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  • U.S. Construction Spending up 1.8 Percent in July

    U.S. Construction Spending up 1.8 Percent in July

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 11:14 AM EDT2014-09-02 15:14:56 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. construction spending staged a strong rebound in July, rising by the largest amount in more than two years. All major categories of construction showed gains in an encouraging sign
    U.S. construction spending staged a strong rebound in July, rising by the largest amount in more than two years. All major categories of construction showed gains in an encouraging sign that spending on building projects will help boost the economy in the second half of this year.More
  • U.S. Home Prices Rose at Slower Pace in July

    U.S. Home Prices Rose at Slower Pace in July

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 11:13 AM EDT2014-09-02 15:13:20 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. home prices rose in July but at a slower rate compared with earlier this year. The moderating price increases could help support sales. Real estate data provider CoreLogic said
    U.S. home prices rose in July but at a slower rate compared with earlier this year. The moderating price increases could help support sales.More
  • U.S. Manufacturing Grows at Fastest Pace in 3½ Years

    U.S. Manufacturing Grows at Fastest Pace in 3½ Years

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 11:11 AM EDT2014-09-02 15:11:55 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. manufacturing grew in August at the strongest pace in more than three years as factories cranked out more goods and new orders rose. The Institute for Supply Management's manufacturing
    U.S. manufacturing grew in August at the strongest pace in more than three years as factories cranked out more goods and new orders rose.More
  • School Bus Safety in Worcester County

    School Bus Safety in Worcester County

    Saturday, August 30 2014 8:18 AM EDT2014-08-30 12:18:46 GMT
    As summer vacation comes to an end, the Ocean City Police Department would like to remind motorists to be cautious while traveling as Worcester County Students return to class September 2.More
    As summer vacation comes to an end, the Ocean City Police Department would like to remind motorists to be cautious while traveling as Worcester County Students return to class September 2.More
  • U.S. Economy Grew Faster Than Previously Thought

    U.S. Economy Grew Faster Than Previously Thought

    Thursday, August 28 2014 11:18 AM EDT2014-08-28 15:18:33 GMT
    After a bleak start to the year, the U.S. economy grew at a brisk annual rate of 4.2 percent in the April-June quarter, the government said Thursday, slightly faster than it had first estimated.More
    After a bleak start to the year, the U.S. economy grew at a brisk annual rate of 4.2 percent in the April-June quarter, the government said Thursday, slightly faster than it had first estimated.More
  • Frontier Further Reducing Air Service in Del.

    Frontier Further Reducing Air Service in Del.

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 8:15 AM EDT2014-08-26 12:15:22 GMT
    WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - Frontier Airlines says it's further reducing its flights from New Castle Airport in Delaware. The airline said Monday that service to Chicago, Denver, Atlanta and Fort Myers, Florida,
    Frontier Airlines says it's further reducing its flights from New Castle Airport in Delaware.More
  • Sales of U.S. New Homes Fall in July

    Sales of U.S. New Homes Fall in July

    Monday, August 25 2014 10:11 AM EDT2014-08-25 14:11:20 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Fewer Americans bought new homes in July, evidence that the housing sector is struggling to gain traction more than five years into the economic recovery. The Commerce Department says
    Fewer Americans bought new homes in July, evidence that the housing sector is struggling to gain traction more than five years into the economic recovery.More
  • Delmarva Chicken Festival Could Continue with New Sponsor

    Delmarva Chicken Festival Could Continue with New Sponsor

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 10:35 AM EDT2014-08-19 14:35:14 GMT
    The Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce might step in to salvage the decades-old Delmarva Chicken Festival.More
    The Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce might step in to salvage the decades-old Delmarva Chicken Festival.More
  • Teeing up for Changes at Cambridge Golf Course

