Auto sales make gains in March

Apr 13, 2011 Brian Bradley

Auto sales in March rose significantly from a year ago and from a month before, thanks to fears of vehicle shortages in Japan and other factors.According to a report from Edmunds.com, March auto sales were expected to rise 16.5 percent from


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Flawed police reports stunt job opportunities in New York

Apr 12, 2011 Matt Roesly

The process for finding work after passing through the criminal justice system remains an ongoing issue in Onondaga County, New York, according to Syracuse.com.In a study conducted by the Centers for Community Alternatives (CCA), 64.3 percent


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Background screenings protect Florida children, add high costs to school budgets

Apr 12, 2011 Matt Roesly

School officials in Florida are using an advanced background screening system involving fingerprints in order to ensure that school children are protected.The Naples News reports that, though the process is considered vital, counties around


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Better Business Bureau unveils formal advice for consumers dealing with debt collectors

Apr 12, 2011 Kyle Duncan

Better Business Bureau unveils formal advice for consumers dealing with debt collectors

With millions of American consumers struggling to stay afloat financially, more people find themselves in debt than in years past. More than ever, consumers find themselves targets of debt collection agencies eager to get their hands on the


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Survey: Minorities more likely to rely on non-bank services

Apr 12, 2011 Todd Milner

Survey: Minorities more likely to rely on non-bank services

According to USA Today, minorities are more likely to be unbanked or underbanked compared to non-minority groups.The news source notes that in January 2009, approximately 54 percent of black households and 43.3 percent of Hispanics were either


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