EU Fines Google a Record $5 Billion Over Mobile Practices

BRUSSELS (AP) — European regulators came down hard on another U.S. tech giant Wednesday, fining Google a record $5 billion Wednesday for forcing cellphone makers that use the company’s Android operating system to install Google search and browser apps. The European Union said Google’s practices restrict competition and reduce choices for consumers. While Google can…

Attendance Continues to Drop at Local Job Fairs, Good News for Job Seekers

Maryland Heights, MO (KTRS) St. Louis Employers are hiring, but continue to struggle to find qualified candidates. JobNewsUSA.com hosted a job fair Wednesday at the Doubletree Hotel in Westport. Job Post Media General Manager Rick Kruckemeyer explains the challenges facing local employers, “The economy’s great, but if there’s not enough employees to do the work, then…

Rauner Signs Laws to Speed up Quincy Vets’ Home Construction

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Gov. Bruce Rauner signed a law Tuesday to speed up reconstruction of the troubled state-run veterans’ home in Quincy.The Republican governor approved the legislation to consolidate the design and building processes under state law to save time in overhauling the western Illinois campus where 13 people have died since 2015 because…