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2 hrs ago | FOX16

Chris Brown's assault trial delayed for Easter weekend

Recording artist Chris Brown and his attorney appear in Los Angeles Superior Court on February 28, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.

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Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Acoustic, Chris Brown, Automakers, R and B

6 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Foreign sales could keep littoral combat ship program afloat

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.

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Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, Aerospace-Defense, Lockheed Martin, US Military, US Navy, Marinette, WI

10 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

Buckle, Cheesecake Factory, Dorman Products: 3 Mid-Cap Companies to Watch

These companies are typically big enough to weather catastrophic events and small enough to have growth potential.

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Related Topix: Restaurant Management, Cheesecake Factory Incorporated The, Automakers, R and B, Internet, Science / Technology, Startups, DreamFactory Software

14 hrs ago | NOLA.com

New Orleans as a draw for college graduates gets another nod from manufacturing industry publication

An image from the web site of the IndustryWeek manufacturing business publication in April 2014.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA

18 hrs ago | WJRT

Goodyear Reveals Ten Finalists for Name the Blimp Contest

The finalist names were chosen based on criteria, including how the name reflects the history of airships, the majesty of lighter-than-air flight and Goodyear's track record of delivering superior performance and innovation.

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Related Topix: Rubber-Plastics, Industrial Machines, Goodyear Tire and Rubber, Goodyear Dunlop Tires North America

Fri Apr 18, 2014

PR-inside.com

Many foreign brands enter the growing Chinese baby product manufacturing industry

The Baby Product Manufacturing industry in China produces a range of products, such as baby food, clothing, toys and skincare products.

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Business Journal

CalCharge leads Bay Area's play to be the battery-tech capital of the U.S.

A consortium of the battery technology companies ranging from the huge - Duracell, Hitachi , Volkswagen , LG and Eaton Corp. - to local startups this week formally launched CalCharge, a group tasked with accelerating research around energy storage.

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Related Topix: Industrial Machines, Eaton, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (Electricians, Wiremen, and Linemen)

SavannahNow

Savannah elementary student takes first place in manufacturing design contest

Mina Smith, a fourth grader at Virginia L. Heard Elementary Academy was honored in Atlanta Thursday for her artwork supporting Georgia's manufacturing industry.

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Related Topix: Savannah, GA

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

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

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

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