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review: aston martin's db9 gt is sensual but pricey
Usa Today
today, 10:50

Review: Aston Martin's DB9 GT is sensual but pricey

LOS ANGELES -- The convertible version of the Aston Martin DB9 GT is a car that is meant to be touched -- and heard. Whether it is drawing a finger across the open-pore burled ash on the dashboard or admiring the hand...

 
germany tries to curb too many rules and red tape to run a business
Usa Today
today, 10:50

Germany tries to curb too many rules and red tape to run a business

BERLIN — Small business owner Nadja Kothe spends one day each week fulfilling reporting obligations to the government, a duty she says drains valuable time and money from her design company. "To create and...

 
average rate on 30-year mortgage rises to 3.89%
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today, 10:50

Average rate on 30-year mortgage rises to 3.89%

WASHINGTON — Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates rose this week after a sharp drop the previous week, as global markets continued to whipsaw amid economic disruption in China and uncertainty over Federal Reserve...

 
wall street on edge, dow drops on jobs report
Usa Today
today, 09:19

Wall Street on edge, Dow drops on jobs report

Stocks are slumping in pre-market trading as Wall Street reacts to the August jobs report -- the last reading on the employment picture before the Federal Reserve's key meeting on interest rates in mid-September --...

 
u.s. employers add 173,000 jobs in august; unemployment rate falls to 5.1%
Orlando Sentinel
today, 09:00

U.S. employers add 173,000 jobs in August; unemployment rate falls to 5.1%

The unemployment rate tumbled to a seven-year low in August as employers added a modest 173,000 jobs, complicating the Federal Reserve's decision about whether to raise rates in two weeks. The Labor Department said...

 
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Orlando Sentinel
today, 08:39

Disney unveils Star Wars toys amid marketing blitz

The release of the new Star Wars movie may still be months off, but Disney is unleashing its full marketing "Force" behind the launch of hundreds of toys and other items related to the film. The massive...

 
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Alaska Dispatch
today, 11:03

Obama is gone from Alaska -- what comes next?

The motorcades are gone and Denali gets to stay, but what else? What really comes of Alaska’s big presidential visit?  That’s the question that many Alaskans -- particularly the congressional delegation -- will have...

 
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Alaska Dispatch
today, 00:52

Obama is gone -- what comes next?

The motorcades are gone and Denali gets to stay, but what else? What really comes of Alaska’s big presidential visit?  That’s the question that many Alaskans -- particularly the congressional delegation -- will have...

 
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Alaska Dispatch
today, 00:13

State senator convenes working group to scrutinize oil and gas tax credits

A Republican state senator has convened a new group of her colleagues to study changes to Alaska’s oil and gas tax credit system following criticism that too much state money is going to industry. The state paid $628...

 
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Alaska Dispatch
yesterday, 23:52

Moose Foundation founder hit with elections fines

JUNEAU -- The Alaska Public Offices Commission's staff can't find Robert "Moose" Henrichs, but the Alaska Moose Foundation for which he's best known for can't always find him either. The Moose Foundation is...

 
the obama trip that wasn't: rumors, myths and misconceptions
Alaska Dispatch
yesterday, 20:46

The Obama trip that wasn't: Rumors, myths and misconceptions

Prior to and throughout this week’s presidential visit to Alaska, the state's rumor mill went into overdrive. Where would Obama go? What would he do? Who else might come to Alaska? Here at Alaska Dispatch News, we...

 
alaska gov. walker said to be eyeing oct. 20 for special gas pipeline session
Alaska Dispatch
yesterday, 17:06

Alaska Gov. Walker said to be eyeing Oct. 20 for special gas pipeline session

Several lawmakers said this week that Alaska Gov. Bill Walker may schedule a special legislative session in late October to deal with the development of a natural gas pipeline from the North Slope. “It looks like the...

 
orlando's disney-spoofing hit play sets its princess eyes on the world
Orlando Sentinel
21 min. ago

