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October 25, 2017 - 10:39 am
SENECA, Kan. (AP) — SKF USA says it plans to close its plant in Seneca during the next 18 months, eliminating 170 jobs in the small town north of Topeka. The plant is one of the main employers in Seneca, which has a population of about 2,000 people. SKF USA is owned by Sweden-based SKF Group. The...
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October 25, 2017 - 10:36 am
(DEERFIELD, Ill.) -- Walgreens will now carry a form of naloxone, a drug that can quickly reverse opioid overdoses, in its more than 8,000 pharmacies across the U.S., the company announced Tuesday. Known commercially as Narcan, the drug is administered through a nasal spray and is an FDA-approved...
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October 25, 2017 - 7:12 am
(SEATTLE) -- Amazon announced Wednesday that it is launching a new service that allows a driver to not only drop a package off at your doorstep, but to go inside your home -- even when you are not there -- to make a delivery. The tech giant's new in-home delivery feature, Amazon Key, which was...
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October 24, 2017 - 6:33 pm
(NEW YORK) -- World wine production is predicted to fall to its lowest level in more than fifty years for 2017 -- and frost and drought that has plagued Western Europe's vineyards is being singled out as the culprit. The International Organisation of Vine and Wine (OIV) said Tuesday that it...
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October 24, 2017 - 6:21 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- With more than 75 percent of Puerto Rico still without electricity in the wake of Hurricane Maria, lawmakers are calling for an investigation into why the island turned to a small, for-profit company instead of the mutual-aid network of public utilities usually called upon to...
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October 24, 2017 - 3:20 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Wall Street closed in the green on upbeat earnings. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gains 167.80 (+0.72 percent) to finish at 23,441.76, a new record. The Nasdaq climbed 11.60 (+0.18 percent) to close at 6,598.43, while the S&P 500 finished at 2,569.13, up 4.15 (+0.16 percent)...
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October 24, 2017 - 12:05 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Congress’s top watchdog is out with a report Tuesday about the expensive consequences of climate change and is using those numbers to urge President Donald Trump to take action. Over the last decade, extreme weather and fires have cost the federal government over $350 billion,...
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