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CAMARILLO, Calif. — The average price of a gallon of regular-grade gasoline fell a nickel nationally over the past two weeks to $2.51. ...
US stocks decline, with GE pulling industrial companies down

NEW YORK — U.S. stocks are lower Monday as General Electric and other industrial companies slide. Toy company Hasbro and competitor Mattel are tumbling...
Stocks mostly rise amid Japanese election, US tax hopes

TOKYO — Global stocks mostly rose on Monday after a parliamentary election victory by Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's party, which had promised stability...
Nikkei rises on Japanese ruling party win, most of Asia up

TOKYO — Asian stocks were mostly higher Monday, with Japan's benchmark rising on the back of an election victory by the prime minister's ruling...
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HARTFORD, Conn. — It's still business as usual for Connecticut's health insurance marketplace, despite failed congressional efforts to repeal and replace former President Barack...
Longtime park ranger tells tales of history, natural beauty

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — After 30 years as a ranger at Jacksonville's national park, Craig Morris has bucketfuls of good stories to tell, and a...
Debate over Costco chicken plant moves to Nebraska counties

FREMONT, Neb. — The fight over Costco's chicken processing operation — already approved by the city of Fremont and the state of Nebraska —...
Iowa farmers lack market for oats despite large cereal plant

DES MOINES, Iowa — Once the nation's leading oats producer, Iowa growers now struggle to find markets for the crop. ...
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BOWLING GREEN, Ky. — It's another day at the office for Blue Cotton Inc. founder Mike Coffey. Dressed in shorts and an embroidered pullover,...
Point Roberts school has 1 teacher, 4 grades and 15 students

POINT ROBERTS, Wash. — Mary Edgley remembers a time when she taught an entire marine animal lesson inside a giant, inflatable whale in the...

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