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Workers fed up with nights, weekends seek flexible schedules

NEW YORK — After struggling to hire workers for its outlet store in Dallas, Balsam Hill finally opened on Sept.…

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US regulators lay out plan for over-the-counter hearing aids

U.S. health officials are laying out plans to let most Americans buy hearing aids without a prescription By MATTHEW PERRONE…

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Automakers step up pace on electric vehicle battery plants

DETROIT — Global automakers and tech companies are stepping up the pace when it comes to building factories and prepare…

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Bourbon producer signals intent to hire replacement workers

Spirits producer Heaven Hill Distillery says its contract talks with striking union workers have reached an impasse By BRUCE SCHREINER…

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Ford to make electric power units in northwest England

Ford Motor Co. plans to spend up to 230 million pounds to turn a transmission factory in northwest England into…

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Commerce head out to save US jobs, 1 computer chip at a time

WASHINGTON — Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo only wears watches made by Bulova — a company that laid off her scientist…

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China’s economic growth weakens amid construction slowdown

China’s economic growth sank in the latest quarter a a slowdown in construction and curbs on energy use weighed on…

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Unhappy with prices, ranchers look to build own meat plants

DES MOINES, Iowa — Like other ranchers across the country, Rusty Kemp for years grumbled about rock-bottom prices paid for…

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China crackdown on Apple store hits holy book apps, Audible

Amazon’s audiobook service Audible and phone apps for reading the holy books of Islam and Christianity have disappeared from the…

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Resilient shoppers push retail sales up 0.7% in September

NEW YORK — Americans continued to spend at a solid clip in September even while facing sticker shock in grocery…

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