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WASHINGTON, Sept 10- All U.S. states except for Delaware have escaped the possibility of falling back into recession, as they reap the rewards of strong private-sector employment and a burgeoning energy sector, according to an analysis released on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON, Aug 29- A regulator for U.S. rail and pipeline safety on Thursday said officials are reviewing crude-by-rail shipments from North and South Dakota. The safety review, dubbed " Bakken Blitz" by regulators, refers to the oil-rich region principally in North Dakota that has seen a production boom.
Thirty percent of the groundwater from a critical portion of what is known as the High Plains Aquifer already has been pumped and another 39 percent will be depleted over the next five decades, according to the report by environmental science and engineering experts published on Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
CHICAGO, Aug 21- Polaris Industries Inc's relaunch this month of the Indian motorcycle, a storied U.S. brand older than Harley-Davidson, has pulses racing on and off Wall Street.
*Wheat follows corn and soybeans higher. CHICAGO, Aug 19- Chicago Board of Trade soybean futures surged 3.5 percent to a two-month high on Monday and corn rallied more than 3 percent to a three-week high as dry weather threatened to trim U.S. crop yields.
SINGAPORE, Aug 14- Chicago corn nudged higher on Wednesday, recouping some of the previous session's steep losses, but remains under pressure on expectations of record-large U.S. production and ample supplies next year.
*Scouts on the MDA tour stopped at 53 fields across Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, South Dakota and Nebraska, and projected an average tour yield of 198.9 bushels per acre.
*USDA forecasts global wheat crop at record high. LONDON, Aug 13- Soybean futures on the Chicago Board of Trade rose to the highest level in almost three weeks on Tuesday, buoyed by a larger-than-expected cut to a U.S. government estimate for new crop yields along with demand from China.
NEW YORK, Aug 12- New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman sued an online lender on Monday that he accused of "scamming" consumers with interest rates so high that a borrower could eventually shell out more than $4,900 to repay a $1,000 loan.
WASHINGTON, July 31- A U.S. Senate panel on Wednesday approved a bipartisan bill aimed at bolstering the finances of the Federal Housing Administration, which may need to turn to taxpayers for a bailout later this year.
WASHINGTON, July 18- The Senate Banking Committee on Thursday backed Representative Mel Watt to be the next regulator of government-controlled mortgage financiers Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, sending the nomination to the full Senate where it faces an uncertain fate.
NEW YORK, July 15- The oil industry's top lobby group in Washington has launched an aggressive new ad campaign urging the repeal of the Renewable Fuel Standard, a 2007 law mandating the blending of gasoline with increasing volumes of ethanol. The debate over the RFS has pitted the oil lobby against the ethanol lobby, two powerful groups in Washington.
New Jersey’s standing in America's Top States for Business has declined since Gov. Chris Christie took office in 2010. It finishes 42nd this year.
New Hampshire, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and California fill out the list with the biggest drops in our America's Top States for Business rankings for 2013.
Unions say right-to-work laws infringe on workers’ collective bargaining rights, and proponents call for a federal law as opposed to the current patchwork of state statutes.
Life's not always a beach in Hawaii: The Aloha State is ranked as America's Worst State for Business in America 2013.
More than a couple of states can make a case for most-improved status in the areas of Economy, Infrastructure, Workforce and Business Friendliness.
South Dakota soars to the top spot in CNBC's annual survey of the Top States for Business. What other surprises are in store?
In South Dakota, individuals and companies pay no income tax, no business inventory tax, no personal property tax and no inheritance tax, Gov. Dennis Daugaard says.
July 2- Missouri Governor Jay Nixon vetoed two bills on Tuesday that would have cleared the way for foreign ownership of farmland and potentially eliminated obstacles to the planned $4.7 billion purchase of Smithfield Foods Inc by a Chinese company.