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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Passenger numbers were up at the Springfield airport in 2012. That increase bucks national and regional trends. “Our total passenger numbers were up 2.8 percent in 2012,” said Brian Weiler, airport director of aviation. ...
>> 50 Years Ago — Imperial Valley’s economy will be hard hit by the impending strike of railroad workers against Southern Pacific, in the opinion of local officials. The strike could hit anytime today. While trucks, have taken over a large...
Toyota Motor Corp. profits soared in the latest quarter, helped by strong sales in North America and a slide in the value of the Japanese yen. Toyota, which surpassed GM in 2012 to become the world’s largest auto company, said profit for its third...
Strong business in North America helped Ford Motor Co. post a big increase in fourth-quarter profit Tuesday, excluding a tax adjustment last year, but the automaker is still being hurt by Europe’s economic malaise. The nation’s second-...
This post has been corrected. See the note below for details.Ducati North America on Thursday announced record sales for 2012 -- the company's best year in the market, with a 21% increase over 2011 in total sales of motorcycles and a 42% jump in its apparel division. [For the Record, 7:20 a.m., Jan. 17: An...
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A recent headline from the Los Angeles Times, “Teens plotting attacks tend to tip their hand,” highlights a particularly difficult grammar problem. Do plural teens really share a singular hand? No. But would it be better to make “hand&...
-------------------- Nature Wars The Incredible Story of How Wildlife Comebacks Turned Backyards Into Battlegrounds Jim Sterba Crown, 368 pp., $26 -------------------- The nature-challenged reader will discover many new and startling facts in Jim...
Tornadoes and wildfires. Droughts and hurricanes. The United States saw almost every sort of calamity this year as 11 billion-dollar natural disasters struck the country. Superstorm Sandy hit New York, ruined parts of the New Jersey coast and closed the...
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The storied British brands Jaguar and Land Rover brought three new premium vehicles to the Los Angeles Auto Show, hoping to make a splash in its most important regional market. Now one company under the name Jaguar Land Rover, the automaker launched a...
Many Western ski resorts have had stronger-than-expected early snowstorms, meaning many will open soon. That's good news. And here's more from the Western slopes: Wyoming If you've never been to Jackson Hole, Wyo., maybe this is your year. Jackson...
The Baltimore SunWhose traffic camera system is bigger? D.C. or Baltimore's? In the Baltimore Sun's speed camera investigation published Sunday, Xerox State & Local Solutions, Baltimore's speed camera vendor, called the city's automated traffic enforcement system the...
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email@example.comHeavily rooted in U.S. history, what has become the JFK 50 Mile ultramarathon began as a challenge issued in the early 1900s by President Theodore Roosevelt, who demanded that his ranking military officers be able to lead their men 50 miles in a 20-hour...
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