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Megan Foster poses for a picture on the campus of the University of North Carolina-Charlotte on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020, in Charlotte, N.C.  (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
(AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
WRVA News
August 11, 2020 - 11:47 am
By BEN FINLEY Associated Press Sara Buie lined up a summer lifeguard job to help pay for a new laptop, textbooks and a backpack for her freshman year at Virginia’s James Madison University. But the coronavirus pandemic closed her community pool. She tried offering online tutoring to middle school...
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In this Feb. 24, 2019 file photo, model Arizona Muse, left, is flanked by designer and Officina del Poggio owner Allison Hoeltzel Savini in Milan, Italy. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno, file)
(AP Photo/Luca Bruno, file)
AP News
August 11, 2020 - 10:28 am
Virus Surge Makes US Weak Link in Global Economic Recovery
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FILE - People pass the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, July 30, 2020.
(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
AP News
August 07, 2020 - 4:53 pm
S&P 500 ekes out a 6th straight gain following jobs report
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A sign advertises hiring of temporary associates at a Pier 1 retail store, which is going out of business, during the coronavirus pandemic, Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020, in Coral Gables, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
(AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
AP News
August 07, 2020 - 9:31 am
The United States added 1.8 million jobs in July, a pullback from the gains of May and June.
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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, right, and White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, second from right, sit down in the office of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Aug. 3, 2020.
(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
AP News
August 04, 2020 - 1:14 am
Progress slow on virus relief bill as negotiations continue
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White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows speaks during a press briefing in the James Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House, Friday, July 31, 2020, in Washington.
(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
AP News
August 01, 2020 - 10:15 am
Trump, GOP soften on opposition to $600 jobless benefit
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FILE - In this June 17, 2020 file photo, a sign advertises a sale at an H&M store along Lincoln Road Mall in Miami Beach, Fla.
(AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File
AP News
July 31, 2020 - 10:13 am
US consumer spending up 5.6%, but virus could stall gains
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In this March 3, 2020 file photo, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell speaks during a news conference to discuss an announcement from the Federal Open Market Committee, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
AP News
July 29, 2020 - 4:41 pm
Fed sees dim economic outlook as virus squeezes economy
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AP News
July 24, 2020 - 1:04 pm
US new home sales jump 13.8% in June
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FILE - In this July 13, 2020, file photo a For Rent sign hangs on a closed shop during the coronavirus pandemic in Miami Beach, Fla.
(AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)
AP News
July 24, 2020 - 8:12 am
AP-NORC poll: Optimism fades jobs lost to virus will return
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