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Jun. 19, 2014 @ 03:53 PM

Minimum wage debate pits cities against states

Dominique Mayfield makes $8.25 an hour washing dishes and busing tables at a Syracuse brewpub. Shantel Walker makes $8.50 an hour at her pizzeria in New York City, where the rent is more than double what it is in Syracuse. Two very different cities, but nearly the same wage.

Jun. 18, 2014 @ 04:00 PM

Senators propose 12-cent gas tax increase

Two senators unveiled a bipartisan plan Wednesday to raise federal gasoline and diesel taxes for the first time in more than two decades, pitching the proposal as a solution to Congress' struggle to pay for highway and transit programs.

Jun. 17, 2014 @ 03:43 PM

Businessman accused of bilking investors arrested

Federal prosecutors say a businessman accused of swindling churchgoers in an investment scheme has been arrested.

Jun. 11, 2014 @ 04:11 PM

Many seek new homes near cities but are priced out

City living has been a blessing for Tim Nelson.