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Factory orders up in January, helped by airplanes

WASHINGTON — Businesses ordered more manufactured goods from U.S. factories in January, but excluding a big surge in demand for airplanes, the rise in demand was the smallest in three months. The Commerce Department says that excluding the volatile transportation ...

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Southwest to give more miles for more expensive flights

DALLAS — Southwest Airlines is revamping its frequent-flier program with changes designed to nudge customers into buying higher-priced tickets by letting them earn bonus flights faster. Southwest, the largest carrier at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, said passengers will be ...

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