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  • Chicago private equity firm GTCR buys suburban lab-supplies maker for $480 million

    Chicago private equity firm GTCR buys suburban lab-supplies maker for $480 million
    Private equity firm GTCR has completed its purchase of a Vernon Hills-based laboratory equipment maker for $480 million in cash. Cole-Parmer Instrument Co. was sold by Massachusetts-based Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. to GTCR, the former firm of...
  • GM expands website for owners of recalled vehicles

    GM expands website for owners of recalled vehicles
    DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co's website for owners of its vehicles recalled for faulty ignition switches has been expanded to include all 20 models involved, the automaker said. The site launched in April initially informed owners of the 2.59...
  • With cigars and crystal, Volvo makes eyes at Chinese rich

    With cigars and crystal, Volvo makes eyes at Chinese rich
    GOTHENBURG Sweden (Reuters) - With headlights shaped like Thor's hammer and space for a humidity-controlled cigar case, Volvo's new cars are sporting luxury features and designer glitz to catch the eye of the booming Chinese market and shed their safe-...
  • Obsolete part locks out Ford owner

    Obsolete part locks out Ford owner
    Q: I have a 2000 Ford Taurus that appears to no longer recognize the ignition key. The car has been sitting for four weeks while the local Ford dealer has unsuccessfully tried to find a replacement anti-theft module (the apparent culprit). Is it...
  • Bridgeport Firefighters Battle Blaze At Former Remington Arms Factory

    Bridgeport Firefighters Battle Blaze At Former Remington Arms Factory
    BRIDGEPORT — Firefighters on Tuesday battled a three-alarm fire in the former Remington Arms factory. The fire was reported about 11:30 a.m. in the vacant structure near Barnum Avenue and Helen Street. Firefighters also answered a call at the same...
  • Caterpillar worldwide dealer sales fall 9 percent

    Caterpillar worldwide dealer sales fall 9 percent
    Construction and mining equipment maker Caterpillar Inc. on Wednesday said worldwide dealer machinery sales fell 9 percent for the three months that ended in July. By segment, sales in resource industry, which is mainly mining, sank by 33 percent from the...
  • 2014 Pebble Beach: Zagato debuts new custom auto designs

    2014 Pebble Beach: Zagato debuts new custom auto designs
    The Zagato coachworks company came to Monterey Car Week, and its famed Concorso Italiano, to premier a few new designs for Italian automobiles. Taking over a sloped hillside section of green lawn, the car maker featured a line of elegantly designed ...
  • 2015 Alfa Romeo 4C finally debuts

    2015 Alfa Romeo 4C finally debuts
    Competes with: Porsche 911, Jaguar F-Type Looks like: It's stunning and resembles a smaller, sleeker version of Alfa's limited-production 8C Competizione Drivetrain: All-aluminum, 237-horsepower, turbocharged 1.75-liter direct-injection four-...
  • Newport News food vendors criticize new rules

    Newport News food vendors criticize new rules
    Every day for the last decade, Jeffrey Thompson has set up his mobile hot dog cart on 50th Street at 3 a.m. to serve hundreds of Newport News Shipbuilding's night shift workers during their lunch breaks. Now, as a result of the city's new food cart...
  • Defending champion Froome abandons Tour after crash

    Defending champion Froome abandons Tour after crash
    ARENBERG PORTE DU HAINAUT, France - Chris Froome's attempt to win a second successive Tour de France ended in bitter disappointment after less than a week of the race Wednesday when he crashed out on stage five. On a miserable, rain-sodden day in...
  • Top Democrat, on fundraising swing, says no election disaster looming for his party

    Top Democrat, on fundraising swing, says no election disaster looming for his party
    U.S. Rep. Steny Hoyer of Maryland, the No. 2 Democrat in Congress, expects his party will avoid electoral disaster in November. During a brief interview on the sidelines of a Fort Lauderdale fundraiser Sunday, Hoyer acknowledged that the climate doesn&...