Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages changed little this week and remained slightly above record lows reached earlier this year. The low rates have aided a modest housing recovery.
Americans signed the most contracts to buy homes in July than at any other point in the last two years, further evidence of a housing recovery.
June's rise in home prices marked the first year-over-year increase since the summer of 2010.
The Food and Drug Administration says its new guidelines would make the food Americans eat safer and help prevent the kinds of foodborne disease outbreaks that sicken or kill thousands of consumers each year.
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More than 1,000 guests attended The Taste of Northern Cincinnati last month where they tasted and voted on the best restaurant picks.