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TUESDAY, NOV. 29, 2016






Drug-resistant salmonella linked to Wisconsin calves

MADISON, Wis. – Federal and state health officials say a multistate outbreak of salmonella bacteria that is resistant to several drugs has been linked to infected dairy bull calves purchased in Wisconsin. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says ...

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U.S. economy grew at 3.2 percent in third quarter

WASHINGTON – The U.S. economy in the third quarter grew at the fastest pace in two years, with a revised report showing stronger consumer spending than first estimated. The gross domestic product, the country’s total output of goods and services, ...

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Consumer confidence jumps to highest level in 9 years

WASHINGTON – U.S. consumer confidence rebounded this month to the highest level in more than nine years as Americans appeared unfazed by a tumultuous election campaign. The Conference Board said Tuesday that its consumer confidence index registered 107.1 in November, ...

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U.S. bank earnings up nearly 13 percent in 3Q

WASHINGTON – U.S. banks’ earnings in the July-September period jumped nearly 13 percent from a year earlier as continued growth in lending fueled interest income. The data issued Tuesday by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. showed continued strength in the ...

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MONDAY, NOV. 28, 2016




Fruit of the Loom CEO dies at age 68

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Fruit of the Loom Inc. says Rick Medlin, its president and CEO for the past six years, has died. He was 68. The company announced in a statement that Medlin died Sunday of natural causes at ...

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Parting Shot — 12.2.16

Tacoma Police Department animal control officer Kate Madden salutes during the procession for Tacoma police Officer Reginald "Jake" Gutierrez on Friday in Tacoma, Wash. Crowds gathered to pay respects to ...


The week that was…

Tonight’s “Idaho Reports” on Idaho Public Television includes an update on the events of the week, including the Associated Taxpayers of Idaho annual conference, a traditional run-up to the legislative ...





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