Why pay raises are elusive even with US unemployment so low

WASHINGTON (AP) — With U.S. unemployment at a 17-year low and businesses complaining that they can't fill jobs, you might expect pay to be rising sharply as companies try to attract or keep workers.

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  • Written by By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER, AP Economics Writer

Local voting districts seen as crucial to election security

CONYERS, Ga. (AP) — Last November, election officials in a small Rhode Island town were immediately suspicious when results showed 99 percent of voters had turned down a noncontroversial measure about septic systems.

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  • Written by By CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY, Associated Press

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

 

A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts:

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS