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Trucker Slow Roll Protest
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February 06, 2019 - 2:32 pm
DALLAS (1080 KRLD) - Trucks around Dallas have been making a "slow roll" around the city today. Dozens of professional drivers left truck stops this morning with plans to drive slowly while honking their horns, as they headed to Dallas and back. Protest organizer Rob Goodwin says the protest aims...
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Southwest Airlines
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February 05, 2019 - 4:20 am
Inching closer to launching flights to Hawaii, Southwest Airlines plans a test run today. The next step to federal approval will be today's "validation flight" from Oakland to Honolulu. The flight will run, without passengers, to demonstrate to the FAA that Southwest's two-engine Boeing 737s are...
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FILE-This Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018 file photo shows Mari Keels transferring a front end of a General Motors Chevrolet Cruze during assembly at Jamestown Industries, in Youngstown, Ohio. Jamestown Industries, which supplies front and rear bumper covers for the Cruze, hopes its efforts to secure new business will allow its Youngstown plant to keep going. But the plant is down from three shifts to one and GM is still its biggest customer. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)
February 02, 2019 - 7:30 am
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The impact from General Motors' big restructuring this year will be felt beyond the five North American factories that are slated to close in the coming months. Thousands of jobs at auto parts suppliers and other industry-related positions also are at stake. Already, two...
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FILE- This April 25, 2017, file photo, shows Exxon service station signs in Nashville, Tenn. Exxon Mobil Corp. reports earnings Friday, Feb. 1, 2019. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)
February 01, 2019 - 3:58 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Exxon Mobil increased revenue during a volatile fourth quarter for world oil markets, but profit fell 28 percent from a year earlier, when Exxon booked a huge gain from lower corporate tax rates. The earnings topped Wall Street expectations, however, and capped Exxon's most profitable...
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In this Jan. 30, 2019, photo, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Sanders on Thursday released a plan to significantly hike taxes on the wealthiest 0.2 percent of Americans, the latest in a series of proposals from Democratic presidential contenders to combat income inequality by shifting tax burdens to the upper class. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
January 31, 2019 - 2:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders is proposing a significant hike in taxes on the very wealthiest Americans, pitching an expanded estate tax that his office estimates would hit 588 of the nation's billionaires. Sanders' plan is the latest in a series of proposals from Democratic presidential...
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US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, right, accompanied by Trump Administration officials, meets with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, left, and other Chinese officials as they begin US-China Trade Talks in the Diplomatic Room of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House Complex, Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
January 31, 2019 - 2:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump cast doubt Thursday on whether the U.S. and China can reach a comprehensive trade agreement in time to keep a steep tariff increase from kicking in against Beijing in March. Trump also said a final deal probably won't be finalized until he and Chinese...
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FILE - In this Jan. 17, 2018 file photo, Eric Trump appears on the "Fox & friends" television program, in New York. The Trump Organization, responding to claims that some of its workers were in the U.S. illegally, says it will use the E-Verify electronic system at all of its properties to check employees’ documentation. Executive Vice President Eric Trump said in a statement provided to The Associated Press on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019, that the company takes its obligation to confirm workers’ immigration status “very seriously.” (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
January 30, 2019 - 7:35 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Trump Organization, responding to claims that some of its workers were in the U.S. illegally, said on Wednesday that it will use the E-Verify electronic system at all of its properties to check employees' documentation. A lawyer for a dozen immigrant workers at the Trump...
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FILE- In this Oct 2, 2018, file photo, a for sale sign stands outside a home on the market in the north Denver suburb of Thornton, Colo. The Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index for November is released. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
January 29, 2019 - 8:01 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices rose at a slower pace in November, as sales have tumbled and affordability has deteriorated for many would-be buyers. The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller 20-city home price index grew 4.7 percent from a year earlier, dropping off from a 5 percent annual increase in...
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