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  • Business Highlights

    Updated: Tue, Apr 22, 2014

    ___ Job market for college grads better but still weak WASHINGTON (AP) — The job market for college graduates is brightening a bit. The Labor Department said Tuesday that the unemployment rate for 2013 college graduates was 10.9 percent. That's down from 13.3 percent in 2012. But...

  • Ohio gas prices up again to start work week

    Updated: Mon, Apr 21, 2014

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gas prices in Ohio are up slightly to start the work week. The cost for a gallon of regular gas in Ohio was averaging $3.70 in Monday's survey from auto club AAA, the Oil Price Information Service and WEX Inc. That's up about 2 cents from a week ago. Monday's...

  • Automakers unveil China-focused models in Beijing

    Updated: Sun, Apr 20, 2014

    BEIJING (AP) — Ford Motor Co. on Sunday unveiled a new Escort sedan designed in China for global sale at a Beijing auto show that highlighted the growing influence of Chinese tastes on the industry. Automakers are looking to China's biggest auto show this year to help boost sales in...

  • GM boosting China production capacity to 5 million

    Updated: Sun, Apr 20, 2014

    BEIJING (AP) — The president of General Motors said Sunday that the company and local partners are boosting production capacity for GM-brand vehicles in China to 5 million. Speaking at the Beijing auto show, Dan Ammann said the company also expects sales of its Cadillac luxury cars...

  • AP National News Calendar

    Updated: Fri, Apr 18, 2014

    Eds: Major scheduled events for the week of April 20-26. Note that many events are subject to change at the last minute. The following economic reports will be issued in Washington (all times EST): SUNDAY: No events of note. MONDAY: Conference Board releases leading indicators for...

  • Recent editorials published in Nebraska newspapers

    Updated: Mon, Apr 14, 2014

    The Grand Island Independent. April 13, 2014. Civic engagement important during election season With the May 13 primary election fast approaching, voters face a daunting challenge to select from a confounding number of candidates in state and local races, including a broad field of...

  • Gas prices up a penny in W.Va.

    Updated: Wed, Apr 9, 2014

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Average gasoline prices in West Virginia are up 1 cent over the past week. AAA East Central says the price of a gallon of regular gas is $3.61. That's 4 cents cheaper than a year ago. Prices range from $3.58 in Bridgeport and Clarksburg to $3.70 in...

  • Only 2 midsize SUVs get top rating in crash tests

    Updated: Tue, Apr 8, 2014

    DETROIT (AP) — Only two of nine midsize SUVs got the highest rating in crash tests done by an insurance industry group. The Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain, both made by General Motors, received the highest "good" rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The Toyota...

  • Volkswagen expansion talks at standstill in Tenn.

    Updated: Tue, Apr 8, 2014

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Expansion talks at Volkswagen's lone U.S. plant have ground to a halt amid disagreements about the role of organized labor at the Tennessee factory. An acrimonious vote at the Chattanooga plant in February was a narrow defeat for the United Auto Workers...

  • Oil prices slip below $101 after Libyan deal

    Updated: Mon, Apr 7, 2014

    Oil prices fell below $101 a barrel Monday following reports that four Libyan oil terminals under militia control could soon open and possibly boost global supplies. Benchmark U.S. crude oil for May delivery slipped 70 cents to $100.44 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The...

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