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In this July 16, 2014 photo, a welder fabricates anchor bolts for roads and bridges at the custom manufacturer Fox Company Inc. in Philadelphia. The Institute for Supply Management, a trade group of purchasing managers, issues its index of manufacturing activity for July on Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Solid US job gains expected for 6th straight monthA sixth straight month of solid 200,000-plus US job growth is expected for July
The Associated Press35 minutes ago
Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell heads into the Federal Courthouse for his and his wife Maureen's corruption trial, in Richmond, Va., Thursday, July 31, 2014.  (AP Photo/Richmond Times-Dispatch, Bob Brown)
Witness in ex-Va. gov trial: Gifts, but no affairWitness in former Va. governor's corruption trial details gifts, says there was no affair
The Associated Press2 hours ago
In this July 8, 2014 photo, a wolf rests inside the Seacrest Wolf Preserve in Chipley, Fla. The 450 acre preserve is home to 30 gray, Arctic and British Columbian wolves. It is the largest wolf preserve in the Southeastern United States. The preserve was damaged during heavy rains that flooded the region in April. (AP Photo/Melissa Nelson-Gabriel)
Florida preserve brings wolves, people togetherFlorida preserve allows close human contact with wolves; some experts say it may be too close
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - This Oct. 10, 2013 file photo shows a truck entering the Foster Farms processing plant in Livingston, Calif. The Obama administration is overhauling poultry plant inspections for the first time in more than 50 years, a move it says could result in 5,000 fewer foodborne illnesses each year. The final rules announced Thursday would reduce the number of government poultry inspectors by around a fourth. But those that remain will focus more on food safety than quality, requiring them to pull more birds off the line for closer inspections and encouraging more testing for pathogens. There would also be more inspectors checking the facilities to make sure they are clean. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
USDA overhauls 50 year-old poultry inspectionsUSDA overhauls 50 year-old poultry inspections to improve food safety, increase efficiency
The Associated Press3 hours ago
For sale: A nearly nonexistent insurance agencySome subprime-mortgage servicers may be trying to skirt new rules on insurance commissions
The Associated Press3 hours ago

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