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VENEZUELA DUDAMEL

Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 8:41 pm

A four-city U.S. tour by a famous Venezuelan conductor is being cancelled following his criticism of the government’s crackdown on protests. Correspondent Keith Peters reports.

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US, Canada, Mexico pledge quick work to update NAFTA

Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 8:36 am

U.S., Canadian and Mexican negotiators are pledging to work quickly to update the North American Free Trade Agreement. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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Economists see only slight impact from Fed bond trimming

Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 8:31 am

Business economists believe that the Federal Reserve’s long-awaited move to start reducing its massive bond holdings will push long-term bond rates up, but most think the impact will be fairly modest. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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Housing a top priority for California lawmakers after recess

Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 8:30 am

Addressing California’s housing shortage will be a top priority for state lawmakers as they return from their summer recess Monday. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Facebook has announced it will spend $750 million on a new data center in central Ohio.

Sun, Aug 20, 2017 at 9:26 am

Facebook has announced it will spend $750 million on a new data center in central Ohio.

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Rust Belt cities like Detroit are improving their industrial and manufacturing landscapes by collecting, cleaning up and marketing acres of once-vacant land to job-supplying companies.

Sun, Aug 20, 2017 at 9:26 am

Rust Belt cities like Detroit are improving their industrial and manufacturing landscapes by collecting, cleaning up and marketing acres of once-vacant land to job-supplying companies.

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There’s something new out there — in the ‘final frontier’ of space:

Sun, Aug 20, 2017 at 9:25 am

There’s something new out there — in the ‘final frontier’ of space:

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FDA OKs Pfizer drug for rare, fast-killing type of leukemia

Fri, Aug 18, 2017 at 9:10 am

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new medicine for use against a rare, rapidly progressing blood cancer after other treatments have failed. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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Wisconsin Assembly passes $3 billion for Foxconn

Fri, Aug 18, 2017 at 9:09 am

The Wisconsin Assembly has approved a three-billion dollar tax break with bipartisan support for Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology Group to build a massive display panel factory in the state. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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China to limit overseas investments in real estate, sports

Fri, Aug 18, 2017 at 9:04 am

The Chinese government is moving to curb domestic companies’ investments abroad in property, sports, entertainment and other fields. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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New Ford CEO says company will balance present with future

Thu, Aug 17, 2017 at 9:50 am

The new CEO of Ford Motor Company says the company isn’t taking its eyes off the present as it prepares for transportation in the future. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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US factory output slips in July on tumbling auto production

Thu, Aug 17, 2017 at 9:49 am

U.S. factory output fell in July, pulled down by tumbling auto production. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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US weekly requests for jobless aid down 12,000 to 232,000

Thu, Aug 17, 2017 at 9:48 am

Fewer Americans applied for jobless aid last week, as the number of people seeking benefits remained close to historic lows. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Woman named next head of Wells Fargo

Wed, Aug 16, 2017 at 8:55 am

Elizabeth Duke is becoming the first woman to hold the position of chairwoman at a major Wall Street bank. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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Mazda recalls nearly 80-thousand vehicles to replace faulty air bags

Wed, Aug 16, 2017 at 8:54 am

Mazda is recalling nearly 80,000 cars and SUVs, some for a second time, to replace dangerous Takata air bag inflators. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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US home construction slumped in July

Wed, Aug 16, 2017 at 8:53 am

Homebuilders pulled back sharply on construction of apartment complexes in July, causing housing starts to tumble to a three-month low. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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US businesses increased stockpiles in June

Tue, Aug 15, 2017 at 11:26 am

U.S. businesses increased their stockpiles in June by the largest amount in seven months, while sales also rose. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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Lawsuit accuses drug manufacturer of worsening opioid crisis

Tue, Aug 15, 2017 at 11:24 am

South Carolina is the latest state to accuse a drug manufacturer of exacerbating its opioid drug crisis by using deceptive marketing. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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US retail sales jumped 0.6 percent in July

Tue, Aug 15, 2017 at 9:41 am

Consumers went out shopping in a big way in July, pushing up retail sales by the largest amount in seven months. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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More than spectacle: Eclipses create science

Mon, Aug 14, 2017 at 8:35 am

New week’s stunning solar eclipse in the United States will generate as much science as oohs and aahs. Correspondent Jeremy House has details.

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Health care divide leaves tax on path to reinstatement

Mon, Aug 14, 2017 at 8:33 am

The industry that makes medical devices from artificial hips to miniature pumps for IV drips is looking for a fallback plan to repeal a widely reviled sales tax that almost met its end in GOP health care legislation. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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Japan economy revs up to 4 percent annual growth in April-June

Mon, Aug 14, 2017 at 8:32 am

Japan’s economy gained momentum in the April-June quarter, growing at a hearty 4.0 percent annual pace fueled by stronger consumer spending and corporate capital investment. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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Puerto Rico has been hit with two lawsuits

Sun, Aug 13, 2017 at 12:39 am

Puerto Rico has been hit with two lawsuits. Correspondent Jeremy House has details.

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Researchers Catch Glimpse Of Rare Whales In Bering Sea

Fri, Aug 11, 2017 at 11:45 am

Federal researchers in the Bering Sea have made contact with one of the rarest whales on Earth. Bob Agnew reports.

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