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  • Airlines reject rechargeable battery shipments; gov’t tests confirm danger

    WASHINGTON (AP) – Two major U.S airlines say they will no longer accept rechargeable battery shipmen ...
    March 3, 2015 - 9:36 pm
  • Young biotech firm chases next cash crop

    CREVE COEUR, Mo. – A biotech startup here is trying to accomplish something that hasn’t been done since the middle of the last century. Researchers ar ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 12:13 pm
  • Caterpillar staying put in Peoria, expanding headquarters

    PEORIA (AP) — Caterpillar Inc. announced Friday that it is keeping its global headquarters in downtown Peoria and expanding its corporate campus in wh ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 11:13 am
  • Michigan governor puts renewed emphasis on blue-collar jobs

    WATERTOWN TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) – Only a few short years ago, Michigan leaders talked excitedly about ...
    Feb. 17, 2015 - 10:14 pm
  • Water, air quality concerns heighten conflict with pig farms

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – From Washington state to North Carolina, federal lawsuits are challenging th ...
    Feb. 16, 2015 - 10:16 pm
  • Coffee entrepreneur finds redemption in every cup

    ANTIOCH, Calif. – Hear ye, all skeptics and doubters who question the redemptive power of employment: It was a job at San Quentin Prison that pivoted ...
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 12:30 pm
  • Sustainable construction practices provide opportunity for manufacturers

    ST. LOUIS – The green building movement is turning into a boon for domestic manufacturers.These grow ...
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 12:30 pm
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