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7/16/2014 12:08 PM
U.S. stocks move higher
NEW YORK — Stocks are moving higher following strong earnings results from big U.S. companies.

7/16/2014 10:42 AM
Faulty air bags prompt BMW recall
DETROIT — BMW is expanding a recall of its most popular models to fix an air bag problem that is hitting much of the global auto industry.

7/16/2014 10:16 AM
SUVs, crossovers outpace sedans
DETROIT - Americans like to sit tall when they drive, as shown by a report issued Wednesday by IHS Automotive showing U.S. registrations for sport utility and crossover vehicles outnumber sedans for the first time.

7/16/2014 12:00 AM
Lorillard sells for $27.4 billion
RICHMOND, Va. — Reynolds American Inc. agreed Tuesday to buy its smaller rival, Lorillard Inc., for $27.4 billion, uniting two of the country’s largest tobacco producers in a bet that bigger is safer in a declining industry.

7/16/2014 12:00 AM
Some firms loosen summer hours
MILWAUKEE — Now that warmer weather has arrived after a long and harsh winter, some businesses are finding ways to give their workers longer weekends by letting them take off early on Fridays — boosting morale without hurting the company’s bottom line much, if at all.

7/16/2014 12:00 AM
Construction starting on facility
ProMedica Health System is ready to begin construction of a three-story, 230,000-square-foot medical facility in the former Starlite Plaza shopping center in Sylvania.


7/16/2014 12:00 AM
Mom, daughter in auctioneer finals
The breakneck pace of a good auctioneer is captivating, but being successful is about more than just hollering out prices fast.

7/16/2014 12:00 AM
Plumbers union gets 2.8% annual wage hike
The union that represents plumbers, pipefitters, HVAC service mechanics, and welders across 12 northwest Ohio counties has reached a new three-year contract extension with the Mechanical Contractors Association of Northwestern Ohio.

7/15/2014 4:51 PM
Stocks slip from earnings
NEW YORK -- Stocks are closing mostly lower as investors considered a new set of corporate earnings and the Federal Reserve’s latest assessment of the U.S. economy.