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More Turnover at Coca-Cola

March 11, 2015 2:27 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter

Another top executive will depart the Coca-Cola Company later this month amid what the company expects will be a "transition year."

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Michigan Paying the Price Now for Tax Plan to Save Businesses

March 11, 2015 2:09 pm | by David Eggert, The Associated Press

Four years ago the state promised to provide $2.9 billion in tax credits to help upgrade Michigan auto plants. Now, while few are saying the deals were a bad idea the sense of celebration is long gone. The bill for the job rescue — and similar ones in other states that used tax credits aggressively — is now coming due and providing a lesson in the downside of such measures.

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U.S. Wholesale Stockpiles Increase, Sales Sink in January

March 11, 2015 1:29 pm | by Martin Crutsinger, The Associated Press

U.S. wholesale businesses increased their stockpiles by a modest amount in January as sales plunged by the largest amount in six years.

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Report: Robotic Welding to Grow Sharply by 2020

March 11, 2015 12:31 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter

A newly released report expects revenues for the robotic welding market to increase by nearly 40 percent as emerging nations gain awareness of its potential benefits. 

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New Technology Cleans Fracking Wastewater and Converts it into Energy

March 11, 2015 11:13 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter

Researchers from the University of Colorado have developed technology they say could cleanse wastewater from oil and natural gs drilling sites while simultaneously generating additional energy. 

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Photo of the Day: A Comeback Story

March 11, 2015 10:54 am | by Maura Falk, Associate Editor

In today's 'Photo of the Day' take a look at a manufacturing facility that has rebounded with great success after a devastating disaster. 

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Toledo Finalizing Incentives Package to Keep Jeep Plant

March 11, 2015 10:34 am | by The Associated Press

Toledo officials are finalizing an incentives package this week in an effort to keep Jeep Wrangler production in the northwest Ohio city.

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Apple Shareholders Float Tesla Purchase

March 11, 2015 10:18 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter

Apple CEO Tim Cook took the stage at the company's annual shareholders meeting this week amid record sales and a soaring stock price. But that wasn't on the minds of a pair of investors however, instead they inquired about the possibility of the tech giant acquiring electric car manufacturer Tesla. 

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Legislation Targets Detergent Packets Following Rash of Child Poisonings

March 11, 2015 9:42 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter

Democratic members of Congress hope to make substantial changes to single-load laundry detergent packets amid rising concerns about accidental ingestion by children.

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China Approves New Nuclear Reactors in Industry Revival

March 11, 2015 9:30 am | by Joe McDonald, The Associated Press

China is reviving growth of its nuclear power industry with approval of its first new project in two years.

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U.S. Job Openings Reach a 14-Year High, and More Workers Quit

March 10, 2015 3:21 pm | by Christopher Rugaber, The Associated Press

U.S. employers advertised the most jobs in 14 years in January, and more workers quit — both signs of a steadily strengthening job market.

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Colorado Powdered Alcohol Ban Stalls in Legislature

March 10, 2015 3:12 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter

Efforts to add Colorado to the list of states with restrictions on powdered alcohol ran aground in the state Legislature last week. 

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Spate of Derailments Deepens Fear of Oil Train Disaster

March 10, 2015 3:01 pm | by Joan Lowy, The Associated Press

Four trains hauling crude oil have derailed in the U.S. and Canada since mid-February. The derailments have deepened safety concerns that if an oil-train accident were to occur in a populated area, the results could be disastrous.   

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Study: U.S. Manufacturers Paid More for Pollution Control

March 10, 2015 2:18 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter

American manufacturers faced $24.6 billion in pollution abatement costs last year, a total far higher than the amount in many competing nations, according to a recent analysis.

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Delivery of Stealthy Destroyer to Navy Delayed

March 10, 2015 11:18 am | by The Associated Press

The complexity of the stealthy Zumwalt destroyer will delay delivery of the first two ships. 

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China's Auto Sales Growth Decelerates in February

March 10, 2015 10:55 am | by Joe McDonald, The Associated Press

China's auto sales growth decelerated in February despite a near doubling in purchases of Chinese-made SUVs, an industry group reported Tuesday.

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Wisconsin Joins 'Right-to-Work' States

March 10, 2015 10:33 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter

Wisconsin officially became the 25th "right-to-work" state after Gov. Scott signed legislation Monday at a Milwaukee water meter manufacturer. 

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States Ask Federal Appeals Court to Toss California Poultry Law

March 10, 2015 10:22 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter

Six states this month asked a federal appeals court to reject a California law banning eggs that don't conform to its new animal welfare standards. 

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Lockheed Martin Successfully Tests Laser Weapon

March 10, 2015 10:12 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter

Efforts to develop lasers for military use took another step forward last week following the successful test of a Lockheed Martin prototype.

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Food Groups Call on Congress to Reject Fees in Obama Budget

March 9, 2015 3:45 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter

Nearly 60 food production groups called on Congress to reject millions in proposed registration and inspection fees included in President Obama's latest budget.

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