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China profits boost Asian stock markets

KEEPING SCORE: China's benchmark Shanghai Composite Index surged 1.7 percent to 2,161.20.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Myrtle Beach Online

Zack Sucher won the Midwest Classic

Sucher, the 27-year-old former Alabama-Birmingham player, finished at 19-under 265 at the Nicklaus Golf Club at LionsGate and earned $108,000 to jump from 20th to fourth on the money list with $247,318.

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Related Topix: Golf, Zack Sucher, Golfers, Jarrod Lyle

The Modesto Bee

US meat supplier in China withdraws products

The company was thrust into the spotlight last week when a Chinese TV station reported that the Shanghai plant had repackaged old beef and chicken and slapped new expiration dates on them.

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Related Topix: Aurora, IL

Myrtle Beach Online

Cable on Ohio amusement park ride snaps, hurting 2

Cedar Point spokesman Bryan Edwards says a cable on one of the Skyhawk ride's carriages disconnected late Saturday.

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Related Topix: Recreation, Cedar Fair LP, Myrtle Beach, SC

Myrtle Beach Online

UConn makes 3-D copies of antique instrument parts

Dr. Robert Howe, a reproductive endocrinologist in East Longmeadow, Massachusetts, says his medical practice showed him how computerized tomography could make precise 3-D images of body parts.

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Related Topix: Endocrinology, Medicine, Longmeadow, MA, East Longmeadow, MA

The Las Vegas Sun

Everything you want to know about death in Las Vegas

A view of Woodlawn Cemetery Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013. Opened in 1914 on 10 acres of donated land, Woodlawn, the oldest cemetery in Las Vegas, is coming up on its 100th anniversary.

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Related Topix: Obituaries

The Modesto Bee

Study: Embargo wouldn't hurt Russia

European Union countries exported $583 million of military equipment to Russia last year, less than 1 percent of the nation's $68 billion defense budget, according to a study by IHS Jane's, which provides analysis on the defense industry and security issues.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin

Myrtle Beach Online

Q&A on New Jersey's public employee pensions

Even ahead of his announcement, the political debate has ramped up. Christie's summertime town-hall style meetings are called "No Pain, No Gain" and are addressing pensions.

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Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, Chris Christie, US Governors, Tax, Economics News, Bankruptcy, Retirement

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Myrtle Beach Online

Kenai hospitals in spat over patient agreements

Because Central Peninsula Hospital won't enter a transfer agreement with the Surgery Center of Kenai, it cannot perform procedures on Medicare and Medicaid patients, the Peninsula Clarion reported .

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Related Topix: Medicare, Health, Medicaid

Myrtle Beach Online

U.Va. considers loan for financial aid program

Patrick Hogan, the university's executive vice president and chief operating officer, disclosed the discussions with a bank at a meeting of a Board of Visitors subcommittee Friday in Herndon.

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Related Topix: University of Virginia, Myrtle Beach, SC

Myrtle Beach Online

MH17 victims' family: Airline lacking compassion

Harun Calehr, the uncle of victims Miguel and Shaka Panduwinata, said Saturday the family's frustration has grown as they felt they had to haggle for help in the days after the Boeing 777 was shot down over Ukraine.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, Myrtle Beach, SC

Myrtle Beach Online

Connecticut seeking upgraded freight rail line

Elected officials in Connecticut are backed by regional business owners and the owner of New England Central Railroad in lobbying federal transportation officials for $8.3 million to upgrade railroad tracks to accommodate heavier freight and move more products to market.

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Related Topix: Myrtle Beach, SC

Myrtle Beach Online

Molson Coors Brewing CEO to retire at year's end

The brewing company said Friday that Swinburn will be succeeded in the posts by Mark R. Hunter, who currently serves as CEO and president of Molson Coors Europe.

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Related Topix: Myrtle Beach, SC

Fri Jul 25, 2014

CBC News

U.S. Steel charged in crushing accident involving Hamilton, Ont. worker

The Ministry of Labour has charged U.S. Steel with two violations after a worker was injured on the job last summer.

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Related Topix: Canada,

Myrtle Beach Online

Cellphone unlocking set to become legal again

The law, which President Obama said he looks forward to signing, undoes a move by the Librarian of Congress in 2012.

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Related Topix: Cellphones, AT&T

Myrtle Beach Online

Earthquakes occur in 4 parts of Alaska

A magnitude-5.9 quake was among several that occurred around the same location early Friday in southeast Alaska.

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Related Topix: Geology, Science, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Myrtle Beach, SC

Myrtle Beach Online

US agency probes Hyundai Sonata air bag problem

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says it has received 83 complaints about the problem.

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Related Topix: Myrtle Beach, SC

The Modesto Bee

Russia raises key rate amid Ukraine concerns

The bank said Friday it has lifted its one-week auction rate by 0.5 percentage points to 8 percent.

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The Modesto Bee

Starbucks US sales rise with help of revamped food

The Seattle-based coffee chain posted a higher quarterly profit, as sales rose in regions around the world.

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Related Topix: Restaurant Management, Starbucks, Coffee

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Aviation officials to meet on plane shot down

The official said the International Civil Aviation Organization, a U.N. agency, will host the meeting on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Modesto, CA

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