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  • Nasdaq stocks posting largest volume decreases Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Athens Bancshares: Approximately shares changed hands, a 99.7 decrease from its 65- day average volume. Community Bank Shares of Indiana Inc.: Approximately shares changed hands, a 99.7 decrease from its 65- day average volume. Emclaire Financial: Approximately shares changed hands, a 99.6 decrease from its 65- day average volume.

  • Daimler works council to meet UAW union in Alabama Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 12:34 PM ET

    FRANKFURT/ DETROIT, Sept 26- Daimler's works council boss will travel to the carmaker's factory in Alabama, United States, to explore possibilities for improving worker representation at a plant that is a key target for the United Auto Workers union.

  • At a glance: Gasoline prices by state Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 4:56 PM ET

    The usual autumn decline of the price of gasoline is getting an assist from lower global oil prices. Up to 30 states could see an average price below $3 a gallon by the end of the year. Source: AAA, OPIS and Wright Express.

  • Fed's Lockhart says inflation risk still low Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 1:21 PM ET

    JACKSON, Miss.— Atlanta Federal Reserve President Dennis Lockhart said Thursday that he has increasing confidence in the economy but still wants to see more data to prove that growth is on a sustainable path before raising interest rates, saying he doesn't expect rates to rise until mid-2015 or later.

  • 2 killed in Alabama UPS shooting were supervisors Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 7:07 AM ET

    Brian Callans, 46, wasn't pleased when he found out the shipping company planned to fire 45- year-old Kerry Joe Tesney, partly because the man had a family to support, said Erica Carmichael, who was engaged to Callans.

  • DETROIT, Sept 25- Kevyn Orr will end his 18- month term as Detroit's emergency manager this week, leaving a city still mired in operational and fiscal uncertainty and arguing in court for approval of its bankruptcy plan.

  • Renewable energy plan hinges on huge Utah caverns Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 3:37 AM ET

    CHEYENNE, Wyo.— A proposal to export twice as much Wyoming wind power to Los Angeles as the amount of electricity generated by the Hoover Dam includes an engineering feat even more massive than that famous structure: Four chambers, each approaching the size of the Empire State Building, would be carved from an underground salt deposit to hold huge volumes of compressed air.

  • Judge allows class action in Mamtek lawsuit Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 8:54 AM ET

    District Judge Nanette Laughrey ruled Tuesday in a lawsuit filed by an Alabama man against Morgan Keegan and legal adviser Armstrong Teasdale in October 2012. The suit seeks returns of investments from 133 people who bought $39 million in bonds between July 2010 and September 2011, The Columbia Daily Tribune reported.

  • Renewable energy plan hinges on huge Utah caverns Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 2:02 AM ET

    CHEYENNE, Wyo.— A proposal to export twice as much Wyoming wind power to Los Angeles as the amount of electricity generated by the Hoover Dam includes an engineering feat even more massive than that famous structure: Four chambers, each approaching the size of the Empire State Building, would be carved from an underground salt deposit to hold huge volumes of compressed air.

  • 2 killed in Alabama UPS shooting were supervisors Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 12:03 AM ET

    Brian Callans, 46, wasn't pleased when he found out the shipping company planned to fire 45- year-old Kerry Joe Tesney, partly because the man had a family to support, said Erica Carmichael, who was engaged to Callans.

  • Mercedes labor chief seeks UAW foothold in Alabama Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 5:32 PM ET

    The head labor official on Daimler AG's supervisory board says he considers it "unacceptable" that the German automaker's Mercedes plant in Alabama stands alone among the company's factories around the world without union representation for its workers.

  • Wind energy proposal would light Los Angeles homes Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 1:47 PM ET

    LOS ANGELES— An alliance of four companies proposed an $8 billion project Tuesday that within a decade could send wind power generated on the plains of Wyoming to households in Southern California.

  • Oil reps say ND has proper rail shipment rules Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 12:55 PM ET

    BISMARCK, N.D.— Oil producers in North Dakota are objecting to any new state regulations that would require them to reduce the volatility of crude before it's loaded onto rail cars.

  • Newspaper publishes gas document after ban lifted Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 10:16 AM ET

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala.— The Montgomery Advertiser posted a natural gas pipeline report online after a judge lifted his ban that temporarily blocked the newspaper from publishing it. Jefferson County Circuit Judge Robert Vance on Tuesday dissolved his order that had prohibited the newspaper from using information from the Alabama Gas Corp. document.

  • Alabama unemployment declines to 6.9 percent Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 9:24 AM ET

    MONTGOMERY, Ala.— Alabama's unemployment rate decreased slightly in August to 6.9 percent, but remained above last year's rate for last month. Robert Bentley announced Alabama recorded 6.9 percent in August, compared to 7.0 percent in July and 6.5 percent in August 2013.

  • Spending bill leaves out immigration courts Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 7:17 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— Congress' must-pass budget bill ignores the Obama administration's request to accelerate spending on immigration courts to handle the flood of unaccompanied minors at the border— even as it boosts spending flexibility for Border Patrol agents and detention centers.

  • Bank of Montreal is sued over Tom Petters' Ponzi scheme Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 6:58 PM ET

    Sept 18- Bank of Montreal was sued on Thursday by a trustee liquidating two Florida funds that claimed to have lost money in a Ponzi scheme operated by Minnesota businessman Thomas Petters.

  • Report: More needed to improve oil train safety Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 12:33 PM ET

    BNSF Railway can make immediate safety improvements in the mile-long 100- year-old rail tunnel that runs under downtown Seattle, including installing radio communication, a fire suppression system to release water and foam, and a permanent ventilation system, according to the report written by Barb Graff, who directs the city's office of emergency management, and Seattle assistant fire chief A.D. Vickery.

  • No welfare for weed under House bill Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 3:21 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— The House passed a bill Tuesday night that could make it a little harder for people to use government welfare payments to buy marijuana in states where the drug is legal. Dave Reichert, R- Wash., is the main sponsor of the bill.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 11- A top Boeing Co executive on Thursday showed no concern that rival Airbus could receive U.S. Export-Import Bank financing for its U.S-manufactured jetliners if it met qualifications.