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ford and takata create 'adaptive steering' for edge
Usa Today
today, 11:43

Ford and Takata create 'adaptive steering' for Edge

IRVINE, Calif. — Ford is taking a little of the spin out of the 2015 Edge crossover — when it comes to the steering wheel. The technology is called "adaptive steering," and Ford says changes the steering...

 
root menu the 'new new orleans'
Usa Today
today, 11:43

Root menu the 'new New Orleans'

NEW ORLEANS – At Root restaurant here, scallops are served in cigar boxes and a charcuterie platter impresses well beyond standard salami, including a duck prosciutto and truffle-scented chicken liver parfait. Phillip...

 
0% loans for 84-months at midwest chrysler dealers
Usa Today
today, 10:04

0% loans for 84-months at Midwest Chrysler dealers

A growing trend of seven-year car loans has been widely reported, but this holiday shopping weekend some dealers in the country's heartland are adding a twist to the lengthy term. Through Monday, Dec. 1, Chrysler...

 
black friday madness begins
Usa Today
today, 09:57

Black Friday madness begins

Retailers were bracing for morning Black Friday crowds after an unprecedented day of shopping on Thanksgiving. More than 15,000 people showed up at Macy's flagship at Herald Square in New York; Target reported online...

 
stocks open mixed as oil plunges
Usa Today
today, 09:57

Stocks open mixed as oil plunges

Wall Street kicks off the final trading day of November trying to separate the winners and losers tied to plunging oil prices and keeping a close tab on how Black Friday sales are going as Americans flock to the malls...

 
strategies: eat, drink, be merry -- and network
Usa Today
today, 09:33

Strategies: Eat, drink, be merry -- and network

Let the parties begin! With Thanksgiving out of the way, you thought you could hunker down in your small business or just kick back at home? No way — the holiday season is a perfect time to use social opportunities to...

 
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Alaska Dispatch
yesterday, 23:48

Experts: Obama's executive action will impact current, aspiring Alaska immigrants

Only a tiny portion of the estimated 11 million immigrants living in the country illegally reside in Alaska. But experts said President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration last week should still have...

 
dan sullivan addresses his transition: 'alaskans want to move forward'
Alaska Dispatch
yesterday, 14:01

Dan Sullivan addresses his transition: 'Alaskans want to move forward'

With six weeks to go until Republican Dan Sullivan is sworn in as Alaska’s new U.S. senator, he wants to stop talking about the election. Just minutes after the Alaska Democratic Party emailed media with an attack...

 
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Alaska Dispatch
yesterday, 14:01

Picture for Alaska oil revenues goes from bad to worse as oil prices drop

We don’t know if oil prices near $70 or lower are a short-term phenomenon or a sign of things to come. The OPEC nations met Thursday in Vienna to plot strategy, deciding to keep their production quotas the same. Oil...

 
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Alaska Dispatch
Wednesday, 21:05

APOC: Marijuana activist Greene must comply with subpoena

The Alaska Public Offices Commission on Wednesday rejected Anchorage marijuana activist Charlo Greene’s objection to a subpoena, giving the agency the authority to continue its investigation into whether she violated...

 
2014 ballot measures certified: countdown to marijuana legalization begins
Alaska Dispatch
Wednesday, 19:37

2014 ballot measures certified: Countdown to marijuana legalization begins

Three ballot measures adopted by Alaska voters  this month were certified Wednesday afternoon by Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell, the Alaska Division of Elections announced in a short press release. “The election is a wrap,”...

 
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Alaska Dispatch
Tuesday, 23:20

Walker names law partner as attorney general, makes 3 other appointments

Incoming governor Bill Walker continued to flesh out his cabinet on Tuesday, announcing new appointments as the clock ticked toward Monday's inauguration, including naming his law partner Craig Richards as attorney...

 
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Charlotte Observer
today, 11:39

'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' trailer released

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Official Teaser on Disney Video Star Wars fans now have a new glimpse of Episode VII of the space opera. A teaser trailer for "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" was released Friday....

 
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Charlotte Observer
today, 00:08

Dueling and drooling sets the bar on ‘Redneck Island'

Using empirical research techniques to further the understanding of qualitative social science analytics using behavioral and linguistic models, the CMT network has unleashed upon us ... “Redneck...

 
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Charlotte Observer
yesterday, 06:02

What to Watch on Thursday: Stars pay tribute to those who help the less fortunate

Thank You, America (8 p.m., ABC) – Taylor Swift and Jimmy Kimmel help Robin Roberts pay tribute to people across the U.S. who are committed to helping the less fortunate, including a sanitation worker and...

 
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Charlotte Observer
yesterday, 00:02

Derek Torres hits reset on T0W3RS with a new album, new fashion and over-the-top solo shows

Carrboro-based indie band T0W3RS was on a national upswing when most of the band quit, leaving Derek Torres the only remaining member. Instead of throwing in the towel, he reinvented T0W3RS – and in turn...

 
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Charlotte Observer
yesterday, 00:02

Satirical shock rockers Gwar soldier on after founder's death

When Gwar founder Dave Brockie, 50, was found dead of a heroin overdose in his Richmond, Va., home in March, few fans thought the satirical, theatrical metal band he'd fronted for 30 years as masked alter-ego Oderus...

 
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Charlotte Observer
yesterday, 00:02

This Thanksgiving weekend, Charlotte diners can be plenty thankful

It's a well-agreed-upon fact that Charlotte restaurant service, overall, is less than optimum. In the way that, say, traffic at 6:30 p.m. on I-77 is less than optimum. Yet when it's good, it's very good, and I'm...

 

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for mlb gms, bargains abound on black friday, and beyond
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33 min. ago

For MLB GMs, bargains abound on Black Friday, and beyond

General managers are never off the clock this time of year, but odds are good none of them will be lining up before dawn on Black Friday. Want bargains? They have plenty just waiting for the right offer and the right...

 
former charlotte catholic quarterback flourishing in new role
Charlotte Observer
today, 11:31

Former Charlotte Catholic quarterback flourishing in new role

Charlotte Catholic football coach Mike Brodowicz called senior Ryan Miller into his office this fall a few days before the Cougars' first game. Brodowicz was about to make one of his biggest decisions in his first...

 
egg bowl stakes high for ole miss, mississippi st
Usa Today
today, 09:03

Egg Bowl stakes high for Ole Miss, Mississippi St

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — For a few weeks in October, Mississippi State and Mississippi stood among college football's elite with undefeated records, star quarterbacks and rare relevance on the national stage. Not...

 
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Usa Today
today, 09:03

Pitt, Miami to meet in regular-season finale

Sometime in the first few minutes after kickoff Saturday night, Miami's Duke Johnson will likely take a handoff from Brad Kaaya and run into the Hurricane record books. And with that, he might be out of things to...

 
tcu coach gary patterson doesn't want score to change story
Usa Today
today, 08:36

TCU coach Gary Patterson doesn't want score to change story

AUSTIN, Texas — Satisfied by a job well done, if still perspiring from effort, TCU coach Gary Patterson plans to spend the next few days watching film on Iowa State, his team's final opponent in the regular season,...

 
bell: cowboys forced to play catch-up with eagles
Usa Today
today, 07:52

Bell: Cowboys forced to play catch-up with Eagles

ARLINGTON, Texas — Maybe the drubbing at the Big Circus Tent on Turkey Day won't definitively determine the NFC East title this season. Maybe that happens in 17 days at The Linc. Yet with a convincing 33-10 victory,...

 
 

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