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Construction spending declines in December

By Christopher S. Rugaber and Tali Arbel AP Business Writers New York — Hopes that America’s factories will help drive the economic recovery gained support Monday from news that manufacturing activity grew in January to its strongest point since 2004. ...

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Modest but steady growth seen in economic reports (11:28 a.m. 12/1/09)

By TALI ARBEL AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — The economic recovery seems on track for slow but steady gains, after reports Tuesday showed growth in manufacturing activity, construction spending and contracts to buy homes. A private measure of ...

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Deere, UAW reach tentative six-year contract agreement Moline, IL (AP) — Deere & Co. and the United Auto Workers said Thursday they’ve reached a tentative six-year labor contract covering nearly 10,000 workers and 17,000 retirees. The company and union said ...

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