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United States homebuilder sentiment rises in September as sales improve

This was the strongest reading since October 2015 and equalled the highest level seen since before the 2008 financial-market crash. The National Association of Homebuilders' monthly housing market index, a measure of builder sentiment soared to 65 this month, evenly matched against the 11 month high that was the highest for the index since the year 2005.

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Kohl's to hire 69000 seasonal workers

Department store operator Kohl's Corp . Interested in more job openings in the Tampa Bay area? Store associates stock merchandise and assist customers on the sales floor and at the point of sale. Retailers make almost a third of their annual sales and generate almost 40 percent of their profits during the holiday selling season, which starts a day after Thanksgiving and continues into early January.

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Florida Gov: Miami's Wynwood area no longer active Zika zone

The DOH has identified five people in the newly expanded area that have exhibited symptoms of the virus, bringing the total number of non-travel cases of Zika in Miami Beach to 35. Last week, state health officials said they had found more Zika-affected mosquitoes in traps set in Miami Beach, and they found more infections, also.

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Clinton and Trump Remain Even Ahead of US Presidential Elections

She was treated with a 10-day course of Levaquin, an antibiotic used to treat infections. A Quinnipiac University national poll released Wednesday showed Clinton leading 48-43 percent among likely voters. Tim Kaine (Virginia), about the diagnosis. Clinton is trying to make up for lost time. "Strong Together" is her official campaign slogan - and the title of a book she and her running mate, Sen.

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Ivanka Trump Meets With Speaker Ryan in New York City

And long before that, Ryan distanced himself from some of Trump's most controversial statements, such as his proposal to ban Muslims from entering the U.S. Ryan's latest critique for Donald Trump came during a press conference last week, when he suggested the NY real estate mogul should release his tax returns.

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Slowdown in Job Creation Keeps Traders Guessing on Rates

Employers added 151,000 jobs in August, a modest gain after an increase of 275,000 in July, the most in eight months, and 271,000 in June. The Fed lifted its benchmark overnight interest rate at the end of past year for the first time in almost a decade, but has held it steady since amid concerns over persistently low inflation.