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Apple Going Green With Free Recycling, Renewable Energy

April 21, 2014 | by Michael Liedtke, AP Technology Writer | Comments

Apple is offering free recycling of all its used products and vowing to power all of its stores, offices, and data centers with renewable energy to reduce the pollution caused by its devices and online services.           

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Wyoming Town Evacuated After Gas Explosion

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

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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3M Plans $18.7M Expansion In Missouri

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

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

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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GM Profit Sinks But CEO Sees No Recall Hit To Sales

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

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

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

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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GM 1Q Profit Hit By Recalls

April 24, 2014 9:37 am | by Dee-Ann Durbin and Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writers

General Motors says first-quarter profit fell 86 percent as a series of recalls dragged down its earnings.                                           

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Tesla Expanding In California

April 24, 2014 9:32 am | by The Associated Press

Electric car maker Tesla Motors is expanding its footprint in California. The company has leased a 430,000-square-foot building about 75 miles east of San Francisco.                         

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Honeywell Aerospace Expanding In Puerto Rico

April 23, 2014 2:28 pm | by The Associated Press

Honeywell Aerospace is investing $24 million to expand its business in the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico.                                           

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Labor Department Cuts Coal Dust Levels

April 23, 2014 2:14 pm | by The Associated Press

The Obama administration said Wednesday it is cutting the amount of coal dust allowed in coal mines in an effort to help reduce black lung disease.                              

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EPA Scales Back Biofuel Mandate

April 23, 2014 1:59 pm | by Dina Cappiello, Associated Press

The Obama administration is significantly reducing the amount of cellulosic biofuels refiners will have to prove they blended into gasoline last year, acknowledging that the market lagged far behind government projections.         

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Survey: China Manufacturing Continues To Shrink

April 23, 2014 1:48 pm | by The Associated Press

Factory activity in China shrank for the fourth straight month in April, but at a slightly slower pace, in a possible sign the slowdown in the world's No. 2 economy is stabilizing.                     

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Textron Cutting 750 Cessna, Beechcraft Jobs

April 23, 2014 1:43 pm | by The Associated Press

Just over a month after buying Beechcraft for $1.4 billion, Textron announced 750 job cuts at that company and at its Cessna division.                                  

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Motorola Mobility Opens Chicago Headquarters

April 23, 2014 10:00 am | by The Associated Press

Smartphone maker Motorola Mobility has moved its headquarters and 2,000 employees to Chicago's Merchandise Mart.                                       

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Feds Investigating Chevy Impala Brakes

April 23, 2014 9:39 am | by The Associated Press

Federal regulators are investigating the 2014 Chevrolet Impala after a driver reported that the emergency braking system activated multiple times without warning.                          

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Job Market For College Grads Improves

April 23, 2014 9:37 am | by Paul Wiseman, AP Economics Writer

The Labor Department on Tuesday said the unemployment rate for 2013 college graduates was 10.9 percent. That was down from 13.3 percent in 2012.                               

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Toyota Sells 2.58M Vehicles, Keeps Top Spot

April 23, 2014 9:28 am | by Yuri Kageyama, AP Business Writer

Toyota kept its position at the top in global vehicle sales for the first quarter of this year, outpacing rivals General Motors and Volkswagen.                               

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Faster Production Brings Boeing $965M Profit

April 23, 2014 9:21 am | by Scott Mayerowitz, AP Airlines Writer

In the first three months of this year, 161 new airplanes rolled off the company's assembly lines — more jets than the same period last year.                               

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U.S. Investigating Mexican Sugar Exports, Price

April 22, 2014 2:12 pm | by Janet McConnaughey, Associated Press

The U.S. Commerce Department is investigating allegations that Mexico is exporting far more sugar than it has in the past and selling it in the U.S. at below fair market price.                      

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CAT CEO's Compensation Cut To $12M

April 22, 2014 1:59 pm | by David Koenig, AP Business Writer

Caterpillar Inc. cut the value of its CEO's pay package by 32 percent to $12 million in 2013, a year when the heavy machinery maker saw its profits fall by a third.                         

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