    Teeing up for Changes at Cambridge Golf Course

    Monday, August 18 2014 10:43 AM EDT2014-08-18 14:43:54 GMT
    Bill Collier has that proud father look when he roams the grounds of his newly acquired golf course.  Although playing golf isn't his thing, he couldn't deny the inherent beauty of the landscape at the newly renamed Choptank River Golf and Event Center.More
    Bill Collier has that proud father look when he roams the grounds of his newly acquired golf course.  Although playing golf isn't his thing, he couldn't deny the inherent beauty of the landscape at the newly renamed Choptank River Golf and Event Center.More
  • U.S. Jobless Aid Applications Rise to 311,000

    U.S. Jobless Aid Applications Rise to 311,000

    Thursday, August 14 2014 9:30 AM EDT2014-08-14 13:30:12 GMT
    More people applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week, although jobless claims continue to be close to pre-recession levels.More
    More people applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week, although jobless claims continue to be close to pre-recession levels.More
  • Feds Provide $5M for Runway Work at Salisbury Airport

    Feds Provide $5M for Runway Work at Salisbury Airport

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 6:10 PM EDT2014-08-13 22:10:23 GMT
    The U.S. Transportation Department has awarded a $5.5 million grant to the Salisbury-Ocean City: Wicomico Regional Airport to rehabilitate one of the airport's two runways, it was announced Wednesday.
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    The U.S. Transportation Department has awarded a $5.5 million grant to the Salisbury-Ocean City: Wicomico Regional Airport to rehabilitate one of the airport's two runways, it was announced Wednesday.

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  • U.S. Retail Sales Flat in July

    U.S. Retail Sales Flat in July

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 9:15 AM EDT2014-08-13 13:15:52 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. retail sales were essentially flat in July, providing evidence that consumers have yet to shed their doubts about the economy despite recent job gains. The Commerce Department said
    U.S. retail sales were essentially flat in July, providing evidence that consumers have yet to shed their doubts about the economy despite recent job gains.More
  • Consumer Spending Rises on Delmarva

    Consumer Spending Rises on Delmarva

    Friday, August 8 2014 8:09 AM EDT2014-08-08 12:09:07 GMT
    New figures released by the federal government show consumer spending has been steadily changing for Maryland, Delaware and Virginia since the Great Recession. The figures come from a report the government released Thursday. This is the first time the report shows consumer spending on a state-by-state basis.More
    New figures released by the federal government show consumer spending has been steadily changing for Maryland, Delaware and Virginia since the Great Recession. The figures come from a report the government released Thursday. This is the first time the report shows consumer spending on a state-by-state basis.More
  • Local Home Sales Slip in July, Rebound Expected

    Local Home Sales Slip in July, Rebound Expected

    Thursday, August 7 2014 7:15 PM EDT2014-08-07 23:15:44 GMT
    According to the latest figures from the Coastal Association of Realtors settlements dipped in July across the Tri-County area, but an increase in contracts or pending home sales points to a rebound in the coming months. More
    According to the latest figures from the Coastal Association of Realtors settlements dipped in July across the Tri-County area, but an increase in contracts or pending home sales points to a rebound in the coming months. More
  • Mortgage Giant Freddie Mac Earns $1.4B in 2Q

    Thursday, August 7 2014 9:35 AM EDT2014-08-07 13:35:25 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Mortgage giant Freddie Mac posted net income of $1.4 billion for the April-through-June period, aided by a strengthening housing market. The government-controlled company has turned a
    Mortgage giant Freddie Mac posted net income of $1.4 billion for the April-through-June period, aided by a strengthening housing market. The government-controlled company has turned a profit in each of the past 11 quarters.More
  • No Bail for Md. Man in Delaware Insurance Case

    No Bail for Md. Man in Delaware Insurance Case

    Thursday, August 7 2014 8:12 AM EDT2014-08-07 12:12:09 GMT
    A federal judge says a Maryland businessman will remain in custody pending trial on charges of lying to Delaware insurance regulators.More
    A federal judge says a Maryland businessman will remain in custody pending trial on charges of lying to Delaware insurance regulators.More
  • Report: Russia to Block U.S. Agricultural Imports

