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  • The German automaker's U.S. subsidiary earlier this month brought a case in a Washington, D.C.- based federal appeals court seeking to overturn a vote by a group of skilled trade workers at its Chattanooga, Tennessee, assembly plant to join the United Auto Workers. "This makes it almost inevitable that any union target will eventually be organized," said David...

  • JACKSON, Miss. _ Cal-Maine Foods Inc. on Monday reported a fiscal first-quarter loss of $30.9 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. On a per-share basis, the Jackson, Mississippi- based company said it had a loss of 64 cents. Keywords: Cal-Maine Foods, Earnings Report.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 22- Wall Street will closely watch Cal-Maine Foods' quarterly report on Monday as the largest U.S. egg producer struggles with too much production and uncertainty about consumer demand for cage-free eggs. The Jackson, Mississippi- based company has been targeted by short sellers since 2015, when avian flu ravaged U.S. flocks and producers...

  • BRENHAM, Texas— Blue Bell Creameries recalled select flavors of ice cream distributed across the South after finding chocolate chip cookie dough from a third-party supplier for use as an ingredient was potentially contaminated with listeria, the Brenham, Texas- based company announced Wednesday. Blue Bell said it was recalling half gallons and pints of Blue...

  • 2017 Nissan Titan Platinum Reserve CC 4 WD. BASE PRICE: $34,780 for S Crew Cab 2 WD; $37,670 for SV CC 2 WD; $37,810 for S CC 4 WD; $40,700 for SV CC 4 WD; $45,020 for Pro-X CC 4 WD; $46,380 for SL CC 2 WD; $49,460 for SL CC 4 WD; $52,310 for Platinum Reserve CC 2 WD; $55,400 for Platinum Reserve CC 4 WD. TYPE: Front-engine, four-wheel drive, five-passenger, crew cab, full-size, half-ton...

  • The pipeline section that failed, built in 1963, runs from Mississippi to Atlanta. The shutdown of the pipeline led to dry pumps at gas stations in Georgia, Tennessee and the Carolinas despite executive orders by governors across the South to suspend limits on trucking hours. Gas prices rose nearly 27 cents over the past week to average $2.36 in Georgia.

  • LAS VEGAS— Officials from 21 states sued the U.S. Department of Labor Tuesday over a new rule that would make about 4 million higher-earning workers eligible for overtime pay, slamming the measure as inappropriate federal overreach by the Obama Administration. Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt, a Republican, filed the lawsuit in U.S. District Court in...

  • RENO, Nev.— Eldorado Resorts has agreed to buy Missouri- based Isle of Capri Casinos for $1.7 billion in combined stocks and cash, a move that will add 13 casino-resorts to the Reno- based company's portfolio. The company based in the St. Louis area operates 14 casino properties in Colorado, Florida, Iowa, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri and Pennsylvania.

  • ATLANTA— Gasoline should begin flowing again Wednesday— through a temporary bypass on a critical pipeline— after a major leak in Alabama forced a shutdown that led to surging fuel prices and scattered gas shortages across the South, a company official said Tuesday. The roughly 500- foot section of pipe serving as the bypass is now complete, but supply...

  • Colonial shut its main gasoline and distillate lines that run from the Gulf Coast to the East Coast on Sept. 9 after a leak was discovered in Shelby County, Alabama. Meanwhile, retail prices continued to spike on Saturday, according to motorists' advocacy group AAA, and states, including Tennessee and North Carolina, joined others in temporarily waiving rules...

  • Arpaio denies the claims and is easily capable of striking back with a formidable $2.9 million still available for campaign spending ahead of the Nov. 8 vote, dwarfing the total $326,000 raised by his challenger, Democrat Paul Penzone, a former Phoenix police sergeant who lost to Arpaio by 6 percentage points in 2012.. Over the last year, Soros contributed $3.9...

  • CHICAGO, Sept 14- Package delivery company United Parcel Service Inc said on Wednesday it plans to hire around 95,000 seasonal employees for its crucial peak holiday season this year, unchanged from the past two years as improvements to its network should help it handle rising ecommerce volumes. "We're always looking for how we can improve efficiencies as a...

  • CHICAGO/ TAMPA, Fla., Aug 26- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recommended on Friday that all blood donated in the United States and its territories be tested for Zika virus, as it moves to prevent transmission of the virus through the blood supply. The agency said its decision to expand blood screening in the United States was based on concerns about more cases...

  • CHICAGO, Aug 26- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recommended on Friday that all blood donated in the United States and its territories be tested for Zika virus, as it moves to prevent transmission of the virus through the blood supply. The agency said its move to expand blood screening in the United States was based on concerns about increasing cases of local...

  • *China, Dubai among places where coasts expand. OSLO, Aug 25- The Earth has gained coastal land equivalent to the size of Jamaica in the past 30 years with man-made construction outpacing erosion caused by rising sea levels, mapping data showed on Thursday. Expansion of ports off China, construction of luxury resorts off Dubai or land reclamation in the...

  • Mikal Watts was among five defendants found not guilty by a Mississippi federal jury of charges related to an alleged scheme to defraud a program set up by BP to compensate people who suffered economic losses from the spill. The U.S. Department of Justice had accused the defendants of submitting claims on behalf of more than 40,000 people who had not agreed to be...

  • A NOAA satellite image August 12, 2016.

    The National Weather Service advised residents large swaths of Louisiana and Mississippi to seek higher ground.

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    A hundred dollars will buy you different amounts depending on what state you're in. Here's a look at the relative value of $100 around the country.

  • NEW YORK, July 13- Wealthy U.S. investors are holding record cash balances out of fear that the U.S. presidential election will wreak havoc on their retirement accounts, a senior UBS Group AG executive said. Bob McCann, who chairs the Swiss bank's Americas division, said in an interview this week that clients are confident about the economy but hesitant to invest...

  • July 12- Valero Energy Corp said on Tuesday it bought Kinder Morgan Inc's 50 percent stake in Parkway Pipeline LLC, previously a joint venture between the two companies. The move will give Valero increased access to the eastern United States by connecting the pipeline to Colonial Pipeline Co's system that runs from Houston to New York Harbor.