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Rally ebbs as investors seek safety after weak wage data

NEW YORK (AP) -- Investors made a small move back to safer assets Friday afternoon after the government's November jobs report showed continued hiring, but weak wages....
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Jobs report shows Trump to inherit solid but uneven economy

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. jobs report on Friday made one thing clear: President-elect Donald Trump will inherit the same two-track U.S. economy that bedeviled his predecessor....
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US health care tab hits $3.2T; fastest growth in 8 years

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The nation's health care tab grew at the fastest rate in eight years in 2015, driven by the coverage expansion in President Barack Obama's law and by costly prescription drugs, the government said Friday....
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Trump voter lost home, blames incoming Treasury secretary

WASHINGTON (AP) -- When Donald Trump named his Treasury secretary, Teena Colebrook felt her heart sink....
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How a Trump administration could shape the internet

Under a President Donald Trump, cable and phone companies could gain new power to influence what you do and what you watch online - not to mention how much privacy you have while you're at it....
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Trump forms an advisory group of CEOs for input on jobs

NEW YORK (AP) -- President-elect Donald Trump on Friday announced the formation of an advisory group of more than a dozen CEOs and business leaders who will offer input on how to create jobs and speed economic growth....
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Job deals like Carrier's often fall short of political hype

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- When President-elect Donald Trump announced a deal to save hundreds of jobs at a Carrier plant in Indiana, it came with a cost to state taxpayers of about $7 million in tax breaks and grants....
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Famously cold N. Dakota winter menaces pipeline protest camp

CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) -- So far, the hundreds of protesters fighting the Dakota Access pipeline have shrugged off the heavy snow, icy winds and frigid temperatures that have swirled around their large encampment on the North Dakota grasslands....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/TribLIVE.COM Listener Poll
Should the Trump administration rescind the regulation expanding overtime eligibility? <More Info>

Yes
No
Yes
80%
No
20%
Total Votes: 7,150

Yesterday's Poll

Was retaining House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi the right decision for the Democratic Party?

No
51%
Yes
49%
Total Votes: 9,415