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  • Bernanke optimistic on long-term economic growth

    March 30, 2012 9:17 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said Thursday that he thinks the U.S. economy will return to its long-term growth of around 3 percent a year despite the weaknesses it still faces. Bernanke made his observation in his fourth and final lecture to George Washington University students. The... more »
  • Michael Douglas optimistic about cancer recovery

    August 31, 2010 10:06 PM

    NEW YORK (AP) - Michael Douglas says he faces an "eight-week struggle" against throat cancer but is optimistic about his chances for recovery. During an appearance Tuesday on David Letterman's "Late Show," the actor said he had just finished his first week of radiation and chemotherapy. That drew a surprised... more »
  • Singer Optimistic Despite Oil Spill

    June 5, 2010 10:06 PM

    PENSACOLA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - The timing might be a bit off for tourists hoping to waste away in Margaritaville. But that doesn't bother Jimmy Buffett. The singer - whose tunes are as much a part of life in this beach town as fried grouper sandwiches, Land Shark beer and... more »
  • BP Exec Optimistic Gulf will Rebound From Spill

    May 21, 2010 10:49 AM

    ROBERT, La. (AP) - The executive heading up BP's fight to stop a massive underwater oil spill says he's very optimistic that the Gulf of Mexico will recover. BP PLC Chief Operating Officer Doug Suttles said on the CBS "Early Show" that in the worst case scenario, the oil leak... more »
  • Acadiana St. Jude Patient Stays Optimistic

    December 11, 2009 6:56 PM

    The City of New Iberia honored a young man in the fight of his life today. 10-year-old Markell Gregoire was diagnosed with Osteosarcoma (cancer of the bone) just a few months ago. He has been receiving treatment at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis. After a brief visit home,... more »

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