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Blue Bell ice cream rests on a grocery store shelf in Lawrence, Kan.
Blue Bell ice cream rests on a grocery store shelf in Lawrence, Kan. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner, File)
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Listeria found in Blue Bell ice cream plant in 2013

Blue Bell ice cream had evidence of listeria bacteria in its Oklahoma manufacturing plant as far back as March 2013, a government investigation released Thursday says. The company then continued to ship ice cream produced in that plant after what the Food and Drug Administration says was inadequate cleaning.

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Lumber Liquidators
A man walks past a Lumber Liquidators store, Thursday, March 12, 2015, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
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Lumber Liquidators suspends sales of Chinese-made flooring

Lumber Liquidators has suspended the sale of all laminate flooring made in China a week after disclosing that the Justice Department is seeking criminal charges against the specialty retailer in an investigation over imported products.

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Unemployment Line
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US jobless aid applications rise slightly

Slightly more Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week. But even with the modest increase, the total number of people collecting jobless aid -- pulled down steadily for months -- fell to near 15-year lows.

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Showboat Casino Hotel
Showboat Casino Hotel (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
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University OKs probe into casino purchase, proposed sale

GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) -- The leaders of a southern New Jersey university have hired a law firm to conduct a "comprehensive investigation" into the school's purchase and proposed sale of shuttered casino.

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McDonald's Golden Arches logo at a McDonald's restaurant in Robinson Township, Pa.
McDonald's Golden Arches logo at a McDonald's restaurant in Robinson Township, Pa. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
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McDonald’s embracing Kale as a new ingredient

NEW YORK (AP) -- McDonald's may be developing a taste for a new ingredient as it fights to reinvent itself: Kale.

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Pile of Money
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Treasurer says revenues expected to exceed projections

State revenues are on pace to exceed expectations, and Gov. Chris Christie's administration will put the cash toward New Jersey's public pensions, his top treasury official said Wednesday.

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The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) headquarters building Washington
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) headquarters building Washington (AP Photo/J. David Ake, File)
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Report – 1,580 IRS workers evaded taxes over 10-year period

A government watchdog says nearly 1,600 IRS workers were found to have willfully evaded taxes over a 10-year period.

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Margaret Burrows who lost her job as a payroll coordinator two months ago looks through a computer database for a new job in Florida
Margaret Burrows who lost her job as a payroll coordinator two months ago looks through a computer database for a new job in Florida ( Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
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Hiring by US businesses slows sharply in April

WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. companies hired in April at the slowest pace in nearly a year and a half, a private survey found, as the strong dollar dragged down overseas sales and energy companies cut back on spending in the face of lower oil prices.

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There will be plenty of jobs available for teens this summer. (VIPDesignUSA, ThinkStock)
There will be plenty of jobs available for teens this summer. (VIPDesignUSA, ThinkStock)
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Plenty of summer jobs available for teens

The economy continues to improve and that means teens across New Jersey will have an easier time finding a summer job.

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Comcast logo on one of the company's vehicles, in Pittsburgh
Comcast logo on one of the company's vehicles, in Pittsburgh (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
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Comcast adding thousands of customer-support jobs

CHICAGO (AP) -- Comcast, long dogged by a terrible reputation for customer service, is planning to hire thousands and is rolling out new tools to improve its interactions with customers.

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