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  • Recalls this week: Arctic Cat all-terrain vehicles

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    Certain models of Arctic Cat's all-terrain vehicles are being recalled because a component failure can cause a loss of control. Here is a more detailed look: ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLES DETAILS: Model year 2008 and 2009 Arctic Cat single-rider and 2 UP style ATVs. They were sold at Arctic...

  • Figures on government spending and debt

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Figures on government spending and debt (last six digits are eliminated). The government's fiscal year runs Oct. 1 through Sept. 30.

  • ZeekRewards founder charged in $850 million scam

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man that prosecutors say masterminded an $850 million Internet-based Ponzi scheme faces charges of wire and mail fraud, conspiracy and tax fraud. A federal grand jury in Charlotte on Friday indicted Paul Burks, the 67-year-old president of...

  • Earnings from Microsoft, others drive stocks up

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market is closing out its best week in almost two years as earnings gains from Microsoft and others got investors in a buying mood. The market is coming off a rocky two weeks. Indexes have made wide swings both up and down as traders balanced slowing growth...

  • Canada loses bid to make Ford engines to Mexico

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    DETROIT (AP) — Canada has lost to Mexico in a bid to build engines for Ford Motor Co. Canada wanted 1.5-liter and 1.6-liter engine production for the Ford Fiesta go to Ford's Windsor Engine or Essex Engine plants, which are both in Windsor, Ontario. Unifor, the Canadian auto workers'...

  • US rig count up 9 to 1,927

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    HOUSTON (AP) — Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. rose by nine this week to 1,927. The Houston firm said Friday in its weekly report that 1,595 rigs were exploring for oil and 332 for gas. A year ago there...

  • UPS expects double-digit surge in Dec shipments

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    DALLAS (AP) — UPS might levy surcharges or even turn away some holiday shipments this year if retailers surprise the delivery giant by dropping off more packages than they had planned. UPS executives discussed the possibilities Friday as they detailed plans for improving on last...

  • Pittsburgh's Primanti Bros. to mail sandwiches

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh restaurant that stuffs its sandwiches with French fries and coleslaw will be stuffing those fixins in the mail. Primanti Bros. is teaming up with Goldbely.com, an online firm that delivers food to homes, to make $109 sandwich packs available anywhere...

  • Colorado Springs company lays off 105 workers

    By Wayne Heilman and rich laden wayneh@gazette.com -
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    Diamond Wire Material Technologies, a diamond wire cutting business in Colorado Springs, laid off 105 employees - about a third of its workforce - on Friday, the result of one of its prime customers filing for bankruptcy earlier this month. Employment and production at the Diamond...

  • Hacker gets prison for cyberattack stealing $9.4M

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    ATLANTA (AP) — An Estonian man who pleaded guilty to orchestrating a 2008 cyberattack on a credit card processing company that enabled hackers to steal $9.4 million has been sentenced to 11 years in prison by a federal judge in Atlanta. Prosecutors said Friday that 30-year-old Sergei...

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