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Virginia gets nearly $12 million for workforce grant

Virginia is receiving nearly $12 million in federal funds to enhance employment and financial literacy for Virginians with barriers to higher education and employment.

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Chrysler sales jump 19 percent in September

Chrysler Group says its U.S. sales rose 19 percent in September thanks to strong demand for the new Jeep Cherokee SUV and the Ram pickup.

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Stocks: 5 things to know before the open

Will markets shake off the September slump as the new month begins?

Here are five things you need to know before the opening bell rings in New York:

1. Weak European data: European markets and U.S. stock futures are slipping lower Wednesday. Weak econ...

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Did Starbucks start a pumpkin boom?

Pumpkins are having their moment in the sun. Ever since Starbucks introduced its famed pumpkin spice latte about a decade ago, pumpkin sales have skyrocketed. It's led to the increased popularity of pumpkin-spiced everything, including spicy pumpkin beef jerky and pumpkin beer.

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Could computers take over the boardroom?

It's a common saying that one day all our jobs will be done by robots, but top executives may not have expected their position in the C-suite to be under threat so soon.

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Microsoft introduces Windows 10

Meet the new and improved Windows. No, it's not Windows 9 -- Microsoft is going straight from Windows 8 to Windows 10.

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Toyota recalls nearly 700,000 pickup trucks

Around 700,000 older-model Toyota pickup trucks are under recall.

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House Dems want NY Fed hearings, too

Three Democratic members of Congress joined their Senate colleagues in calling for a probe of Wall Street regulators.

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Developers, town leaders celebrate completion of Bedford Lofts

An old industrial building in Bedford is coming back to life as a housing complex.

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EBay spinning off PayPal as separate company

EBay is spinning off its online payment service PayPal as a separate company.

The move, which has long been urged by some Wall Street analysts, was announced Tuesday. It is expected to take place in the second half of 2015.

The news sent shares of eBa...

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