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Bankruptcy hearing set for Thursday in Trump casino name lawsuit dispute

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 4:00pm
A hearing is set for Thursday in Delaware in a dispute between Donald and Ivanka Trump and the casino company he once ran, over whether Atlantic City's struggling Taj Mahal casino can continue to use the Trump name.
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Play Ball: The Numbers Behind the World Series

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 3:47pm
It's a big event that comes with a big price tag for fans who attend, but the World Series gives back to the towns who host it.
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Wheat,corn,oats and soybeans higher on the CBOT; beef pork lower on the CME.

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 3:34pm
Grain futures were higher Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
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Storm swells blamed for mounds of smelly seaweed piling up on tony resort city's beach

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 3:01pm
Warmer water and recent storm swells are to blame for mounds of stinky kelp piling up on the sand in the upscale Southern California resort city of Laguna Beach, scientists say.
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Not Lovin’ It: 'Old Fast Food' Battles to Stay Relevant

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 2:57pm
Wall Street's punishing Coca-Cola and McDonald's after both companies posted disappointing quarterly results -- but is there a secret ingredient to curing what ails this time around?
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Report: Pilot errors caused deadly Georgia jet crash; lack of sleep called contributing factor

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 2:47pm
The pilot of a private jet failed to follow correct landing procedures and likely was fatigued from a lack of sleep when the plane went down in a fiery crash in eastern Georgia last year, killing a vascular surgeon and four co-workers on board, federal investigators concluded in a report Tuesday.
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Detroit hopes to sell scrapped copper from public lighting operations for $25 million

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 2:47pm
The city of Detroit plans to sell 13 million pounds of copper wire from its public lighting operation.
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Canadian Pacific CEO says regulators might approve a merger but talks with CSX fell apart

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 2:46pm
The CEO of Canadian Pacific thinks U.S. regulators would approve a well-structured railroad merger, but nothing is planned now that talks with CSX ended.
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Ocwen Shares Plunge 18% After Backdating Allegations

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 2:39pm
Shares of Ocwen Financial Corp. plunged 18% Tuesday after a New York state regulator accused the mortgage servicer of backdating correspondences with borrowers.
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Digging starts on 120-foot pit to rescue stalled Seattle tunnel machine; help's coming, Bertha

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 2:32pm
Contractors building a new highway tunnel under downtown Seattle have started digging a 120-foot pit to rescue a stalled boring machine named Bertha.
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Deal reached for cleanup of Coos Bay landslide

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 2:13pm
A legal path has been cleared for hundreds of tons of landslide debris to be removed from a waterway near Coos Bay that is home to federally protected coho salmon and green sturgeon.
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Legal petition seeks NY ban on outdated rail tankers carrying volatile North Dakota crude oil

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 2:12pm
A coalition of environmental groups and city residents has filed a legal petition seeking a ban on older model rail tanker cars carrying volatile crude oil from North Dakota to the Port of Albany.
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White House Has Not Contemplated a Republican Senate

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 1:49pm
The Obama administration has not contemplated the possibility that Republicans could take control of the Senate in next month's midterm elections, White House spokesman Josh Earnest said Tuesday.
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Jury says Texas maker of highway guardrails should pay $175 million in damages over design

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 1:46pm
Jurors have decided that a Texas company should pay $175 million in damages for changing the design of highway guardrails without telling government transportation officials.
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The Covered Call: The Baseball Will Certainly Find You

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 1:45pm
Options investors can be certain that volatility will inevitably strike when they are not ready, over extended, or not thinking clearly in terms of risk and objectives.
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Big-box Retail companies shares up at 1 p.m.

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 1:43pm
Shares of some top big-box retail companies are up at 1 p.m.: Costco Wholesale Corp. rose $1.85 or 1.4 percent, to $130.27.
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Autos companies shares mixed at 1 p.m.

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 1:43pm
Shares of some top autos companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Ford Motor Co. fell $.07 or .5 percent, to $14.11.
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Aerospace companies shares mixed at 1 p.m.

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 1:43pm
Shares of some top aerospace companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Boeing rose $2.67 or 2.1 percent, to $126.98.
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Casino firms, including Wynn, spend heavily in fighting repeal of Massachusetts' gambling law

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 1:32pm
Casino companies that have been awarded licenses in Massachusetts donated $4.5 million this month to a group fighting repeal of the state's casino gambling law, according to campaign finance records.
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Harley-Davidson net income drops nearly 8 percent, but company beats expectations

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 1:32pm
Harley-Davidson's third-quarter profit fell nearly 8 percent on a planned reduction of motorcycle shipments for the quarter.
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