Orlando's Disney-spoofing hit play sets its princess eyes on the world

NEW YORK - The best fairy tales, as everyone knows, have happy endings. For Dennis Giacino, that happy ending is worldwide exposure for "Disenchanted," his born-in-Orlando Disney-princess spoof that closed...

 
great irish hooley celebrates 4th year at downtown disney
Orlando Sentinel
43 min. ago

Great Irish Hooley celebrates 4th year at Downtown Disney

Catch a glance of Irish hospitality at the 4th annual "Great Irish Hooley" at Raglan Road Irish Pub & Restaurant in Downtown Disney, Sept. 4-7. This traditional Irish social celebration marks the halfway...

 
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Orlando Sentinel
43 min. ago

Pope, Sherlock, college football: Weekend highlights

For a holiday weekend, TV isn't slowing down. The pope, Sherlock Holmes' creator and college football all have major roles. A few highlights: "Pope Francis and the People" is something quite unusual, a look...

 
restaurant review: lots to like about tapa toro
Orlando Sentinel
today, 10:12

Restaurant review: Lots to like about Tapa Toro

It's Hispanic Heritage Month, an appropriate time to check out Tapa Toro, a new Spanish restaurant in the I-Drive 360 entertainment complex in the heart of Orlando's tourist district. The menu includes authentic...

 
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Orlando Sentinel
today, 10:01

Black Sabbath announce final tour kicking off next year

After five decades, Black Sabbath will launch a farewell tour next year. The heavy metal band starring Ozzy Osbourne announced dates for its The End tour, which kicks off Jan. 20, 2016, in Omaha, Nebraska. Osbourne,...

 
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Orlando Sentinel
today, 10:01

MTV Video Music Awards criticized for glorifying marijuana

An organization that ran anti-cigarette smoking ads during the Video Music Awards has complained to MTV's parent company about the program's multiple references to marijuana and said it sent the wrong message to young...

 

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martin truex jr., girlfriend bring ovarian cancer awareness to darlington
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1 min. ago

Martin Truex Jr., girlfriend bring ovarian cancer awareness to Darlington

USA TODAY Sports' Jeff Gluck discusses the race and predicts the winner. DARLINGTON, S.C. — Not all of the cars at Darlington Raceway’s throwback weekend have a retro paint scheme, which Dale Earnhardt Jr. tweeted was...

 
road map to week 1 games in college football
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6 min. ago

Road Map to Week 1 games in college football

The Thursday and Friday appetizers are nice, but it's not officially college football season until the action kicks off Saturday. And this year's opening slate is replete with big games, big players and big story...

 
jonathan toews: blackhawks will support teammate going through 'rough patch'
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today, 11:26

Jonathan Toews: Blackhawks will support teammate going through 'rough patch'

As the Patrick Kane situation lingers over the Chicago Blackhawks with training camp two weeks away, little has has been said publicly from anyone within the organization. That changed -- somewhat -- Thursday in an...

 
nfl roster-cut tracker: which big names were released?
Usa Today
today, 11:26

NFL roster-cut tracker: Which big names were released?

With rosters needing to be narrowed down to 53 players by Saturday at 4 p.m. ET, many NFL players are facing the ends of their careers. Several notable names have already been released. Here are some of the notable...

 
kings' slava voynov taken into custody by u.s. immigration and customs enforcement
Usa Today
today, 11:13

Kings' Slava Voynov taken into custody by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Kings' Slava Voynov has been taken into custody by U.S. immigration officials, two months after pleading no contest to a domestic violence charge. The Los Angeles Times reports  the...

 
why nike is a star witness in lance armstrong case
Usa Today
today, 10:30

Why Nike is a star witness in Lance Armstrong case

To help prove its case against Lance Armstrong, the federal government is seeking information from Nike that shows the company wouldn’t have sponsored him if it knew he was using performance-enhancing drugs. It’s a...

 
 

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