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That stops a whole bunch of traffic, "said Hal Reed, chief operating officer for The Andersons Inc, a U.S. grain handler and ethanol producer. Gulf Coast exporters were offering a premium for soybean barges loaded this week along the largely ice-free lower Ohio River and on the Mississippi south of Cairo, Illinois.
WASHINGTON, Jan 27- House and Senate negotiators on Monday reached a bipartisan agreement on the long-overdue U.S. farm bill that ends a pricy direct subsidy to farmers while expanding government-backed crop insurance programs, and trims spending on food stamps for poor Americans by about one percent.
Jan 27- Teamsters union members have approved YRC Worldwide Inc's revised contract, clearing the way for the struggling trucking company to proceed with refinancing its more than $1 billion debt, sending its shares up as much as 11 percent.
Jan 27- Teamsters union members have approved YRC Worldwide Inc's revised labor contract, clearing the way for the struggling trucking company to proceed with its refinancing plans, sending its shares up 13 percent before the bell.
NEW YORK, Jan 26- A shortage of propane. Ron Wyden, Senate Energy Committee Chairman and an Oregon Democrat who has opposed exports, believes the propane squeeze is a "concrete example" of the risks that consumers may face, he said via a spokesman.
NEW YORK, Jan 24- Millions of Americans are feeling the pinch of a propane shortage this week as brutal cold exposes the supply vulnerabilities of a fuel that heats homes, schools and businesses across wide swathes of the United States.
SPOT PROPANE AT CONWAY, KANSAS HUB TRADED AT $4.30 A GALLON AFTER SURGE TO NEAR $5 ON THURSDAY-TRADERS.
NEW YORK, Jan 24- A propane shortage is affecting millions of Americans this week as brutal cold exposes the vulnerabilities of a network responsible for heating homes, schools and businesses across wide swathes of the United States.
PROPANE PRICES AT CONWAY, KANSAS HUB REACH $4.37 A GALLON, UP NEARLY $1 FROM WEDNESDAY.
Jan 22- A unit of Cargill Inc, one of the world's largest privately held companies, has agreed to pay $2.24 million to nearly 3,000 rejected job applicants to settle U.S. Department of Labor charges of hiring discrimination based on race and gender.
TORONTO, Jan 21- Canada's Bombardier Inc said on Tuesday it will cut 1,700 aerospace jobs, or more than 4 percent of the unit's staff, as it pushes to preserve cash after costly setbacks in the development of two new jets.
Jan 16- Shares of YRC Worldwide Inc rebounded as much as 24 percent after the struggling trucker said it was in talks with union leaders to revise a vital labor contract. YRC shares had lost nearly a third of their value since Jan. 9 when workers represented by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters voted down YRC's offer to extend their contract.
Jan 16- Struggling trucker YRC Worldwide Inc said it was in talks to revise a labor contract, after an earlier proposal was rejected by Teamsters union workers. YRC Worldwide shares shot up as much as 22 percent early on Thursday morning. The Teamsters union and a YRC spokeswoman could not be immediately reached for comment.
WASHINGTON, Jan 15- A judge on Wednesday upheld subsidies at the heart of President Barack Obama's healthcare overhaul, rejecting one of the main legal challenges to the policy by conservatives opposed to an expansion of the federal government.
WASHINGTON, Jan 15- A federal judge on Wednesday rejected a conservative challenge to health insurance subsidies available to people in the 34 U.S. states that declined to establish their own online marketplaces under President Barack Obama's healthcare law.
WASHINGTON, Jan 10- U.S. corn stocks were below expectations in December and 2013/ 14 carryout will be smaller than expected, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Friday, causing corn futures prices to jump as much as 5 percent.
USDA also showed that recent falling prices caused farmers to turn away from wheat plantings in the U.S. On Friday, USDA raised China's 2013/ 14 corn crop by 6 million tonnes to 217 million, and knocked 2 million tonnes off projected imports to 5 million.
Jan 9- Workers at trucking company YRC Worldwide Inc represented by the Teamsters union rejected a contract extension that the company proposed, putting a plan to restructure its debt in jeopardy.
Jan 9- CareFusion Corp agreed to pay $40.1 million to settle a federal government lawsuit accusing it of paying kickbacks to boost sales of a pre-surgical skin treatment, and marketing the product for unapproved uses.
CHICAGO, Jan 6- U.S. grain futures rose on Monday as bitterly cold temperatures threatened to damage dormant wheat crops in the United States and a heatwave put Argentina's corn harvest at risk.