Erik Gonzalez Garcia
March 25, 2020 - 2:35 pm
Henrico announces effort to support locally owned restaurants
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In this Tuesday, March 24, 2020, photo, Keisha Henry poses for a portrait inside her lounge and catering business in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
AP News
March 25, 2020 - 1:24 pm
By REBECCA SANTANA and DAVID A. LIEB Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Barely a week ago, David McGraw was cooking daily for hundreds of fine diners at one of New Orleans’ illustrious restaurants. Today, he’s cooking for himself, at home — laid off along with hundreds of thousands of people...
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President Donald Trump gestures for Vice President Mike Pence to speak in the briefing room of the White House in Washington, Monday, March 9, 2020, about the coronavirus outbreak. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
AP News
March 10, 2020 - 9:28 am
By ZEKE MILLER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Monday his administration will ask Congress to pass payroll tax relief and other quick measures as a public health and economic maelstrom brought on by the coronavirus drew closer to him personally. Intending to calm the...
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South Korean soldiers wearing protective gears walk to spray disinfectant as a precaution against the new coronavirus in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, March 3, 2020. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
AP News
March 03, 2020 - 12:21 pm
BEIJING (AP) —World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus wants the world to stop hoarding masks, gloves and other protective equipment. The head of the U.N. health agency says Tuesday that he's concerned that the new coronavirus is disrupting worldwide supplies of...
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AP News
September 17, 2019 - 5:36 pm
By TOM KRISHER and MIKE HOUSEHOLDER Associated Press DETROIT (AP) — Contract talks between the United Auto Workers and General Motors showed some signs of progress Tuesday as a strike by more than 49,000 employees extended into a second day. The walkout brought to a standstill more than 50...
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August 08, 2019 - 1:30 pm
By JEFF AMY Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Dozens of immigrant workers have been released a day after being detained in the largest immigration raid in a decade in the United States. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement officials say 680 people were arrested in Wednesday's raids. But...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)​
February 15, 2019 - 2:24 pm
Washington, D.C. _ U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) has joined Sens. Brian Schatz (D-HI) and John Kennedy (R-LA) to introduce the Federal Employee Civil Relief Act, legislation to protect the credit reports of federal workers and contractors who were hurt by the longest government shutdown in U.S...
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(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
September 03, 2018 - 8:42 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is starting his Labor Day with an attack on a top union leader. Trump tweeted Monday that AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka "represented his union poorly on television this weekend." He added: "it is easy to see why unions are doing so poorly. A Dem!" Trumka...
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August 03, 2018 - 12:16 pm
By COLLEEN LONG , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — One of President Donald Trump's priorities, low unemployment, is complicating another: curbing immigration. With the number of jobs available exceeding the number of Americans seeking jobs, employers are looking beyond the border to fill openings...
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(AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
August 03, 2018 - 12:02 pm
By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER , AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers slowed their hiring in July, adding 157,000 jobs, a solid gain but below the healthy pace in the first half of this year. The unemployment rate ticked down to 3.9 percent from 4 percent, the Labor Department said Friday...
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