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TUESDAY, SEPT. 27, 2016

Unhappy Target customers send strong message on pill bottles

Longtime customers of Target’s pharmacies are finding a change in pill bottle design hard to swallow. After CVS began operating Target’s drugstores earlier this year, distraught customers have been asking – in some cases begging – the drugstore chain to bring back the retailer’s red prescription bottles, which came with color-coded rings, labeling on the top and prescription information that was easier to read.

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Reports of plastic prompt recall of Tyson chicken nuggets

SPRINGDALE, Ark. – Tyson Foods Inc. said it’s voluntarily recalling more than 132,000 pounds of chicken nuggets after receiving reports that “hard, white plastic” was found in some nuggets. The Springdale, Arkansas-based company said Tuesday that the 5-pound bags of ...

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Boeing unveils deal to boost Moroccan aerospace industry

TANGIERS, Morocco – Boeing Co. has signed an agreement with Morocco’s government that the North African kingdom hopes will create 8,000 jobs and an additional $1 billion a year in export revenue. Boeing said it will support a Moroccan plan to build up its aerospace manufacturing sector, encouraging suppliers to set up or expand here. With a high-quality but cheap workforce, Morocco’s aerospace sector has developed rapidly over the past decade.

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U.S. home prices climbed again in July

WASHINGTON – U.S. home prices rose again in July, pulled up by strong gains in Portland, Seattle and Denver. The Standard & Poor’s CoreLogic Case-Shiller 20-city home price index, released Tuesday, rose 5 percent in July from a year earlier ...

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U.S. consumer confidence jumps in September

WASHINGTON – U.S. consumer confidence in September rose to the highest level in nine years, a hopeful sign that economic growth will accelerate in coming months. The Conference Board said Tuesday that its consumer confidence index rose to 104.1, up ...

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Trump opens debate with inaccurate statement about Ford

It took less than two minutes for Donald Trump to get his facts wrong in his first debate with his Democratic rival for the presidency, Hillary Clinton. Trump was discussing his policies on trade and listing companies that he said were moving jobs overseas. He said, correctly, that Ford Motor is shifting production abroad to Mexico – within a couple of years, the icon of the American car industry will produce all of its small passenger vehicles in Mexico.

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In this  April 20 photo, real estate agent Lauren Newman leaves a home for sale after a client showing in Mount Pleasant, S.C. On Tuesday, the Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index for July was released. (Chuck Burton / Associated Press)

U.S. home prices climbed again in July

WASHINGTON – U.S. home prices rose again in July, pulled up by strong gains in Portland, Seattle and Denver. The Standard & Poor’s CoreLogic Case-Shiller 20-city home price index, released Tuesday, rose 5 percent in July from a year earlier ...

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At As the Lake Churns blog, Pecky Cox of Priest Lake wonders what this bug is. She eliminates the possibility that it's a "kissing bug" chaga. Seems Pecky looked up ...






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