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Stocks End Higher; S&P 500 Nabs Biggest Weekly Gain Of Year

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 4:05pm
U.S. stocks closed with solid gains Friday, handing the S&P 500 its largest weekly advance of 2014.
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Google executive sets skydiving records over New Mexico desert with leap from near-space

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 3:50pm
A Google executive has broken the sound barrier and set several skydiving records over the southern New Mexico desert after taking a leap from the edge of space.
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Dow Adds To Gains In Closing Minutes, Up 128 Points

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 3:50pm
U.S. stocks rose to fresh session highs in Friday's last half hour of trading, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average last up 128 points or 0.8%.
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Stocks' recent swoon provides reality check for investors before market rebound

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 3:47pm
Sometimes a little fear is healthy for stock investors.
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US official: Auto safety agency under review after controversial recalls

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 3:47pm
A senior Obama administration official says the "safety culture" of the federal agency that oversees auto recalls is being reviewed.
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Striking workers head to Colby College to pressure hedge fund that owns FairPoint stock

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 3:36pm
A group of striking FairPoint workers is picketing a meeting of Colby College's trustees, saying one of them has the power to force the telephone company to return to the bargaining table.
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PennDOT selects partnership's $899 million proposal to replace 558 Pennsylvania bridges

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 3:36pm
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation on Friday announced it will privatize 558 bridges, selecting a partnership's $899 million proposal to replace and maintain the spans.
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Recalls this week: Arctic Cat all-terrain vehicles

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 3:31pm
Certain models of Arctic Cat's all-terrain vehicles are being recalled because a component failure can cause a loss of control.
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Oil Producers Join Push to Reverse U.S. Crude Export Ban

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 3:21pm
More than a dozen U.S. oil producers have joined to lobby the federal government to reverse the 40-year-old ban on U.S. crude exports.
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ECB's Draghi: Euro Zone at Risk for Recession Relapse

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 3:14pm
The ECB's president warned divided euro zone leaders on Friday they risked "a relapse into recession" if they failed to press ahead with structural economic reforms.
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Canadian union says it has lost bid to make Ford engines to Mexico

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 3:13pm
The Canadian auto workers union says Canada has lost to Mexico in a bid to build engines for Ford Motor Co.
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Anthem says average New Hampshire policyholder will see no increase in 2015 rates

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 3:01pm
The only company that sold health insurance under the federal health care overhaul law in New Hampshire this year says its average customer will see no increase in premiums in 2015.
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3 Hospitalized After Shooting At Washington State High School

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 2:48pm
Three people have been taken to a hospital following a shooting at a high school in Marysville, Wash., about an hour north of Seattle Friday, according to a television report.
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Union of 350 University of Vermont service workers approves new contract

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 2:47pm
The union that represents about 350 University of Vermont service workers has ratified a new contract.
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Dow Industrials Aim For Triple-digit Gain Friday

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 2:43pm
U.S. stocks traded near their session highs in midafternoon action Friday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average gaining by triple digits.
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Group in Vermont, Massachusetts, New York question Entergy's financial ability to run nukes

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 2:33pm
A spokeswoman for the company that owns nuclear plants in Vermont, Massachusetts and New York says it will respond to any new requirements federal regulators might seek after a complaint by anti-nuclear groups.
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Pittsburgh's Primanti Bros. to mail sandwiches anywhere in US through food-delivery firm

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 2:33pm
The Pittsburgh restaurant that stuffs its sandwiches with French fries and coleslaw will be stuffing those fixins in the mail.
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Federal Court Orders $18 Million Fine Over Commodity Pool Scheme

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 2:26pm
A federal court ordered a California man, Ryan Nassbridges, and his companies, American Bullion Exchange ABEX Corp. and ABEX LLC, to pay a combined $18 million for alleged fraud, misappropriation and registration violations.
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Report: Ford to Shift Canada Engine Plans to Mexico

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 2:23pm
Ford Motor Co. won't invest in putting new, smaller engines in plants in Windsor, Ontario, and instead will put the investment in Mexico, according to Unifor, the union that represents auto workers in Canada.
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GoPro Slumps After Oppenheimer Initiates At Sell

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 2:19pm
Shares of GoPro Inc. skidded on Friday after analysts at Oppenheimer initiated coverage of the stock with a sell rating and a price target of $45.
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