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Top court hears two cases on liability for second-hand asbestos exposure (access required)

Maryland’s top court heard arguments Tuesday on whether companies can be held liable for the asbestos-related illnesses of family members of people who were exposed to the hazardous material and brought it home on their clothes.

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Unemployment rises in more than half of U.S. metros

WASHINGTON — Unemployment rates rose last month in more than half of the nation’s largest metro areas, driven higher by weak private-sector hiring and natural disasters. The unemployment rate increased in 210 metro areas in May, the Labor Department said ...

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Toyota: Car production disrupted until November or December

TOKYO — Toyota’s global car production, disrupted by parts shortages from Japan’s earthquake and tsunami, won’t return to normal until November or December — imperiling its spot as the world’s top-selling automaker. President Akio Toyoda apologized to customers for the ...

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