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Business Obama: Students need help to get 'in-demand jobs' Obama: Students need help to get 'in-demand jobs'
President Barack Obama on Monday announced more than $100 million in grants for two dozen schools across the country that are helping students gain work experience for what he called the "in-demand jobs of the future."
Business Fuel shortages dog Africa's biggest oil producer
The man in the large SUV forces his way to the front of the line at the gas station, ignoring the blaring horns and threats of fisticuffs from drivers who have slept in their cars and waited for more than 12 hours for the scarce fuel.
Business Steady, not spectacular: U.S. jobs up 192,000 in March Steady, not spectacular: U.S. jobs up 192,000 in March
U.S. employers added jobs at a solid pace in March and hired more in January and February than previously thought. Friday's government report sent a reassuring signal that the economy withstood a harsh winter that had slowed growth.
Business Milwaukee group wants to buy Pabst Blue Ribbon Milwaukee group wants to buy Pabst Blue Ribbon
A small group of Milwaukee residents wants to revive part of that proud history by buying Pabst Brewing Co. from a California executive in hopes of returning the brand to its birthplace, possibly as a city-owned brewery.
Business Holder: Justice investigating high-speed trading Holder: Justice investigating high-speed trading
The Department of Justice is investigating high-frequency stock trading to see if any of the practices violate insider trading laws, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said Friday.
Business U.S. service firms grow more quickly, boost hiring U.S. service firms grow more quickly, boost hiring
U.S. service firms expanded more quickly last month as new orders rose and hiring increased, a positive sign the economy is rebounding after an unusually cold winter.
Business Mozilla CEO resigns after furor over gay rights
Mozilla co-founder Brendan Eich is stepping down as CEO and leaving the company following protests over his support of a gay marriage ban in California.
Business Applications for U.S. jobless aid increase by 16,000 Applications for U.S. jobless aid increase by 16,000
The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits rose 16,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 326,000. Despite the increase, the number remains close to pre-recession levels and points to stable hiring.