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Day: May 29, 2013

Stocks up, Dow at a new perch

NEW YORK, May 28 (UPI) — Favorable economic data pushed U.S. stocks higher Tuesday, sending the Dow Jones industrial average to a new closing high. The S&P/Case-Shiller home price report said home

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Iowa man guilty of mail fraud

MINNEAPOLIS – United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that Darin Moran, age 36, of Sioux City, Iowa, appeared before U.S. District Judge Karen E. Schreier on May 21, 2013, and pled

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Consumer confidence improved in May

NEW YORK, May 28 (UPI) — U.S. consumer confidence rose for the second consecutive month in May, the Conference Board said Tuesday. The index had been trending lower, but May’s gain is

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Kellogg settles Mini-Wheat lawsuit

BATTLE CREEK, Mich., May 28 (UPI) — Kellogg has agreed to settle a class-action lawsuit over claims that Mini-Wheat cereal improved childhood attentiveness, a U.S. settlement administrator said. The settlement, which must

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