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U.S. private sector adds 218,000 jobs in July: ADP

Woman fills out a job application as she attends a job fair in New YorkPrivate job gains in June were 281,000, which was the strongest reading since November 2012. Economists surveyed by Reuters had forecast that the ADPNational Employment Report would show a gain of 230,000 jobs. "The July employment gain was softer than June, but remains consistent with a steadily improving job market," said Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moody's Analytics. "If current trends continue, the economy will return to full employment by late 2016." U.S. companies slowed the expansion of their payrolls from June's blistering pace with goods-producing firms adding 16,000 jobs compared with 43,000 in June.


APNewsBreak: Ventura passage to be cut from book

former Minnesota Gov. Jesse VenturaMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Publisher HarperCollins says it will remove a passage from best-seller "American Sniper" that sparked former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura's defamation lawsuit against book author Chris Kyle.


UCLA wades through damages from pipe flooding

In this photo taken from video provided by nbc4la.com, water reaches the main entry doors to Pauley Pavilion, home of UCLA basketball, after a 30-inch water main burst on nearby Sunset Boulevard Tuesday, July 29, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/nbc4la.com) MANDATORY CREDITLOS ANGELES (AP) — The quiet summer campus of UCLA found itself suddenly steeped in water and chaos after a major water pipe burst and spewed some 8 million gallons, stranding people in parking garages and flooding the school's storied basketball court less than two years after a major renovation.


$1,000 Sovaldi now hepatitis treatment of choice

This undated handout photo provided by Gilead Sciences shows the Hepatitis-C medication Sovaldi. A $1,000-per-pill drug that insurers are reluctant to pay for has quickly become the treatment of choice for a liver-wasting viral disease that affects more than 3 million Americans. In less than six months, prescriptions for Sovaldi have eclipsed all other hepatitis-C pills combined, according to new data from IMS Health. (AP Photo/Gilead Sciences)WASHINGTON (AP) — The price is sky-high, but so is demand. A new $1,000-per-pill drug has become the treatment of choice for Americans with hepatitis C, a liver-wasting disease that affects more than 3 million.


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Guitar Greats Weekend


From Eric Clapton to George Benson, to Eddie Van Halen to James Taylor we’ll showcase some of the greatest guitarists of all time! 

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Sisters Ann and Nancy Wilson first showed the world that women can rock when their band, Heart, stormed the charts in the ‘70’s with hits like “Crazy on You,” “Magic Man,” “Barracuda,” “Straight On,” and so many more.  Not only did the Wilson sisters lead the band, they wrote the songs and played the instruments too, making them the first women in rock to do so.  Heart continued topping the charts through the ‘80’s and ‘90’s with huge hits like “These Dreams,” “Alone,” “What About Love,” “If Looks Could Kill,” “Never,” and a string of other hits that showcased the sisters’ enormous talents as musicians and singers. Click here to find out how you can win! 

 

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The greatest pop/rock artists of the 60's and 70’s join together for one night only at the Wagner Noël Performing Arts Center on Thursday, August 14th at 8 pm. Little did they know back in 1984 that the demand would still be there for a tour of the greatest Artists from the late 1960’s and early ‘70’s thirty years later! Find out how you can win tickets here! 

Summer Sunday Lawn Concerts


It's that time of the year again...for the Museum of the Southwest's FREE Summer Sunday Concert Series, that's right FREE! So load up your family, lawn chairs and blankets, fill up the cooler for Sunday evening live music on the front lawn of The Museum! All the fun starts at 7:45pm!!! To get more information and the complete music schedule, click here

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