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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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Goodyear’s Concept Tires to Help Power Electric Cars

March 9, 2015 3:32 pm

Goodyear has announced a new concept tire that can convert heat into energy and, in turn, can power an electric car.

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NC Among Southern States Aiming to Lure Big Car Plants, Jobs

March 9, 2015 3:19 pm | by Emery P. Dalesio, The Associated Press

Southern politicians are heating up their recruiting in hopes of landing a big auto manufacturing plant and the potential of thousands of high-paying jobs.

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Alcoa to Acquire Titanium Producer, Expand Aerospace Operations

March 9, 2015 2:37 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter

Aluminum producer Alcoa will pay $1.5 billion in stock to acquire titanium company RTI International Metals, the company announced Monday.

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Obama to Announce Effort to Boost High-Tech Training, Hiring

March 9, 2015 11:36 am | by Jim Kuknhenn, The Associated Press

President Barack Obama is focusing on high-tech jobs in his bid to make progress on stagnant wages in this country. 

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Wisconsin Poised to Join Right-to-Work States

March 9, 2015 10:36 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter

Wisconsin is just days away from joining the ranks of the nation's right-to-work states following a marathon legislative session that concluded Friday morning. 

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Tesla Denies Reports About Gigafactory Construction Delay

March 9, 2015 10:30 am | by The Associated Press

Electric-car maker Tesla Motors is denying reports that construction has been delayed on its gigafactory about 15 miles east of Reno.

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Chrysler Recalls Minivans, SUVs to Fix Ignition Switches

March 9, 2015 10:22 am | by Tom Krisher, The Associated Press

About 703,000 Fiat Chrysler SUVs and minivans will have to go back to the shop to fix malfunctioning ignition switches that can cause the vehicles to stall unexpectedly.

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GM Plans $5B Stock Buyback, Avoids Showdown with Hedge Funds

March 9, 2015 10:06 am | by Tom Krisher, The Associated Press

General Motors has headed off a potentially divisive proxy fight by agreeing to buy back $5 billion in stock by the end of next year.

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