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Apple supplier’s factory back up after China brawl

BEIJING — A factory in China owned by the manufacturer of Apple’s iPhones resumed production Tuesday after a brawl by workers highlighted tensions that labor groups say were worsened by the pressure of a new iPhone launch. Foxconn Technology Group ...

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Manufacturing shrinks for first time in 3 years

WASHINGTON — U.S. manufacturing shrank in June for the first time in nearly three years, adding to signs that economic growth is weakening. Production declined, and the number of new orders plunged, according to a monthly report released Monday by ...

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Factory activity grew more slowly in May

WASHINGTON — U.S. manufacturing grew more slowly in May, hampered weaker hiring and declining production. But a measure of new orders rose to a 13-month high, suggesting factory activity will pick up in June. The Institute for Supply Management, a ...

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Manufacturing grows at fastest pace since June

WASHINGTON — U.S. manufacturing grew last month at the fastest pace in 10 months. New orders, production and a measure of hiring all rose. The strength at U.S. factories suggests the economy is healthier than recent data had indicated. That’s ...

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Bill would boost film tax credit program (access required)

ANNAPOLIS — John Latenser missed his family while working out of state, but the film location manager with 18 years of experience had to make a living. So after Maryland tax credits for film production companies were eliminated in 2008, ...

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Manufacturing expanded last month at faster pace

WASHINGTON — U.S. factories grew last month at the fastest pace since June, helped by a jump in new orders and production. The Institute for Supply Management, a trade group of purchasing managers, said Thursday that its manufacturing index rose ...

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