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  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Mercury reaches end of the road

    Ford Motor Co. said Wednesday that it would shut down the Mercury brand developed 71 years ago. The automaker said it would end production of Mercury vehicles in the fourth quarter. The brand accounts for 5 percent of Ford's sales. Ford plans to focus...
  • FPL asks to lower cost of fuel and other expenses

    FPL asks to lower cost of fuel and other expenses
    Florida Power & Light
  • Japan quake likely to affect business globally

    Japan quake likely to affect business globally
    With the scale of the disaster in Japan still being measured, concerns are growing that last week's earthquake and tsunami could lead to a long-term disruption in the world's supply of automobiles, consumer electronics and machine tools. Japan is the...
  • In Annapolis, crowd lines up to pay respects to Schaefer

    In Annapolis, crowd lines up to pay respects to Schaefer
    From late morning to afternoon, images of a man with many hats and faces rolled by on the big TV monitor in the State House main hall: William Donald Schaefer in full white chef's garb, done up as George Washington crossing the Delaware, wearing a...
  • Mishawaka: Awaiting Word of Hummer's Fate

     
    By Eamonn Brennan Cars.com Large and foreboding, the Hummer H2 casts a long shadow over the road ??? a huge, rumbling symbol of America???s gas-guzzling history. That same shadow hangs over Mishawaka, where employees have been building the hulking...
  • Barack Obama, ''Not ready to lead:' RNC

     
    by Mark Silva ST PAUL - While Republicans stage their convention here in St. Paul, the presidential campaign battle rages in states such as Michigan, where the GOP's John McCain hopes to make Democrat Barack Obama pay for a struggling......
  • GM Plant Closures Signal Product Shift

     
    Now that it???s operating under bankruptcy protection, GM has ramped up the scheduled plant closures it had previously announced. Four assembly plants will be closed this year, impacting current products. The least surprising closure is the Wilmington,...
  • Documentary of GM Plant Closure Nabs Oscar Nod

     
    ???The Last Truck: Closing of a GM Plant,??? which follows several workers in the Moraine, Ohio, assembly plant during its last months of operation, has earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Documentary Short Film. The 40-minute film is part......
  • Nuclear plant shutdown saps some of Disney World’s power

     
    Problems at a nuclear power plant on Florida’s Gulf coast have created a bit of a headache for Walt Disney World. Progress Energy’s nuclear plant in Crystal River has been shut down since late last year, after workers in the midst of a maintenanc...