Times-Republicanhttp://www.timesrepublican.comTop Headlinesen-usThu, 17 Apr 2014 17:59:59 EDTThu, 17 Apr 2014 17:59:59 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssSome exempted from minimum wage, increased or nothttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/570636.htmlWASHINGTON - Some low-paid workers won't benefit even if a long-shot Democratic proposal to raise the federal minimum wage becomes law. More than a dozen categories of jobs are exempt from the minimum, currently $7.25 an hour.Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTYellen: Fed stimulus still needed for job markethttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/570637.htmlNEW YORK - Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Wednesday that the U.S. job market still needs help from the Fed and that the central bank must remain intent on adjusting its policy to respond to unforeseen challenges.Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTYellen signals more aggressive stance toward bankshttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/570599.htmlWASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve may be about to turn more aggressive in its regulation of the financial system.Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTCourt upholds EPA emission standardshttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/570600.htmlWASHINGTON - A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld the Environmental Protection Agency's first emission standards for mercury and other hazardous air pollutants from coal- and oil-fired power plants.Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTUS retail sales up strong 1.1 percent in Marchhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/570553.htmlWASHINGTON - U.S. retail sales in March rose by the largest amount in 18 months, led by strong gains in sales of autos, furniture and a number of other products. The 1.Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDT