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Tyson Foods closing 3 plants in Iowa, NY, NM

SPRINGDALE, Ark. (AP) — Tyson Foods Inc. says it’s closing three U.S. plants, employing a total 950 workers, which have struggled financially as the company’s product needs have changed.

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Cowboys reach marketing deal with Carnival Cruise

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Carnival Cruise Lines and the Dallas Cowboys are entering a marketing agreement that will expand the ship operator’s brand at the team’s $1.2 billion stadium and other properties.

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New Mexico tribe proposes ending gambling payments

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Pojoaque Pueblo has proposed a gambling compact to the federal government that would lower the gambling age to 18 from 21 and allow the tribe to stop revenue sharing payments to the state.

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GM profit 2Q falls 85 pct. on recall costs

In this May 13, 2014 file photo, an auto worker inspects finished SUVs coming off the assembly line at the General Motors auto plant in Arlington, Texas. General Motors reports quarterly financial results on Thursday, July 24, 2014. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)

DETROIT (AP) — Recall expenses chopped $1.5 billion from General Motors’ bottom line in the second quarter, as it added up the costs of repairs for nearly 30 million cars and set aside funds to compensate victims of small-car crashes.

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South African race track lives on; Porsche buys

A partial view of the Kyalami race track is seen Thursday July 24, 2014 north of Johannesburg. The South African unit of sports car maker Porsche bought the Kyalami race track for $19.5 million at an auction easing concerns among racing enthusiasts that the winning bidder would tear up the track and build office or commercial buildings in its place. (AP Photo/Denis Farrell)

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa’s most famous motor racing track just got an extension.

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