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  • Michelle Obama, Jill Biden headline job fair

    By Associated Press

    First lady Michelle Obama and Jill Biden are visiting Fort Campbell to speak with soldiers and their families at a jobs and career fair. Published April 23, 2014

  • Culinary Institute of Michigan opens restaurant

    By CRYSTAL GARCIA - Associated Press

    Baker College of Port Huron's culinary students are putting their skills to the test. Published April 23, 2014

  • Property tax credit getting boost with new law

    By Associated Press

    A new Maine law means that some low-and-middle income families will see their property tax credits double. Published April 23, 2014

  • Atmos Energy annual rate increase approved

    By Associated Press

    Atmos Energy Corp. customers will see their bills rise after the company won approval for a $8.5 million annual revenue increase. Published April 23, 2014

  • News briefs from around Kentucky at 1:58 a.m. EDT

    By Associated Press

    Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul said voters in perennial Democratic strongholds such as Chicago and Milwaukee will think differently if they see Republicans not just visiting these places, but discussing issues pertinent to their circumstances. Published April 23, 2014

  • Illinois postal worker admits stealing packages

    By Associated Press

    A St. Louis woman faces up to 15 years in federal prison after admitting she opened and stole packages while working as a supervisor at a southwestern Illinois post office. Published April 23, 2014

  • TD Ameritrade reports fiscal 2Q earnings Wednesday

    By Associated Press

    Online brokerage TD Ameritrade will release its fiscal second-quarter earnings report Wednesday morning. Published April 23, 2014

  • Sales of single-family homes in Maine up

    By Associated Press

    The number of existing single-family homes sold in Maine last month jumped almost 13 percent when compared to the same month a year ago. Published April 23, 2014

  • Lewiston couple sentenced for housing fraud

    By Associated Press

    A Lewiston couple convicted of defrauding the federal government out of more $46,000 in housing subsidies by not disclosing substantial income and real estate holdings have been sentenced. Published April 23, 2014

  • Finalists named in Bloomberg European city contest

    By JENNIFER PELTZ - Associated Press

    Amsterdam wants to create an online game to get unemployed young people engaged in finding jobs across Europe. Schaerbeek, Belgium, envisions using geothermal mapping to give households personalized rundowns of steps to save energy. Gdansk, Poland, is proposing to require officials to debate ideas from citizens. Published April 23, 2014

  • USDA finances water improvements in rural ND

    By Associated Press

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture says it's providing $8 million in financing for five projects to improve water and wastewater services in rural North Dakota. Published April 23, 2014

  • Microsoft opening Mall of Louisiana kiosk

    By Associated Press

    Louisiana's first Microsoft specialty location is set to open May 17 in the Mall of Louisiana. Published April 23, 2014

  • A's reject 10-year Coliseum lease offer

    By Associated Press

    The Oakland A's have rejected a deal to play at its ballpark for the foreseeable future, saying the 10-year lease extension offer doesn't meet all their requirements. Published April 23, 2014

  • RI gets extra $7M after casino adds table games

    By Associated Press

    A gamble by Rhode Island voters to allow table games at the Twin River Casino in Lincoln has paid off to the tune of $7 million for state government since last year. Published April 23, 2014

  • Former Fortune 500 exec indicted in fatal NH crash

    By Associated Press

    A New Hampshire grand jury has indicted a former Fortune 500 executive on second-degree murder charges in a crash that killed a Vermont couple in December. Published April 23, 2014

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