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AP FACT CHECK: Trump overstates his role in black job gains

Aug. 16, 2018 12:23 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is taking unjustified credit for recent job gains by black Americans even as he defends himself against claims of racism. Trump and his administration argue he's done more to help the economic well-being of minorities than Barack Obama, the country's first and only...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump on black unemployment

Aug. 15, 2018 5:49 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is taking unjustified credit for recent job gains by black Americans even as he defends himself against claims of racism. Trump and his administration argue he's done more to help the economic well-being of minorities than Barack Obama, the country's first and only...

White House admits error for false claim on black employment

Aug. 15, 2018 8:55 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House has acknowledged error in its false claim that President Donald Trump created three times as many jobs for African-Americans than President Barack Obama. It was a rare admission of fault for an administration that frequently skews data and overstates economic gains. White...

Restoration of Oregon river aims to help trout

Aug. 14, 2018 3:07 PM EDT

BEND, Ore. (AP) — After decades of ranching and logging left a creek deep in the Ochoco National Forest less functional for the fish and other animals that live there, an interagency effort is underway to return it to a more natural state. Since the end of July, Deep Creek, a tributary of the north fork of...

Collapse at Oregon State project trouble for CLT industry

Aug. 13, 2018 3:39 PM EDT

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — When Oregon State University leaders decided in 2014 it was time to replace the aging home of its forestry school, they wanted more than a new building. They wanted a statement. The new Peavy Hall would symbolize the rebirth of the state's timber industry by showcasing its signature...

The new face of the American carnival

Aug. 12, 2018 3:02 AM EDT

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — As quickly as it came, it left. Within just four hours, the carnival rides, games and ticket booths at the Klamath County Fair were folded up and packed away as the crew prepared to make their next jump to Reno. The magicians behind the move are the staff and crew of Wold...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's economic mirage; Sanders on Medicare

Aug. 11, 2018 8:12 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is pulling numbers out of thin air when it comes to the economy, jobs and the deficit. He refers to a current record-breaking gross domestic product for the U.S. where none exists and predicts a blockbuster 5 percent annual growth rate in the current quarter that...

North Carolina town picked for Amazon distribution center

Aug. 10, 2018 12:17 PM EDT

GARNER, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina town will be the site of a new Amazon distribution center that officials say will lead to hundreds of millions in investment and the creation of more than a thousand jobs. State and local officials announced Friday that Garner, a Raleigh suburb, will be home to a new...

Labor: Missouri farmworkers kept in inhumane conditions

Aug. 10, 2018 10:22 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Florida company kept more than 100 temporary farmworkers in "inhumane" and "unsanitary" working conditions while not paying them what they were due as they harvested watermelons in southeast Missouri, according to federal labor officials. The U.S. Labor Department issued a...

Concern in Arkansas town highlights trade fears in US states

Aug. 8, 2018 11:28 AM EDT

ARKADELPHIA, Ark. (AP) — A Chinese company's announcement two years ago that it would spend more than $1 billion and hire hundreds of workers for a paper mill on the outskirts of this rural college town was seen as a much-needed shot in the arm for the region's economy. A web video promoting Arkadelphia...