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9/4/2014 9:47 AM
Fast-food protesters cuffed at rallies
NEW YORK  —  Police handcuffed dozens of protesters in cities around the country today as they blocked traffic in the latest attempt to escalate their efforts to get McDonald’s, Burger King and other fast-food companies to pay their employees at least $15 an hour.

9/4/2014 1:12 PM
Stocks on the rise at midday
NEW YORK -- U.S. stocks are rising after the European Central bank pledged more stimulus to help the region’s ailing economy, boosting the outlook for global growth.

9/4/2014 11:38 AM
Detroit's CFO testifies in bankruptcy trial
DETROIT  — The chief financial officer for Detroit says the city’s internal financial controls were “very, very poor” when he was hired late last year.

9/4/2014 12:00 AM
Toledo area exports surge in 2013
The value of exports produced in metro Toledo grew by 22 percent in 2013 to a record $3.4 billion, the U.S. Department of Commerce said Wednesday.

9/4/2014 12:00 AM
Jeeps to get updates in 2015
Both of the Toledo-built Jeep vehicles are getting minor updates for the 2015 model year.

9/4/2014 10:38 AM
Apple supplier in China accused of violations
BEIJING — An Apple supplier in China is violating safety and pay rules despite the computer giant’s promises to improve conditions, two activist groups said today, ahead of the expected release of the iPhone 6.

9/4/2014 10:35 AM
Jobless aid claims at still-low 302K
WASHINGTON — Slightly more Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, but the total number receiving aid remained at its lowest level in more than seven years.

9/4/2014 9:50 AM
Companies added 204,000 jobs in August
WASHINGTON — U.S. businesses added jobs at a healthy pace in August, according to a private survey, the fifth straight month of solid gains.

9/4/2014 9:00 AM
Court rules against AEP in coal dispute
COLUMBUS  — The Ohio Supreme Court has sided with state utility regulators in a dispute with American Electric Power over how much the company can charge customers for coal.

9/4/2014 7:57 AM
Microsoft offers selfie-centric phone
BERLIN  — Microsoft will seek to draw more people to its Internet-based services with two new mid-range smartphones it unveiled today, including one designed to help people take better selfies.