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Business News: Encouraging news on the labor market

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(CBS) - Wall Street gets more insight into the job market today with the government's weekly report on the number of people applying for unemployment benefits. Investors got some encouraging news on the labor market Wednesday when a private payroll company said U.S. businesses added slightly more workers than expected last month. That's a hopeful sign ahead of the government's monthly unemployment report which comes out on Friday.


(CBS) - Crude oil fell below 89 dollars a barrel to a two month low on fresh evidence of slow a down in China. Investors are concerned that demand for oil will decrease as economic growth slows around the world.


(CNN) - A new feature on Facebook will guarantee your latest status is seen. The social network is allowing some users to pay a small fee to make sure their friends see their "can't miss" updates. Facebook's experimental "promote" feature costs around $7 dollars to bump posts to the top of newsfeeds. Right now, only a small amount of Facebook's 166-million U.S. users are able to take part in the trial run. Facebook has not yet said whether this will become a permanent feature on the site.

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    Van Zandt suspect teen arrested after shooting mom

    Saturday, September 13 2014 9:01 PM EDT2014-09-14 01:01:08 GMT
    GRAND SALINE (KYTX) -- A 17-year-old Van Zandt man who reportedly shot his mother then fled behind his residence Friday afternoon is in police custody. Several law enforcements agencies, including the Canton K-9 unit from 13 miles away joined in the chase before Michael Henry Dyar was captured shortly after the shooting near US Highway 80 west of Grand Saline.More >>
    GRAND SALINE (KYTX) -- A 17-year-old Van Zandt man who reportedly shot his mother then fled behind his residence Friday afternoon is in police custody. Several law enforcement agencies, including the Canton K-9 unit from 13 miles away joined in the chase before Michael Henry Dyar was captured shortly after the shooting near US Highway 80 west of Grand Saline.More >>
  • Woman shoots at ex-boyfriend in Palestine post office

    Woman shoots at ex-boyfriend in Palestine post office

    Saturday, September 13 2014 9:27 AM EDT2014-09-13 13:27:25 GMT
    PALESTINE (KYTX) -- A woman scorned fired one shot at an ex-boyfriend at the post office, reportedly fled in a vehicle only to turn herself in to police.The victim was about to depart the post office lobby at at 1213 North Link (State Hwy 155 North) when the former girlfriend fired her weapon. The man was not hit, nor were postal customers or employees injured.More >>
    PALESTINE (KYTX) -- A woman scorned fired one shot at an ex-boyfriend at the post office, reportedly fled in a vehicle only to turn herself in to police.The victim was about to depart the post office lobby at at 1213 North Link (State Hwy 155 North) when the former girlfriend fired her weapon. The man was not hit, nor were postal customers or employees injured.
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  • Report: Adrian Peterson indicted for negligent injury to a child.

    Report: Adrian Peterson indicted for negligent injury to a child.

    Friday, September 12 2014 9:25 PM EDT2014-09-13 01:25:40 GMT
    (CBS SPORTS) -- Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been indicted in Texas for 'reckless or negligent injury to a child,' according to the Fox Affiliate in Houston. The indictment was made in Montgomery County.More >>
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