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China's Economic Growth Rebounds

October 18, 2013 9:21 am | by Joe McDonald, AP Business Writer

China's economic growth rebounded in the latest quarter, easing pressure on communist leaders for more stimulus and allowing them to focus on longer-term reforms.               

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Parts Didn't Breach Failed Airline Engine's Casing

October 18, 2013 9:19 am | by Joan Lowy, Associated Press

The outer casing of an engine that failed aboard a Spirit Airlines plane earlier this week wasn't breached by parts from inside the engine, contrary to initial reports provided to the National Transportation Safety Board, the board said Thursday.

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Shutdown Affected Us In Ways We Did Not See

October 18, 2013 9:18 am | by Don Babwin, Associated Press

Our food was a little less safe, our workplaces a little more dangerous. The risk of getting sick was a bit higher, our kids' homework tougher to complete.                

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Rise, Fall, & Rise Of Rockford Factory

October 17, 2013 1:51 pm | by ALEX GARY, Rockford Register Star

Founded in 1854 as the Eagle Foundry, the Gunite plant is the oldest continuously operating manufacturing business in Rockford and even perhaps the Midwest. Crews make brake drums, disc wheel hubs and rotors, spoke wheels and automatic slack adjusters for such customers as Ford Motor and Daimler Trucks North America.

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Factory Growth Slows Slightly In Philly Area

October 17, 2013 1:48 pm | by Martin Crutsinger, AP Economics Writer

A survey showed manufacturing growth in the Philadelphia region slowed only slightly this month, suggesting the 16-day partial government shutdown had less impact on U.S. factories than many had feared.         

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UN Sees Mercury Use Phase-Out Within 3 Decades

October 17, 2013 1:47 pm | by AP

The head of the U.N. environment agency says a new global treaty could eliminate harmful emissions of mercury from the planet within three decades.                 

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Ithaca Gun Company To Hire 120 In S.C. Expansion

October 17, 2013 1:45 pm | by Joel Hans, Managing Editor, Manufacturing.net

The company plans to invest $6.7 million, creating 120 new jobs for machine operators, gunsmiths, engineers and assemblers.                      

GM To Sell Impala Powered By Natural Gas, Gasoline

October 17, 2013 1:44 pm | by AP

General Motors says it will start selling a Chevrolet Impala sedan next summer that runs on both natural gas and gasoline.                             

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Gov't Reopens After Congress Ends 16-Day Shutdown

October 17, 2013 1:43 pm | by Andrew Taylor, Associated Press

The White House directed all agencies to reopen promptly and in an orderly fashion. Furloughed federal employees across the country are expected to return to work Thursday.             

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Deal Reached To Avoid Default And Open Government

October 16, 2013 3:17 pm

While the emerging deal could well meet resistance from conservatives in the Republican-controlled House, the Democratic Leader, Rep. Nancy Pelosi of California, has signaled she will support the plan and her rank and file is expected to vote for it in overwhelming numbers.

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Terex Corporation To Upgrade Okla. City Facility

October 16, 2013 1:59 pm | by AP

Terex Corporation of Westport, Conn., said Wednesday that the upgrade comes following the sale of some road building equipment that was manufactured at the Oklahoma City plant.          

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Work To Begin On New Power Plant In LA

October 16, 2013 1:53 pm | by AP

The $104 million plant will be owned by the Louisiana Energy Power Authority, which already contracts locally to provide some power generation.                  

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Fire At Mexican Gas Facility Kills 5

October 16, 2013 1:51 pm | by AP

Five people are dead following a fire at a privately operated LP gas distribution plant in central Mexico.                              

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Buffett: Allowing U.S. Default Would Be Idiocy

October 16, 2013 1:49 pm | by Joshua Freed, Associated Press

Buffett said he thinks it would be absurd for American politicians to do anything to damage the country's reputation for paying its bills that has been established over the past 237 years.           

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GM Boosts Prices As Pickup Battle Rages

October 16, 2013 1:47 pm | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer

The company says the price of the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado will go up almost $2,100 over the introductory price in the spring.                     

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Booming Oil Towns Prepare For Inevitable Bust

October 16, 2013 1:45 pm | by James MacPherson and Ramit Plushnick-Masti, Associated Press

In the oil fields of Texas and North Dakota, communities that are enjoying the most prosperous economic boom in a generation are increasingly thinking about the days after the surge in drilling is over.           

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Apollo Files Counterclaim Against Cooper Tire

October 16, 2013 9:50 am | by The Associated Press

Apollo Tyres Ltd. has filed a counterclaim against Cooper Tire & Rubber Co., saying Cooper has not provided the information necessary to close their merger.               

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CEO: Toyota's Slice Of U.S. Market Is About Right

October 16, 2013 9:48 am | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer

Five years ago, the company unseated General Motors as the world's biggest automaker and its cars dominated much of the U.S. market with a reputation for bulletproof reliability.            

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FDA: Antibiotic Recalled Due To Visible Particles

October 16, 2013 9:43 am | by The Associated Press

U.S. government health officials are alerting doctors to the recall of an injectable antibiotic made by B. Braun Medical Inc., due to floating particles found in vials of the drug.            

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Lockheed Martin Moving Vehicle Production To Ark.

October 16, 2013 9:41 am | by The Associated Press

Lockheed Martin is moving production of its joint light tactical vehicle to an assembly line at its Camden, Ark., manufacturing plant, a move it says will help make the vehicle more affordable for the U.S. Army and Marine Corps.    

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