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Jackson Hole Police Doling Out Money for Good Deeds

Money has been donated from the town's citizens

(Newser) - A good deed could turn into a $50 tip from Jackson law enforcement officials who will dole out donated money ahead of the holidays, the AP reports. The Jackson Hole News and Guide reports that Teton County Sheriff Jim Whalen says anonymous donors have contributed enough for deputies, officers, and... More »

Latest Web Craze: Livestream of a Dull Wyoming Street

It’s a video of an intersection in Jackson Hole where nothing much happens

(Newser) - Could a livestream of a street in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, replace cat videos as the latest online time waste? Probably not, but for whatever reason, thousands of viewers have been clicking on webcam footage of the town’s central intersection since “See Jackson Hole” went live. While picturesque Jackson... More »

Texas Governor Badly Burned in Accident

Greg Abbott kept injuries quiet for days after Dallas shootings

(Newser) - Texas Gov. Greg Abbott was hiding a painful secret when he spoke to the media after last week's shooting deaths of five police officers in Dallas. The governor suffered severe burns on both of his legs in an accident while vacationing in Jackson Hole, Wyo., several hours before the... More »

Bernanke: Fed Will Act to Boost Jobs

Chairman didn't list specific policies, but left little doubt he intended to

(Newser) - Ben Bernanke left little doubt today that the Fed would soon resort to yet more attempts to inject money into the economy. In a speech at Jackson Hole, Bernanke said unemployment was still "a grave concern" because it inflicts both "enormous suffering" on the people and "structural... More »

'Act Now' Urges IMF Head, Warning of Recession Risks

'Risk of recession outweighs risk of inflation,' says Lagarde

(Newser) - IMF head Christine Lagarde warned that the world economic recovery is in danger, and called for additional spending to support growth, at a conference for business and economic leaders in Jackson Hole on Saturday, reports Reuters . "The stakes are clear; we risk seeing the fragile recovery derailed. So we... More »

Don't Hold Your Breath for New Fed Stimulus

Investors might be barking up the wrong tree

(Newser) - Stocks have been shooting up this week on speculation that Ben Bernanke will announce another round of quantitative easing to prop up the economy in his speech Friday at Jackson Hole. But investors had better hold their horses, Neil Irwin of the Washington Post reports, because “the appetite within... More »

Chelsea's Hubby Quits Job to Be Ski Bum

Trouble in paradise?

(Newser) - Is Chelsea Clinton's love life going downhill fast? The former first daughter's hubby has ditched his lucrative hedge-fund job to become a ski bum out West for a few months. Chelsea will "visit him every few weeks," reports the New York Post of the two, who apparently require... More »

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