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3Novices:Skilled, Programmed enter merger talks

Workforce provider Skilled Group has entered into merger talks with its rival Programmed Group.



Flash floods in Texas, Oklahoma kill 2; 100s of homes gone

SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Record rainfall was wreaking havoc across a swath of the U.S. Midwest on Sunday, causing flash floods in normally dry riverbeds, spawning tornadoes and forcing at least 2,000 people to flee. 909 more words


3Novices:Aust bonds weaker after Fed comments

Australian bond futures prices are slightly lower after US Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen said she expects a rate hike “at some point this year,” 7 more words


3Novices:ACTU to ask for election war chest support

A plan to raise affiliation fees will be put to union delegates at the ACTU Congress, as a way to build a multimillion dollar federal election campaign. 6 more words


A head scratcher: 9 brains found next to train tracks

GOUVERNEUR, N.Y. (AP) — Nine brains were found along a street in a northern New York village, but authorities say there’s nothing to fear.

The brains are believed to have been part of a collection for educational or research purposes. 87 more words


Photos: Fans soak in Indy 500 fun

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – It’s fun in the sun at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, where thousands of fans gathered Sunday for the 99th running of the Indy 500. 7 more words


Firefighter, 1 Other Drown In Floods Ravaging Texas, Oklahoma; 3 Missing

Record rainfall slammed parts of the Midwest on Sunday, spurring violent flash floods and tornadoes that forced at least 2,000 people to flee. 588 more words