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Atlanta soccer announcement planned Wednesday

ATLANTA (AP) — Major League Soccer and Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed plan a “major announcement” Wednesday on a proposed expansion team to play in Atlanta’s new downtown stadium.

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GM sales eyed for impact of ignition switch recall

Mary Barra, CEO of General Motors, speaks at the 2014 Automotive Forum, Tuesday, April 15, 2014 in New York. The forum is sponsored by the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) and J.D. Power.(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

DETROIT (AP) — As General Motors shows off its newest cars and trucks in New York this week, analysts are watching for signs that consumers are shying away from the ones sitting on dealer lots.

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Congress is giving states the transportation blues

This photo taken April 14, 2014 shows Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx speaking to the media and local government officials  about federal transportation funding at the Montgomery County Commissioner's office in Dayton, Ohio. On the road in a tour bus this week, Foxx is urging Congress to quickly approve legislation to pay for highway and transit programs amid warnings that the U.S. government’s Highway Trust Fund is nearly broke. If allowed to run dry, that could threaten to set back or shut down projects across the country, force widespread layoffs of construction workers and delay needed repairs and improvements.  (AP Photo/Skip Peterson)

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — On the road in a tour bus this week, the U.S. transportation secretary is spreading some bad news: The government’s Highway Trust Fund is nearly broke. If allowed to run dry, that could set back or shut down projects across the country, force widespread layoffs of construction workers and delay needed repairs and improvements.

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US stocks open modestly higher; J&J gains

In this April 11, 2014 file photo, traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, April 11, 2014. World stock markets were mostly lower Tuesday, April 15, 2014, as Ukraine tensions continued to bubble and jitters about China's economy resurfaced. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

A stock market swoon turned into a comeback Tuesday.

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Sternberg calls Tampa ‘very, very attractive’

NEW YORK (AP) — Six years after saying they wanted to explore alternative sites to downtown St. Petersburg for a new ballpark, the Tampa Bay Rays still are in search of a location.

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