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FPL plans to build three more solar plants and possibly a gas plant

Florida Power & Light Co. said today it plans to build three new solar photovoltaic plants before the end of 2016, and one potential new natural gas-fired plant by 2019. 492 more words


Report: Employers in state added 4,800 jobs in December

WETHERSFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut employers added 4,800 jobs in December, helping push down the unemployment rate a notch, to 6.4 percent.

The Department of Labor says Connecticut’s employment increased by 26,700 jobs since December 2013, to nearly 1.7 million. 104 more words


Canadian dollar expected to slip to fresh low of 75 cents, TD says

The Canadian dollar is expected to continue its swan dive through 2015, a new report from TD Economics said Monday.

The bank’s economics department suggests the loonie will hit a low of 75 cents U.S. 273 more words


Death Toll From GM Ignition Switches Rises To At Least 50

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DETROIT (CBSMiami/AP) — The number of people who have died in crashes involving General Motors cars with defective ignition switches has risen. 182 more words


Gasoline prices expected to start climbing up in February

Gas prices are still creeping downward, but don’t expect that trend to last much longer, GasBuddy.com said today.

Next month they’ll be heading up again. 209 more words


Mobile Job Assistance Center Helping Will County's Unemployed

CHICAGO (CBS) – A local job assistance program has been traveling across Will County to help people who are out of work find employment.

The Will County Mobile Workforce Center is a mobile home that has been turned into a job center, outfitted with a dozen computers for job seekers to use for writing résumés and fill out job applications online. 209 more words