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FILE - In this June 24, 2019, file photo Ford's employees work on a Lincoln Aviator and Ford Explorer lines at Ford's Chicago Assembly Plant in Chicago. On Monday, July 1, the Institute for Supply Management, a trade group of purchasing managers, issues its index of manufacturing activity for June. (AP Photo/Amr Alfiky, File)
July 01, 2019 - 11:49 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. factory activity grew at a slower pace in June for the third straight month as measures of new orders and inventories fell. The Institute for Supply Management, an association of purchasing managers, said Monday that its manufacturing index slipped to 51.7 last month from 52...
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gas pump
July 01, 2019 - 10:25 am
The average price Monday morning was $2.817 and rising.
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A sign for Philadelphia Energy Solutions stands at the refining complex in Philadelphia, Wednesday, June 26, 2019. The owner of the largest oil refinery complex on the East Coast is telling officials that it will close the facility after a fire last week set off explosions and damaged the facility. Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney said in a statement Wednesday that Philadelphia Energy Solutions had informed him of its decision to shut down the facility in the next month. The more than 1,000 workers there will be impacted, the mayor said. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
June 26, 2019 - 2:07 pm
The largest oil refinery on the East Coast will close after a devasting fire last week that set off explosions and damaged equipment, and consumers could see gas prices rise as summer travel hits full swing, officials and analysts said Wednesday. Philadelphia Energy Solutions has decided to shut...
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June 25, 2019 - 5:18 pm
Store personnel responded to the social media firestorm by explaining what they meant.
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In this June 13, 2019, photo a house on the market has a "new price" sign fixed on the realtor's sign in northeast Jackson, Miss. On Tuesday, June 25, the Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index for April is released. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
June 25, 2019 - 9:45 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home price gains slowed for the 13th straight month in April, evidence that weaker demand is keeping prices in check even as mortgage rates fall. The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller 20-city home price index rose 2.5% in April from a year earlier, down slightly from an annual...
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metro airport travelers
photo: WWJ/Mike Campbell
June 24, 2019 - 9:14 am
Final departure is being set.
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raspberries
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June 20, 2019 - 9:14 am
Now you can have rosé all day - even when enjoying fresh fruit. Driscoll’s has launched a new, limited-edition batch of rosé-flavored strawberries and raspberries to toast the beginning of the summer. Created by the brand’s “agronomists, breeders, sensory analysts, plant health scientists, and...
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FILE - This June 25, 2017 file photo shows TK Holdings Inc. headquarters in Auburn Hills, Mich. General Motors is trying to avoid recalling potentially deadly Takata air bag inflators in thousands of full-size pickup trucks and SUVs for the fourth straight year, leaving owners to wonder if vehicles are safe to drive. GM’s petition asking to escape the recalls was posted Wednesday, June 19, 2019, in the Federal Register. It says the inflators are unique to GM and are safe. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
June 19, 2019 - 5:51 pm
DETROIT (AP) — General Motors is trying to avoid recalling potentially deadly Takata air bag inflators in thousands of full-size pickup trucks and SUVs for the fourth straight year, leaving owners to wonder if vehicles are safe to drive. The automaker petitioned the National Highway Traffic Safety...
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Gibraltar Trade Center
The Gibraltar Trade Center. (Photo: Mike Campbell/WWJ)
June 18, 2019 - 10:11 am
"I think it's a good idea the building's going to be used now. It's not sitting there just rotting away."
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Gloria Vanderbilt
Heiress Gloria Vanderbilt on the deck of the Queen Mary ship in New York, circa 1935. (Photo by Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
June 17, 2019 - 10:44 am
She had been suffering from advanced stomach cancer.
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