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Hasbro Picks 5 'House Rules' For New Monopoly Game

April 4, 2014 8:16 am | by Leanne Italie, Associated Press | Comments

Several thousand people weighed in on "house rules" over 10 days of recent debate and a year after Hasbro Inc. added a cat token and retired the iron in a similar online stunt aimed at keeping the 79-year-old game fresh.       

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Little Evidence Of Threats To Execution Drug Makers

April 4, 2014 8:05 am | by Bailey Elise McBride and Nomaan Merchant, Associated Press | Comments

Texas prison officials have offered scant evidence to support their claim that pharmacies that supply the state with execution drugs would be in danger of violence if their identities were made public.          

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CAT To Hire More Workers For Georgia Plant

April 4, 2014 7:56 am | Comments

The Caterpillar company is planning to hire 100 more workers for its new manufacturing plant in northeast Georgia.                         

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Lawmakers Push EPA To Ax Stove Rules

April 4, 2014 7:50 am | Comments

Wood-burning stoves have ignited a debate between the Obama administration and South Dakota lawmakers who oppose new regulations that would require more efficiency from an iconic feature of many rural homes.         

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Nissan Settles Unfair Labor Practice Charge

April 4, 2014 7:43 am | by Jeff Amy, Associated Press | Comments

The charge focused on a dispute over when Willard "Chip" Wells, a United Auto Workers supporter, could hand out union literature at the 5,200-employee plant north of Jackson.              

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U.S., Anadarko Reach $5.15B Settlement

April 4, 2014 7:36 am | by Dina Cappiello and Eric Tucker, Associated Press | Comments

The federal government reached a settlement with Anadarko Petroleum Corp. to settle claims related to the cleanup of thousands of sites tainted with hazardous chemicals for decades.              

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Unilever Paying $4.5M For Water Act Violations

April 3, 2014 3:38 pm | Comments

Unilever is paying $4.5 million for environmental violations at its former health and beauty products manufacturing plant in Clinton.                       

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White House Objects To Samsung Use Of Obama Selfie

April 3, 2014 2:37 pm | Comments

The White House is not amused that Samsung is promoting a selfie with the president taken by Boston Red Sox player David Ortiz on a Samsung phone.                   

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Microsoft Reveals Siri-Like Feature For Windows Phone

April 3, 2014 2:34 pm | by Anick Jesdanun, AP Technology Writer | Comments

Microsoft unveiled a new virtual assistant for Windows Phone devices Wednesday as it seeks to gain traction in a highly competitive and lucrative market for smartphones.               

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Mondelez CEO On Kosher Cadbury Eggs

April 3, 2014 2:25 pm | by Candice Choi, AP Food Industry Writer | Comments

If there's kosher for Passover Coke, could Cadbury Creme Eggs be a possibility as well?                              

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MH370: What Do We Know?

April 3, 2014 2:10 pm | by Todd Pitman, Associated Press | Comments

Not a single piece of wreckage from the lost plane has been found, not even after a new analysis led investigators to change the focus of their search yet again.                

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Boeing Delivers 161 Aircraft In 1Q

April 3, 2014 12:35 pm | Comments

Boeing delivered 161 commercial airplanes in the first quarter, nearly an 18 percent increase from last year, as it ramps up production to meet demand.                  

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BMW Recalls Over 230K Cars

April 3, 2014 12:06 pm | Comments

German automaker BMW says it is recalling 232,000 vehicles in China after identifying a problem with a bolt used in the engine, and says it is now checking whether the same defect can also be found in other countries.      

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Air, Space Artifacts Getting New Display In D.C.

April 3, 2014 11:29 am | by Brett Zongker, Associated Press | Comments

For the first time since its 1976 opening, the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum plans to overhaul its central exhibition showing the milestones of flight.               

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Police Detain 18 Over China Plant Protest

April 3, 2014 10:04 am | Comments

Police in a southern Chinese city detained 18 people after a protest against a planned chemical plant turned violent over the weekend, local authorities said Thursday.                

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Crews Enter Nuclear Waste Dump

April 3, 2014 9:33 am | Comments

Two crews of eight made the initial descent into the half-mile deep Waste Isolation Pilot Plant near Carlsbad, and no airborne radiation was detected, the agency said.                

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U.S. Trade Deficit Hits $42.3B

April 3, 2014 8:51 am | by Martin Crutsinger, AP Economics Writer | Comments

The Commerce Department says the deficit increased to $42.3 billion, 7.7 percent above the January imbalance of $39.3 billion.                      

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Applications For Jobless Aid Rise To 326K

April 3, 2014 8:42 am | by Josh Boak, AP Economics Writer | Comments

The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits rose 16,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 326,000. Despite the increase, the number remains close to pre-recession levels and points to stable hiring.        

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Survey: More Business Owners Ready To Hire

April 3, 2014 8:26 am | Comments

The survey taken in January and February finds that 37 percent of owners are optimistic about their companies' prospects for the next six months, up sharply from 22 percent in a survey last fall.           

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Washington Gas Blast Threw Steel Pieces 300 Yards

April 3, 2014 8:16 am | by Jeff Barnard, Associated Press | Comments

Authorities said the explosion that hit a liquefied natural gas storage facility in Eastern Washington earlier this week threw 250-pound pieces of steel up to 300 yards through the air.           

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