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Aetna Insurance to acquire Humana

Aetna aims to spend about $35 billion to buy rival Humana and become the latest health insurer bulking up on government business as the industry

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Black women see job prospects improve

By Freddie Allen Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Job prospects for Black women improved in June, as they recorded better employment numbers than the

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Abusive lending practices target people of color
By Charlene Crowell NNPA Writer Each year the many forms and products of predatory lending drain at minimum hundreds of billions of dollars from the nation’s economy and communities across the country. ...
Senate hands Pres. Obama a victory on trans-pacific partnership
By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special from NorthStar News Today) — The U.S. Senate on Wednesday voted to give Presi­dent Barack Obama fast-track approval to negotiate the Trans-Pacific Partnership after 13 ...
African Americans are top victims of fraud
By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special from NorthStar News Today) – African Americans are the leading victims of fraudulent transactions compared to Hispanics and whites, which costs unsuspecting consumers billions of ...
Unemployment gets worse for Black men
By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from NorthStarNewsToday.com) — Lester Nute didn’t have to wait for the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics to tell him ...
Defense Department must report minority ad spending
(Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Target Market News) - Starting next year, the Secretary of Defense will be required to give the Armed Services Committee a written ...
How to Avoid Auto Sales Scams
Here are some auto ad claims that may be deceptive — and why. Vehicles are available at a specific low price or for a specific discount.
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Federal and local agencies crack down on auto sales fraud
By George White Contributing Writer (Special from New America Media) – Federal, state and local agencies are continuing to crack down on auto sales scam artists who have been taking consumers for ...
Black unemployment on the rise
By Freddie Allen Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) — After falling into the single digits in April, the Black unemployment rate increased to 10.2 percent in May, according to the latest jobs ...

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