Stories by Julie Carr Smyth

Friday, July 12, 2013

Fracking bonanza tempting to Amish

In parts of Ohio and Pennsylvania, Amish communities are debating a new temptation - the large cash royalties that can come with the boom in oil and gas drilling.
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Jobless rate hits 7-year low

The U.S. unemployment rate fell to a seven-year low of 5.1 percent in August as employers added a modest 173,000 jobs, a key piece of evidence for the Federal Reserve in deciding whether to raise ...
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