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Low-wage jobs unexpectedly a way of life for many

  WASHINGTON (AP) — For years, many Americans followed a simple career path: Land an entry-level job. Accept a modest wage. Gain skills. Leave eventually for a better-paying job. The workers benefited, and so did […]

03/12/2014

This Jan. 8, 2014 photo shows the old water tower in Jurupa Valley, Calif. (AP Photo/Amy Taxin)

Jurupa could cease to exist over budget woes

JURUPA VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — California’s youngest city evokes memories of the old West: residents ride horses against a backdrop of hardscrabble hills, and political wrangling takes place in a store that once sold cowboy boots. There is […]

01/12/2014

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US women regain lost jobs; men still short 2.1M

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. women have recovered all the jobs they lost to the Great Recession. The same can’t be said for men, who remain 2.1 million jobs short. The biggest factor is that men […]

09/12/2013

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Calif. community colleges increasing enrollment

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California’s community colleges are set to increase enrollment for the first time in years, and officials are crediting a voter-approved tax for the bump. College officials announced on Wednesday that the […]

09/12/2013

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UK in dark mood as new recession may be confirmed

LONDON (AP) — Recession may just be a word. But in Britain it may become a dangerous habit. It’s possible that official figures on first quarter economic growth, to be released Thursday, could show the country is back in recession, and tension is building.

04/24/2013

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Recession and tech kill middle-class jobs

NEW YORK (AP) — Five years after the start of the Great Recession, the toll is terrifyingly clear: Millions of middle-class jobs have been lost in developed countries the world over.

01/22/2013

US employers post fewest jobs in 5 months

WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. employers posted fewer job openings in September after advertising more in August than first estimated. The Labor Department says job openings dropped by 100,000 to 3.56 million, the fewest in five […]

11/06/2012

Study: Mexican migration to US stabilizes

MEXICO CITY (AP) – A new report by U.S. and Mexican researchers suggests an uptick in the number of illegal migrants headed to the United States in the first half of 2012, and a slight […]

10/23/2012

UCLA study: Food insecurity 'skyrocketed' in Calif. during recession

(CNS) – About 3.8 million Californians could not afford to consistently feed themselves or their families during the Great Recession, according to a UCLA study released today. Low-income families, households with children and Latinos suffered […]

07/09/2012

Money 101: Love, Sex and Money Week!

The week of June 25th, Bob McCormick tackles the top 3 topics that are on everyone’s mind: love, sex and money. This rollercoaster economy has reached deep into our personal lives and left literally no aspect […]

06/18/2012