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Friday, October 24, 2014

Fox Business

Google executive sets skydiving records over New Mexico desert with leap from near-space

39 minutes ago
A Google executive has broken the sound barrier and set several skydiving records over the southern New Mexico desert after taking a leap from the edge of space.

Stocks' recent swoon provides reality check for investors before market rebound

42 minutes ago
Sometimes a little fear is healthy for stock investors.

US official: Auto safety agency under review after controversial recalls

42 minutes ago
A senior Obama administration official says the "safety culture" of the federal agency that oversees auto recalls is being reviewed.

PennDOT selects partnership's $899 million proposal to replace 558 Pennsylvania bridges

53 minutes ago
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation on Friday announced it will privatize 558 bridges, selecting a partnership's $899 million proposal to replace and maintain the spans.

Striking workers head to Colby College to pressure hedge fund that owns FairPoint stock

53 minutes ago
A group of striking FairPoint workers is picketing a meeting of Colby College's trustees, saying one of them has the power to force the telephone company to return to the bargaining table.

Recalls this week: Arctic Cat all-terrain vehicles

57 minutes ago
Certain models of Arctic Cat's all-terrain vehicles are being recalled because a component failure can cause a loss of control.

Oil Producers Join Push to Reverse U.S. Crude Export Ban

1 hour 8 minutes ago
More than a dozen U.S. oil producers have joined to lobby the federal government to reverse the 40-year-old ban on U.S. crude exports.

ECB's Draghi: Euro Zone at Risk for Recession Relapse

1 hour 14 minutes ago
The ECB's president warned divided euro zone leaders on Friday they risked "a relapse into recession" if they failed to press ahead with structural economic reforms.

Canadian union says it has lost bid to make Ford engines to Mexico

1 hour 16 minutes ago
The Canadian auto workers union says Canada has lost to Mexico in a bid to build engines for Ford Motor Co.

Anthem says average New Hampshire policyholder will see no increase in 2015 rates

1 hour 27 minutes ago
The only company that sold health insurance under the federal health care overhaul law in New Hampshire this year says its average customer will see no increase in premiums in 2015.

3 Hospitalized After Shooting At Washington State High School

1 hour 41 minutes ago
Three people have been taken to a hospital following a shooting at a high school in Marysville, Wash., about an hour north of Seattle Friday, according to a television report.

Union of 350 University of Vermont service workers approves new contract

1 hour 41 minutes ago
The union that represents about 350 University of Vermont service workers has ratified a new contract.

Dow Industrials Aim For Triple-digit Gain Friday

1 hour 46 minutes ago
U.S. stocks traded near their session highs in midafternoon action Friday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average gaining by triple digits.

Pittsburgh's Primanti Bros. to mail sandwiches anywhere in US through food-delivery firm

1 hour 55 minutes ago
The Pittsburgh restaurant that stuffs its sandwiches with French fries and coleslaw will be stuffing those fixins in the mail.

Group in Vermont, Massachusetts, New York question Entergy's financial ability to run nukes

1 hour 55 minutes ago
A spokeswoman for the company that owns nuclear plants in Vermont, Massachusetts and New York says it will respond to any new requirements federal regulators might seek after a complaint by anti-nuclear groups.

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