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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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..
CHICAGO— Airlines were scrambling to accommodate travelers whose flights were canceled after a contract employee allegedly set a fire at a suburban Chicago air traffic control center where he worked, halting flights at two of the nation's busiest airports. By Friday night, more than 2,000 flights in and out of Chicago had been canceled.
Brown, a crusader against the role that Wall Street banks play in commodity markets, warned that Congress would write new laws if the CFTC and foreign regulators were unable to fix what he called "ongoing irregularities" in the market.
CHARLESTON, W.Va.— Facing another tough budget scenario, West Virginia is ready to let companies drill for oil and natural gas deep beneath 14 miles of the Ohio River. On Friday, state commerce officials opened bids to drill under the northern West Virginia section of the river, which serves as a natural border with Ohio.
BOSTON/ NEW YORK, Sept 26- Janus Capital Group shares surged 38 percent on Friday as investors bet that famed bond manager Bill Gross will bring his old star power to the small mutual fund company, even though his last months at Pimco were tainted by infighting and heavy investor outflows.
HOUSTON— Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. was unchanged this week, holding at 1,931.. Of the major oil- and gas-producing states, Wyoming gained three rigs, New Mexico increased by two and Alaska, Colorado and West Virginia each gained one.
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.
NEW YORK, Sept 25- U.S. stocks ended with sharp losses on Thursday, with the S&P 500 suffering its biggest one-day decline since July, as Apple tumbled and the dollar rose to a four-year high. About 80 percent of stocks traded on both the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq ended lower.
NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. Skechers USA Inc., up $1.65 to $54.05. BP PLC, down $1.45 to $44.06.
*Fed officials wary of derailing recovery with rate hikes. Sept 24- A number of top Federal Reserve officials want more convincing evidence that U.S. inflation is on a healthy upswing before embarking on what they expect will be a very gradual course of interest rate increases.
NEW YORK— Shares of Magnum Hunter Resources Corp. jumped more than 10 percent Thursday after the oil and gas producer released positive results at its oil wells and pipelines. The Houston company said late Wednesday that a well in West Virginia was put into production over the weekend, producing as much as 46.5 million cubic feet of natural gas per day.