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WASHINGTON-- Ohio is looking to reassert its political clout by pressing forward with three bids to host the Republican National Convention, competing against fast-growing states that have newer infrastructure and the more diverse electorate that the party is trying to attract.
*USDA quarterly hog report holds key in disease puzzle. CHICAGO/ NEW YORK, March 14- Fund managers and traders have chased hog prices on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange to record highs on fear of a deadly pig virus, but a market reversal is likely if government data in the next two weeks shows no major damage from the disease.
LOVELAND, Ohio, March 13- When Kathleen Quinn and her husband recently moved from New York City to the Cleveland area, they never even considered renting. Three cities in the state- Toledo, Dayton and Cleveland- made the list of top 10 "no-brainer" markets, where you are almost certain to save more by buying instead of renting, in Trulia's latest "Rent vs.
The shuttering of Herculaneum in the town of the same name was a historic moment, bringing the curtain down on 120 years of lead smelting in Missouri.
LOUISVILLE, Ky.-- A Kentucky coal company will pay $660,000 in fines for illegally dumping mining debris into Appalachian streams under a proposed order in federal court.
*U.S. Senate announces its own probe of GM, NHTSA over recall. *Senate, House say criminal investigation could complicate their probes.
*Senate, House say criminal investigation could complicate their probes. DETROIT/ WASHINGTON, March 12- General Motors Co said on Wednesday that even after the vehicles in its ignition-switch recall are repaired, owners should avoid weighing down their key rings with anything more than the key and fob.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.-- The number of Missouri residents using a federal website to enroll in health insurance is growing, but not as fast as had been projected. The March 1 number is about where Missouri was expected to be on Feb. 1. Missouri was projected to enroll 118,000 people by March 31.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.-- Missouri would become the third state to make women wait three days to have an abortion after seeing a doctor under legislation passed by the state House on Tuesday. The bill would triple Missouri's current 24- hour waiting period and put the state in line with Utah and South Dakota as the only states to mandate a 72- hour time frame.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.-- Missouri farmers will get a larger property tax bill next year under a plan state lawmakers are allowing to take effect. Property taxes paid for Missouri farms are based on the land's productive value rather than its market value. The last change in productive value for Missouri agriculture land took effect in 1995..
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.-- Missouri's low-income housing initiative is inefficient and among the costliest in the nation, State Auditor Tom Schweich said Monday while recommending changes to the program. Missouri authorized more than $2.5 billion in tax credits that helped finance about 47,000 low-income housing units since 1998, the audit said.
MONTGOMERY, Ala.-- Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange announced Thursday that the state has joined a lawsuit to block California from imposing some of its own agricultural standards on out-of-state producers.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.-- Five other states on Thursday joined Missouri's effort to strike down a California law barring the sale of eggs produced by hens kept it cages that don't meet size and space requirements.
DETROIT-- An annual festival headlined by the rap-metal group Insane Clown Posse will be held in Ohio this year. The Detroit- based duo was looking for a new venue for its Gathering of the Juggalos event after sites in Missouri and Illinois fell through.
WASHINGTON, March 6- The U.S. Navy plans to add 22 Boeing electronic attack jets to a list of "unfunded" priorities requested by Congress, but the document must still be vetted by senior Pentagon officials, who have underscored their commitment to Lockheed Martin Corp's next-generation F-35 fighter jet, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.
KANSAS CITY, Mo.-- H&R Block Inc. said Thursday that its loss swelled about a dozen-fold in its fiscal third quarter, as the tax preparer's revenue fell sharply because of a delayed start to this year's tax season.
Boeing said it expects to take a $110 million non-cash charge in the first quarter for the pension change. Boeing said the defined-contribution plans allow it to "better predict and manage financial risks."
NEW YORK, March 6- Boeing Co said on Thursday it will end pension plans for 68,000 non-union employees, including its chief executive. Boeing said it expects to take $110 million non-cash charge in the first quarter for the pension change.
CHICAGO, March 5- Hog futures at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange rallied the 3- cent daily price limit on Wednesday on expectations that pork supplies will tighten as a deadly pig virus spreads through the U.S. hog industry, traders said.
WASHINGTON, March 5- Severe weather across much of the United States took a toll on shopping and consumer spending in recent weeks, leading to slower economic growth or outright contraction in some areas of the country, the Federal Reserve said on Wednesday. Growth slowed in Chicago and activity was stable in Kansas City.