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Productivity up in 4th quarter as labor costs fall

Productivity up in 4th quarter as labor costs fall

WASHINGTON — Worker productivity rose more than expected in the October-December quarter as companies squeezed more output from their employees.

Flying J to sell Bakersfield Refinery to Alon Energy USA

Flying J to sell Bakersfield Refinery to Alon Energy USA

OGDEN, Utah — Flying J Inc. and its subsidiary Big West of California LLC said Tuesday that they have agreed to sell their interest in the Bakersfield Refinery to Paramount Petroleum Corp., a subsidiary of Alon Energy USA Inc.

Dems plan jobs bill, challenging GOP’s acts

Dems plan jobs bill, challenging GOP’s acts

WASHINGTON — Scuffling over jobs and taxes, congressional Democrats began refining their election-year jobs package Tuesday in a challenge to Republicans to balance their party’s complaints about big spending with action to help unemployed Americans.

Environmental group sues over proposed intermodal hub

Environmental group sues over proposed intermodal hub

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Natural Resources Defense Council has joined efforts to stop construction of a large rail yard project in southwest Johnson County.

ArvinMeritor breaks even on lower costs

ArvinMeritor breaks even on lower costs

TROY, Mich. — Auto and truck parts supplier ArvinMeritor Inc. said Feb. 2 it broke even in the fiscal first quarter as cost cutting measures countered lower sales and helped reverse a year-ago loss.

FTR: More freight to boost truck, trailer sales in 2011

FTR: More freight to boost truck, trailer sales in 2011

NASHVILLE, Ind. — Accelerating economic activity has led FTR Associates to increase its estimates of the amount of truck freight that was moving at year-end 2009, as reported in the January edition of FTR’s North American Commercial Truck and Trailer Report.

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