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NASA launches new suborbital rocket from Virginia
NASA successfully tested a new suborbital sounding rocket on Saturday from the agency’s launch range on Wallops Island in Virginia. Examiner
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Woes in Virginia coal fields, energy policy move to fore in U.S. Senate race
COEBURN, Va. — Wearing helmets, headlamps and uniforms streaked with grime, the workers at Paramont Coal sound weary of fighting. They are in the middle of what they call a long-running “war on coal” that is threatening their livelihood and stoking fury directed at the federal government. Washington Post
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Xerox to add 50 employees in TN
Xerox is hiring 50 employees at a new facility at the Highland Ridge Office Park on 545 Marriott Drive. Jobs include customer service representatives, quality assurance analysts, technical analysts and service center managers. The Tennessean
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Over 1,400 TWU workers want to take "early out" from American
With one day left to sign up, over 1,400 Transport Workers Union members have opted for the "early out" program being offered by American Airlines. According to the TWU Local 514 website, 993 Title I, 305 Title II and 134 Title V mechanics and other employees have asked to be considered for the program that includes severance payments starting at $12,500 depending on the workers seniority and time at the company. Star-Telegram
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Africans Relocate to Alabama to Fill Jobs After Immigration Law
Esene Manga, an Eritrean refugee living in Atlanta, hadn’t heard of Albertville, Alabama until a recruiter offered him a job there. Now Manga, 22, earns $10.85 an hour cutting chicken breasts on a poultry-plant night shift, an unexpected beneficiary of a year-old law designed to drive out illegal Hispanic immigrants. Bloomberg
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Oysters dying in Gulf of Mexico off Florida
CEDAR KEY — Officials say an oyster collapse in the Gulf of Mexico along Florida's Big Bend and Panhandle will just have to run its course. Shellfish aquaculture expert Leslie Sturmer says too much salt in the water and high temperatures have stressed the oysters. They have also been fighting a parasite. Orlando Sentinel
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ConAgra Foods to expand Russellville, Ark., facility
ConAgra Foods, Inc. announced an expansion of its food facility in Russellville on Monday, the Arkansas Economic Development Commission said. A news release from the commission said the expansion will add more than 80 jobs with a total investment of more than $100 million. A total of 1430 people will be employed at the Russellville facility. The facility is expanding as a result of ConAgra Foods' recent acquisition of the Bertolli and P.F. Chang's Home Menu frozen meal business from Unilever, the commission said. ArkansasOnline.com
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Lockheed Orlando receives $111 million deal for Apache Arrowhead logistics work
Lockheed Martin Corp.'s Orlando missiles unit has corralled a one-year Army contract worth $111 million to perform high-level maintanence and logistics work on the Apache helicopter's Arrowhead advanced weapons-targeting and navigation system, the company said Monday. Orlando Sentinel
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Economists: Here's The Best Way To Reduce The U.S. Deficit
The best way to reduce the federal deficit is through a combination of higher taxes and spending cuts, according to a group of economists. The 236 members of the National Association for Business Economics recently surveyed say the country needs more fiscal stimulus through 2013, but by 2014 it should be time to throttle back. The reason for the delay: the sluggish nature of the country's economic recovery. Huffington Post
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Rick Perry Campaign's 'Giant Farce': How Top Advisers Deceived Press
WASHINGTON -- Presidential campaigns deceive political reporters all the time and often get away with it. Huffington Post
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