- Job fair with local employers to be held at New River Updated: Sep-01-15 4:02 am
MARINE CORPS AIR STATION NEW RIVER, North Carolina - A job fair for the military and their families is slated for Marine Corps Air Station New River.
- Bubble soccer bounces into Delaware Updated: Aug-31-15 9:49 am
HOCKESSIN, Delaware - At 8 years old, Logan Jones is a seasoned pro when it comes to birthday parties.
- Cabbage delays rush hour traffic after Rochester rollover Updated: Aug-31-15 8:56 am
ROCHESTER, New York - Morning commuters were greeted by a sea of green after a cabbage truck rolled over and spilled its load across a busy western New York highway.
- 54,000 kids got jobs via NYC-funded summer jobs program Updated: Aug-31-15 6:53 am
NEW YORK - More than 54,000 New York City youths landed summer jobs through the Summer Youth Employment Program this year.
- New boss of Frisch's Big Boy restaurants plans expansion Updated: Aug-30-15 2:49 pm
CINCINNATI - The new leader of the Frisch's Restaurants chain wants to flex Big Boy's brand muscle with franchise expansion, new restaurant shapes and sizes, menu and beverage additions, and doing more to court younger customers.
- Demand for nurses in Montana remains high Updated: Aug-30-15 2:04 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - Rising patient numbers combined with a booming need for more care has created growing demand for more nurses in Montana.
- Jackson Hole getting more and more crowded Updated: Aug-29-15 3:35 pm
JACKSON, Wyoming - Sherrie Jern has seen her fair share of busy summers over the 26 years she has run the Wildflower Inn, but she says things have been different this summer.
- Beatrice leaders consider proposed housing program Updated: Aug-28-15 5:43 pm
BEATRICE, Nebraska - Several Beatrice leaders are proposing a housing program to help address what some in the community see as a lack of available homes within the city.
- Springfield rehires coach who lost job after complaint Updated: Aug-28-15 9:58 am
EUGENE, Oregon - The Springfield School District has rehired Bill Wagner as Springfield High School's girls basketball coach, less than three months after choosing not to renew his contract amid complaints from a parent.
- Japan requires companies to set goals in hiring female execs Updated: Aug-28-15 8:21 am
TOKYO - Japanese lawmakers approved a law Friday requiring large employers to set and publicize targets for hiring or promoting women as managers.
- Job search mandate, unemployment tax change goes to governor Updated: Aug-27-15 1:13 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Changes to unemployment insurance laws that require more job search activities by benefit recipients are now headed to North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory.
- Pence headed to Japan next month seeking jobs for Indiana Updated: Aug-27-15 4:04 am
INDIANAPOLIS - Gov. Mike Pence will lead a delegation of Indiana business leaders to Japan next month on an economic development mission.
- Brown County Fair manager fired after 5 months on the job Updated: Aug-25-15 6:59 pm
ABERDEEN, South Dakota - The manager of the Brown County Fair has been fired after only five months on the job.
- Tech startups want to change the way you drive Updated: Aug-25-15 12:17 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - A veteran computer scientist hates sitting in his car at stop lights, so he creates software that makes the experience less annoying. A former engineering professor wants to double the range of today's electric vehicles. And an aeronautics expert believes flying cars shouldn't be science fiction.
- Ennis-Hill dedicates world title to her boy, working moms Updated: Aug-23-15 12:12 pm
BEIJING - As she lay on her back, hands covering her face trying to absorb the reality of again being a world champion, Jessica Ennis-Hill's thoughts turned to who might be watching.
- Ohio's 5 percent unemployment rate is its lowest since 2001 Updated: Aug-21-15 9:11 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The state says Ohio's unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest level since 2001, dropping to an even 5 percent in July.
- Florida Gov. Scott: State nearly out of money to lure jobs Updated: Aug-20-15 4:08 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Gov. Rick Scott, reigniting a budget fight with the Republican-controlled Florida Legislature, says the state is nearly out of money to lure companies to Florida.
- Woman who won discrimination suit asks $2.6 million Updated: Aug-20-15 1:17 pm
MONTROSE, Colorado - A former Montrose County employee who won a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit after she lost her job is seeking $2.6 million for the loss of potential future earnings.
- Board moves up meeting to review green jobs measure Updated: Aug-19-15 8:56 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - A citizens board tasked with overseeing projects funded by a California ballot measure intended to generate clean-energy jobs will move up its first meeting to early September, Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de Leon said Wednesday.
- Officials: Military likely to open most combat jobs to women Updated: Aug-18-15 4:06 pm
WASHINGTON - Two women have now passed the Army's grueling Ranger test, and even tougher and more dangerous jobs could lie ahead. The military services are poised to allow women to serve in most front-line combat jobs, including special operations forces, senior officials told The Associated Press.
- State data shows Hawaii teachers staying put longer Updated: Aug-17-15 4:24 pm
HONOLULU - A growing number of new teachers in Hawaii public schools seem to be staying in the profession.
- Virginia shipyard holds career fair in south Mississippi Updated: Aug-16-15 7:55 pm
BILOXI, Mississippi - A federally run shipyard in Virginia is recruiting 850 miles away in south Mississippi.
- Kansas seeks to collect more child support with ad campaign Updated: Aug-15-15 1:02 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Kansas is hoping a new ad campaign will lead to millions of dollars of new child support collections.
- Partnership between high school, company a two-way payoff Updated: Aug-15-15 10:31 am
YORK, Nebraska - Ethan Thorne is the latest of four York High Students to gain training and work experience at Truck Center Companies he couldn't get any other way.
- Nearly 3 dozen apply for top job at MNsure Updated: Aug-14-15 12:25 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Nearly three dozen applicants are vying for the top job at MNsure, but the health insurance exchange's interim chief executive isn't one of them.