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3/28/2014 9:56 AM
Feds close probe of Tesla battery fires
DETROIT — The U.S. government’s auto safety watchdog has closed an investigation into Tesla electric car battery fires after the company said it would install more shields beneath the cars.

3/28/2014 10:52 AM
Kroger says it will reduce prices
The Kroger Co.’s Columbus division, which includes the Toledo area, announced today that it is enacting an extensive price lowering policy that will cut the prices of thousands of items the grocer sells from a few cents in some cases to a few dollars in others.

3/28/2014 12:33 PM
Stocks move higher at midday
NEW YORK — Stocks are higher at midday, shaking off a two-day slump, as traders are encouraged by an increase in consumer spending last month.

3/28/2014 12:10 PM
Ford announces $500M investment in Lima
LIMA, Ohio — Ford Motor Co. officials today announced a $500 million investment in the company's Lima Engine Plant.

3/28/2014 11:58 AM
Million jars of peanut butter dumped in N.M.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Nearly a million jars of peanut butter are being dumped at a New Mexico landfill to expedite the sale of a bankrupt peanut-processing plant that was at the heart of a 2012 salmonella outbreak and nationwide recall.

3/28/2014 12:09 AM
Costco gets final city approval
Costco’s plan to build one of the larger retail stores in metro Toledo received its final approval from Perrysburg city officials on Thursday, when that city’s planning commission OK’d the company’s site plan by a 5-1 vote.

3/28/2014 11:21 AM
$1.5M needed to save Rosie's plant
DETROIT  — A group trying to save the Detroit-area factory where Rosie the Riveter became an icon of American female empowerment during World War II said today that it must raise $1.5 million in the next few weeks to save the site from being demolished.

3/28/2014 10:53 AM
GM orders halt on some Chevy Cruze sales
DETROIT — General Motors has told dealers to stop selling some 2013 and 2014 Chevrolet Cruze compact cars.

3/28/2014 9:01 AM
Feb. consumer spending up modest 0.3%
WASHINGTON  — Americans spent slightly more in February but the gain still left consumer spending growing at a modest pace, held back by severe winter weather.

3/28/2014 8:49 AM
McDonald's breakfast rivals grow
NEW YORK  — McDonald’s is offering free coffee to its customers for a limited time as competition for the breakfast crowd intensifies.