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Court: Pipeline work can continue

By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A company may resume construction of a crude oil pipeline in a Louisiana swamp, a project that...

Sears shareholder offers to buy retailer’s Kenmore brand name

By DAMIAN TROISE and ANNE D’INNOCENZIO AP Business Writers NEW YORK (AP) — Sears’ biggest shareholder has suggested the company sell its well-known Kenmore brand and...

NW Indiana showplace coming down

MERRILLVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Demolition has begun on a 3,400-seat theater in northwestern Indiana that has hosted Bob Dylan, Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock and...

U.S. Steel to invest $750 million in its Gary Works plant

GARY, Ind. (AP) — U.S. Steel plans to spend at least $750 million to upgrade a century-old steel mill along northwestern Indiana’s Lake Michigan...

Fed raises rates for 3rd time this year

By MARTIN CRUTSINGER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve signaled its confidence Wednesday in the U.S. economy by raising a key interest rate...

Indiana lawmakers keeping legal sports gambling alive

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana could join several states in legalizing sports betting following a committee’s unanimous recommendation that lawmakers consider the change. The Interim...

Red Lobster’s plan: Kitchen upgrades, small-plate dishes

By JOSEPH PISANI AP Retail Writer NEW YORK (AP) — What’s on the menu for Red Lobster’s future? Delivery, online ordering and snack-friendly dishes, such as...

Tech, banks lead US stocks sharply higher; Oil heads lower

By ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writer U.S. stocks moved broadly higher in morning trading Monday despite losing some momentum after a strong rally earlier in the...

US stocks end choppy day slightly lower amid trade jitters

By ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writer U.S. stock indexes closed slightly lower Thursday after a day of mostly choppy trading, wiping out some of the market’s...

McDonald’s removing salads from 3,000 stores after illness

CHICAGO (AP) — McDonald’s is stopping the sale of salads at 3,000 restaurants after people became sick from a parasite causing intestinal illness. The Chicago-based...