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GM: Securities Regulators Probing Recall

April 25, 2014 2:03 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

GM also confirmed for the first time that the U.S. Attorney's office in New York and an unidentified state attorney general are also conducting investigations.                            

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Advanced Alternative Energy On Display At Auto Show

April 25, 2014 1:57 pm | by CBS News | Videos | Comments

Automakers are being pressured to make cars with better gas mileage and electric cars with longer ranges. Tim Stevens takes a look at a few of the models at the 2014 New York International Auto Show that truly show these features off.      

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FDA Backs Off Feed Rule Affecting Brewers

April 25, 2014 1:41 pm | by M.L. Johnson, Associated Press | News | Comments

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Thursday it will revise proposed livestock feed rules after hearing objections about the potential cost from brewers who sell grain leftover from making beer to ranchers and dairy farmers.       

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UAW VP Nominated For Seat On GM Board

April 25, 2014 1:33 pm | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

For the first time, General Motors Co. could have an official of the United Auto Workers union on its board of directors.                                    

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Sudden Acceleration Considered In Day Care Crash

April 25, 2014 1:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The Florida Highway Patrol says it is looking at the role of sudden acceleration in a car crash into a day care center that killed a 4-year-old girl.                             

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China Wants More Transparency From Polluters

April 25, 2014 10:04 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

China has changed its environment law for the first time in 25 years, instituting public oversight of companies and allowing for unlimited fines against persistent polluters.                      

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Adobe, Apple Settle High-Tech Workers' Lawsuit

April 25, 2014 9:47 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Google, Apple, Intel, and Adobe Systems have settled a class-action lawsuit alleging they conspired to prevent their engineers and other highly sought technology workers from getting better job offers from one another.          

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Q&A: Tackling Environmental Health & Safety

April 25, 2014 9:45 am | by Nikita Ernst, Associate Editor, Chem.Info - @Chem_Kita | Articles | Comments

Virtually all facilities need some sort of an environmental health and safety (EHS) function. Our sister publication Chem.Info sat down with experts to talk about the challenges of EHS programs and potential solutions.           

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Study Says U.S. Manufacturers Gaining Competitiveness

April 25, 2014 9:40 am | by Paul Wiseman, AP Economics Writer | News | Comments

U.S. manufacturers have grown more competitive over the past decade compared with factories in China, Brazil and most of the world's other major economies.                           

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Defense Contractor Accused Of Selling Phony Parts

April 25, 2014 9:36 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A new indictment accuses an Oregon defense contractor of defrauding the military of $10.5 million by supplying phony truck and helicopter parts.                               

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Lawyer: Volkswagen Has Deals In Places Outside Tenn.

April 25, 2014 9:21 am | by Erik Schelzig, Associated Press | News | Comments

Volkswagen warned Tennessee officials during difficult negotiations over incentives to expand the German automaker's lone U.S. plant that the company has already secured offers to build a new SUV elsewhere.              

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Vertical Grinders Offer Maximum Material Removal

April 24, 2014 3:34 pm | by Apex Tool Group | Product Releases | Comments

Cleco Tools, a business unit of Apex Tool Group, LLC, announces the launch of its new Vertical Grinder product line.  

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Wyoming Town Evacuated After Gas Explosion

April 24, 2014 2:33 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Residents and emergency crews were waiting for a fire to burn itself out after an explosion at a natural gas processing plant in a small town in southwestern Wyoming.                        

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Michigan's Moves In Advanced Manufacturing

April 24, 2014 2:30 pm | by Forbes | Videos | Comments

Closing the skills gap and connecting the private sector with local, educated talent is part of a formula the Wolverine State governor is using to create an environment for success.                     

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3M Plans $18.7M Expansion In Missouri

April 24, 2014 2:21 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Plant manager Todd Cantrell said Wednesday the expansion will make the site the largest 3M plant in Missouri and one of the largest in the country.                              

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China Opening 8 State Industries For Investment

April 24, 2014 2:14 pm | by Joe McDonald, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

China's government says it will open 80 projects in eight state-run industries to private and foreign investors as part of efforts to make its slowing economy more productive.                     

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Positive Signs Point To A Good Year In Manufacturing

April 24, 2014 2:12 pm | by Jon Minnick, Associate Editor, Manufacturing Business Technology | Blogs | Comments

Positive numbers continue to indicate that manufacturing is shaking off its winter blues and that this could be a good year.                                    

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GM Profit Sinks But CEO Sees No Recall Hit To Sales

April 24, 2014 2:06 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The cost of recalling nearly 7 million cars and trucks sank General Motors' first-quarter profit, but the company's CEO said the much-publicized recalls have yet to cut into sales.                    

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Auto Parts Maker Paying $19.9M Fine In Price-Fixing Case

April 24, 2014 1:55 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The U.S. Justice Department says an auto parts manufacturer accused in a price-fixing conspiracy has agreed to plead guilty and pay a fine of $19.9 million.                            

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2-Week Cooldown For Hot Sauce Maker

April 24, 2014 10:09 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A cooling-off period has been called in the fight between the makers of a popular hot sauce and the Southern California city that says its air is too spicy to bear.                         

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