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Consumer prices jump 0.6% in March, biggest gain since 2012

UPDATED: Tue., April 13, 2021

U.S. consumer prices increased a sharp 0.6% in March, the biggest uptick since 2012, while inflation over the past year jumped 2.6%. The big gains had been anticipated and are largely expected to be a temporary blip rather than a reawakening of long dormant inflation.
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Business leaders urge Biden to set ambitious climate goal

UPDATED: Tue., April 13, 2021

More than 300 businesses and investors, including such giants as Apple, Google, Microsoft and Coca-Cola, are calling on the Biden administration to set an ambitious climate change goal that would cut U.S. greenhouse gas emissions by at least 50% below 2005 levels by 2030.

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Kenworth Sales Co. breaking ground on new facility in Post Falls

The Utah-based company is breaking ground Tuesday on a 41,500-square-foot facility at 4373 W. Expo Parkway that will include a body shop, expanded parts inventory, new and used truck sales, and 24 service bays. The Post Falls location will also offer truck rental and leasing, according to a company release.
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Questions swirl over subsidies for chip industry

UPDATED: Sun., April 11, 2021

When a massive container ship called the Ever Given got stuck sideways in the Suez Canal for nearly a week this March, it caused a traffic backup in oceangoing commerce, costing the world about $60 billion, by one estimate.
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Wholesale prices jump in March

UPDATED: Fri., April 9, 2021

SILVER SPRING, Md. – Wholesale prices jumped again in March pushed by another big increase in energy prices, the government reported Friday.