November

Survey: Small Biz Optimism Took A Dive In November
NEW YORK (AP) — Small business owners grew more pessimistic in November after the presidential election and Superstorm Sandy. That’s the finding of a survey by the National Federation of Independent Business. The lobbying group says Tuesday that its small-business optimism index droppe…
GM’s November U.S. Sales Rise 3 Percent
DETROIT (AP) — General Motors says its November U.S. sales rose just 3 percent from a year earlier. The nation’s largest automaker says it sold more than 186,000 cars and trucks, led by the Buick and Cadillac brands. Cadillac sales rose 30 percent from a year earlier, while Buick sales…
Oct. 22 Voter Registration Deadline Fast Approaching
Voter registration for November’s general election ends Monday, Oct. 22 at 5:00 p.m. Officials with the Natrona County Clerk’s Office say they have received nearly 28,000 voter registrations. Natrona County clerk Renea Vitto says those who miss Monday’s deadline can still regist…
Vote Early: Skip The Lines, Maybe The Debates, Too
WASHINGTON (AP) — Some Americans are already voting, even though Election Day is more than a month away. Early voting by mail is under way in two dozen states, with more to come. And in three states — Idaho, South Dakota and Vermont — voters already can show up in person to vote…
Northwest College Leaders Mull Building Questions
POWELL, Wyo. (AP) — Plans for a county sales tax for infrastructure needs in November are prompting Northwest College officials to consider other funding options to complete a building project. The Wyoming Legislature in March approved $9.4 million in state funding for the college to build th…
Constitution Party Gains Access To Wyoming Ballot
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Secretary of State Max Maxfield says the Constitution Party has gained access to Wyoming’s general election ballot this fall. Maxfield says the Constitution Party got on the ballot as a provisional party by collecting 3,740 signatures of registered voters. Maxfiel…
November Trade Deficit Hits $47.8 Billion
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. trade deficit widened in November for the first time in five months, largely because of a spike in the price of imported oil. Still, exports fell for a second straight month, a sign that Europe’s slowdown has begun to affect the U.S. economy. The trade gap ro…