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Wednesday, September 12, 2012

1943 plane installed atop KC coffee company

A 1943 DC-3 airplane came in for a smooth and permanent landing just after sunrise Tuesday on Kansas City?s West Side.</p><p>The symbol for the Roasterie, a Kansas City coffee roaster, now sits atop its headquarters at 1204 W. 27th St., thanks to an engineering feat that took a crew of ... .

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President Barack Obama learned only on Tuesday that an armed felon rode an elevator with him on Sept. 16, White House spokesman Josh Earnest said Wednesday. ... more...


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San Francisco launched free Wi-Fi access at more than 30 public parks, plazas and recreation areas on Wednesday, thanks to a grant from Google. ... more...


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PayPal, Apple and others are betting on billions in mobile payments. ... more...


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Labor Secretary Thomas Perez is issuing a final rule raising the minimum wage for employees of federal contractors to $10.10 an hour. ... more...


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Secret Service Director Julia Pierson has resigned, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson announced. ... more...


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The annualized sales pace of light vehicles declined to a seasonally adjusted 16.43 million last month, pulling back from August's 17.53 million, which was the fastest rate since January 2006, Autodata reported Wednesday. ... more...


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Madison restaurateur Tim Thompson has filed an application for a restaurant for the space at 1110 N. Old World 3rd St. ... more...


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Mukilteo-based aerospace engineering firm Electroimpact has won the contract to build the automated fiber placement machines that Boeing will use to produce the 777X’s giant carbon-fiber composite wings. ... more...


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An EU panel put off a decision on whether to endorse Jonathan Hill, the former leader of the U.K. House of Lords, as the next financial-regulation commissioner. ... more...


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Greece's coalition government said Wednesday it would seek a vote of confidence in Parliament next week in a move to shore up its flagging support. ... more...


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U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron promised tax cuts and to fight for Britain's interests in Europe in a bid to woo crucial voters and assuage the rebellious right wing of his party ahead of May's general election. ... more...


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Very few cars, even those that cost a lot more, can accelerate as quickly as GM's new super-perforomance Corvette Z06. ... more...


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The world's biggest online social network caught heat recently when it deleted several hundred accounts belonging to self-described drag queens, other performers and members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. ... more...


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The Insider Q&A module sent for use as part of Money & Markets Extra for the week ending September 6 erroneously reported the estimates of Toby Shea, Vice President of Moody's Investors Service. Shea estimates the pre-tax profit of wholesale power companies such as NRG Energy and Calpine will rise ... more...


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Starting Wednesday, ComEd customers with smart meters can sign up for a new program that rewards them with credits on their bills for reducing power use at their homes during times when electricity demand is highest. ... more...


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