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  • TTM to buy rival circuit board maker Viasystems

    Updated: 23 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — TTM Technologies Inc. said Monday that it plans to buy rival circuit board maker Viasystems Group Inc. for about $368 million in cash and stock. TTM, which makes circuit boards used in cellphones, medical devices and tablets, said it is buying Viasystems to expand into...

  • Voice of the Consumer: Government grant scam back again

    By Betty Sexton, KKTV
    Updated: 23 hr ago

    The crooks are using the same old lines, but they're obviously working. Last week I learned that several people in southern Colorado received a congratulations call. They were told because they're such good citizens they are being awarded a government grant. Imagine that. Money...

  • Auxilium Pharma rejects Endo's takeover offer

    Yesterday

    CHESTERBROOK, Pa. (AP) — Auxilium Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s board has rejected an approximately $1.4 billion unsolicited takeover offer from Ireland's Endo International PLC. Auxilium, based in Chesterbrook, Pennsylvania, had adopted a one-year "poison pill" shareholder rights plan last...

  • Siemens to acquire Dresser-Rand for $7.6 billion

    Yesterday

    HOUSTON (AP) — German electronics and engineering company Siemens AG has reached a deal to acquire oilfield equipment maker Dresser-Rand for $7.6 billion. Under the deal announced early Monday in Germany, Siemens will pay $83 per common share of Dresser-Rand Group Inc., $3.09 more...

  • Get a job Monday

    Updated: Sun, Sep 21, 2014

  • UAW workers in Indiana approve Lear Corp. contract

    Updated: Sun, Sep 21, 2014

    HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — Workers at a Lear Corp. plant in northwestern Indiana that makes automotive seats approved an agreement Sunday that will end a two-tiered pay system that left some workers earning much less than others. The United Auto Workers said in a statement that members of...

  • 'Maze Runner' races past 'Tombstones' with $32.5 M

    Updated: Sun, Sep 21, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — The young-adult adaptation "The Maze Runner" raced to the top of the box-office with $32.5 million, giving a budding franchise a quick start out of the gate. The 20th Century Fox release easily outpaced the $13.1 million debut of Liam Neeson's hardboiled private eye...

  • Study: Apple's new iPhones score big in durability

    Updated: Sun, Sep 21, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Apple's new and bigger iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are more durable than last year's model and a leading Android phone, a study says. Apple's iPhone 6, whose screen measures 4.7 inches, did the best across a variety of tests that measures how prone smartphones are to...

  • US gas prices fall, extending summer decline

    Updated: Sun, Sep 21, 2014

    CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — A national survey says the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline has dropped another 9 cents over the last two weeks, to $3.37, bringing the decline to 34 cents over the last 13 weeks. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg said Sunday that falling crude oil...

  • UAW workers to vote on proposed Lear Corp contract

    Updated: Sun, Sep 21, 2014

    HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — Workers at a northwestern Indiana Lear Corp. plant that makes automotive seats are preparing to vote on a tentative agreement that ended a one-day strike. United Auto Workers spokesman Sam Knowles says about 760 union members will begin voting Sunday afternoon on...

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