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October factory orders post 0.9 percent decline

WASHINGTON — Orders to U.S. factories fell in October by the largest amount in five months, reflecting a big drop in demand for aircraft. The Commerce Department says that factory orders declined 0.9 percent in October, the first setback since ...

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Watermen put down tongs as oyster prices drop

DEAL ISLAND — Watermen who are upset about a drop in oyster prices have staged a strike in the hopes that buyers who must fill upcoming Thanksgiving orders will relent. The buyers had been paying as much as $42 per ...

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