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Bringing 3D Printing to Your Hand

July 31, 2014 4:01 pm | by The Associated Press

3D printing is a cool technology, but it's not exactly a hands-on way to make things. Enter the 3Doodler: the pen that turns you into the 3D printer.                              

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Escaping Email: Inspired Vision Or Hallucination?

July 31, 2014 3:48 pm | by Michael Liedtke, AP Technology Writer

The 30-year-old entrepreneur has learned a lot about communication since he teamed up with his college roommate Mark Zuckerberg to create Facebook a decade ago, and that knowledge is fueling an audacious attempt to change the way people connect at work.  

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Ethical Practices Take Back Seat To Price, Say Purchasers

July 31, 2014 3:43 pm | by Business Wire

Eighty percent of consumers believe it is important for companies and brands to behave ethically, however the most significant factors when shopping are price, value and quality.                     

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Jimmy Dean Moves Beyond Breakfast

July 31, 2014 11:06 am | by Candice Choi, AP Food Industry Writer

Hillshire's expansion into products that aren't made entirely out of meat has been critical in helping fatten the company's profit margins.                                

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NC Weighs Offering Upfront Money for Promised Jobs

July 31, 2014 10:18 am | by Dave Kolpack, Associated Press

After decades of trying to attract new industries with tax breaks, North Carolina lawmakers are considering whether to just offer selected corporations upfront taxpayer money if they will move to the state.             

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Judge Says Crystal CEO Should Testify in Lawsuit

July 31, 2014 10:13 am | by The Associated Press

A federal judge says American Crystal Sugar Co. CEO David Berg should testify in a federal lawsuit pitting the refined sugar manufacturer against the corn syrup industry.                        

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Panasonic, Tesla To Build Big U.S. Battery Plant

July 31, 2014 10:10 am | by The Associated Press

American electric car maker Tesla Motors Inc. is teaming up with Japanese electronics company Panasonic Corp. to build a battery manufacturing plant in the U.S. expected to create 6,500 jobs.                  

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Century-old Pipe Break Points to National Problem

July 31, 2014 10:06 am | by Brian Melley and Michael R. Blood, Associated Press

Age inevitably takes a toll. There are 240,000 breaks a year, according to the National Association of Water Companies, a problem compounded by stress from an increasing population and budget crunches that slow the pace of replacement.     

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Boeing Will Handle Final Assembly of 787-10 in SC

July 31, 2014 9:55 am | by The Associated Press

Boeing said final assembly of its 787-10 plane, a planned larger version of its "Dreamliner" aircraft, will take place in South Carolina.                                 

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Target Names Pepsi's Cornell as Chairman, CEO

July 31, 2014 9:42 am | by The Associated Press

Target is bringing in an outsider as its CEO for the first time as the retailer fights to redefine itself to American shoppers.                                    

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11,000 Kawasakis Recalled for Injury Risk

July 30, 2014 4:59 pm | by The Associated Press

About 11,000 Kawasaki off-road vehicles are being recalled because debris can cut through the foot rest area and hurt riders' legs.                                  

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Chrysler Recalls Fiat 500Ls To Fix Air Bags

July 30, 2014 4:53 pm | by The Associated Press

Chrysler is recalling just under 30,000 Fiat 500L small cars in the U.S. and Canada to fix a problem with air bags that protect knees in a crash.                              

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Ohio: 2nd Fine Levied Against Prison Food Vendor

July 30, 2014 4:50 pm | by Andrew Welsh-Huggins, AP Legal Affairs Writer

The state on Wednesday announced a second fine against the private vendor that took over the job of feeding inmates last year as the company defended its operations before a prison's oversight committee.                  

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Cargill To Close Beef Plant, Cites Cattle Shortage

July 30, 2014 4:48 pm | by The Associated Press

Cargill plans to close a Milwaukee beef-processing plant which employs about 600 people on Friday due to a shortage of cattle.                                     

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Kellogg Plans To Close Georgia Plant

July 30, 2014 2:09 pm | by The Associated Press

Kellogg Co. officials announced Monday that they're closing a plant in Columbus as part of a restructuring process. The move is expected to eliminate 325 jobs.                           

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Arkansas Lands $90M Wood Pellet Manufacturing Site

July 30, 2014 2:06 pm | by The Associated Press

A Texas-based company is opening a $90 million facility in south Arkansas to manufacture wood pellets that can be used as an alternative fuel source.                              

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Crash: Electric Cars Put to the Test

July 30, 2014 1:40 pm | by Jared Mandel, CNNMoney

The Chevrolet Volt and Nissan Leaf experience their toughest front-end crash test to date.                                              

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Company To Fight Penalties in Omaha Plant Collapse

July 30, 2014 1:35 pm | by The Associated Press

A livestock feed company intends to contest citations and proposed penalties issued by federal safety regulators after the collapse of an Omaha plant that killed two employees.                      

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Sanctions Will Damage Russia If Not Lifted Quickly

July 30, 2014 1:29 pm | by Laura Mills and Juergen Baetz, Associated Press

U.S. and European sanctions against Russia's energy and finance sectors are strong enough to cause deep, long-lasting damage within months unless Moscow persuades the West to repeal them by withdrawing support for Ukrainian insurgents.     

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Lawyer Sues GM On Behalf of 658 Plaintiffs

July 30, 2014 1:25 pm | by Associated Press

A Texas lawyer has filed a lawsuit against General Motors on behalf of 658 people who were injured or killed in crashes allegedly caused by faulty ignition switches.                         

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