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  • Centene plans $6.3B acquisition of fellow insurer Health Net

    Updated: Thu, Jul 2, 2015

    Medicaid coverage provider Centene will pay about $6.3 billion to buy fellow insurer Health Net, as managed-care companies look to bulk up while adjusting to the federal health care overhaul. The deal announced Thursday morning gives St. Lous-based Centene a chance to grow in two hot...

  • Reelz channel to air Miss USA after NBC drops pageant

    Updated: Thu, Jul 2, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — Reelz channel to air Miss USA after NBC drops pageant.

  • Spanish-language broadcaster Univision files for IPO

    Updated: Thu, Jul 2, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — Spanish-language broadcasting company Univision Holdings Inc. filed plans Thursday to launch an initial public offering of its stock. The New York-based company said Thursday that it expects to raise up to $100 million in the offering. It did not say how many shares it...

  • Applications for US jobless benefits rise to still-low 281,000, a sign of healthy job market

    Updated: Thu, Jul 2, 2015

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Applications for US jobless benefits rise to still-low 281,000, a sign of healthy job market.

  • US employers add 223K jobs; jobless rate falls to 5.3 pct.

    Updated: Thu, Jul 2, 2015

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers added a solid 223,000 jobs in June, and the unemployment rate fell to 5.3 percent, a seven-year low. The numbers show the job market moving close to full health and raising expectations that the Federal Reserve will start raising interest rates as early...

  • US unemployment rate falls to 5.3 percent as employers add 223,000 jobs in June

    Updated: Thu, Jul 2, 2015

    WASHINGTON (AP) — US unemployment rate falls to 5.3 percent as employers add 223,000 jobs in June.

  • Scripps buys controlling share in Polish broadcaster

    Updated: Thu, Jul 2, 2015

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The U.S. media company Scripps Networks Interactive Inc. has finalized an agreement for a controlling stake in Poland's largest commercial broadcaster, a 584 million-euro ($650 million) deal that comes as the U.S. company expands into Europe. Scripps Networks...

  • Applications for US jobless aid rise to still-low 281,000

    Published: Thu, Jul 2, 2015

    WASHINGTON (AP) — More people sought U.S. unemployment benefits last week, but the level of applications is still low and points to an improving job market. The Labor Department says weekly applications rose 10,000 to a seasonally adjusted 281,000. The four-week average, a less...

  • Tesla tops 11,000 vehicles delivered in second quarter

    Updated: Thu, Jul 2, 2015

    PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — Tesla's second-quarter deliveries surged 52 percent to set a company record exceeding 11,000 vehicles. The Palo Alto, California, electric car maker surpassed 10,000 vehicles for the first time in the first three months of the year and on Thursday said it had...

  • Arizona copper mine stirs debate pitting profits vs religion

    Updated: 48 min ago

    SUPERIOR, Ariz. (AP) — Outside of an aging mining town in the mountains east of Phoenix, a copper company has burrowed a shaft 1.3 miles into the high desert landscape in what is believed to be the deepest such mine in the U.S. Resolution Copper Mining says the mine will usher in a...

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