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Why Obama’s Plan for Raising Minimum Wage Is a Really Bad Idea

It's an age old argument: raising the minimum wage will bring more people out of poverty. But economic experts for decades have shown why it doesn't work.

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The Oscar Mayer Weinermobile Visits Kennewick

The Oscar Mayer Weinermobile will be at the Kennewick Senior Center today, February 14th from Noon to 1:30 during the Senior Center’s annual Valentine Bingo and Dessert Social.The center is located on 500 S

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Best Buy one of 8 retailers planning big store closings in 2013
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8 Major Retailers Planning Multiple Store Closings in 2013

USA Today released a report late last week listing the top eight retailers planning major store closings in 2013 due to the struggling economy and financial instability.

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5 Excellent Networking Sites to Help You Find Jobs

As soon as you knew you wanted (or needed) a new job, you got on Facebook and let all your friends and connections there know what you could do and that you were available, right? You probably also went straight to LinkedIn and quickly made a profile there so people could find the awesomely productive employee that is you. But the phone didn’t start ringing.

That’s not because networking online for a job doesn’t work, it’s because you have to find all the places where you can make the Internet work for you.

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Obama’s Organizing for America Already Linked to Questionable Political Groups

You may recall the political action committees working for Obama during the last couple of elections. Now, get ready for Organizing for America.

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5 Industries That Won’t Be Hiring Much in 2013 – Do You Work In One of These Areas?

Finding a new job or changing industriesis a natural desire, especially after the start of a new year. But don’t leap too quickly. Before you start imagining your amazing new job in the dream career you never had, you should research the hiring climate in your industry of choice. You don’t want to put a lot of money and effort into education, training and searching for a new job only to find out you’re battling 40 other candidates at every interview. Here are five of the industries you might not want to find yourself hoping for a job in this year:

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While Obama Celebrates Inauguration Companies Continue to Slash Jobs

The list of American jobs disappearing -- many of them due to Obamacare -- continues to grow.

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Kennewick Police Report Spike in Counterfeit Money Passed Locally

Kennewick police are working to find where a recent rash of counterfeit bills are coming from.

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Where Are the Happiest Cities to Work?

Not everybody can go to work with a smile on his or her face. However, there are places in America where that actually is the case.

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5 Creative Ways to Employ Yourself While You’re Unemployed

If you’ve recently lost your job, or finally finished your hard-earned degree but have yet to receive that first sweet offer of employment, keep this in mind: Don’t panic.

The good—and sort of bad—news is that you’re not alone. The better news is that your situation is not permanent.

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