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US stocks slip as energy and metals prices keep falling

NEW YORK — U.S. stocks are inching lower Tuesday, adding to sharp sell-offs last week. Utilities and telecommunications companies are rising, but energy and mining stocks continue to slump on fears that demand and prices will get worse. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average lost 40 points, or 0.3 percent, to 15,947 as of 2:15 p.m. Eastern. It was ...

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USDOT awards grant to GTRA to add more westbound flights

COLUMBUS — The U.S. Department of Transportation has given a $750,000 grant to the Golden Triangle Regional Airport to help recruit new westbound air service to the area. The grant was awarded under the Small Community Air Service Development Program, which provides funds to enhance air service to small communities. The Golden Triangle area encompasses Columbus, Starkville and West Point. ...

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Delta agrees to out seat belts on baggage vehicles after worker fatality

A workplace death has led the Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration to force Delta Air Lines to provide seat belts to protect workers who operate baggage handling vehicles. The agreement covers approximately 90 of the Atlanta-based company’s airport sites that fall under federal OSHA’s jurisdiction, as well as 16,000 Delta employees and 6,000 baggage handling vehicles. Under ...

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