Saturday, January 20, 2018
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Kenly 95 to become Petro Stopping Center

Kenly 95 to become Petro Stopping Center

KENLY, N.C. — Those stopping at Kenly 95 Truckstop will soon be seeing a lot of green.

Current account deficit rises to $109 billion

Current account deficit rises to $109 billion

WASHINGTON — The deficit in the broadest measure of U.S. trade rose in the first quarter to the highest point in more than a year as rising global oil prices and a rebounding economy pushed up imports sharply.

FedEx issues conservative outlook, 4Q income up

FedEx issues conservative outlook, 4Q income up

NEW YORK — FedEx on Wednesday offered a conservative outlook for its new fiscal year even as strong exports from Asia led to healthy fourth-quarter results.

Home construction sinks, building permits down

Home construction sinks, building permits down

WASHINGTON — Home construction plunged last month and building permits also fell, the latest signs that the construction industry won’t fuel the economic recovery.

After blasting BP, Obama now faces its leaders

After blasting BP, Obama now faces its leaders

WASHINGTON — Fresh from admonishing BP before the world, President Barack Obama now gets his moment with the oil company’s leaders. It will be on his turf and, he vowed to an angry nation, on his terms.

Federal government boosts Central Valley water deliveries

Federal government boosts Central Valley water deliveries

FRESNO, Calif. — Farmers in California’s vast agricultural valley will have no problem growing much of the nation’s fall lettuce crop thanks to late-season storms that freed up more water to nurture their fields.

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