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STEEL: Shipments strong to auto, appliance industries

STEEL: Shipments strong to auto, appliance industries

The steel industry got a boost from strong car sales in 2013, which hopefully should continue into this year, said Susan Zlajic, manager of government affairs at ArcelorMittal USA Inc.

February 02, 2014 12:00 am
STEEL: Global conditions have been challenging for steelmakers

STEEL: Global conditions have been challenging for steelmakers

Steelmakers continue to struggle with weak demand, low prices and overcapacity.

July 21, 2013 12:00 am
FDA urged to set standards for arsenic in rice

FDA urged to set standards for arsenic in rice

The Food and Drug Administration may consider new standards for the levels of arsenic in rice as consumer groups are calling for federal guidance on how much of the carcinogen can be present in food.

September 19, 2012 1:18 pm
Game of the Future: NFL 2017

Game of the Future: NFL 2017

NEW YORK | Laser technology to help officials. Computer chips in the football.

September 08, 2012 12:01 am
Game of the Future: NFL 2017

Game of the Future: NFL 2017

The first-down line that has become a staple of all NFL broadcasts should become a fixture for fans at the stadium. Chain gangs might disappear, as well, if measurements can accurately be determined through high-tech gadgets. Lasers or computer chips could "extend 100 feet up" NFL senior exe…

September 07, 2012 1:36 pm
Why stocks may be even riskier than you think

Why stocks may be even riskier than you think

NEW YORK | Job growth in the United States is slowing. Sales at stores have stopped growing. The economies of India, Brazil and China are cooling. Europe is crippled by government debt and bad bank loans.

June 22, 2012 3:10 pm
Obama ad features steelworkers to undercut Romney's record on jobs

Obama ad features steelworkers to undercut Romney's record on jobs

WASHINGTON | President Barack Obama is casting Mitt Romney as a greedy, job-killing corporate titan with little concern for the working class in a new, multi-pronged effort that seeks to undermine the central rationale for his Republican rival's candidacy: his business credentials.

May 14, 2012 10:40 am Video

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Phoenix Services signs contract to service ArcelorMittal

Steel mill service firm Phoenix Services will open a slag processing and distribution facility in Portage after signing a multi-year contract with ArcelorMittal Burns Harbor.

April 24, 2012 2:00 pm
More home apple growers are thinking organic

More home apple growers are thinking organic

An apple a day keeps the doctor away, but maybe less so if you use chemical pesticides, fungicides or fertilizer.

April 12, 2012 9:00 am
A wine fermenter Humpty Dumpty would love

A wine fermenter Humpty Dumpty would love

Do you like eggs with wine? How about wine IN eggs?

April 04, 2012 12:00 am
A wine fermenter Humpty Dumpty would love

A wine fermenter Humpty Dumpty would love

Winemakers are embracing concrete egg-shaped fermenters as a way to add unique flavors to their wines.

April 04, 2012 12:00 am

Obama warns China against 'skirting the rules'

WASHINGTON | President Barack Obama warned China Tuesday that it would not be allowed to gain a competitive advantage in world trade by "skirting the rules."

March 13, 2012 9:40 am
Full steel recovery still a year away, analyst says

Full steel recovery still a year away, analyst says

Anyone waiting for a full recovery of the domestic steel industry in 2012 may have to wait one more year.

January 11, 2012 2:30 pm Related

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Full steel recovery still a year away, analyst says

Full steel recovery still a year away, analyst says

Anyone waiting for a full recovery of the domestic steel industry in 2012 may have to wait one more year. "This recession, (the steel industry) just recovered so slowly, and steel production is still not where it was before the boom years in 2007 and early 2008," said Monica Bonar, North Ame…

January 11, 2012 2:30 pm Related

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A roundup of recent Indiana newspaper editorials

Heaven forbid we should offend the visiting sophisticates

January 07, 2012 12:00 am
O, tannenbaum! Are you best natural or artificial?

O, tannenbaum! Are you best natural or artificial?

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — If the holidays are truly a time for peace on earth and goodwill toward all, someone forgot to tell the Christmas tree people.

December 10, 2011 12:00 am Photos

Photos

Diamonds shining brightly on resale market

Diamonds shining brightly on resale market

Gold and silver pieces are bringing nearly twice as much as they did in 2008, but diamonds are finally living up to their rep for being a girl's best friend.

November 27, 2011 12:00 am

Washington homeowner transforms backyard into mosaic of stories

TACOMA, Wash. — Stare out of Ingrid Walker's back windows in the rain and you won't see a dull, dripping yard with leafless trees. What you will see is pattern and color — royal blue granite shapes, yellow tin mushrooms, warm red brick paths and shiny glass stepping stones in a modernist mos…

November 12, 2011 12:00 am
Clearing out water and packaging

Clearing out water and packaging

SC Johnson introduced a version of its popular Windex window cleaner earlier this year that's sold in a "snip 'n' pour" pouch, so customers can refill old bottles with a concentrated Windex formula diluted with water from the tap. The company is test marketing a contraption called the All-in…

November 05, 2011 12:00 am
Cool-season landscape begins with pansies and their pals

Cool-season landscape begins with pansies and their pals

With the current pansy-planting frenzy going on you may find yourself like many others, wondering what companions you could use to create a dazzling cool-season display. Believe it or not there are more outstanding choices than you ever imagined, whether you are planting in the landscape or …

October 23, 2011 12:00 am
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