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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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • Cash dollars

    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.

  • Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant

    Want to see state job creation? Cut taxes and regulation and educate the workforce, says Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant.

  • Bottom States for Business

    From states with sluggish economies to the worst education systems, find out what sets these locales back to make them the bottom 10.

  • Top States Cheapest

    You'll be surprised at the most affordable places to live in the U.S., thanks to low food prices, great home values and low utility costs.

  • Top States Mississippi

    The economy is withering in the Magnolia State despite the nation’s lowest cost of living and dirt-cheap business costs.

  • Bottom States To Live 2016.

    From lack of health care and attractions to high crime rates and disease, these are America's bottom states for quality of life.

  • A 2012 Ford F-150 4x4 Supercrew

    Several recalls were announced this week, including a recall of more than 202,000 Ford vehicles.

  • Cars spray water pushed onto U.S. Highway 90 in Biloxi, Mississippi

    Residents in the southern Mississippi experienced a flash flood emergency on Thursday morning.

  • UK issues travel warning against US states

    The UK government alerts British citizens about recent LGBT laws in two southern US states.

  • File photo of a tornado in Milsap, Texas.

    Texas and Oklahoma were bracing Monday for a second round of severe storms and hail the size of tennis balls, reports NBC News.

  • Mississippi gov. signs religious beliefs law

    CNBC's Sue Herera reports PayPal has canceled its move into North Carolina, and Mississippi's governor has signed the religious beliefs law which allows public and private businesses to refuse service based on the business' religious beliefs.