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Putin urges Ukraine cease-fire after plane attack

A woman walks at the site of a crashed Malaysia Airlines passenger plane near the village of Rozsypne, eastern Ukraine Friday, July 18, 2014. Rescue workers, policemen and even off-duty coal miners were combing a sprawling area in eastern Ukraine near the Russian border where the...
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GE 2Q profit jumps 13 pct on aviation, oil and gas

View of the General Electric plant in Belfort, eastern France, Tuesday, June 24, 2014. Alstom’s chief executive said the French heavy engineering firm’s agreement to sell off most of its power generation business to U.S. rival General Electric Co. will save jobs and...
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Coetzee shoots 69 on 28th birthday at British Open

George Coetzee of South Africa plays a shot onto the 16th green during the second day of the British Open Golf championship at the Royal Liverpool golf club, Hoylake, England, Friday July 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Jon Super) George Coetzee of South Africa plays a shot onto the 16th...

AbbVie, Shire agree on $55B combination

The drugmaker AbbVie has reached a deal worth roughly $55 billion to combine with British counterpart Shire and become the latest U.S. company to seek an overseas haven from corporate income tax rates back home. The companies said Friday that Shire shareholders will receive cash...
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Why airlines didn’t avoid risky Ukraine airspace

A closed desk of Malaysian airlines is seen at Schiphol airport in Amsterdam, Thursday, July 17, 2014. Ukraine said a passenger plane carrying 295 people was shot down Thursday as it flew over the country, and both the government and the pro-Russia separatists fighting in the...

EPA: Vapor Intrusion In Ohio Suburb More Serious

RIVERSIDE, Ohio (AP) — Environmental and health officials say vapor intrusion in a suburban Dayton neighborhood is more serious and widespread than originally believed. A U.S. Environmental Protection Agency investigation recently expanded to about 365 homes in Riverside as the...

EPA: Vapor Intrusion In Ohio Suburb More Serious

RIVERSIDE, Ohio (AP) — Environmental and health officials say vapor intrusion in a suburban Dayton neighborhood is more serious and widespread than originally believed. A U.S. Environmental Protection Agency investigation recently expanded to about 365 homes in Riverside as the...
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W&LE Station in Kent, Ohio, Needs New Owners

Milepost 853 The old Wheeling & Lake Erie station in Kent, Ohio, is being threatened with demolition if some interested partiy or parties don’t step forward to save it. This editiorial recently appeared in the Kent Record-Courier; as a railfan in general and with an...