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Wholesale inventories rose in June for 18th month

WASHINGTON — U.S. wholesale companies added more autos, machinery and computers to their stockpiles in June, pushing inventories up for the 18th consecutive month. Sales at the wholesale level rose 0.6 percent in June, the Commerce department said Wednesday. That ...

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Durable goods orders fall 2.1 percent in June

WASHINGTON — Businesses cut back on orders for aircraft, autos, heavy machinery and computers in June, sending demand for long-lasting manufactured goods lower for the second month in the past three. Orders for durable goods fell 2.1 percent last month, ...

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Thurmont farmer charged in theft of farm equipment

THURMONT — A Thurmont-area farmer known for elaborate corn mazes faces charges of possessing stolen farm and construction equipment valued at more than $106,000. Fifty-two-year-old Jan Lawyer told The Associated Press on Monday that he didn’t know the machinery was ...

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