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4:24am

Thu April 14, 2011
Politics

Public Employees Feel The Heat In The Sunshine State

As in Wisconsin, Ohio and other states, Florida's public employees and their unions are on the defensive.

Republican Gov. Rick Scott has proposed a budget that cuts thousands of public jobs and requires workers to contribute part of their salaries to their pensions.

Plus, the Republican-controlled Legislature is close to adopting a measure that directly targets public employee unions.

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4:00am

Thu April 14, 2011
Business

Business News

Renee Montagne has business news.

4:00am

Thu April 14, 2011
Politics

GOP Rep. Camp Comments On Obama Deficit Reduction Plan

Renee Montagne talks to Republican Congressman Dave Camp of Michigan to get a reaction to President Obama's speech about the budget.

4:00am

Thu April 14, 2011
Business

New MG6 Rolls Off Production Line

The first MG sports car to be produced in 16 years rolled off a production line in Birmingham, England, Wednesday. In a sign of changing times, the MG6 was designed and engineered in Britain, but assembled from parts most of which were manufactured in China.

4:00am

Thu April 14, 2011
Africa

Ivorian President Faces Tough Rebuilding Challenges

In the Ivory Coast, former President Laurent Gbagbo is being held under guard at a villa in the commercial capital Abidjan. Meanwhile, new president Alassane Ouattara is trying to pacify the city, after a nearly five-month vicious power struggle.

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