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Ford celebrates purchase of iconic Detroit train station

DETROIT (AP) — Ford Motor Co. is celebrating its purchase of Detroit’s long vacant train depot that the company plans to redevelop for research and development of self-driving vehicles. The company’s executive chairman, Bill Ford, has used the Michigan Central depot as a backdrop while publicly...


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Meat 2.0? Clean meat? Spat shows the power of food wording

Meat War of Words

NEW YORK (AP) — If meat is grown in a lab without slaughtering animals, what should it be called? That question has yet to be decided by regulators, but for the moment it’s pitting animal rights advocates and others against cattle ranchers in a war of words. Supporters of the science are embracing...


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A look at how "cultured" meat works

A new term is causing heartburn for beef, chicken and pork producers: “Clean meat.” The term is being used by supporters of the emerging science of meat grown in labs without slaughtering cows and chickens. But many in the conventional meat industry don’t want it to become the accepted moniker,...


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Toyota to launch road-going version of Le Mans-winning hybrid race car

(c) 2018, Japan News-Yomiuri. TOKYO - Toyota Motor Corp. intends to market the hybrid vehicle that it just used to win the Le Mans 24 Hours race for the first time as a high-end sports car. So far, people have strongly associated HV technology with fuel efficiency, so there has been less focus on...


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New grads, unlock your future with a credit check-up

NerdWallet Graduation Credit

In college, establishing credit felt about as pressing as an optional homework assignment. But now that you’ve graduated, it’s suddenly at the top of your summer to-do list, with a deadline of ASAP. And for good reason. Good credit is your ticket to an easier and more affordable postgrad life. It...


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How to fertilize your garden organically

Gardening Column Organic Fertilizers

In gardening, whether you’re talking about pest control or fertilization, “organic” generally means natural. The word “organic” refers to “organic matter,” the linchpin of organic gardening and, traditionally at least, all good gardening. “Organic matter” is material derived from what is or was...


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WHICHCRAFT: Festive DIY fire starters for July 4th s'mores

Crafts Whichcraft Fire Starters

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Graham crackers, chocolate and marshmallows are the essential ingredients for summertime s’mores, but what about wax, alcohol and pinecones? If you’re extra impatient to roast marshmallows for those sweet, gooey treats, consider helping things along with homemade fire starters....


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Audi names Schot interim CEO, puts jailed Stadler on leave

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BERLIN (AP) — German automaker Audi has named sales chief Abraham ‘Bram’ Schot as interim CEO following the arrest of Rupert Stadler as part of a probe into emissions cheating. Audi, a division of Volkswagen, said in a statement Tuesday that it has also complied with Stadler’s request to...


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Yayoi Kusama installation coming to NYC beach this summer

NEW YORK (AP) — A touring work by famed Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama is headed to the Rockaways in New York City this summer. Kusama’s “Narcissus Garden” — made of 1,500 mirrored stainless steel spheres — will be located in the imposing confines of a former U.S. Army base in Queens starting July 1....


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Fire-hit Glasgow art school landmark may be partially saved

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LONDON (AP) — The head of Glasgow City Council says the remains of the city’s fire-ravaged art school appear to be structurally solid and it’s hoped the facade of the world-renowned building can be saved. The Glasgow School of Art’s Mackintosh Building was gutted by fire Friday for the second time...


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