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  • Japan: crucial stage reached in nuclear plant shutdown [Updated]

     
    Nuclear cold storage: Japan announces reaching a critical shut-down stage of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, but critics aren't convinced....
  • Cars.com News Briefs: March 21, 2012

     
    Here's what we have our eye on today: Fiat and Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne told Bloomberg News today that European automakers need to incur "painful" restructuring to stanch losses in the region. Europe's sovereign-debt crisis has stymied consumer...
  • San Onofre nuclear plant closure not permanent, Edison says

     
    The extended closure of the San Onofre nuclear plant due to equipment issues has led some to speculate -- or hope -- that the plant will be shuttered for good, but the chief nuclear officer for plant operator Southern California......
  • Hostess Twinkies, Ho Hos fly off shelves in Glendale

     
    The shelves at the Wonder Hostess Bakery Thrift Shop in Glendale Friday were bare as customers made runs on Twinkies, Ho Hos and Ding Dongs after the iconic snack food company asked a judge for permission to go out of business and lay off 18,500 workers...
  • Twinkie, Ding-Dong runs reported as Hostess bakery closes

     
    There was a sense of mourning Friday at the Wonder Hostess Bakery Thrift Shop in Glendale as both workers and customers came to terms with the end of the company and its famous snacks. Glendale resident Charlie Ruiz, 63, walked......
  • Plants Impacted by GM Restructuring

    Plants Impacted by GM Restructuring
    The 47 U.S. facilities for General Motors assembly, powertrain, and stamping are being cut to 34 by the end of 2010 -- and then to 33 by 2012. Here are the impacted plants. PLANT STATUS: Closing dates for plants may be sooner depending on market demand....
  • What was the point of bailing out GM?

    What was the point of bailing out GM?
    Today's topic: Should the U.S. government have spent billions to keep General Motors from liquidation only to eventually steer it to Bankruptcy Court? An earlier bankruptcy would have saved taxpayers billions Point: Daniel J. Ikenson General Motors...
  • Pratt Executive Recommended Cheshire Plant Closing In 2008

    Pratt Executive Recommended Cheshire Plant Closing In 2008
    Ten months before announcing a decision to lay off more than 1,000 Connecticut workers, Pratt & Whitney executives were already expecting to close their Cheshire factory, according to an internal Pratt document presented Monday during the first day of a...
  • Losses of factory jobs in California blamed on regulation

    Losses of factory jobs in California blamed on regulation
    The El Monte factory stopped operating just a few weeks ago, but already it feels abandoned, an appropriate setting for a "Terminator" movie. The dusty clock on the wall is frozen at 7:00. Below it, the deep pits that once held molten steel are now...
  • Analysis: No sure things in economic development

    Analysis: No sure things in economic development
    The past few weeks in Louisiana have demonstrated there are certain things economic developers armed with the taxpayers' checkbook can accomplish, and others they can do little about, especially during the current recession. And in this era, risk and...
  • FPL customers pay to keep manatees cozy — and alive

    FPL customers pay to keep manatees cozy — and alive
    COCOA — The biggest gathering of Florida manatees ever observed survived a deadly cold snap last winter by huddling in warm water discharged from a power plant on the Indian River Lagoon in Brevard County. The 1960s-era Florida Power & Light Co....