While manufacturing alone no longer dominates the state's economy, its fortunes still rise and fall with the health of the state's industries.
A U.S. judge said plaintiffs could request documents in the GM ignition switches cases.
Apple's iPhone 6 Plus uses chips from Qualcomm, Skyworks Solutions and other companies, said gadget repair firm iFixit.
National security just jumped to the top of the list for American votes and that's good for the GOP, says Republican strategist Sara Fagen.
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