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WASHINGTON, March 16- As details emerge about how General Motors Co dealt with faulty ignition switches in some of its models, car owners are increasingly angry after learning that the automaker knowingly allowed them to drive defective vehicles. Saturn Ion owner Nancy Bowman of Washington, Michigan, said she is outraged that GM allowed her to drive a "death trap."
MADISON, Wis.-- A group of northern Wisconsin residents has filed a lawsuit alleging a company looking to dig a huge iron mine near Lake Superior needed a permit before it launched exploratory excavations last month.
WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis.-- Renaissance Learning is being acquired for $1.1 billion by the private equity firm Hellman& Friedman. The online education service has been owned by Permira, another private equity firm based in London. The deal comes less than a month after Google Inc.' s investment fund made a $40 million investment in Renaissance.
Elizondo was joined by three other bishops _ Bishop Robert McElroy, the auxiliary bishop of San Francisco; Bishop Kevin Vann of Orange County, Calif., and Bishop John Charles Wester of Salt Lake City.
Last month, Google's late-stage investment arm, Google Capital, announced a $40 million investment in Renaissance. Google has a longstanding interest in education, including building learning apps as part of its Google Play for Education initiative.
MADISON, Wis.-- The regulatory path for a company looking to open a giant iron mine near Mellen is firming up. Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources officials released a letter Tuesday they sent to Gogebic Taconite outlining the permits and approvals the project may require and what information the company will have to submit to obtain them.
YORK, Pa.-- Bon-Ton Stores announced CEO Brendan Hoffman will step down next year after the department store reported falling profit and sales for the fourth quarter. Like other retailers, Bon-Ton said nasty winter weather kept shoppers away from stores around the crucial holiday season.
WASHINGTON, March 8- Republicans, looking for ways to turn November's congressional elections into a referendum on President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law, are trying to portray Obamacare as a danger to Medicare.
BISMARCK, N.D.-- The North Dakota Industrial Commission has sent a letter to federal regulators in support of a proposed $2.6 billion pipeline that would move North Dakota oil to Minnesota and Wisconsin.
CALGARY, Alberta, March 4- Canada's No. 1 pipeline company, Enbridge Inc, will nearly double capacity on a major crude export line to the United States through a C $7 billion replacement program, the largest project in the company's history.
NEW YORK, March 3- Russia's military move on the Crimean peninsula has raised tensions between Moscow and the West to levels not seen since the Cold War ended, but U.S. investors are not yet ready to sell, duck or cover.
March 2- U.S. equity futures dipped at the open of electronic trading on Sunday, with concerns about Russia's aggression in the Ukraine weighing on sentiment. Ukraine mobilized for war on Sunday after President Vladimir Putin secured permission from his parliament on Saturday to use military force to protect Russian citizens in Ukraine.
NEW YORK, March 1- Veteran food industry investor C. Dean Metropoulos is seeking a new owner for Pabst Brewing Co, best known for blue collar-turned-hipster favorite Pabst Blue Ribbon label, people familiar with the matter said.
WASHINGTON, Feb 27- The Republican-led U.S. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, or CFPB, was created as part of the 2010 Dodd-Frank law to help protect Americans from financial scams.
DETROIT, Feb 27- U.S. safety regulators have opened an investigation into whether General Motors Co reacted fast enough in its recall of more than 1.6 million cars over an ignition-switch defect linked to 13 deaths in crashes.
CHICAGO, Feb 26- As an Amazon Prime customer since December 2012, Michelle Huffman of Milwaukee has gladly paid the annual $79 fee for the perk of free two-day shipping on items ranging from tea and cookbooks to DVDs and Nestle Smarties.
By 2018, the median price of single-family homes will be close to the peak reached in 2006 before the national market cratered, according to the study from the Demand Institute, a nonprofit think tank operated by The Conference Board and Nielsen.
TORONTO, Feb 25- Bank of Montreal reported higher-than-expected quarterly earnings on Tuesday on strong wealth management and domestic banking profits, and executives said they expect the uneven performance of BMO's U.S. unit to eventually improve.
TORONTO, Feb 25- Bank of Montreal reported higher-than-expected quarterly earnings on Tuesday after a strong performance in its wealth management business and growth in domestic banking profits in spite of worries about a slowing housing market.
TORONTO, Feb 25- Bank of Montreal said on Tuesday its quarterly profit rose 2 percent, topping estimates, as strength in its Canadian branch-banking business and lower loan loss provisions more than made up for a weak performance at its U.S. operation.