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Employer uncertainty means hiring will continue slow movement

WASHINGTON — The uncertainty and weakness that hung over the U.S. job market in September before the government shut down aren’t going away. Employers will likely remain slow to hire as long as the economy struggles to accelerate, consumers limit ...

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Mizeur discusses education proposals

Del. Heather Mizeur wants to make public pre-kindergarten open to all 4-year-old children, as well as 3-year-olds from lower- and middle-class families. Mizeur, who is running for the Democratic nomination for governor, outlined education policy proposals on Thursday. She says ...

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U.S. builder confidence dips amid budget impasse

U.S. homebuilders are feeling less confident in the housing market, reflecting their uncertainty over the budget impasse in Washington. The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo builder sentiment index released Wednesday fell to 55 in October. That’s down from a ...

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House GOP floats a counter to Senate’s debt idea

WASHINGTON — The divided government’s increasingly urgent drive to prevent a Treasury default and end a 15-day partial government shutdown took a highly partisan turn Tuesday as House Republicans unveiled a proposal stocked with conservative priorities that the White House ...

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