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AP News - Aug 26, 2015 6:14 PM

ABOARD AMERICAN AIRLINES FLIGHT 1223 (AP) — Airline fare wars are making a comeback.Don't expect widespread sales or cheap flights home for Thanksgiving. But a number of cities are seeing ridiculously low prices at off-peak hours — prices the in ...more

AP News - Aug 26, 2015 4:56 PM

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — It will be a less profitable year for farmers as low grain, milk and hog prices cut into income, U.S. Department of Agriculture officials say.The abundance of grain leftover from last year's crop and 2015's anticipated ha ...more

AP News - Aug 26, 2015 4:50 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Agricultural business giant Monsanto is abandoning its takeover bid for competitor Syngenta AG after the Swiss chemical producer rejected its latest offer of nearly $47 billion.A combination with Basel-based Syngenta would have ...more

AP News - Aug 26, 2015 4:25 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:NYSECameron International Corp., up $17.46 to $59.93Rival Schlumberger Ltd. is buying the oilfie ...more

AP News - Aug 26, 2015 4:02 PM

DETROIT (AP) — Ford is making plans for a return to the small pickup truck market in the U.S. with a new version of the Ranger.The company is negotiating with the United Auto Workers about making the truck at a factory in the Detroit suburb of W ...more

AP News - Aug 26, 2015 3:45 PM

CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were lower Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.Wheat for December delivery was off 5.25 cents to $4.9425 a bushel; December corn fell 3.75 cents to 3.7325 a bushel; December oats lost 3.50 cents to 2.1575 a bushe ...more

AP News - Aug 26, 2015 1:36 PM

YPSILANTI TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — With their appealing slides and wave pools, waterparks are increasingly popular places to spend a summer day. But the shallow waters belie hazards that experts say visitors who are focused on the fun may be underestimat ...more

AP News - Aug 26, 2015 1:32 PM

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Uber is partnering with the University of Arizona to develop mapping technology as the ride-hailing company expands its research of driverless car technology.The partnership announced Tuesday between the San Francisco-based ...more

AP News - Aug 26, 2015 1:20 PM

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art says a home designed by architect Frank Lloyd Wright that was moved to northwest Arkansas from New Jersey will open to the public in November.The Bentonville-based museum says the B ...more

AP News - Aug 26, 2015 1:19 PM

ABOARD AMERICAN AIRLINES FLIGHT 1223 (AP) — Airline fare wars are making a comeback.Don't expect widespread sales or cheap flights home for Thanksgiving. But a number of cities are seeing ridiculously low prices at off-peak hours — prices the in ...more



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