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  • Hyundai recalls 263,000 cars due to power-steering problem

    NEW YORK (AP) — Hyundai is recalling about 263,000 cars in the U.S. and Canada because a sensor problem could cause drivers to lose power-assisted steering. The company has not reported any injuries or accidents.…

  • Price at the pump heading in wrong direction

    CHICAGO (AP) — Filling up at the pump is getting more painful by the day — but the average price is still over a dollar less than it was a year ago. According to Gas.Buddy.com,…

  • FairPoint more attractive to buyers with new labor pact

    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — FairPoint Communications said it needed to bring costs and benefits into sync with competitors in the telecommunications industry. By doing just that in a new labor pact, the company has made…

  • Former players put trust in The Trust

    NEW YORK (AP) — Approaching the end of his dozen seasons as an NFL quarterback, Charlie Batch felt comfortable about moving on to another career. He’s a rarity. Batch, other players, their union and the…

  • Gas prices soar in California as supply shrinks

    LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Gas prices are soaring in California in a classic example of supply and demand after an explosion stopped gasoline production at an Exxon Mobil refinery while another remains offline due…

  • 5 reasons US economy is stronger than Q4 GDP suggests

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy grew at a modest annual rate of 2.2 percent in the fourth quarter, less than half the third quarter’s torrid 5 percent rate and weaker than the government first…

  • As tastes change, big food makers try hipster guises

    HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) — At a taco shop in Southern California, milkshakes are served in mason jars and a chalkboard menu lists “The 1%er” made with lobster meat. The logo is a pink skull…

  • Recalls this week: hand trucks, ceiling fans

    More than 250,000 hand trucks are being recalled this week because of a faulty wheel hub. Other consumer products being recalled this week include faulty ceiling fans and electric cooking ranges. Here’s a more detailed…

  • Real Salt Lake owner fined for comments about labor talks

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Real Salt Lake owner Dell Loy Hansen has been fined $150,000 by Major League Soccer for comments he made about ongoing labor negotiations and discussions about free agency. The fine…

  • Va. consumer bills addressing social media, email accounts advance

    WASHINGTON – Social media and email accounts are in for some changes in Virginia, including new protections for workers applying for jobs or who want to keep their activity secret from their employers. The General…

  • Update on the latest business

    FINANCIAL MARKETS Stock market slips after weaker than expected growth in US NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes are drifting mostly lower in midday trading, but are still on track to end the month…

  • As tastes change, big food makers try hipster guises

    HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) — At a taco shop in Southern California, milkshakes are served in mason jars and a chalkboard menu lists “The 1%er” made with lobster meat. The logo is a pink skull…

  • Big Sean leans on Kanye West more than ever with new album

    ATLANTA (AP) — Big Sean didn’t think his single “I Don’t F— With You” would become a hit. But Kanye West, the rapper’s mentor, convinced him during a recording session that he had a smash…

  • Competitors hungry for Seminole blackjack deal to expire

    MIAMI (AP) — As Florida lawmakers appear ready to allow key portions of the state’s high-stakes gambling deal with the Seminole to expire, other gambling interests are watching keenly for openings in the multi-billion dollar…

  • As tastes change, big food makers try hipster guises

    HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) — At a taco shop in Southern California, milkshakes are served in mason jars and a chalkboard menu lists “The 1%er” made with lobster meat. The logo is a pink skull…