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 3:57 PM EDT2014-08-06 19:57:28 GMT
    MOSCOW (AP) - The Russian state news agency RIA Novosti is quoting an official of Russia's sanitary oversight agency as saying all imports of agricultural products from the United States to Russia will
    The Russian state news agency RIA Novosti is quoting an official of Russia's sanitary oversight agency as saying all imports of agricultural products from the United States to Russia will be banned.More
  • Pfizer to Pay $35M in Organ Transplant Drug Settlement

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 2:57 PM EDT2014-08-06 18:57:29 GMT
    WILMINGTON, Del.– Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden announced Wednesday that his office has joined 41 other State Attorneys General in reaching a $35 million nationwide settlement with Pfizer Inc, as
    Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden announced Wednesday that his office has joined 41 other State Attorneys General in reaching a $35 million nationwide settlement with Pfizer Inc, as parent of Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Inc., over allegations the company unlawfully promoted Rapamune, an immunosuppressive drug currently approved by the FDA for use in preventing organ rejection after kidney transplant surgery.More
  • U.S. Employers Add 209K Jobs, Rate Rises to 6.2 Pct.

    U.S. Employers Add 209K Jobs, Rate Rises to 6.2 Pct.

    Friday, August 1 2014 11:53 AM EDT2014-08-01 15:53:00 GMT
    U.S. employers extended their solid hiring into July by adding 209,000 jobs. It was the sixth straight month of job growth above 200,000, evidence that businesses are gradually shedding the caution that had marked the 5-year-old recovery.More
    U.S. employers extended their solid hiring into July by adding 209,000 jobs. It was the sixth straight month of job growth above 200,000, evidence that businesses are gradually shedding the caution that had marked the 5-year-old recovery.More
  • U.S. Manufacturing Expands Again in July

    U.S. Manufacturing Expands Again in July

    Friday, August 1 2014 11:45 AM EDT2014-08-01 15:45:46 GMT
    U.S. manufacturing expanded for the 14th straight month in July in a good sign for the overall economy.More
    U.S. manufacturing expanded for the 14th straight month in July in a good sign for the overall economy.More
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  • Maduro replaces Venezuela's longtime oil chief

    Maduro replaces Venezuela's longtime oil chief

    Wednesday, September 3 2014 12:52 AM EDT2014-09-03 04:52:44 GMT
    President Nicolas Maduro has replaced Venezuela's longtime oil boss and economic czar as part of a cabinet shakeup sidelining the most-prominent voice within his administration for pragmatic reforms to tackle a...More
    President Nicolas Maduro has replaced Venezuela's longtime oil boss and economic czar as part of a cabinet shakeup sidelining the most-prominent voice within his administration for pragmatic reforms to tackle a deep...More
  • Asian stock markets rise as dollar gains

    Asian stock markets rise as dollar gains

    Wednesday, September 3 2014 12:01 AM EDT2014-09-03 04:01:41 GMT
    European shares drifted lower Monday as tensions over Ukraine simmered while Asian stock markets mostly rose on expectations of stimulus in China after manufacturing growth slowed in August.More
    Asian stock markets rose Wednesday, lifted by new signs of strength in the U.S. economy and expectations that Europe's central bank will provide more support to the flagging region.More
  • Maduro replaces Venezuela's longtime oil chief

    Maduro replaces Venezuela's longtime oil chief

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 10:52 PM EDT2014-09-03 02:52:52 GMT
    President Nicolas Maduro has replaced the Venezuela's longtime oil minister and economic czar as part of a cabinet shakeup sidelining the most-prominent voice within his administration for much-needed reforms...More
    President Nicolas Maduro has replaced the Venezuela's longtime oil minister and economic czar as part of a cabinet shakeup sidelining the most-prominent voice within his administration for much-needed reforms to...More


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