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  1. Civil rights complaints against Daimler Trucks riseRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | USA Today

    A investigation into Daimler Trucks North America has expanded after four more employees opened civil rights complaints against the Portland-based company. Civil rights complaints against Daimler Trucks rise A investigation into Daimler Trucks North America has expanded after four more employees opened civil rights complaints against the Portland-based company.

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  2. Poorly written paper earns UNC Chapel Hill student A-minusRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KCRA-TV Sacramento

    For 18 years, thousands of students at the prestigious University of North Carolina took fake "paper classes," and advisers funneled athletes into the program to keep them eligible, according to a scathing independent report released Wednesday. "These counselors saw the paper classes and the artificially high grades they yielded as key to helping some student-athletes remain eligible," Kenneth Wainstein wrote in his report.

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  3. Strong GM, Ford earnings expected this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | USA Today

    This is earnings week for General Motors and Ford Motor, and expectations are high, with a few cautionary notes. GM reports third-quarter earnings on Thursday morning and Ford reports Friday morning, both Strong GM, Ford earnings expected this week This is earnings week for General Motors and Ford Motor, and expectations are high, with a few cautionary notes.

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  4. Hyacinth problem grows out of control in StocktonRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KCRA-TV Sacramento

    Parts of the waterways in Stockton are a sea of green -- and a plant known as hyacinth is being blamed for clogging sections of the Delta. "Maybe two years ago it was pretty bad, but not this bad," said Terry Craig, harbor master at the Village West Marina.

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  5. Consumer Advisory has been issued for serrano peppers distributed by MeijerRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | NewsCenter 25

    Customers who have purchased serrano peppers under the advisory are urged to return them to the Meijer they were bought at for a full refund.

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  6. Airbag recall: GM issues warning to owners of affected modelsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | NewsCenter 25

    "I called the dealership and they got me in right away to get it fixed, I was pleased with that." "Lets face it, an airbag is a very key component in an accident, an airbag is something that if it deploys correctly is going to save lives and probably save most bodily injuries."

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  7. Canadian victim remembered for smile, heartRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WGAL-TV Lancaster

    The Canadian army reservist could look the part of intimidating soldier, the way that his abundant muscles filled out his uniform. But his Instagram and Facebook page and recollections shared online suggest Cirillo was a person at ease snuggling with a dog, enjoying music or joking with friends.

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  8. Canadian official hailed as 'hero'Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WGAL-TV Lancaster

    As sergeant-at-arms of Canada's House of Commons, Kevin Vickers is accustomed to being in the middle of big things. Members of parliament, the press and the public hailed the 58-year-old Vickers on Wednesday after he reportedly shot dead a gunman who'd gotten into the Canadian legislature. 1 comment

  9. Startup Reveals Hoverboard PrototypeRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Boston.com

    According to the movie Back to the Future: Part II , flying skateboards are supposed to be a reality by 2015. A startup company in California has taken a big step to making this a reality.

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  10. Family: Doctors don't detect Ebola in nurse's bodyRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | NewsCenter 25

    The family of a Texas nurse who flew to Ohio and was diagnosed with Ebola says doctors no longer detect the virus in her body. A family statement released Wednesday through a media consultant says officials at Emory University Hospital and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention couldn't detect Ebola in Amber Vinson as of Tuesday evening.

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  11. NHTSA apologizes for mishandling Takata airbag recall informationRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Automotive News

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's top official apologized late Wednesday for publishing inaccurate information in its Monday warning about defective Takata airbags that may explode and for technical glitches that made its recall search page unavailable for much of the week. In a statement, David Friedman, NHTSA's deputy administrator, also said the agency has "identified the problem" affecting Takata airbags and is making sure cars are recalled in parts of the country "where there is a demonstrated risk."

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  12. Government expands airbag warning to 7.8 million vehiclesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    The U.S. government is now urging owners of nearly 8 million cars and trucks to have the airbags repaired because of potential danger to drivers and passengers. But the effort is being complicated by confusing information and a malfunctioning website.

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  13. Ins. Commissioner: Anthem Blue Cross rates 'excessive'Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | KCRA-TV Sacramento

    Insurance premiums are on the rise for roughly 120,000 Californians who are covered under the small group health insurance plans of Anthem Blue Cross, according to Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones. "We see the continuation of Anthem's practice of charging smaller employers higher health insurance than is justified by their claims experience," Jones said in a news conference Wednesday morning.

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  14. Three factors in Daimler's $780M sale of Tesla stockRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Automotive News

    When Mercedes-Benz parent company Daimler AG announced late Tuesday that it had sold its 4 percent stake in Tesla Motors Inc. for a handsome $780 million, people naturally rushed for a simple explanation. Did the German automaker lose faith in Tesla's future prospects? Or, on the contrary, did Mercedes-Benz begin to see Tesla as a rival, instead of a partner? Without having been in the boardroom to see the calculus behind the decision, it is hard to know what drove Daimler move to sell.

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  15. This Is Why The 2015 Mustang GT Is $7,000 More Than The EcoboostRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Jalopnik

    The Mustang 5.0 GT is 10 mph faster than the 2.3 Ecoboost in the main straight at Willow Springs International Raceway. Yes, of course there is more.

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  16. Acura finds new sedan successor in TLXvisit|article-5841177|Cars-nav-hcat|1Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | SFGate

    Acura 's TSX is going away and a new mid-size sports sedan - the 2015 Acura TLX will become the successor to the Acura TL. The Acura TLX will be positioned between their ILX entry-luxury sedan and the flagship RLX sedan.

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  17. Ford Turns the Hot Wheels Rip Rod into an EcoBoost-Powered RacerRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Motor Trend

    Ford showed off the Hot Wheels Rip Rod at last year's SEMA show when it was nothing more than non-driving show car. That is no longer the case because the automaker and a few of its partners have brought the Rip Rod to life, and it appears they did it right, with a powertrain to match the car's cool looks.

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  18. Dodge Viper Factory Resumes Production After Strong September SalesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Motor Trend

    The Dodge Viper plant is set to go back in business in mid-November, and it's all thanks to the massive price cut applied to the sports car earlier this year. The automaker slapped a $15,000 discount on the entry price for the 2015 Viper SRT , resulting in strong sales in September and the need for more Vipers.

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  19. Man apprehended after jumping White House fenceRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | NewsCenter 25

    This latest incident comes about a month after a previous White House fence jumper sprinted across the lawn, past armed uniformed agents and entered the mansion. The fallout from that September incident and other Secret Service breaches in security for the president led Julia Pierson to step down as director of the agency.

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  20. EPA says gas mileage data inflated on 4 Mini CoopersRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | USA Today

    The U.S. government has told BMW to reduce the gas mileage estimates on window stickers of four Mini Cooper models. Testing by the Environmental Protection Agency lab discovered the overstated mileage.

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