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September 06, 2019 - 1:32 pm
By MARTIN CRUTSINGER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Friday that the Fed is not expecting a U.S. or global recession. But it is monitoring a number of uncertainties, including trade conflicts, and will "act as appropriate to sustain the expansion."...
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September 06, 2019 - 1:19 pm
By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers added a modest 130,000 jobs in August, a sign that hiring has slowed but remains durable in the face of global economic weakness and President Donald Trump's trade war with China. The unemployment rate remained 3.7% for a...
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August 09, 2019 - 2:27 pm
South Chesterfield, VA – Spectra the management company of the VSU Multi-Purpose Center announces a job fair for part time employment to take place on Thursday, August 29 from 4pm to 6pm at the VSU Multi-Purpose Center. The VSU Multi-Purpose Center is a 6,000-seat arena located in South...
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August 02, 2019 - 12:03 pm
By JOSH BOAK, AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers slowed their hiring in July but still added a solid 164,000 jobs to an economy that appears poised to extend its decade-long expansion. The unemployment rate remained at 3.7% for a second straight month, the government said Friday...
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July 19, 2019 - 1:19 pm
RICHMOND, VA(July 15, 2019)—Sports entertainment company Drive Shack will open its 65,000-square-foot Richmond facility in late summer, featuring three levels of climate controlled, private driving bays with augmented reality range games and virtual course play and full-service restaurant and bar...
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July 15, 2019 - 5:12 pm
RICHMOND, VA(July 15, 2019)—Sports entertainment company Drive Shack will open its 65,000-square-foot Richmond facility in late summer, featuring three levels of climate controlled, private driving bays with augmented reality range games and virtual course play and full-service restaurant and bar...
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July 05, 2019 - 11:39 am
By JOSH BOAK AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers sharply stepped up their hiring in June, adding a robust 224,000 jobs, an indication of the economy's durability after more than a decade of expansion. The strength of the jobs report the government issued Friday could complicate a...
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June 14, 2019 - 4:39 pm
Richmond, VA _ Virginia Career Works-Capital Region and its network of partners will hold a job fair and resource event Friday, June 21 following the closure of the Colortree Group printing plant in Henrico County. Dozens of local companies have contacted local workforce and economic development...
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June 06, 2019 - 9:10 am
The U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency is buying 2.2 million diapers to help deliver migrants and their young children into Americans’ worksites, schools, and neighborhoods, according to an online contract request. The purchase implements the policy set by a bipartisan panel in Congress,...
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April 05, 2019 - 12:41 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — An Italian-owned company that makes high-tech machinery for producing and packaging tobacco products is expanding its operations in Virginia with the state's help. Gov. Ralph Northam announced earlier this week that G.D. USA, Inc. is planning to spend nearly $4 million to...
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