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  • Ohio Wal-Mart where cops shot man pulls air rifles Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 1:12 PM ET

    CINCINNATI— Pellet guns have been pulled from shelves at the Ohio store where a 22- year-old man holding an air rifle was fatally shot by police, a Wal-Mart Stores Inc. spokesman said Tuesday. Spokesman Brian Nick said the move last week at the Beavercreek location near Dayton was store-specific, not a change in national policy for the world's largest retailer.

  • 2 children's sweatshirts recalled for choking risk Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 12:37 PM ET

    One recall is for 7,800 hooded sweatshirts that were sold at Kroger and Fred Meyer supermarkets nationwide between June and August for about $18. Both stores are owned by The Kroger Co., which is based in Cincinnati. The recalled sweatshirts have a front zipper and were made in Pakistan by Mira Loma, California- based Active Apparel.

  • Expansion planned at Ohio Airstream plant Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 6:18 AM ET

    JACKSON CENTER, Ohio— The company that makes the iconic silver Airstream travel-trailers at a western Ohio factory is announcing a $5.9 million expansion. The Dayton Daily News reports that Thor Industries announced the expansion on Monday for its Airstream subsidiary in Jackson Center, about 55 miles north of Dayton.

  • Answers about lingering delays at Chicago airports Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 5:50 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Traffic at Chicago's two busiest airports was slowly returning to more normal levels Monday, three days after a fire at a regional air traffic control center disrupted much of the nation's air-travel system.

  • Auto parts maker to pay fine in price-fixing case Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 4:07 PM ET

    CLEVELAND— The U.S. Justice Department says a Japanese auto parts manufacturer has agreed to pay a $26 million fine and plead guilty to fixing prices and rigging bids for various parts sold to automakers in the U.S.

  • Examples of 2014 videos showing police using force Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 12:14 PM ET

    Dramatic cellphone video recorded by stopped motorists and obtained by a newspaper shows federal land management rangers and a Nevada Highway Patrol trooper scuffling with a 20- year-old man before he was fatally shot on a road outside Las Vegas. MARCH 16: Albuquerque, New Mexico.

  • Caught in the act? Videos of police can mislead Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 12:07 PM ET

    BEAVERCREEK, Ohio— A man walks through Wal-Mart, holding something to his ear as he passes a gun case. He leans toward a shelf and steps back into view, now holding a long, dark object— a gun? In the Wal-Mart case and others, cameras meant to help catch bad guys or document police actions are drawing attention for capturing officers using force.

  • Sept 29- A federal judge rejected a settlement of a lawsuit challenging longtime Abercrombie& Fitch Co Chief Executive Michael Jeffries' pay, saying it offered little benefit to shareholders despite "serious" allegations of wrongdoing.

  • Marijuana industry makes political donations Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 10:56 AM ET

    If we don't contribute politically and get out there with the candidates, we can't help shape what happens, "said Patrick McManamon, head of Cleveland- based Cannasure Insurance Services, which offers insurance to marijuana growers and dispensaries.

  • Macy's joins others in a big holiday hiring spree Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 8:46 AM ET

    The department store chain, which also operates Bloomingdale's, said Monday that the growth is being fueled by its expanding online business.

  • Ohio gas prices higher to start work week Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 5:29 AM ET

    COLUMBUS, Ohio— Gas prices are moving back up again in Ohio. A gallon of regular gas was averaging $3.29 in Monday's survey from auto club AAA, the Oil Price Information Service and WEX Inc. That's a dime more than a week ago, but 7 cents lower than last month at this time.

  • Politics meets energy at New Hampshire summit Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 4:31 AM ET

    Jeb Bradley— who made the quip about prices— and also from candidates for governor and U.S. Senate: Democrats Gov. Jeanne Shaheen and their respective Republican challengers Walt Havenstein and Scott Brown.

  • ATM fees keep climbing, survey says Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 12:01 AM ET

    LOS ANGELES— The penalty for using an ATM that is not affiliated with your bank rose 5 percent over the past year. The average fee for using an out-of-network ATM climbed to a new high of $4.35 per transaction, according to a survey released Monday by Bankrate.com.

  • US senator to seek probe of air center sabotage Sunday, 28 Sep 2014 | 11:59 AM ET

    Dick Durbin of Illinois told The Associated Press that he will ask inspectors general at the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Federal Aviation Administration to investigate whether there was a security breach when the employee entered the building early Friday with a suitcase without causing suspicion.

  • Goodyear aims to use rice husk byproduct in tires Sunday, 28 Sep 2014 | 10:23 AM ET

    Akron- based Goodyear is embracing a technology that converts the ash that remains from burned rice husks into silica, which has been used in tire production for two decades. Goodyear's efforts to reduce the amount of rice husk ash entering the waste stream will be modest given that between 700 million and 800 million tons of rice is harvested each year.

  • Man who raised $55K for potato salad throws party Saturday, 27 Sep 2014 | 1:41 PM ET

    COLUMBUS, Ohio— An Ohio man who raised $55,000 in a joking crowdfunding appeal to pay for his first attempt at making potato salad threw a huge public party Saturday that promised "peace, love and potato salad."

  • Sept 27- U.S. airports reported hundreds of residual flight cancellations on Saturday, a day after an employee apparently set a Chicago- area air traffic control center on fire and tried to take his own life. O'Hare is the largest hub of United Airlines and a major hub for American Airlines.

  • Refugees settle in thanks to small farm plots Saturday, 27 Sep 2014 | 11:59 AM ET

    DES MOINES, Iowa— The rapidly rising demand for locally grown fruits and vegetables has created a robust new market for refugees who fled violence in their home countries and found peace in farming small plots of land in several U.S. cities.

  • New Goodyear blimp gives lift to its christener Saturday, 27 Sep 2014 | 10:41 AM ET

    AKRON, Ohio— The newest addition to Goodyear's blimp fleet gave a lift to the woman who came up with its name. The Ohio woman who won a national contest to name Goodyear Tire& Rubber Co.' s newest airship earned a ride this week on the blimp that will help replace the company's aging fleet.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 27- For Bill Gross, quitting Pimco's $222 billion Total Return Fund to take over a $13 million fund at Janus Capital is like resigning the U.S. presidency to become city manager of Ashtabula, Ohio, population 18,800..