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4/30/2014 9:55 PM
Blight eradication discussed at Detroit event
DETROIT — The results of a survey of abandoned structures and vacant lots across Detroit will be presented in mid- to late May, the co-chair of the city’s Blight Removal Task Force said today during a panel discussion.

4/30/2014 4:51 PM
Obama says Republicans blocked wage vote
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama blames Republicans for blocking an election-year increase in the federal minimum wage and says their vote denied millions of Americans a way out of poverty.

4/30/2014 2:00 PM
Minimum wage increase plan blocked
U.S. Senate Republicans blocked legislation to raise the federal minimum wage as the chamber’s Democrats pledged to hold more votes on the measure before November’s election.

4/30/2014 1:48 PM
Airlines offering fewer flights, seats
WASHINGTON  — A government watchdog confirms what airline passengers are finding when they try to book a flight: Service to communities of all sizes is declining, but especially to small and medium airports.

4/30/2014 12:40 PM
Senate GOP blocks minimum wage boost
WASHINGTON  — Senate Republicans have blocked an election-year Democratic bill that would have raised the federal minimum wage.

4/30/2014 8:40 AM
ADP: U.S. businesses add 220K jobs in April
WASHINGTON  — U.S. businesses boosted hiring in April, according to a private survey, a sign the economy may improve after a sluggish start this year.

4/30/2014 12:19 PM
Stocks waver on Wall Street at midday
NEW YORK — Stocks are mixed in midday trading as an unexpected slowdown in U.S. economic growth kept investors cautious.

4/30/2014 12:00 AM
ProMedica CEO to get top award
Randy Oostra, president and chief executive officer of ProMedica, is one of 25 recipients of the Becker’s Healthcare Leadership Award.

4/30/2014 9:46 AM
Economy slowed to 0.1% growth rate
WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy slowed drastically in the first three months of the year as a harsh winter exacted a toll on business activity. The slowdown, while worse than expected, is likely to be temporary as growth rebounds with warmer weather.

4/29/2014 9:25 PM
O-I profits show 1Q gains of 46%
Bolstered by strong results from its European operations, Owens-Illinois Inc. on Tuesday reported a first-quarter profit of $101 million, or 62 cents a share, up 46 percent from $69 million, or 48 cents a share for the same period last year.