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Oct 17, 2011

U.S. industrial production grows for 3rd month in row

WASHINGTON — U.S. factories produced more goods in September for a third straight month, the latest signal that the economy is rebounding from its summer slump. They made more airplanes, trucks and home electronics last month to meet rising demand, the Federal Reserve said Monday. The 0.4 percent increase in factory output followed other promising […]

May 9, 2011

Good morning, Woody Harrelson

Today, I’m on the hunt for Woody Harrelson. “Game Change” is filming at the Tremont Grand, right around the corner from TDR’s offices, and security and set people have told us that Harrelson’s supposed to make an appearance Monday to shoot a scene. The made-for-TV movie about the 2008 presidential election is filming around the […]

Mar 17, 2011

US factory output rises for 6th straight month

WASHINGTON — U.S. factories produced more cars, appliances, computers and furniture in February, lifting manufacturing output for the sixth straight month. The Federal Reserve says overall output at the nation’s factories, mines and utilities dipped 0.1 percent last month, the first decline since October. But that reflected a sharp drop in production at gas and […]

Feb 16, 2011

Factory output grows for 5th straight month in January

WASHINGTON — Factories produced more goods for the fifth straight month in January as strong auto sales spurred demand for new cars and trucks. But overall U.S. industrial production fell for the first time in 19 months. Output by America’s factories, mines and utilities dipped 0.1 percent last month, the Federal Reserve said Wednesday. The […]

Dec 20, 2010

Boeing to increase 777 production in 2013

SEATTLE — Boeing said Monday it’s again increasing the production rate for its 777 aircraft due to strong customer demand. The Chicago company will boost output to 8.3 of the 777 planes a month in the first quarter of 2013. In March it announced plans to increase production to seven airplanes per month from five […]

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