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NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:NYSEFamily Dollar Stores Inc., up $15.08 to $75.74The discount retailer is being bought for $8.5 bi ...more

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BOARDMAN, Ore. (AP) — The largest power plant in Oregon, the Boardman Coal Plant, sat idle one day earlier this summer, "cold steel" in industry parlance, its dirty power no longer wanted on an electricity grid that is becoming greener.For two w ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Red Lobster wants to be seen as a purveyor of quality seafood, so it's getting rid of some of its promotional discounts and stacking the food higher on plates, as is the style at fancier restaurants.The changes mark the latest at ...more

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BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's government said Monday it will make another effort to reach a deal with US. creditors ahead of a looming deadline that risks sending the country into default.Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich said that an ...more

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NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Norfolk is trapped between the causes and consequences of global warming.The region exports more coal — and the heat-trapping pollution that comes with it — than any place in the U.S. At the same time, Norfolk is already expe ...more

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MADRID (AP) — Spain's royal palace accounts will be subject to external audits and the results made public under a series of measure ordered by new King Felipe VI in an apparent bid to clean up the royal family's tarnished image.A Palace stateme ...more

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SPRINGDALE, Ark. (AP) — Tyson Foods plans to sell its poultry businesses in Mexico and Brazil for $575 million in cash to help pay debt from its recently announced acquisition of Hillshire Brands.The Springdale, Arkansas, meat processor said Mon ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Virgin America's next destination is Wall Street.The California-based airline filed on Monday for an initial public offering of shares.Virgin America Inc., which operates out of Los Angeles and San Francisco, flies to 22 a ...more

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CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were mixed Monday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.Wheat for Sept delivery was unchanged at $5.38 a bushel; Dec corn was 3.25 cents higher at $3.75 a bushel; Dec oats were unchanged at $3.325 a bushel; ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Fewer Americans signed contracts to buy homes in June, as the real estate market appears to have cooled off this summer.The National Association of Realtors said Monday that its seasonally adjusted pending home sales index slip ...more