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Report Links Fracking To Higher Dropout Rates

July 17, 2015 2:50 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

A recent study showed that fracking activity tended to result in disproportionate jumps in nearby high school dropout rates.

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Hyundai To Build Internet-Connected Ships

July 17, 2015 2:47 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

The world's largest shipbuilder is partnering with management consulting firm Accenture to build a fleet of Internet-connected "smart ships."

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Shareholders Approve Samsung Deal Paving Way For Succession

July 17, 2015 2:44 pm | by Youkyung Lee, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

Shareholders approved Friday a highly contested deal that strengthens the Samsung family's grip on the world's largest smartphone maker, sparking criticism that South Korea lacks sufficient protections for foreign investors and small shareholders.

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Fiat Chrysler Adds Sales Company To China Joint Venture

July 17, 2015 2:41 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The Chinese joint venture between Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and the Guangzhou Automobile Group has announced plans to create a news sales company as it expands its SUV production in China.

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Google Self-Driving Car Involved In First Injury Accident

July 17, 2015 11:00 am | by Justin Prichard, Associated Press | News | Comments

Google Inc. revealed Thursday that one of its self-driving car prototypes was involved in an injury accident for the first time.

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Company Debuts Recyclable K-Cup

July 17, 2015 10:58 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

The company credited with inventing the paper coffee filter is producing the first single-serve coffee pod that's completely recyclable.

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Headquarters Of Kraft Business Heading To Chicago

July 17, 2015 10:55 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Two weeks after shareholders signed off on a tie-up between Kraft and Heinz, the company has announced a move that will bring its Kraft headquarters from the northwest suburbs of Chicago into the city itself.

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Magna To Buy German Transmission Company Getrag For $1.9B

July 17, 2015 10:53 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Car parts maker Magna International Inc. is buying Getrag, a German-based manufacturer of automotive transmissions, in a 1.75 billion euro ($1.9 billion) deal.

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Survey: Manufacturers Prioritizing Product Lifecycle Analysis

July 17, 2015 10:50 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Leading manufacturers are prioritizing broader examinations of their products amid rapidly shifting economic conditions, according to a new survey from IDC Manufacturing Insights.

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Pouring Palletizer

July 17, 2015 10:46 am | by Morse | Product Releases | Comments

The Morse pouring palletizer combines quality and ergonomics, and now features a geared hand crank for precise tilting and pouring.

U.S. Factory Output Flat For 2nd Straight Month

July 16, 2015 2:54 pm | by Christopher S. Rugaber, AP Economics Writer | News | Comments

U.S. factory production was unchanged for a second straight month in June as a sharp drop in auto manufacturing was offset by greater output of furniture and chemicals.

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Michigan Plant Will Build Lincoln Continental

July 16, 2015 2:48 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Ford Motor Co. said Wednesday that Flat Rock Assembly in suburban Detroit will build the Continental, which goes on sale sometime next year.

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Airbus CEO Talks About Emissions, Innovation And More

July 16, 2015 2:44 pm | by David Koenig, AP Airlines Writer | News | Comments

These are heady times for the commercial-aircraft business at Airbus and Boeing, as airlines place huge orders for new planes.

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Monsanto Will Fund Review Of Study Linking Weed Killer To Cancer Risk

July 16, 2015 2:42 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Monsanto plans to fund a panel of scientists to review a study that linked its popular agricultural weed killer to an increased risk of cancer.

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Report: 100,000 Wireless Electric Cars Could Be Made By 2022

July 16, 2015 2:30 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

The first electric vehicles equipped with wireless charging capabilities could debut next year, according to a recent analysis by IHS Automotive.

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Tyson Subsidiary Agrees To Settlement Over All-Natural Labels

July 16, 2015 2:27 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

A Phoenix food company is the latest to settle a legal dispute over labeling its products as all-natural.

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Pabst To Return To Milwaukee

July 16, 2015 11:09 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

An icon of Milwaukee's flagship industry is returning to the city after a two-decade absence.

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House Panel Advances GMO Labeling Bill

July 16, 2015 11:02 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Legislation to create a voluntary labeling program for genetically modified foods — and ban state GMO labeling requirements — moved a step closer to becoming law this week.

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Automakers Group Aims To Combat Potential Cyber Threats

July 16, 2015 11:00 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Twelve large automakers this week announced plans to form an information-sharing system to address potential cyberattacks.

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Applications For U.S. Jobless Aid Fall To 281K

July 16, 2015 10:57 am | by Christopher S. Rugaber, AP Economics Writer | News | Comments

Fewer people sought U.S. unemployment benefits last week as employers remain confident enough in the economy to hold onto their staffs.

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