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October 26, 2017 - 4:12 am
(SAN JUAN) -- A children's hospital in Puerto Rico that was forced to run off generators and ration diesel fuel in the wake of Hurricane Maria now has a solar power system that will supply all of its electricity needs. Tesla and Puerto Rico's governor touted the project Wednesday, sending out...
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October 25, 2017 - 8:08 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Ajit Pai, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, defended the First Amendment in remarks made at an Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing on Wednesday, urging for separation between the government and the media. "I have said again and again and again that the First...
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October 25, 2017 - 3:35 pm
(NEW YORK) -- She’s Uber’s newest board member, was the first African-American woman to run a Fortune 500 company, and led President Barack Obama’s White House national program on STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education. So what does the Former Xerox CEO and Chair Ursula Burns...
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October 25, 2017 - 3:10 pm
(NEW YORK) -- After a run of recent gains, Wall Street fell back to earth slightly Wednesday as the market suffered its worst losses in over a month. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 112.3 points, closing the day at 23,329.46. The Nasdaq dropped half a percent, finishing trading at 6,563.89...
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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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