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8 min ago | Tri-cityherald.com

Man accused of putting needles in packaged meat

The criminal complaint filed Wednesday against Ronald Avers said one buyer of boneless chuck roast at the Shop 'n Save store in Belleville just east of St. Louis later bit into one of the needles, and a needle slipped into a steak stuck another customer.

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Related Topix: Shop 'n Save, Grocery, Supervalu, Food

1 hr ago | Tri-cityherald.com

Business Highlights

Though the U.S. unemployment rate has plunged since the start of last year to a five-year low of 6.1 percent, the Gallup Organization has found that consumers' view of the economy is the glummest it's been in seven months.

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Related Topix: us Travel, Travel, North America Travel, Chicago Travel, Target

4 hrs ago | The Jackson Sun

Witness against ex-Va. gov had limits: no Range Rover

The prosecution's star witness in the federal corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell continues his testimony Thursday.

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Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Virginia, Richmond, VA, Wedding, Bergdorf Goodman, US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Republican

7 hrs ago | ABC News

GE Spinoff Synchrony Rises in Stock Market Debut

The Stamford, Connecticut-based company is a spinoff of conglomerate General Electric Co.

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Related Topix: Stamford, CT, General Electric, Financial Services, Aerospace-Defense, Wal Mart Stores, JC Penney

9 hrs ago | Myrtle Beach Online

Stocks slump as earnings disappoint

That stimulus has underpinned gains in the stock market for years. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor's 500 index dropped 16 points, or 0.8 percent, to 1,953 as of 10:13 a.m. Eastern time.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Whole Foods Market, Grocery, Austin, TX, Business News

10 hrs ago | WTEN-TV Albany

Target names Pepsi's Cornell as chairman, CEO

A small plane clipped the top of a store before it crashed in the parking lot of a San Diego shopping center, killing an 80-year-old passenger and seriously injuring the 52-year-old pilot, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Target, Celebrities, Donald Trump, Beverages, PepsiCo

14 hrs ago | Reuters

Target to hire Pepsi executive Brian Cornell as CEO: WSJ

Target has been looking for a new chief executive after removing Gregg Steinhafel as chairman and CEO in May in the wake of a devastating data breach, which hurt the No.3 U.S. retailer's profit, shook customer confidence in the company and prompted congressional hearings.

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Related Topix: Target, Beverages, PepsiCo

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

Net income inclu... )--Tetra Tech, Inc. today announced results for the third quarter ended June 29, 2014, the declaration of a quarterly dividend and changes to the shar... )--The capital ratios of Canada's largest banks are poised to exhibit some volatility should Canadian home prices enter a significant correction, says Fitch Ratings.

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Related Topix: Environmental, Tetra Tech, Chicago, IL, Gaia, Apparel, Household Products, Oil & Gas, Chevron Corporation, Energy, Transgenomic, Scientific Instruments, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Brandon Sun

MDA reports second-quarter profit and revenue up from year ago mark

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. said Wednesday it earned $36.5 million in the second quarter, up from $31.1 million a year earlier, as revenue grew by more than 20 per cent.

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Related Topix: Aerospace-Defense, Computers, IT Services, MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates, Household Products, Media Arts Group

Vallejo Times-Herald

Whole Foods shares fall after sales disappoint

Whole Foods reported quarterly sales that fell shy of Wall Street expectations and lowered its outlook for the year, raising worries about the intensifying competition the organic and natural products grocer is facing.

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Related Topix: Whole Foods Market, Grocery, Austin, TX, Wal Mart Stores

Tri-cityherald.com

Greenpeace attorneys question P&G's damage claim

In a new court filing, defense attorneys want a Hamilton County Common Pleas judge to order P&G to allow them into company headquarters in Cincinnati to take photos that the attorneys claim they can use to show that window and paver damage wasn't caused by the protest.

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Related Topix: Procter and Gamble, Household Products, Home Depot

Business Times

Best Buy CEO says tablet sales are "crashing": Re/code

Best Buy Co Inc Chief Executive Hubert Joly said tablets sales were "crashing" and the PC business was seeing a revival in sales, according to the website, Re/code.

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Related Topix: Best Buy

Business Journal

Does RadioShack have enough cash for a turnaround? Here's what Moody's thinks

Moody's Investors Service said Tuesday that RadioShack may not have enough cash to pull off a turnaround.

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Related Topix: RadioShack, Financial Services, Moodys

Click Orlando

Dorm, residence hall

Gift registries have long been popular for lots of big life events, and now we can add college to the list.

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Related Topix: Household Products, Container Store, Wedding

1450 WILM NEWSRADIO

Body Found Near Elsmere Store

State Police are investigating the discovery of a body near Elsmere. A landscaper found the decomposing remains yesterday afternoon in the woods behind the BJ's Wholesale Club in the 2100 of Kirkwood Highway.

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Related Topix: Elsmere, DE, BJs Wholesale Club

NorthJersey.com

IAC's Tutor.com to buy the Princeton Review to bolster test

Tutor.com, owned by Barry Diller's IAC/InterActiveCorp, agreed to acquire the Princeton Review to bolster its test preparation services.

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Related Topix: IAC, Princeton Review Inc The, Princeton Review, Education, InterActiveCorp, Apparel, Shoebuy, CityGrid Media

The Union Daily Times

Construction procceding on 'Audrey Plaza'

Work is moving forward on a new plaza that, when completed, will be the new home of three local businesses.

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Related Topix: Hibbett Sporting Goods, Sporting Goods, Tree.com

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Business Journal

Icahn dumps 35% of Family Dollar shares after Dollar Tree's acquisition bid

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn has cut his stake in Family Dollar Stores Inc. to 6.03 percent, down from 9.4 percent.

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Related Topix: Dollar Tree Stores, Tree.com, Family Dollars Stores

Business Journal

Brown Shoe's Sam Edelman features model in fall 2014 ad campaign

Brown Shoe Company has tapped former Danish ballerina Camilla Christensen again as the model for its Circus by Sam Edelman fall 2014 ad campaign.

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Related Topix: Brown Shoe Company, Apparel, Footwear, Malibu, CA

TheStreet.com

Home Depot's Disaster Preparedness Initiatives Set to Boost Retail Sales

NEW YORK -- Home Depot is makeing disaster investment efforts this year such as its nationwide water effort to help educate and enable residents in drought-affected areas.

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Related Topix: Home Depot, Household Products, TheStreetcom, Media, TheStreet, Computers, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

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