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Hedge funds added Apple shares in second quarter, filings show

August 14th, 2015

BOSTON (Reuters) – Top U.S. hedge funds bought new shares of Apple Inc during the second quarter or added to their existing positions, ahead of a decline in the value of shares of the iPhone maker.


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Officials: MGM to add bus stop at National Harbor resort

August 14th, 2015

OXON HILL, Md. — Officials say MGM has decided to put a bus stop in front of its $1.3 billion National Harbor resort expected to open next year. The Washington Post reports Bill Boasberg, the resort’s general manager, said this week, after working with the Metro and Prince George’s County, the company decided to add …

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U.S. producer prices up just 0.2 percent in July

August 14th, 2015

WASHINGTON — Prices charged by producers rose more slowly in July, reflecting declines in both food and energy. The Labor Department said Friday its Producer Price Index, which measures inflation pressures before they reach the consumer, increased 0.2 percent in July compared to June when prices had risen 0.4 percent. The Federal Reserve has said …

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North Dakota oil shipments by rail drop below 50 percent

August 14th, 2015

BISMARCK, N.D. — The percentage of North Dakota oil shipped by rail has dropped below 50 percent for the first time in several years. North Dakota Pipeline Authority Director Justin Kringstad says rail shipments accounted for 47 percent of the 1.2 million barrels of oil produced in June. That’s down from a high of 75 …

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1st U.S. Thomas the Tank Engine park opens in Massachusetts

August 14th, 2015

CARVER, Mass. — The nation’s first Thomas the Tank Engine-themed amusement park is opening in Massachusetts this weekend. Thomas Land is scheduled to open to the public Saturday on 11 acres of the Edaville USA Railroad in Carver. It features 11 rides based on the popular television show, including a 20-minute train ride on Thomas …

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Wall St. edges up after upbeat data, Greek bailout agreement

August 14th, 2015

(Reuters) – U.S. stocks ended a volatile week higher on Friday after upbeat U.S. economic data and as euro zone finance ministers agreed to launch a third bailout program for Greece.


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Weidner closes on purchase of AIDS Project office

August 14th, 2015

Weidner Apartment Homes paid $4.5 million cash for the site in Minneapolis’ Elliot Park and plan a six-story rental.

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F & C Week in Review (Aug. 8-14)

August 14th, 2015

A look at notable stories from the week.

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House members tour bond-request sites

August 14th, 2015

Rep. Paul Torkelson led a three-day tour of northwestern Minnesota with members of the House Capital Investment Committee.

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U.S. crude edges up from six-and-a-half-year low, expiring Brent dips

August 14th, 2015

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. crude oil edged higher after falling to a fresh 6-1/2-year low on Friday, posting a seventh weekly loss amid concerns over global oversupply, while Brent futures slipped as the front-month September contract approached expiration.


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