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Deadly plant disease threatens $250M rose business

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The outlook for American-grown roses is becoming a bit less rosy, with the spread of an incurable virus that's causing major damage to the nation's $250-million-a-year rose business.U.S. rose bush producers [...]

By | September 19th, 2018|Categories: Business|0 Comments

Monsanto asks judge to throw out $289M award in cancer suit

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Agribusiness company Monsanto has asked a San Francisco judge to throw out a jury's $289 million award to a former school groundskeeper who said the company's Roundup weed killer left him [...]

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Thousands of cars will be damaged by Florence's floods

As flooding continues in the Carolinas after Hurricane Florence's massive rainfall, experts say high water will damage thousands of vehicles.But auto industry analysts say the number of soggy vehicles will be far less than the [...]

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Liberia investigating $100 million in missing new bank notes

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberia's government says it is investigating the disappearance of newly printed bills worth about $100 million that were imported into the West African nation.That amount is nearly 5 percent of the [...]

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Editorial: Consumer confidence fall a worry as gloom sets in

EDITORIAL: Whether you believe this Government is to blame for the downturn, or that it is the victim of a political backlash, news that consumer confidence slumped to six-year lows in September is cause for [...]

By | September 19th, 2018|Categories: Business|0 Comments