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Obama announces new job training initiatives

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 16:30

|President Obama announces two new programs to help community colleges prepare graduates for jobs and connect more Americans with apprenticeships.

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|White House spokesman Josh Earnest welcomes robust job growth, says the administration is not resting on its laurels.

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|House Republican leaders say President Obama's health care law, with its 30-hour-per-week definition of full-time employment, is driving down wages and hurting the economy.

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Nearly nine years later, the city of New Orleans is about 80 percent recovered from the devastating effects of Hurricane Katrina, Mayor Mitch Landrieu told CNBC on Friday.

In a "Squawk Box" interview, Landrieu told a story of a city that's on the rise with new businesses opening up. Job creators like the movie and digital media industries did an "$800 million book of business last year," he added.

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Reasons post-Katrina New Orleans back
Friday, 28 March 2014 11:30

Nearly nine years later, the city of New Orleans is about 80 percent recovered from the devastating effects of Hurricane Katrina, Mayor Mitch Landrieu told CNBC on Friday.

In a "Squawk Box" interview, Landrieu told a story of a city that's on the rise with new businesses opening up. Job creators like the movie and digital media industries did an "$800 million book of business last year," he added.

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romney-obama-presidential-pollsIn 2008, America, frustrated with a seemingly endless war in Iraq, military action in Afghanistan and Pakistan, and a faltering economy, turned to the most unlikely of presidential candidates, one with little government experience and a much different view of American’s role in the world.

 

 

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