Tag "economy"

Jobs Market: Check with contract staffing agencies

If you’re casting about for a fresh take on jobs and the employment scene, pull up

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Training: Breaking Local Stories with Economic Data

The free workshop, “Breaking Local Stories with Economic Data,” was originally held in Louisville, Ky., on

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Spring break splurges spark personal finance stories

Spring break is coming up for college students and families, and it’s an opportunity to prepare

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The repurchase market, shadow banking: Story ideas

By Mary Fricker What types of stories emerge from covering the repo market that are interesting? 

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Fresh food angles: Auctions that sell expired food

What happens to food if your local markets don’t sell it? Serri Graslie, a freelance radio

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Health dept stats track medical marijuana dollars

Oregon’s medicinal marijuana business is booming, according to an Oregonian story by Noelle Crombie. She writes

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Back to basics: Tips for man-on-the-street stories

The proposed middle class tax cuts that limit income to $250,000 got editors at the Evansville

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Ramadan highlights growing market for halal goods

Ramadan begins tonight, and the month-long Islamic religious observance doesn’t end until the evening of Saturday,

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Reporting early on the holiday retail sales season

We are a little more than five months away from the most crucial week in retailing,

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New bankruptcy data affords small-business stories

The credit rating agency Equifax is out with a report on small-business bankruptcies nationwide; it’s a

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