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Nearly 4K May Get Damages in Chinese Drywall Suit

October 7, 2014 2:18 pm | by Janet McConnaughey, The Associated Press

A federal judge has ruled that nearly 4,000 homeowners who say Chinese drywall ruined their homes are eligible to share any further damages he may award in lawsuits against Taishan Gypsum Co. Ltd., a government-owned manufacturer.     

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U.S. Job Openings Rise in August as Hiring Falls

October 7, 2014 2:10 pm | by Josh Boak, The Associated Press

U.S. employers advertised the most job openings in nearly 14 years during August, yet their pace of hiring fell compared to July.                                   

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Scientists Behind LED Breakthrough Win the Nobel Prize

October 7, 2014 1:54 pm | by Karl Ritter and Malin Rising, The Associated Press

Two Japanese scientists and a Japanese-born American won the Nobel Prize in physics on Tuesday for inventing blue light-emitting diodes, a breakthrough that has spurred the development of LED technology to light up homes, computer screens and smartphones worldwide.

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U.S. Manufacturers Forecast Solid Revenue Growth in the Year Ahead

October 7, 2014 1:44 pm | by PwC US

Optimism regarding projected company revenue growth increased among U.S. industrial manufacturers during the third quarter of 2014, according to the Q3 2014 Manufacturing Barometer, released by PwC US.              

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Hundreds Attend Meeting on Bridging U.S. and Canadian Regulatory Systems

October 7, 2014 10:07 am | by Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press

About 400 people will gather this week to work on a plan to more closely harmonize Canadian and American industrial regulations across a wide range of sectors.                          

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Boeing To Add 700 Jobs in St. Louis

October 7, 2014 9:53 am | by Alan Scher Zagier, The Associated Press

Elected officials and business leaders were disappointed by Boeing Co.'s decision earlier this year to build a new commercial airplane on the West Coast rather than in Missouri; however, Boeing offered a consolation prize. The aircraft manufacturer announced that it plans to bring up to 700 new jobs to St. Louis. 

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New York Governor Announces Expansion of Advanced Atomization Technologies

October 7, 2014 9:44 am | by U.S. Official News

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that Advanced Atomization Technologies, the joint venture between Parker Aerospace and GE Aviation, will expand and update its manufacturing facility and office building to accommodate an increased demand for work. 

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Ohio Leaders Scramble Over Hints it May Lose Jeep

October 7, 2014 9:22 am | by John Seewer, The Associated Press

Ohio's governor talked with the head of Chrysler about the future of the Toledo-built Jeep Wrangler, just days after the automaker indicated production could be moved when a new model comes out.                

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Chrysler Recalls Commercial Vans

October 7, 2014 9:14 am | by The Associated Press

Chrysler is recalling 21,470 full-size commercial vans in the U.S. and Canada to fix a problem with the headrests.                                       

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Alaska Airlines Orders 10 Boeing Jets for $990M

October 6, 2014 1:54 pm | by The Associated Press

Alaska Airlines said Monday that it has ordered 10 planes from Boeing for $990 million.                                               

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Reno Industrial Market Growing Even Before Tesla

October 6, 2014 1:48 pm | by Scott Sonner, The Associated Press

Word that Tesla Motors was interested in locating its giant battery factory near Reno apparently jumpstarted a business migration to the region long before the electric car maker made the decision official.             

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Texas Company Recalls 91K Pounds of Beef

October 6, 2014 1:35 pm | by The Associated Press

The U.S. Department of Agriculture says a Texas company is recalling nearly 91,000 pounds of ground beef products that might be contaminated with pieces of metal.                         

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Town Creates 80 Percent of All Canned Pumpkin Consumed in U.S.

October 6, 2014 1:09 pm | by David Mercer, The Associated Press

Somewhere between 80 and 85 percent of all the canned pumpkin consumed in the United States comes from Libby's pumpkin cannery, owned by parent company Nestle USA.                         

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5 Killed in Blast at Illegal Fireworks Plant

October 6, 2014 9:56 am | by The Associated Press

Police say five people were killed early Monday in an explosion at an illegal fireworks factory in southern China.                                       

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Dayton Firm Will Redevelop Former GM Factory

October 6, 2014 9:46 am | by The Associated Press

A national design firm with local headquarters has signed on to redevelop a former Dayton-area General Motors factory into an 800-job automotive glass plant operated by a Chinese company.                    

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UAW Forming Alabama Branch Aimed at Mercedes Plant

October 6, 2014 9:29 am

The United Auto Workers union said Friday it is forming a local branch aimed at representing the Mercedes plant in Alabama in a move mirroring its efforts with fellow German automaker Volkswagen in Tennessee.              

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Magneti Marelli Announces New Exhaust Systems Plant

October 6, 2014 9:22 am | by PR Newswire

The new plant strengthens Magneti Marelli's position in North America adding to its competencies that include automotive lighting, powertrain, electronic systems, suspension systems, aftermarket and motorsport.           

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Feds Investigate Power Steering in Ford Midsize Cars

October 6, 2014 9:11 am | by The Associated Press

U.S. safety regulators are investigating complaints of power-assisted steering failure in three Ford Motor Co. midsize car models.                                   

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New Car Technology May Not Lower Insurance Rates

October 3, 2014 1:51 pm | by Dave Collins, The Associated Press

More cars and trucks are being equipped with cameras, radar, automatic braking, and other safety technology that help avoid accidents, but drivers may not see their insurance bills go down anytime soon, experts in the auto and insurance industries said.  

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U.S. Employers Likely Stepped Up Hiring in September

October 3, 2014 1:47 pm | by Christopher Rugaber, The Associated Press

U.S. employers may have produced 200,000-plus job growth in September, a potentially reassuring sign after a hiring slowdown in August.                                  

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