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KANNAPOLIS, N.C.-- Stewart-Haas Racing announced some much-needed sponsorship Tuesday when Quicken Loans said it will double its commitment to Ryan Newman. Quicken Loans, a new sponsor in NASCAR this year and the primary backer for nine races with Newman, will return for 18 races next year.
CHARLOTTE, N.C.-- Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday criticized Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney for proposing policies that Biden says would cut taxes for millionaires and raise them for middle-class families.
GREENSBORO, N.C.-- Electronics maker Lenovo will start making computers at its warehouse near Greensboro, N.C.. Lenovo is a Chinese company with a headquarters in Morrisville. In the past two years, Lenovo has opened plants in China, Brazil and the United States.
NEW YORK-- A trial will be held next year for five of Bernard Madoff's former employees who are accused of conspiring in history's biggest Ponzi scheme. The Oct. 7, 2013, trial date was set Tuesday by a federal judge in Manhattan. Madoff is serving a 150- year prison sentence in North Carolina.
Vice President Joe Biden told a campaign rally on Tuesday that the middle class has been buried for the past four years, just longer than President Barack Obama's time in the White House.
NEW YORK-- Shares of Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. fell Tuesday, after an analyst for RBC Capital Markets cited a slowdown in certain kinds of shipping and tough earnings comparisons facing the trucking company in cutting his rating for the company to "Sector Perform" from "Outperform."
DALLAS-- American Airlines says passenger seats on a third flight came loose as the plane was airborne, and it's continuing to inspect other jets with similar seating. Separately an American flight on Tuesday from Chicago to London was diverted to Shannon Airport in Ireland after a report of smoke in the cabin.
NEW YORK-- New York prosecutors say the multibillion-dollar fraud carried out by Wall Street swindler Bernard Madoff began as far back as the early 1970 s. The revelation comes in a rewritten indictment boosting charges against four long-time employees of the investment firm Madoff ran from his Manhattan offices.
Oct 1- U.S. prosecutors on Monday announced expanded charges against five former employees of Bernard Madoff's firm, in an indictment that dates the conspiracy to defraud clients to roughly two decades earlier than previously alleged.
NEW YORK, Oct 1- Cotton prices ended higher on Monday on technical buying after testing the 70- cent mark, with traders expecting renewed pressure ahead of the U.S. harvest. It found support at 70 cents, "said John Flanagan, an analyst at Flanagan Trading Corp in North Carolina. New York cotton for December delivery.
HOUSTON, Oct 1- Returning the damaged Crystal River nuclear unit in Florida to service could cost $3 billion and take eight years, according to an independent review of repair options commissioned by Duke Energy.
WASHINGTON-- The Supreme Court plunged into its new term Monday with a high-stakes dispute between businesses and human rights groups over accountability for foreign atrocities. Cases involving some of the most emotional issues in American life are likely to be decided after voters choose a president and new Congress next month.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla.-- A new report says it would cost nearly $1.5 billion to repair Progress Energy's damaged nuclear reactor at Crystal River. That's up from the St. Petersburg- based utility's prior estimate of $900 million to $1.3 billion.
NEW YORK-- Red Lobster isn't just for the seafood lover in you. Red Lobster also is increasing the number of dishes that cost less than $15 to attract customers who have cut back on spending. The chain, which is owned by Darden Restaurants Inc., says a quarter of the items on its menu will be non-seafood dishes, up from 8 percent.
WASHINGTON-- The Supreme Court opened its new term Monday with a high-stakes dispute between businesses and human rights groups over accountability for foreign atrocities.
The intersection of Duke Energy’s interests and its support for the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte is testing President Obama’s pledge to free the party’s gathering from business and lobbyist support, The New York Times reports.
If television ad spending is any guide, the White House race will come down to nine states that have absorbed an eye-popping $350 million in commercials so far.
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The Lone Star State is tops again, displacing Virginia, which didn't even finish second this year. And who's last? Rhode Island.