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MADISON, Wis.— Tesla Motors officials questioned Wisconsin's self-proclaimed lemon law king's motivations in suing over a Milwaukee- area doctor's electric car, saying the company did all it could to fix the car and suggesting someone may have tampered with it.
Republican Senator Marco Rubio, a possible 2016 White House contender, will unveil legislation on Wednesday to broaden the use of financial vehicles known as "income share agreements" that students can use to fund their higher education costs.
A more conservative estimate from the U.S. Department of Agriculture shows the nation's pig herd has shrunk at least 3 percent to about 63 million pigs since the disease appeared. Already, prices have shot up: A pound of bacon averaged $5.46 in February, 13 percent more than a year ago, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
INDIANAPOLIS— In an April 7 story about ice on the Great Lakes interfering with steel production, The Associated Press reported erroneously that production at U.S. Crews work to clear Great Lakes shipping pathways.
WASHINGTON— House Democrats unveiled their response to Paul Ryan's GOP budget on Monday, and it relies on a $1.5 trillion in higher taxes over the coming 10 years and the economic benefits of immigration reform to make the numbers work.
INDIANAPOLIS— U.S. and Canadian Coast Guard crews kept up their battle Monday to clear pathways for vessels hauling vital raw materials on the ice-clogged Great Lakes, where a shipping logjam forced a weeklong shutdown of the nation's largest steel factory.
The SUVs were originally sold or registered in 20 states and Washington, D.C., where salt is used to clear snow and ice from roads. The Escapes covered by the recall were built from Oct. 22, 1999 through Dec. 19, 2003 at the Kansas City Assembly plant, and from May 1, 2003 through Jan. 23, 2004 at the Ohio Assembly plant, Ford said in a statement issued Monday.
Enbridge is working through a supplemental environmental review with the U.S. Department of State that will amend an initial document the company had submitted, Maki said.
WASHINGTON, April 2- House of Representatives Republican leaders on Wednesday predicted passage of a budget blueprint offered by Representative Paul Ryan, despite criticism from conservative Tea Party activists who said the plan would not eliminate federal deficits quickly enough.
WASHINGTON, April 1- Standing on the lawn of the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday morning in the path of an early spring breeze, Renee Trautwein tearfully braced herself to relive the worst morning of her life.
March 26- Saputo Inc, Canada's largest dairy producer, said it would close four factories this year, affecting about 180 employees. Saputo, which recently won control of Australian dairy Warrnambool Cheese and Butter Factory Co, said it would shutter two facilities in Alberta and one each in the U.S. states of Wisconsin and Maryland.
March 26- Saputo Inc, Canada's largest dairy producer, said it would close four factories, affecting about 180 employees. The company will shutter two facilities in Alberta and two in the United States- in Wisconsin and Maryland. Some of the employees will be laid off while others are offered a transfer to other locations, Saputo said.
On Wednesday, some of Adelson's allies in Congress, including South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham, plan to propose legislation that would do just that.
March 19- Wind turbine parts maker AMSC said it would cut 5-10 percent of its workforce by the end of the year and shut its Middleton plant in Wisconsin, moving the operations to its headquarters in Massachusetts. All of AMSC's Middleton employees are expected to be offered the opportunity to relocate to Massachusetts, the company said.
March 19- Wind turbine parts maker AMSC said it would cut 5-10 percent of its workforce by the end of the year and shut its Middleton plant in Wisconsin, moving the operations to its Massachusetts plant. AMSC said the actions were expected to help the company save about $3 million in costs annually from the fourth quarter of the year ending March 31, 2015.
If the Milwaukee Bucks are up for sale, NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar said he'd like to be a part of it.
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."
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.
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.
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.