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Coal forecast: Up in 2014, down next year

BILLINGS, Mont. — The U.S. coal mining industry will see a modest and short-lived rebound in 2014, driven by more production in Western states after two successive years of declines, according to a government forecast released Tuesday. The Energy Information ...

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You’ll pay more to keep warm this winter, Energy Dept. forecasts

The government forecast Tuesday that most households will pay more for heat this winter. Heating oil users will catch a slight break, but will still pay near-record prices to keep warm. Prices for natural gas, electricity and propane should be ...

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McCormick’s profit slips in 1st quarter

McCormick & Co. Inc., of Sparks, an international producer of spices, seasonings, flavorings and specialty foods, reported net income for its fiscal first quarter ending Feb. 29 of $74.5 million, or 55 cents per diluted share, versus $76.8 million, or ...

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Nat’l Retail Federation upgrades holiday forecast

NEW YORK — With the final Christmas countdown begun, the nation’s largest retail trade group has upgraded its holiday sales forecast reflecting growing optimism that much more spending is to come. The National Retail Federation said Thursday it now expects ...

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