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Editorial Roundup: Ohio

Nov. 29, 2021 09:03 AM EST

Cleveland Plain Dealer. Nov. 28, 2021. Editorial: Rocketing food costs are also harming the hunger safety net Eye-popping food price increases this fall, notably for meats, have taken a toll on many household budgets, especially for Thanksgiving. But...

Nuclear regulators uphold violations at Georgia reactors

Nov. 18, 2021 19:23 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Nuclear power regulators on Thursday affirmed giving greater scrutiny to two nuclear reactors being built at Georgia Power Co.'s Plant Vogtle after a special inspection found electrical cables were not properly separated. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission...

Key reason for supply shortages: Americans keep spending

Nov. 15, 2021 11:15 AM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Take a step back from the picked-over store shelves, the stalled container ships and the empty auto showrooms, and you’ll find a root cause of the shortages of just about everything. Even as the pandemic has dragged on, U.S. households flush with cash...

Spectrum Brands, Flowers Foods rise; Lordstown, Loews fall

Nov. 12, 2021 16:20 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Johnson & Johnson, up $1.95 to $165.01. The healthcare company is splitting its Band-Aids and Listerine division from its medical device and prescription drug business. Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings Inc., up $10.35 to...

Ford, Purdue partner on technology to speed up EV charging

Nov. 10, 2021 10:28 AM EST

Ford and Purdue University are partnering to develop a new charging station cable compatible with vehicle charging technology still being developed with hopes of making a broader transition to electric vehicles possible. Purdue researchers are trying to develop an...

New Zealand strait crossed for first time by electric plane

Nov. 01, 2021 01:01 AM EDT

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — As he made history by becoming the first person to fly across New Zealand's Cook Strait in an electric plane, Gary Freedman thought it only fitting that the first thing he saw when approaching the Wellington coastline was the rotating blade of a wind turbine...

Toyota announces $461 million investment in Kentucky plant

Oct. 29, 2021 11:55 AM EDT

GEORGETOWN, Ky. (AP) — Toyota is investing $461 million into its first U.S. plant to add new technology, increase production flexibility and reduce its carbon footprint, the company said Friday in a statement. The announcement didn't include new jobs at the central...

GE Appliances announces $450 million investment in Kentucky

Oct. 28, 2021 15:59 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — GE Appliances announced plans Thursday to add more than 1,000 jobs at its sprawling Kentucky operations as part of a $450 million investment to boost capacity and launch new products. The Kentucky-based home appliances business signaled that it's...

Editorial Roundup: Minnesota

Oct. 27, 2021 11:55 AM EDT

Minneapolis Star Tribune. October 25, 2021. Editorial: Bipartisan support for Prince Minnesota delegation comes together to push for Congressional Gold Medal. Prince Rogers Nelson stood just over 5 feet tall but left a giant...

GM, GE look to develop rare earth materials supply chain

Oct. 06, 2021 10:16 AM EDT

General Motors and General Electric are looking at developing a supply chain of rare earth materials that help make electric vehicles and renewable energy equipment. The companies said Wednesday that the memorandum of understanding between the automaker and GE Renewable...