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Job market for college grads improves, though ‘dream job’ might have to wait

With college commencement ceremonies nearing, the government is offering a modest dose of good news for graduating seniors: The job market is brightening for new grads — a bit. But finding work — especially a dream job — remains tough … Continue reading

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Steve Jobs’ behavior takes center stage in Silicon Valley collusion suit

Apple founder Steve Jobs, seen here in 2007 introducing the Apple Nano in San Francisco. (AP) The alleged bullying behavior of the late Apple founder Steve Jobs has taken center stage in a class-action lawsuit claiming that Apple, Google, and … Continue reading

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Danny Boyle Boards Steve Jobs Movie; Leo DiCaprio to Star?

Oscar-winning filmmaker Danny Boyle is in early talks to direct Sony’s Steve Jobs biopic “Jobs.” Scott Rudin is producing, with Aaron Sorkin penning the script based on the Walter Isaacson biography “Steve Jobs,” to which Sony acquired the rights following … Continue reading

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Fields And Farm Jobs Dry Up With California’s Worsening Drought

i i hide captionThe recent rain rains kept Suzanne and Mike Collins’ orange grove alive, but the rainy season is ending. If they don’t get federal irrigation water by this summer, their trees will start dying. Kirk Siegler/NPR The recent … Continue reading

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Hold Walker accountable for jobs promise

Gov. Scott Walker was testing an idea last week — that the state may have until the end of 2015 to meet his pledge that Wisconsin companies add 250,000 private-sector jobs. Of course, that’s not what Walker promised during his … Continue reading

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Leonardo DiCaprio Adds Steve Jobs Role To Pile Of Potential Movies

As first reported by The Hollywood Reporter, Leonardo DiCaprio could play Steve Jobs for director Danny Boyle in Aaron Sorkin’s untitled movie about the Apple Computer co-founder. David Fincher was previously attached to direct the film, albeit in the loosest … Continue reading

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Portland’s economy gains thousands of jobs in March, not enough to chip away …

A new report shows Portland pulled in thousands of jobs in March. But the job growth wasn’t enough to chip away at the metro area unemployment rate, which hasn’t yet budged in 2014. The Oregon Employment Department said Monday that … Continue reading

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Is Leo The Man For the Job(s)? Danny Boyle Reportedly Eyeing DiCaprio For …

Danny Boyle, director of “127 Hours,” “Trainspotting” and “Slumdog Millionaire,” among others, is in talks to direct the Aaron Sorkin-written Steve Jobs biopic, according to The Hollywood Reporter. In 2009, Boyle won an Oscar for his direction of “Slumdog,” and … Continue reading

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Another poor jobs report

Another month, another underwhelming jobs report for North Carolina. The Tar Heel state created fewer jobs and saw a smaller percentage of unemployed workers find employment than the rest of the nation over the last year, according to the February … Continue reading

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High school career academies prepare students for jobs

Such exams are typically given in a doctor’s office or an optical center, but Loftland was getting this evaluation of her depth perception, the diameter of her blind spot and her overall visual acuity in Room B320 of Portia Barnes’s … Continue reading

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