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States try to land Tesla despite Nevada groundwork

SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — A sprawling industrial park near Reno has become the focus of Tesla’s unusually secretive site selection process for its $5 billion battery factory, but the groundwork there is no guarantee that the plant and its 6,500 jobs are coming.

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Minneapolis council OKs stadium bird resolution

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minneapolis City Council is calling for bird-safe glass at the new Minnesota Vikings stadium.

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US employers add 209K jobs, rate rises to 6.2 pct.

In this June 23, 2014 photo, job seekers wait in line to meet with recruiters during a job fair in Philadelphia. The government issues the July jobs report on Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

WASHINGTON (AP) — A sixth straight month of solid 200,000-plus job growth in July reinforced growing evidence that the U.S. economy is accelerating after five years of sluggish expansion.

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Concerts on Yahoo make best of industry struggles

In this June 28, 2013 file photo, Dave Matthews of The Dave Matthews Band performs on stage at the Susquehanna Bank Center in Camden, N.J. Live Nation’s partnership with Yahoo to stream one concert live every day _ which began with the Dave Matthews Band on July 15, 2014 _ is a rare win for music fans because it gives them high-quality concert footage for free in a way that also helps the companies providing it.  (Photo by Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sometimes the struggles of an industry can bring music to your ears. And your screens.

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Top selling vehicles in the US in July

Automakers released July U.S. auto sales Friday. Here are the top selling vehicles, the number sold and the percent sales rose or fell compared with July 2013.

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