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New coasters, immersive rides coming in 2012

ORLANDO, Fla. — A host of new roller coasters, a 12-acre town lifted straight out of the animated “Cars” movies and an elaborate “Transformers” 3-D simulator ride are among the new theme park attractions scheduled to open around the country ...

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SUV sales lift automakers to best October since ’07

DETROIT — Fans of SUVs and trucks shoved car buyers aside last month, helping the auto industry to its best October in four years. The shift was a boon for Detroit’s automakers, who posted sizeable increases in sales of pickups ...

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Manufacturing growth slowed slightly in October

WASHINGTON — U.S. manufacturing grew more slowly in October, hampered by weaker demand for exports and slower production at factories. But companies ordered more goods, factories slashed their stockpiles and auto sales rose. Those trends suggest manufacturing activity could rebound ...

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