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CSX 3Q profit rises12 percent as railroad shipping volume increases, economy grows

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 4:33pm
CSX Corp. (CSX) on Tuesday said its third-quarter profit grew 12 percent to $509 million as it hauled more freight amid an improving economy.
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Figures on government spending and debt

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 4:20pm
Figures on government spending and debt (last six digits are eliminated).
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Nike's Converse unit sues 31 companies, saying they are making knockoff Chuck Taylor sneakers

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 4:19pm
Nike's Converse brand is suing 31 companies, saying they are selling knockoff versions of its Chuck Taylor shoes.
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CSX Beats Street 3Q Forecasts

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 4:13pm
CSX Corp. on Tuesday reported third-quarter profit of $509 million. On a per-share basis, the Florida-based company said it had profit of 51 cents.
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Illinois legislative committee puts off voting on hydraulic fracturing rules until November

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 4:10pm
An Illinois legislative panel has put off voting on rules for high-volume oil and gas extraction until next month, as it grapples with how to ensure regulations are fair to industry while protecting the environment.
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Intel Reports Higher Quaterly Earnings, Sales

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 4:09pm
Intel Corp. on Tuesday reported a third-quarter profit of $3.3 billion, or 66 cents a share, compared with $3 billion, or 58 cents a share a year ago.
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Hazmat-suit Maker Multi-session Rally Snapped

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 4:09pm
The rally for hazmat-suit maker stocks snapped Tuesday as Lakeland Industries Inc. and Alpha Pro Tech Ltd. closed at a loss for the first time in days.
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Intel Posts Third-Quarter Beat

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 4:05pm
The blue-chip chip maker booked 3Q profits-per-share of 66 cents on revenues of $14.6 billion, topping estimates for profits of 65 cents per share on sales of $14.45 billion. Shares popped 2.96% after hours.
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New Jersey Senate approves measure that could clear path for sports betting

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 4:01pm
State lawmakers passed a measure that could clear the way for sports betting in New Jersey, aiming to boost the state's ailing casino and racetrack industries.
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Court dismisses Frank Lloyd Wright furniture lawsuit after SC Johnson reaches settlement

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 3:33pm
Home products giant SC Johnson reached a settlement with a California man in a dispute over ownership of a desk and chair designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, but the private terms of the deal mean it's not clear who will end up with the distinctive and valuable furniture.
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Clintons’ Wall Street Gravy Train Keeps on Rolling

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 3:16pm
After Hillary Clinton raked in a $225,000 speaking fee, Bill Clinton was in New York on Tuesday earning what one source said was a similar six-figure payday from Veritas Capital.
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Oregon jobless rate remains flat for September, at 7.1 percent; small job loss recorded

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 3:10pm
Oregon state officials say the pace of job growth in Oregon has slowed in recent months, and figures released Tuesday reflect that.
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Denver-based Chipotle supports Colorado ballot proposal to label genetically modified foods

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 3:01pm
Burrito giant Chipotle is backing a Colorado ballot measure that would require labeling of genetically modified foods.
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Gov. Dalrymple: Adding value to energy , byproducts 'future of our state economy'

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 2:30pm
Fulfilling North Dakota's economic destiny relies on adding value to energy products and finding markets for the industry's byproducts, Gov. Jack Dalrymple and members of the state's congressional delegation say.
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Renovated SLS Las Vegas lays off some staff, cuts restaurant hours 2 months after opening

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 2:18pm
One of the newest names on the Las Vegas Strip is laying off staff and cutting restaurant hours less than two months after opening Officials with the SLS Las Vegas casino-hotel didn't provide a number of layoffs but said when the hotel opened Aug. 23 that it hired about 3,400 people.
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$1.5 million settlement proposed in 2011 fireworks blast at Oahu storage bunker that killed 5

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 2:18pm
A company sued by the families of five workers killed when seized fireworks exploded in an Oahu storage bunker in 2011 has proposed a $1.5 million settlement.
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Slowing global economy and panicky investors could lead Fed to delay a rate increase

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 2:17pm
Just as the U.S. job market has finally strengthened, the Federal Reserve now confronts a new worry: A sputtering global economy that's spooked investors across the world.
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Purdue retail expert expects holiday spending to rise 4 percent over 2013 levels

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 2:08pm
Holiday spending this year should rise about 4 percent over 2013 levels, but it won't be all good news for all retailers, a Purdue University expert said.
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New Hampshire, national unemployment rates down for September

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 1:45pm
The New Hampshire Employment Security office says the state's unemployment rate for September was 4.3 percent, down a tenth of a percentage point from August.
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Massachusetts gas prices down another 6 cents, yet remain well above the national average

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 1:44pm
The average price of a gallon of gasoline has dropped another 6 cents in Massachusetts to $3.26, and has now gone down 12 cents in two weeks.
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