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SF—LS160 Sioux Falls, SD Fri Jun 22, 2018 USDA-SD Dept of Ag Market News South and North Dakota Direct Feeder Cattle Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 06/22/2018 Receipts: 1,650 Last Week 3,145 Last Year: 0 Compared to last week: Feeder steers and heifers not well tested this week for a...


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The Latest: OPEC agrees to increase oil production

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VIENNA (AP) — The Latest on the OPEC meeting on oil production (all times local): 3:45 p.m. Countries in the OPEC oil cartel have agreed to a new oil output level that effectively increases production by almost 1 million barrels per day. The increase was announced after ministers from the group met...


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OPEC nears deal on oil-supply boost after Saudi-Iran talks

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. OPEC and allies including Russia will boost oil production starting next month, offering relief to consumers after Saudi Arabia secured a last-minute deal to overcome Iran’s opposition. While it fudged some differences between members, the agreement is a victory for Riyadh and...


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With Trump's trade war, carmakers' bets on globalism may backfire from Detroit to Tokyo

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Over the past three decades, the global auto industry has gotten, well, more global. Manufacturers built scores of factories outside their home countries to reduce exposure to currency swings, take advantage of cheaper labor and manufacture cars closer to buyers. BMW makes...


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DTE seeks bigger property tax reduction for coal plant

MONROE, Mich. (AP) — Southeastern Michigan officials say they’re concerned that a utility is seeking a bigger reduction in property taxes for the Monroe Power Plant than previously expected. The Monroe News reports Detroit-based DTE Energy is seeking a 60 percent cut for the coal-fired plant after...


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Nevada pot regulators get more money to deal with demand

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada’s marijuana regulators are getting more money to try to keep up with demands at recreational dispensaries where sales continue to outpace projections. The Nevada Appeal reports the Interim Finance Committee approved an additional $1.5 million for the Department of Taxation...


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Scooter companies' conquer with a simple strategy: act first, answer questions later

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. At first glance, it looked like a painful defeat. Mere weeks after they’d blanketed Miami streets, electric scooter companies disappeared overnight, sent packing by city attorneys with cease and desist letters in hand. Their preemptive approach in some ways resembles...


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NOON MOST ACTIVE STOCKS NEW YORK (AP) — Noon prices for NYSE listed most active stocks: SalesHighLowLastChg AKSteel 63941 4.88 4.70 4.85+.18 AT&TInc 2f 227563 31.83 31.51 31.70+.10 AbbVie 3.84 35888 96.11 93.64 94.28—1.27 Alibaba 51066 203.80 200.25 201.42—.79 AlpAlerMLP 1.35e 44227 10.51 10.34 10....


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Federal study: Chemicals toxic at levels EPA thought safe

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — The chemicals used by a West Virginia factory to make non-stick products are dangerous at levels the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency had thought were safe, according to a federal study that had been previously blocked from publication. The federal Agency for Toxic...


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Drug spoon sculpture placed outside drug maker headquarters

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STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — An 800-pound, nearly 11-foot-long steel sculpture of a bent and burned drug spoon placed in front of the Connecticut headquarters of drugmaker Purdue Pharma as part of an opioid crisis protest has been removed. Artist Domenic Esposito and gallery owner Fernando Alvarez...


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