -- At midnight nurse Ines Lopes and her colleagues are about to start the night shift taking care of patients in a COVID-19 intensive care unit in the heart of Lisbon.Nursing is a job they love but it barely pays the bills.

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Exhausted by COVID-19 fight, Portuguese nurses want pay not applause

Watchdog reviews complaint about FBI surveillance warrant

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department’s internal watchdog is reviewing a former Boeing engineer’s allegations that he was unfairly pursued by FBI agents who investigated him on suspicions that he was spying for China.

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Watchdog reviews complaint about FBI surveillance warrant

FBI warns of local scams post winter storm

HOUSTON (CW39) The FBI Houston office is warning residents of potential repair scams now that the winter storm has passed.

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FBI warns of local scams post winter storm

FBI warns of local scams post winter storm

HOUSTON (CW39) The FBI Houston office is warning residents of potential repair scams now that the winter storm has passed.

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FBI warns of local scams post winter storm

FBI warns of local scams post winter storm

HOUSTON (CW39) The FBI Houston office is warning residents of potential repair scams now that the winter storm has passed.

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FBI warns of local scams post winter storm