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The Toyota Tacoma was the best performer among small pickups in insurance industry crash tests.

Sun, Sep 10, 2017 at 12:23 pm

The Toyota Tacoma was the best performer among small pickups in insurance industry crash tests.

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Danish drug maker Novo Nordisk says it has reached a $46.5 million settlement with U.S. authorities

Sun, Sep 10, 2017 at 12:23 pm

Danish drug maker Novo Nordisk says it has reached a $46.5 million settlement with U.S. authorities

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Canada’s most populous province — Ontario — plans to sell marijuana in up to 150 government-run stores after the federal government legalizes recreational pot by July:

Sun, Sep 10, 2017 at 12:22 pm

Canada’s most populous province — Ontario — plans to sell marijuana in up to 150 government-run stores after the federal government legalizes recreational pot by July:

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Uber is now reportedly the subject of a probe by Federal and State officials.

Sun, Sep 10, 2017 at 12:21 pm

Uber is now reportedly the subject of a probe by Federal and State officials. Bob Agnew reports.

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Two of Africa’s leading economies say they have emerged from recession

Sat, Sep 9, 2017 at 1:13 pm

Two of Africa’s leading economies say they have emerged from recession. Correspondent Jeremy House reports.

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GE Aviation’s Indiana engine factory hopes to grow workforce

Fri, Sep 8, 2017 at 2:48 pm

Production is slowly growing at GE Aviation’s jet engine factory in western Indiana, though much of the $110 million plant is quiet two years it opened. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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Thousands of Texas cattle may have died in wake of Harvey

Fri, Sep 8, 2017 at 2:47 pm

Texas agricultural officials fear thousands of cattle may have died in the aftermath of Harvey, resulting in losses to ranchers of tens of millions of dollars. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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Wildfires Cause More Damage Than Expected In 2017

Fri, Sep 8, 2017 at 11:35 am

Wildfires are scorching dried-out Western forests and grassland and putting 2017 on track to be among the worst fire seasons in a decade. Bob Agnew reports.

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Eli Lilly To Trim Work Force By 3,500 Jobs

Thu, Sep 7, 2017 at 11:41 am

Eli Lilly will slash its global workforce by nearly 9 percent as the drugmaker closes some research sites and pushes to trim fixed costs. Bob Agnew reports.

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US productivity improved by 1.5 percent rate in spring

Thu, Sep 7, 2017 at 8:54 am

U.S. workers’ productivity rose a bit more this spring than initially reported, but the gains were relatively weak. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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Hurricane Harvey spikes US jobless aid applications to 298-thousand

Thu, Sep 7, 2017 at 8:52 am

The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits soared last week by the most in nearly five years, driven by Hurricane Harvey’s impact on Texas and Louisiana. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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National Retail Federation lowers annual retail forecast

Thu, Sep 7, 2017 at 7:26 am

The nation’s largest retail trade group is downgrading its annual forecast after a slew of government data revisions. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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Nissan Plans Changes For Leaf Electric Car For 2018

Wed, Sep 6, 2017 at 11:47 am

Nissan’s new Leaf electric car will go farther on a charge and has a new type of drive technology and the possibility of single-pedal driving. Bob Agnew reports.

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Fed Vice Chairman Fischer to resign for ‘personal reasons’

Wed, Sep 6, 2017 at 11:34 am

Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer will resign next month for personal reasons, leaving a fourth vacancy on the seven-member Fed governing board. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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US services sector expanded at stronger rate in August

Wed, Sep 6, 2017 at 10:28 am

U.S. services businesses grew at a faster pace in August as measures for new orders and hiring improved. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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US trade deficit widened slightly in July as exports slipped

Wed, Sep 6, 2017 at 8:40 am

The U.S. trade deficit increased slightly in July as exports slipped a bit more than imports. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Insurance Adjusters Using Drones To Size Up Harvey Damage

Tue, Sep 5, 2017 at 11:46 am

Insurance adjusters are bringing more drones with them than ever before as they head to Texas to assess the damage from Harvey. Bob Agnew reports.

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United Technologies buys Rockwell Collins for $22.75 billion

Tue, Sep 5, 2017 at 10:49 am

United Technologies is acquiring Rockwell Collins for $22.75 billion in order to expand its aerospace capabilities. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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Full train service resumes after Penn Station repair project

Tue, Sep 5, 2017 at 10:48 am

Full service has resumed on commuter rail lines into New York’s Penn Station following a two-month repair project. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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US factory orders tumbled in July

Tue, Sep 5, 2017 at 10:47 am

Orders at U.S. factories tumbled in July, dragged down by a sharp fall in orders for civilian aircraft. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Frustration mounts over premiums for individual health plans

Mon, Sep 4, 2017 at 7:35 am

Frustration is boiling over among millions of people who buy individual health insurance policies and get no financial help from the Affordable Care Act. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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BRICS countries meet to map path to increase their roles

Mon, Sep 4, 2017 at 7:34 am

A summit of five major developing countries has opened following a call by host Chinese President Xi Jinping for them to stand up together against a growing tide of protectionism across the world. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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Mnuchin: Congress must tie Harvey aid to raising debt limit

Mon, Sep 4, 2017 at 7:33 am

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is calling on Congress to combine a $7.9 billion disaster relief package for Harvey with a contentious increase in the nation’s debt limit. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Automakers Renault and Nissan say they will develop electric cars with a Chinese state-owned partner.

Sun, Sep 3, 2017 at 11:18 am

Automakers Renault and Nissan say they will develop electric cars with a Chinese state-owned partner, adding to a series of tie-ups between global auto brands and local partners in the biggest electric vehicle market.

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