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Belgian Brewery Turns Food Waste into Beer

April 23, 2015 9:45 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter

A Belgian microbrewery is selling beer that utilizes unsold bread from supermarkets.

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Drivers Want New Safety Technology, But it Will Cost Them

April 22, 2015 3:14 pm | by Dee-Ann Durbin, The Associated Press

Drivers want more collision-prevention technology in their cars, but there is a limit to how much they will pay.

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Obama Administration, Tech Companies Hope to Bring Environmental Data to the Cloud

April 22, 2015 3:03 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter

The Obama administration is teaming up with a slew of tech giants in an effort to bring the government's vast collection of environmental information to the cloud. 

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Trek Issues Recall Over Wheel Issue

April 22, 2015 2:36 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter

Trek Bicycle is recalling nearly 1 million bikes due to a potential safety hazard involving their front wheels. 

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Senate Panel To Back Fast-Track Trade Bill

April 22, 2015 10:31 am | by Charles Babington, The Associated Press

A Senate panel is poised to advance one of President Barack Obama's top trade initiatives despite strong opposition from labor unions and other left-leaning groups. 

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Boeing Tops 1Q Profit Forecasts, Airplane Deliveries Rise

April 22, 2015 10:24 am | by David Koenig, The Associated Press

Boeing Co. delivered more airliners in the first quarter, offsetting sluggish results in the defense side of its business and pushing its first-quarter earnings up 38 percent. 

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Chrysler Uses 3D Printing to Improve Axles

April 22, 2015 10:20 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter

3D printing is helping Chrysler engineers gain a better understanding of its vehicle component designs.   

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Report Details Potential Uses of Drones in Disaster Relief

April 22, 2015 10:13 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter

A new report commissioned by the American Red Cross detailed the many potential benefits of drones to first responders and emergency personnel. 

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Federal Report Calls for Billions in Energy Infrastructure Upgrades

April 22, 2015 10:03 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter

A U.S. Energy Department report says the country's sprawling system for delivering electricity needs substantial upgrades in order to accommodate rapid changes to the energy market.

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Report: Hybrid, Electric Car Drivers Increasingly Switching to SUVs

April 21, 2015 2:50 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter

Falling gas prices might be leading more drivers to switch from fuel-efficient vehicles to SUVs, according to a report from automotive website Edmunds.com.

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Texas One Step Closer to Prohibiting Local Fracking Bans

April 21, 2015 2:12 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter

The Texas House late last week approved legislation that would pre-empt local government restrictions on hydraulic fracturing.

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The Impossible to Describe Chevrolet-FNR Concept Car

April 21, 2015 1:56 pm | by Jon Minnick, Associate Editor

General Motor’s unveiled its Chevrolet-FNR concept car at their Shanghai GM Gala Night. Designed by GM’s Shanghai-based Pan Asia Technical Automotive Center (PATAC) joint venture, the Chevrolet-FNR is an autonomous electric concept vehicle that offers a glimpse at future mobility.

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Low Wages, Trade Deals Luring Auto Plants and Jobs to Mexico

April 21, 2015 1:52 pm | by Tom Krisher, Christopher Sherman, The Associated Press

Mexico has become the most attractive place in North America to build new automobile factories, a shift that has siphoned jobs from the U.S. and Canada, yet helped keep car and truck prices in check for consumers.

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Unemployment Falls in Just 23 U.S. States as Hiring Slows

April 21, 2015 10:42 am | by Christopher Rugaber, The Associated Press

Unemployment rates fell in 23 U.S. states last month and rose in 12 as employers pulled back on hiring and a slowdown in oil and gas drilling caused big job losses in some states.

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Blue Bell Creameries Issues Recall of all Products

April 21, 2015 10:12 am | by The Associated Press

Texas-based Blue Bell Creameries issued a voluntary recall Monday night for all of its products on the market after two samples of chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream tested positive for listeria, a potentially deadly bacteria.

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U.S. Business Group in China Urges More Transparency

April 21, 2015 9:57 am | by The Associated Press

The American Chamber of Commerce in China called Tuesday for more government transparency and fairness as the confidence of U.S. companies in the country's investment climate deteriorates.

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Some Farmers Look to Capitalize on Non-GMO Market

April 21, 2015 9:46 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter

Amid record harvests of corn and soybeans last year, some farmers are turning to an unlikely source to increase their bottom lines: non-GMO seeds. 

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Top U.S. Exports Still Generate $67B Trade Deficit

April 21, 2015 9:40 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter

A newly released report found the U.S. possessed a trade deficit even among its top export categories — in stark contrast to several top global competitors. 

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BMW Recalling 91.8K Mini Coopers to Fix Air Bag Problem

April 20, 2015 2:19 pm | by The Associated Press

BMW is recalling 91,800 Mini Coopers to fix a defect that may prevent the air bag on the front passenger side of the cars from deploying in a crash.

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Heinz, French’s Each Target the Other's Condiment Dominance

April 20, 2015 2:10 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter

Although ketchup and mustard often accompany one another on hot dogs and hamburgers, Americans for decades have largely bought different brands of each condiment. 

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