Ryan Rolls Out Poverty Fighting Plan

Posted On July 24, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- Congressman Paul Ryan has a blueprint to fight poverty. The Wisconsin Republican outlined the plan on Thursday which would combine a dozen programs into one "Opportunity Grand" that moves anti-poverty efforts from Washington to state governments.   The House Budget Committee Chairman's plan involves tax proposals to expand the earned income tax…

Stocks Mostly Flat, Record Close For The S&P 500

Posted On July 24, 2014

(New York, NY) -- Stocks closed mostly flat Thursday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost three points to close at 17-084 and the Nasdaq edged down over a point to 44-72. The S&P 500 gained just under a point for another record close of 19-88.

2013: Fewer Bankruptcy Filings, More Repeat Filings

Posted On July 24, 2014

(Undated) -- The latest numbers show more people are repeatedly filing for bankruptcy. A new federal report out Thursday also says 2013 filers had less monthly income and not as many debts. Most had fewer monthly expenses. On the other hand, not as many people filed in 2013 as in 2012. The report's compiled from…

New Home Sales Drop 8.1% In June

Posted On July 24, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- Fewer Americans are buying new homes. Figures released today by the Census Bureau show new home sales fell eight-point-one percent in June. Numbers for March, April and May were also revised downward. The seasonally adjusted annual rate of 406-thousand units sold last month was about 74-thousand fewer than economists expected. The median…

Walmart Names New U.S. CEO

Posted On July 24, 2014

(Bentonville, AK) -- Walmart is changing its leadership in the U.S. Greg Foran is being promoted to President and CEO of the retail chain's U.S. operations. He'll take over for Bill Simon, who had served in the role since 2010. Foran will officially take over on August 9tj and will report directly to Doug McMillon,…

  • Pet Patrol

    Found Dog, tan/white shaggy, and little.

    Posted on July 28, 2014
    Location: Dillsboro, IN

    Farmer's retreat, 300 S area. Tan and White colored came…