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1 hr ago | The Lebanon Daily News

This Week in the Civil War

This Week in The Civil War, for week of Sunday, April 20: Confederate ram at battle of Plymouth, N.C. Confederate forces, in a joint operation of ground troops and an ironclad ram CSS Albemarle, attacked the federal garrison at Plymouth, N.C. near the mouth of the Roanoke River on April 17, 1864.

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Related Topix: Plymouth, NC, Rubber-Plastics, Albemarle, Chemicals, US Military, US Navy

5 hrs ago | Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

The bonds ... )--Re: GRANITE MORTGAGES 03-2 PLC EUR 52,300,000.00 MATURING: 20-Jul-2043 ISIN: XS0168771748 PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT THE INTEREST RATE FOR THE PERIOD 22-Apr-2014 TO 21-Jul-20... )--Re: Granite Master Issuer Plc USD 94,600,000.00 MATURING: 20-Dec-2054 ISIN: US38741YDN67 PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT THE INTEREST RATE FOR THE PERIOD 22-Apr-2014 ... (more)

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Challenge, CA, PPG Industries, Chemicals

9 hrs ago | Reuters

UPDATE 1-Two U.S. arms programs face live-or-die reviews after costs jump

An unmanned U.S. Navy helicopter built by Northrop Grumman Corp and a precision ship-landing system built by Raytheon Co face mandatory reviews that could lead to their cancellation after quantity reductions drove unit costs sharply higher in 2013, the Pentagon announced on Thursday.

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Related Topix: US Navy, Northrop Grumman, Aerospace-Defense, Raytheon, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing AH-64 Apache, Military Aircraft

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Cost to buy F-35 up 2 pct; to operate down 9 pct -Pentagon

The Pentagon on Thursday forecast the cost of developing and buying Lockheed Martin Corp's F-35 fighter jet at $398.6 billion, up 2 percent from last year, but said the projected cost to operate and maintain the jets was down about 9 percent.

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Related Topix: Aerospace-Defense, Lockheed Martin, US Military, US Air Force

Bellingham Herald

Connecticut House OKs $400M in tax credits for UTC

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's administration recently reached the deal with the state's largest private employer, and House members passed it on a bipartisan 134-4 vote, with four Republicans in opposition.

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Related Topix: Connecticut, Industrial Machines, Security, United Technologies Corporation, East Hartford, CT, Windsor Locks, CT, Hamilton Sundstrand, Aerospace-Defense

Fortune

The real economy is finally doing better than the money economy

Here's a switch: The bankers are all of a sudden doing worse than the butchers, the bakers, and the candlestick makers.

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Related Topix: Banking, Financial Services, Bank of America, Tyson Foods, Food, Cheesecake Factory Incorporated The, Restaurant Management, Jarden, Industrial Machines, Appliances, Financial Markets, Mortgage, Personal Finance

The Miami Herald

Aquaponic company produces organic vegetables year-round

The former Hamm's brewery in St. Paul, built over artesian wells that led to the company's iconic motto, has been repurposed as an aquaponic facility that uses the water to grow fish and vegetables.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetables, Organic Food, Agriculture, Science, Pentair, Electronics, Home Gardening, Home, Aquaculture

Brandon Sun

DuPont just shy on first-quarter projections, citing extensive winter storms that culled sales

DuPont's agricultural sales suffered and its operating costs rose during extensive winter storms that dragged on first-quarter earnings, although volumes increased in the company's industrial segments and margins improved in almost every one of them.

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Related Topix: Rubber-Plastics, Dupont E I Nemours , Chemicals, Wilmington, DE

Reuters

U.S. Navy delays submarine commissioning, says more work needed

The U.S. Navy on Wednesday said it would delay the commissioning of the North Dakota, a new Virginia-class submarine that was due to enter active service on May 31, to carry out more design work and resolve quality problems with certain components.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US News, General Dynamics, Aerospace-Defense

Wed Apr 16, 2014

TheCourier.com

Government Says Plea Coming In Price-fixing Probe

The Justice Department says a former Bridgestone Corp. executive has agreed to plead guilty in an alleged price-fixing conspiracy.

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Related Topix: Rubber-Plastics, Industrial Machines, Bridgestone

The Times

Schools, manufacturing industry want to entice more young workers

Local manufacturers, business leaders and school officials gathered at Lanier Technical College Wednesday for a forum to address how skilled, educated and motivated workers can be developed, recruited and funneled into burgeoning career paths.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Hall County, GA, Gainesville, GA

The Motley Fool

The World's Leading Tire Manufacturers Are Turning to Synthetic Biology -- But Not for the Reason Yo

This pile of 1 million tires would produce 55,000 gallons of toxic oil runoff into the environment if set ablaze.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law, Rubber-Plastics, Industrial Machines, Goodyear Tire and Rubber, Goodyear Dunlop Tires North America

Madison Publishing

CPP Investment board to sell Texas-based air system company for US$1.6 billion

The body that manages investments for the Canada Pension Plan has agreed to sell Air Distribution Technologies, Inc. to Johnson Controls in a deal valued at approximately US$1.6 billion.

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Related Topix: Johnson Controls, Automakers, Textiles

Hispanic Business

BAE Systems Unveils Geospatial Intelligence Mobile App for Google Glass

The GXP Xplorer Snap app can transform Google Glass devices, smartphones, and tablets into crowd-sourced information gathering tools capable of generating photo reports that can be shared across an organization.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Widevine Technologies, Aerospace-Defense, BAE Systems

Tue Apr 15, 2014

POP City

State of PA: Meet five faces of manufacturing in Pennsylvania

Manufacturing in Pennsylvania represents more than half a million high-wage jobs, and is the second largest contributor to the gross state product.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Coplay, PA, Lehigh County, PA, Whitehall, PA

PR-inside.com

South America automotive manufacturing industry: $95.4bn industry in 2012

Automotive Manufacturing in South America industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size .

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Reuters

Senators press Delphi for answers on recalled GM cars

Lawmakers probing how General Motors used faulty ignition switches in many vehicles are turning their scrutiny to the supplier of the part, Delphi Automotive.

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Related Topix: Automakers, Delphi, US Politics, US News, Representative Dean Heller, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Dean Heller

Daily Echo

Solent economy to draw on seafaring excellence to boost fortunes

A NEW master plan to breathe new life into the Solent's maritime and industrial fortunes has today been announced.

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Related Topix: BAE Systems, Aerospace-Defense, United Kingdom, Isle of Wight County, England

The Hartford Courant

One current, two former Bridgestone executives indicted for price-fixing

One Bridgestone Corp executive and two former officials from the company were indicted Tuesday for conspiring to fix the prices of certain automotive parts, the Justice Department said on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Rubber-Plastics, Industrial Machines, Bridgestone, Ansonia, CT

The Hartford Courant

3M board opposes proposal for shareholder actions without vote

Post-it notes maker 3M Co said its board opposed a proposal by shareholder James McRitchie to allow investors holding enough shares to take a particular action through written consent without putting it to a vote.

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Related Topix: 3M, Chemicals, MMM, Ansonia, CT

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