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Health screenings at Nature’s OasisVertical Family Chiropractic will offer free health screenings from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday and from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 20 at Nature’s Oasis, 1123 South...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

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Chiropractic clinic opens in IgnacioTom Garcia announces the opening of his chiropractic clinic at 640 Goddard Ave. in Ignacio.Garcia is a graduate of Parker College of Chiropractic. He has been...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

As BP plugs well, other spill cos. see a rebound

DENVER – With BP at a turning point in the Gulf oil spill, other companies with a role in the crisis are seeing their fortunes improve, even as they wait to see how the legal and financial costs...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Mortgage rates hit low of 4.49%

WASHINGTON – Mortgage rates dropped to the lowest level in decades for the sixth time in seven weeks, offering the most attractive opportunity for those who qualify to refinance or purchase a...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Harleys’ roar may leave Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE – It’s the roar that made Milwaukee famous – the distinctive throaty rumble of a Harley-Davidson motorcycle. But that much-loved racket could be rumbling away to another state if the...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Wary consumers provide retailers only modest gains

NEW YORK – Deep discounts on summer leftovers and hot weather drove shoppers into malls in July, but they remained choosy, resulting in only overall modest gains.The sluggish spending, which is...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Toyota’s Prius tops Japan car sales for 15th month

TOKYO – Toyota’s Prius topped Japan sales rankings in July for the 15th consecutive month, getting a perk from incentives for green cars and helping Japanese sales of Toyota hybrid models reach a...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

At 5 hours daily, TV king in U.S., while Asians rely on mobile video

NEW YORK – The Chinese watch half as much television each day as Americans do, but they are more likely to catch video on computer or mobile phones.That’s among the findings of a study issued...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Stocks, dollar fall on job news

NEW YORK – Safety first. That appears to be the new motto for investors trying to figure out how bad the emerging slowdown in U.S. economic growth is going to be.A disappointing jobs report sent...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Companies remain in no hurry to hire

WASHINGTON – Companies showed a lack of confidence about hiring for a third consecutive month in July, making it likely the economy will grow more slowly the rest of the year. The unemployment rate...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Surprising job news slows trading

NEW YORK – A surprisingly poor signal on the jobs market sent stocks slightly lower Thursday as investors remained worried about a lack of hiring.The modest drop came after the Labor Department...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Stocks rise on jobs, service sector growth

NEW YORK – Reassuring signs on employment and growth in the service industry got the stock market back on an upward trajectory Wednesday.Major indexes rose after payroll company ADP said private...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

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