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Exxon’s oil slick

Exxon Mobil is slashing its capital spending budget for 2020 by 30% due to weak demand caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and a market...

Folk music’s Mark Twain: 7 Essential tracks from John Prine,

NEW YORK (AP) — Some people, the songs just come out of them. For nearly half a century, they tumbled out of John Prine...

Tarrant County records another COVID-19 death

Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) on Wednesday, April 8 reported that a resident of Euless has died as the result of the COVID-19 virus....

Tradition stymied: A year unlike any since WWII for Augusta

The Masters is so intertwined with Augusta, they added an extra day to spring break.You see, the first full week of April isn't just...

U.S. hiring is starting to slow. But for now, there is little reason to worry. The pace of job growth is slipping as the decade-plus U.S. economic expansion has matured. There are simply fewer unemployed people seeking work, so the slowdown is organic rather than troublesome. Monthly hiring has declined 2.2% for the year-ended in June, according to the Labor Department. This pullback has corresponded with a decline in net monthly job growth, which compares new hires against worker separations. During the past three months, job gains have averaged a paltry 140,000 a month. That’s down sharply from an average of 237,000 for the same period in 2018. The three-month average can be volatile, but the trend since April shows a cooling job market

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