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Feds give $50M in aid to towns hit by auto layoffs, 2nd Ld-Writethru, US

May 21, 2009 6:15 am | by JAMES HANNAH - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The federal government will give car-manufacturing communities $50 million in grants to train laid-off workers for jobs in the energy efficiency and renewable energy sectors, the White House's auto recovery leader said Thursday.The funds also will provide job counseling and...


May 21, 2009 6:15 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Glass Earth Gold Limited (TSX VENTURE: GEL)(NZAX: GEL) ("Glass Earth") announces the release of its first quarter financial statements and Management's Discussion and Analysis ("MD&A") report pertaining to that period.EXPLORATION UPDATEGlass Earth progresses towards planned gold production.- Glass...

Group says New England job losses to mount, 1st Ld-Writethru, MA

May 21, 2009 6:15 am | by JAY LINDSAY - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

BOSTON (AP) — The worst is not over for the New England economy, with job losses expected to mount until unemployment bottoms out in the middle of next year, according to a regional economic analysis group.The sobering forecast Thursday from the New England Economic Partnership projects only tepid...


Quest Capital Corp.: Director and Officer Dealing

May 21, 2009 6:14 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Quest Capital Corp. (the 'Company') (TSX: QC)(NYSE Amex: QCC)(AIM: QCC) reports that A. Murray Sinclair and Brian E. Bayley, Co-Chairmen of the Company, and Stephen C. Coffey, President and CEO of the Company and Jim Grosdanis, Chief Financial Officer of the Company notified the Company on 20 May...

Pioneer Press seeks $2M in savings from union, APFN

May 21, 2009 6:09 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The management of the St. Paul Pioneer Press is asking its largest union for benefit and wage cuts that will save the company more than $2 million.Editor Thom Fladung told employees Wednesday evening that the proposal is in response to the economic downturn. It includes pay...

Ex-Siemens Greece official held on graft charges, EU

May 21, 2009 6:09 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities ordered a former official at the local branch of German industrial giant Siemens AG to remain in custody pending trial for alleged corruption in a state telecoms contract, court officials said Thursday.Prodromos Mavridis, Siemens Greece's former general...

Five Renowned Architects to Compete for National Music Centre Project at the King Eddy Site

May 21, 2009 6:08 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

After an extensive worldwide search, Cantos Music Foundation ( has narrowed the field to five exceptional architectural teams to compete for the opportunity to design a new national music centre ( featuring world-renowned music collections and public...

Survey: Country in midst of centrist era, US

May 21, 2009 6:08 am | by LIZ SIDOTI - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — Barack Obama's presidency has ushered in an era of centrism, with the country experiencing such a boost in independent voters that they now make up the largest proportion of the electorate in 70 years.This fickle group doesn't have uniform opinions, so its dominance carries...


Economic indicators up more than expected in April

May 21, 2009 6:08 am | by TALI ARBEL - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

NEW YORK (AP) — A private research's group forecast of economic activity rose more than expected in April, the first gain in seven months and fresh evidence that the recession could end later this year.The Conference Board said Thursday its index of leading economic indicators, designed to forecast...

The State Department, NASA, the FBI, the White House, and the CDC Among Launch Partners for New YouTube Channel

May 21, 2009 6:08 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments () —Today YouTube announced the launch of the U.S. Government Channel ( ( ), a new channel where citizens can access dozens of new Federal Government YouTube channels. The U.S. Government Channel will help people...

U-Store-It Launches Television and Radio Advertising

May 21, 2009 6:08 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments () —U-Store-It Trust (NYSE: YSI), a national self-storage ( company offering storage facilities, service and solutions, launched its first-ever television advertising campaign in early April with 30- and 60-second commercials. The company expanded...

House members seek $136.3 billion in road projects, US

May 21, 2009 6:07 am | by JIM ABRAMS - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — Abiding by a new policy of openness in seeking projects for their home districts, House members have requested $136.3 billion in earmarks in a highway and transit funding bill the House will take up this summer.The Transportation and Infrastructure Committee said that, as of late...

$200M construction plan approved for colleges, 1st Ld-Writethru, LA

May 21, 2009 6:01 am | by MELINDA DESLATTE - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A $200 million financing plan for construction projects at state community and technical college campuses received approval Thursday from the State Bond Commission, despite concerns the borrowing will edge the state closer to its debt ceiling.The move nearer the state's...

General says new command arriving at NC post soon, 1st Ld-Writethru, NC

May 21, 2009 6:01 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — A new Army command unit that is moving to North Carolina will be arriving a few months sooner than expected and make the move while managing two wars on declining federal funding, the commanding general said.Gen. Charles Campbell said Army Forces Command personnel will...

Oregon joins other states to fight charity fraud, OR

May 21, 2009 5:56 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon has joined the Federal Trade Commission and other states in Operation False Charity, a nationwide crackdown on fraudulent fundraisers who claim to help firefighters, police and veterans.Oregon Attorney General John Kroger also said Oregon reached a settlement with Secure...


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