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  • WTO rejects US country-of-origin labels for meat

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Learning where the meat in your grocery store came from might get harder. In a ruling Monday, the World Trade Organization rejected U.S. rules requiring labels on packaged steaks, ribs and other cuts of meat identifying where the animals were born, raised and...

  • MOVERS & SHAKERS

    The gazette -
    Published: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    Dr. Steven Clancy has joined Pine Creek Vision Clinic as an associate optometrist. A retired Air Force lieutenant colonel, he completed tours as chief of optometry at several locations, including Peterson Air Force Base. He earned his degree in optometry from the Illinois College of...

  • Halliburton tops Street 3Q forecasts

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    HOUSTON (AP) — HOUSTON (AP) — Halliburton reported profit of $1.2 billion in its third quarter despite tumbling energy prices, and said it would boost its dividend by 20 percent. Oilfield service companies like Halliburton typically get squeezed when the energy prices tumble as major...

  • Vehicles with air bag problem that should be fixed

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued an urgent plea to more than 4.7 million car owners whose air bag inflators have been recalled to get them repaired. The air bags, especially in areas along the coast with high absolute humidity, have inflators that can rupture....

  • American, US Airways complete cargo combination

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — American Airlines and US Airways say they have finishes combining their cargo operations. American Airlines Group Inc. said Monday that it was the first time that operating divisions at the two carriers have become fully combined. The combined cargo unit will...

  • Tesoro strikes $2.5B deal with QEP

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    Tesoro Logistics LP said Sunday that it will acquire the natural gas gathering and processing business owned by QEP Resources Inc. in a $2.5 billion deal. The deal will add natural gas to Tesoro Logistics' portfolio, in turn boosting its revenue and expected quarterly distributions to...

  • Missing Count Chocula in Colorado town found drowned in booze

    Coloradoan
    Updated: 7 hr ago

    The case of the missing Count Chocula cereal boxes was solved Friday in Fort Collins, when a craft brewer admitted to buying them to brew in a small-batch beer. Black Bottle Brewery in Fort Collins bought two Albertsons' inventories of the iconic chocolate and marshmallow-bit cereal,...

  • Scotts Miracle-Gro to buy pest control company

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Scotts Miracle-Gro Co. said Monday that it plans to buy Action Pest Control Inc., a Midwest company that helps rid homes and businesses of bedbugs, termites and other pests. The lawn and garden products maker did not say how much it would pay for Action Pest...

  • GM ignition switch death count rises to 29

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    DETROIT (AP) — At least 29 people have died and 27 people have been seriously injured in crashes involving General Motors cars with defective ignition switches. Attorney Kenneth Feinberg, who was hired by GM to compensate victims, updated the totals Monday. Feinberg says he has...

  • Canadian Pacific ends CSX deal talks

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    Canadian Pacific Railway has ended talks with U.S. counterpart CSX about a possible combination and plans no more discussions. The railway operator did not say on Monday why it ended talks, but it did note in a brief statement that regulatory concerns appear to be a major deterrent...

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