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Biotech drops again, pulling down market

Biotech drops again, pulling down market

April 10th, 2014 6:43 pm by Associated Press

Biotechnology stocks have turned volatile in recent weeks as regulators scrutinize the cost of their drugs and investors worry their earnings won't justify lofty stock prices.

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US futures little changed after jobless claims dip

US futures little changed after jobless claims dip

April 10th, 2014 9:48 am by Associated Press

US stock futures are little changed after the government reported that weekly claims for unemployment benefits fell last week.

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Beef prices hit all-time high in US

Beef prices hit all-time high in US

April 10th, 2014 9:45 am by By David Pierson and Tiffany Hsu, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

Extreme weather has thinned the nation's beef cattle herds to levels last seen in 1951, when there were about half as many mouths to feed in America.

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UAW subpoenas Haslam, Corker in VW challenge

UAW subpoenas Haslam, Corker in VW challenge

April 9th, 2014 11:15 pm by Associated Press

UAW President Bob King said in an emailed statement that the purpose of the investigation "is to determine the truth concerning the third party interference in the February election at Volkswagen's Chattanooga plant."

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Scientists try using 3-D printer to build human heart

Scientists try using 3-D printer to build human heart

April 9th, 2014 10:06 pm by Associated Press

It is an ambitious project to first, make a heart and then get it to work in a patient, and it could be years — perhaps decades — before a 3-D printed heart would ever be put in a person.

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Powell Valley National Bank now offering investment services

Powell Valley National Bank now offering investment services

April 9th, 2014 9:33 pm by Staff Report

PVNB is a locally owned community bank headquartered in Jonesville with full service offices throughout the region. The bank, established in 1888, offers a wide range of loan, deposit, electronic banking and investment services.

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Tech review: Samsung Galaxy S5 features useful, less about gimmicks

Tech review: Samsung Galaxy S5 features useful, less about gimmicks

April 9th, 2014 6:24 pm by ANICK JESDANUN, Associated Press

There's a lot to like about Samsung's new Galaxy S5 smartphone —among them, its relative lack of features.

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Stocks rally on Fed minutes, earnings news

Stocks rally on Fed minutes, earnings news

April 9th, 2014 6:03 pm by Associated Press

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 181.04 points, or 1.1 percent, to 16,437.18. The Standard & Poor's 500 index jumped 20.22 points, or 1.1 percent, to 1,872.18 and the tech-heavy Nasdaq rose the most, up 70.91 points, or 1.7 percent, to 4,183.90.

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New technology unwraps mummies' ancient mysteries

New technology unwraps mummies' ancient mysteries

April 9th, 2014 2:44 pm by JILL LAWLESS, Associated Press

Our fascination with mummies never gets old. Now the British Museum is using the latest technology to unwrap their ancient mysteries.

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'Heartbleed' bug causes major security headache

'Heartbleed' bug causes major security headache

April 9th, 2014 2:43 pm by ANICK JESDANUN, AP Technology Writers; MICHAEL LIEDTKE, AP Technology Writers

A confounding computer bug called "Heartbleed" is causing major security headaches across the Internet as websites scramble to fix the problem and Web surfers wonder whether they should change their passwords

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