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  • Alaska governor launches bid to measure oil in Arctic refuge

    For decades, war has been waged over the holy grail of America's Arctic frontier, the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The wide coastal plain on the edge of the Beaufort Sea contains stunning populations of caribou, grizzly, musk oxen and other wildlife...
  • Boca Raton restaurant group recognized by U.S. Chamber of Commerce

    Boca Raton-based Rapoport’s Restaurant Group was awarded Tuesday with the Community Excellence Award by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce during the America’s Small Business Summit 2013 in Washington, D.C. “Aspiring small business owners in...
  • Penny Pritzker is pick as commerce secretary

     Penny Pritzker is pick as commerce secretary
    President Barack Obama lauded her skills, several prominent business groups quickly heaped praise and critics remained generally quiet after Chicago business executive Penny Pritzker was introduced Thursday as Obama's nominee to lead the Commerce...
  • Mexico's president seeks credit for migration drop across U.S. border

     
    Mexican President Felipe Calderon says improving conditions in his country are a reason for the dramatic reduction in the flow of migrants to the United States....
  • Hanks' lapel pin explained: Hollywood unveils 'Got Your Six' campaign

     
    The full story behind Tom Hanks' quixotic Oscar night accessory -- a simple numeral 6 pin on his left lapel -- was finally revealed today to be an ambitious entertainment industry program aimed at helping U.S. military veterans. The "Got......
  • State highlights help for unemployed veterans

     
    Gov. Rick Scott and his Department of Economic Opportunity have said one of Florida's priorities should be helping the state's unemployed military vets find work. To that end, they are highlighting state jobs programs designed for veterans. Here's the...
  • U.S. Chamber of Commerce targets Sen. Bill Nelson, Alan Grayson in new TV ads

     
    The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has launched new attack ads againstĀ Florida'sĀ incumbent Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, with ads airing today on Orlando broadcast stations. The ads signal that the U.S. Senate battle is on in ernest in Florida. Until now,...
  • Breaking News: Doctors group still thinks it's too easy for people to sue them.

     
    From The "You Get What You Pay For" File. Despite laws making it harder for people to file civil lawsuits, one of the state's major healthcare lobbying groups said this morning that Pennsylvania still has among the unfriendliest legal climates......
  • New political ad takes aim at Sacramento

     
    There’s a new political ad on the airwaves in California, blasting Sacramento politicians and focusing on wasteful spending. While the spot, paid for by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, never makes an explicit political pitch, the messaging seems to...
  • New regulations seek to expose Congo conflict minerals

     
    Controversial new U.S. rules will soon require publicly traded companies that use minerals such as tin, tungsten and gold to disclose whether the minerals they buy to make cellphones, laptops and other goods may have helped bankroll conflict in the...
  • American Crossroads goes after Nelson’s cows

     
    updated 11:50 a.m. 10/02/12 with response from Nelson campaign: In a new 30-second TV commercial being released today, the Republican-backing American Crossroads organization is going after U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson for putting cows on family property to...
  • U.S. Chamber of Commerce spends big on California GOP candidates

     
    The U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Friday launched a TV ad campaign to help Republicans in heated California congressional races. Several of the targeted contests are in Southern California....