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Chinese Company, Dairy Farmers Plan $100M Kansas Plant

November 18, 2014 10:50 am | by The Associated Press

A Chinese company and the Dairy Farmers of America say they are planning a $100 million plant in Kansas.                                         

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Honda Will Quietly Replace Air Bags Nationwide

November 18, 2014 10:44 am | by Tom Krisher, The Associated Press

Honda is quietly offering to replace potentially defective air bag parts across the U.S., even though its latest recall only covers cars in 13 high-humidity states and territories.                    

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Top Misconceptions About Fall Protection

November 18, 2014 10:25 am | by Mike Cameron

When it comes to preventing falls, breaking bad habits and dispelling misconceptions can help reduce accidents and save lives.                                   

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NYC Adds $140M for Transforming Brooklyn Navy Yard

November 18, 2014 10:06 am | by Jennifer Peltz, The Associated Press

The Brooklyn Navy Yard is getting a $140 million infusion of city money to upgrade a massive building from storage space to a workplace for 3,000 employees at companies ranging from a medical diagnostic laboratory to a motorcycle design startup, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced.

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McDonald's Refuses to Buy USDA-Approved GMO Potato

November 18, 2014 9:58 am | by The Associated Press

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved Idaho-based J.R. Simplot Co.'s new genetically modified potato. But one of the company's oldest business partners — McDonald's — hasn't.                   

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Solar Energy Co. SunEdison Buying Wind Power Co.

November 18, 2014 9:53 am | by The Associated Press

Solar energy company SunEdison is adding some wind-fueled power to its business with a deal worth up to $2.4 billion.                                      

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U.S. Producer Prices on the Rise

November 18, 2014 9:48 am | by Josh Boak, The Associated Press

Inflation picked up in October due to higher prices that U.S. companies received for new model cars, beef, pork, pharmaceuticals and electric power.                             

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Ford Recalls Fusions for Ignition Problems

November 18, 2014 9:40 am | by The Associated Press

Ford is recalling about 65,000 Fusion midsize cars in North America because the ignition keys can be removed if the transmission is not in park.                               

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U.S. Pension Insurer Ran Record $62B Deficit in 2014

November 17, 2014 3:06 pm | by Marcy Gordon, The Associated Press

The federal agency that insures pensions for about 41 million Americans saw its deficit nearly double in the latest fiscal year. The agency said the worsening finances of some multi-employer pension plans mainly caused the increased deficit.   

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Unilever Tweaks Site in 'Mayonnaise' Spat

November 17, 2014 2:58 pm | by Candice Choi, The Associated Press

After suing a small California company for calling its product "Just Mayo" because the product is made without eggs, it was discovered that Unilever had tweaked its website to make clear that some of its own products are "mayonnaise dressing," rather than mayonnaise.

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Actavis To Spend $66B on Allergan

November 17, 2014 2:29 pm | by Tom Murphy, The Associated Press

Actavis will pay $66 billion to buy fellow drugmaker Allergan in a deal that could finally end a months-long takeover push from Valeant Pharmaceuticals for the Botox maker.                       

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Whiskey Fungus Lawsuit Gets Second Life

November 17, 2014 2:19 pm | by The Associated Press

The Kentucky Court of Appeals has revived a lawsuit claiming vapors from Jefferson County bourbon warehouses are causing a black fungus to form on nearby houses, businesses and vehicles.                   

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California Accuses BP of Inflating Natural Gas Prices

November 17, 2014 2:12 pm | by Ellen Knickmeyer, The Associated Press

A new lawsuit alleges that BP and its traders routinely manipulated prices to overcharge California as much as $300 million when it sold natural gas to the state.                         

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Auto Industry Builds New-Look River Region Economy

November 17, 2014 2:05 pm | by Brad Harper, The Montgomery Advertiser

Long reliant on state jobs and military money, Montgomery, AL shifted gears in 2002 when Hyundai announced it would open its first America production plant here.                         

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What Japan's Recession Means for Country, World

November 17, 2014 1:55 pm | by The Associated Press

In a surprise, Japan said its economy, the world's 3rd-biggest following the U.S. and China, contracted 1.6 percent at an annual pace in the July-September quarter as consumer and corporate spending failed to regain momentum after a sales tax increase in April.

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U.S. Factory Output Increases in October

November 17, 2014 10:53 am | by Josh Boak, The Associated Press

U.S. manufacturing output grew modestly in October, as autoworkers churned out fewer cars and trucks.                                           

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GM Extends Claims Deadline to Jan. 31

November 17, 2014 10:21 am | by The Associated Press

The lawyer hired by General Motors to compensate victims of crashes caused by faulty ignition switches is giving people another month to file claims after the company came under fire because the family of a woman who died in a 2003 crash had not been notified that her crash had been linked to a faulty switch. 

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Cause of Deadly Leak at Texas Plant Still Unknown

November 17, 2014 10:11 am | by The Associated Press

DuPont officials said Sunday it's still not clear what caused a toxic chemical to leak from a valve at a suburban Houston plant, killing four workers and injuring a fifth.                       

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Chevrolet Supports Grassland Preservation Program

November 17, 2014 9:52 am | by John Flesher, The Associated Press

Chevrolet has become the first corporate participant in a public-private initiative that pays farmers not to convert natural prairie to large-scale crop production, which would release gases that are warming the planet, officials said.     

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Halliburton Buying Baker Hughes in $34.6B Deal

November 17, 2014 9:43 am | by Jonathan Fahey, The Associated Press

In a deal that shows just how quickly falling prices can upend the energy industry, Halliburton is buying rival oilfield services company Baker Hughes in a cash-and-stock deal worth $34.6 billion.               

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