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Sears considering spinning off Lands’ End

NEW YORK (AP) — Sears is considering separating its Lands’ End and Sears Auto Center businesses from the rest of the company as it seeks to focus its attention on bolstering its business at its […]

10/29/2013

Reser’s recalling salads, other ready-to-eat foods

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon company is recalling about 109,000 cases of refrigerated prepared salads and other ready-to-eat foods because of possible listeria contamination. The Oregonian reported Wednesday that the items were produced at […]

10/23/2013

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti

LA City Council waives fees for television pilots

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The City Council agreed today to waive more than $400 in fees normally charged for television pilots shot in Los Angeles in an effort to attract productions and keep entertainment jobs […]

10/15/2013

First grade teacher Lynda Jensen walks with her class of 30 children at Willow Glenn Elementary School in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)

L.A.’s first citywide ‘Walk to School Day’ set for Wednesday

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – City and school district officials are encouraging participation in Wednesday’s inaugural citywide Walk to School Day. “Walk to School Day may be a one-day event, but it inspires families to walk […]

10/08/2013

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Ford recalls Focus electric, C-Max to fix chime

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Ford is recalling about 24,000 cars because a chime won’t sound if the driver’s door is opened while the key is inside the car. The recall in the U.S. and Canada […]

10/03/2013

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Fairfax to buy BlackBerry for $4.7 billion

TORONTO (AP) — BlackBerry has agreed to sell itself for $4.7 billion to a group led by largest shareholder, Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. BlackBerry said Monday that a letter of intent has been signed and […]

09/23/2013

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BlackBerry to lay off 4,500 employees

TORONTO (AP) — BlackBerry says it will lay off 4,500 employees, or 40 percent of its global workforce, as it reports a nearly $1 billion second-quarter loss in a surprise early release of earnings results. […]

09/20/2013

Officials respond to the scene where a city bus collided with a Via Rail passenger train at a crossing in Ottawa, Ontario, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013. An Ottawa Fire spokesman told CP24 television there are “multiple fatalities” and a number are injured from the bus with no injuries on the train. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Terry Pedwell)

6 killed as Canada passenger train, bus collide

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — A double-decker bus collided with a passenger train in Canada’s capital Wednesday, ripping off the front of the bus and killing six people, police said. Witnesses said the bus went through […]

09/18/2013

A sternman holds a lobster caught off South Bristol, Maine. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)

Got lobster? Maine industry to boost marketing

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — California has its raisins, Florida its oranges and Vermont has maple syrup. Now, Maine’s lobster industry is trying to market its brand more broadly and increase sales of the state’s best-known […]

09/03/2013

A Russian Federation Air Force SU-27 during a simulation of  a hijacking of a passenger plane over the Bering Strait near Alaska on Aug. 27, 2013. 
(AP Photo/Mark Thiessen)

Russian, NORAD forces unite for exercise

Photos from the mission OVER ALASKA (AP) — Flying at 34,000 feet over the Bering Strait, the Russian pilots had a singular focus: making sure they smoothly received the hand-off of a “hijacked” jetliner from […]

08/30/2013

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