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US service firms grew at slightly slower pace last month

U.S. service firms expanded at a slightly slower yet still healthy pace in March, an encouraging sign after multiple reports last week pointed to a slowing economy. Read more »

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Charter Communications buying Bright House Networks

Charter is a new company to Kern County, but it was the fourth-largest cable company in the United States. With this purchase, now company officials say they’re up to No. 2. Read More »

US home prices rise modestly, but affordability an obstacle

U.S. home price increases continued to rise at a steady pace in January, as the housing market deals with affordability problems and few properties listed for sale. Read More »

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