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  • 3M 3rd-quarter net income up 6 percent

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    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Diversified manufacturer 3M's third-quarter net income rose 6 percent on higher revenue across all divisions. The maker of Post-it notes, industrial coatings and ceramics also narrowed its guidance range. Net income for the three months ending Sept. 30 after...

  • Southwest Airlines 3Q profit rises 27 percent

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    DALLAS (AP) — More passengers and lower fuel prices are pushing Southwest Airlines to record profits, and the airline expects an even bigger break at the gas pump this winter. CEO Gary Kelly says the trend toward higher revenue has continued into October, and bookings for November and...

  • Coca-Cola Ent. tops 3Q earnings expectations

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    ATLANTA (AP) — ATLANTA (AP) — Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc. (CCE) on Thursday reported third-quarter net income of $238 million. On a per-share basis, the Atlanta-based company said it had profit of 96 cents. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were 92 cents per share. The...

  • Some want 'illegal' dropped from Illegal Pete's

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    Updated: 1 hr ago

    FORT COLLINS — Some people are urging the Colorado burrito chain Illegal Pete's to change its name because of the way the word "illegal" has been used to describe immigrants. The Coloradan (http://noconow.co/1wpoTne) reports that about 30 people gathered in Fort Collins Wednesday to...

  • US jobless aid applications rise to 283,000

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    WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of people applying for U.S. unemployment benefits rose last week after falling to a 14-year low the previous week. Despite the increase, weekly applications remain at historically low levels that suggest hiring is gaining steam. Applications rose 17,000...

  • American Airlines posts record 3Q profit

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    DALLAS (AP) — Summer vacations were good for American Airlines. With passengers paying a record amount for every mile and most seats filled, American earned an all-time best $942 million in the June-through-September third quarter. CEO Doug Parker predicted more records for...

  • Royal Caribbean tops 3Q net income expectations

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    MIAMI (AP) — Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) on Thursday reported earnings of $490.2 million in its third quarter. On a per-share basis, the Miami-based company said it had net income of $2.19. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs and restructuring costs, came to $2.20 per...

  • American Airlines tops 3Q net income expectations

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — American Airlines Group Inc. (AAL) on Thursday reported third-quarter earnings of $942 million. The Fort Worth, Texas-based company said it had profit of $1.28 per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, came to $1.66 per...

  • Applications for US unemployment aid rise to 283,000, though remain near 14-year low

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    WASHINGTON (AP) — Applications for US unemployment aid rise to 283,000, though remain near 14-year low.

  • Dr Pepper Snapple Group beats Street 3Q forecasts

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    PLANO, Texas (AP) — Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc. (DPS) on Thursday reported profit of $188 million in its third quarter. The Plano, Texas-based company said it had profit of 96 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for severance costs and non-recurring costs, were 98 cents per share....

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