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Inflation remains slight, earnings up

Thanks to the falling prices of gasoline, the government's measure of inflation for January continued to fall. The energy index is off the most among seven consecutive months of declines. Real average hourly earnings, on the other hand, rose 1.2 percent.

February 2015

Norway's king coming to PLU

The king of Norway will visit Pacific Lutheran University in late May to provide the commencement speech and receive an honorary degree. He will also celebrate the 125th anniversary of the founding of the school.

February 2015

Healthcare affordability still tough

Small business owners and self-employed entrepreneurs continue to struggle to meet the costs of health care coverage for themselves and their employees, according to a survey released today.

February 2015

‘Morning after’ blues are costly

Super Bowl fever blocks $1.17 billion of worker productivity, according to global personnel consultancy. Probably even more as 'Legions' contemplate the 'Doom.'

February 2015

Ecology touts state as nat’l model

A movement begun in 2010 by the Washington legislature has grown through California and now, into a national model for reducing the amount of copper and other toxic substances in vehicle brake pads.

January 2015

New residential construction up

New housing starts nationwide in 2014 were 15.5 percent above the number recorded through the year earlier, according to a report issued today in the nation's capital.

January 2015

Nat’l outlook for construction is bright

Though construction spending for nonresidential projects in November was off one percent, it remains four percent above the same month in 2013, prompting optimism from an industry economist.

January 2015

Home sales slipped in November, prices firm

A very tight supply of homes for sale caused November sales to fall nationwide. New listings fell 27.7 percent from October, making for the first year-over-year drop in inventory this entire year.

December 2014

Investor outlook for 2015 and beyond

Russell Investments is telling its clients and the public to expect continued single-digit profits growth, further gradual declines in unemployment and a gradual tightening of interest rates in the coming year.

December 2014

Before ports slow-down, trade had grown

America's balance of trade inches slightly more negative in October, according to a report out today U.S. Department of Commerce. The next report, however, will likely show impacts of the West Coast maritime slow-down now dragging toward its sixth week.

December 2014
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