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Fiat Chrysler Recalls Minivans for Engine Stalling Problem

Fiat Chrysler is recalling more than 160,000 minivans mainly in North America to fix a software problem that can make engines stall. The recall covers certain Chrysler Pacifica vans from the 2017 model year with gasoline engines. The company says…

Winn Dixie Issues Voluntary Ice Cream Recall

Winn Dixie has issued a voluntary recall on one of the store's ice cream products due to the threat of listeria. Store officials say the 12-count Winn Dixie brand ice cream bars affected have the UPC code 2114021745 on them.…

Toyota Adds 601,000 Vehicles to Takata Air Bag Recalls

Toyota is recalling 601,000 more vehicles in the U.S. to replace defective and potentially deadly Takata air bag inflators. The company says the recall covers the Toyota Corolla and Matrix, Scion xB, Lexus IS250 and 350, and the Lexus IS-F…

US Employers Add 148,000 Jobs

U.S. employers added 148,000 jobs in December, a modest gain but enough to suggest the economy entered the new year with solid momentum. The Labor Department says the unemployment rate remained 4.1 percent for a third straight month, the lowest…

Sears Holdings Corp. Closing Over 100 More Stores Nationwide

Sears Holdings Corp. will be closing over 100 more stores as the struggling department store chain tries to turn around its business. The Hoffman Estates, Illinois-based company says that includes 64 Kmart stores and 39 Sears stores that will be…

Powerball Jumps to $550M After No Winning Tickets Sold

No winning tickets were sold for the $460 million Powerball drawing. The winning numbers selected Wednesday night were 2, 18, 37, 39 and 42, and the Powerball number was 12. The jackpot jumps to an estimated $550 million for Saturday's…

Fiat Chrysler Issues Recall for Nearly 2 Million Vehicles

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling nearly two million heavy duty Ram Pickups due to a mechanical problem. The problem could make it possible for a driver to inadvertently shift the truck out of park. Fiat-chrysler said in a press release…

ALDOT Releases Travel Advisory for Holiday Season

With the highest year-end travel volume on record expected* and those road trips taking as much as three times longer than normal**, the Alabama Department of Transportation is reminding travelers to have patience and drive responsibly this holiday season. To…

Airlines Bump Fewer Passengers Off Oversold Flights

Airlines are bumping fewer passengers off oversold planes after taking to heart the public anger over a man being violently dragged from his seat earlier this year. The U.S. Department of Transportation said Thursday that airlines bumped 2,745 passengers between…

Split Between House, Senate on Taxes Poses a Big Challenge

The House and Senate tax overhaul plans are broadly similar, but crucial differences are creating headaches for Republican leaders determined to keep myriad interest groups and factions of the GOP satisfied. And then there's the ambitious timetable of finishing in…

Equifax Apologizes Again, Lays Out Costs Going Forward

A day after posting sizeable profit declines due to a massive data breach, Equifax says it expects to incur related costs of between $60 million to $75 billion in the current quarter. The Atlanta company reported a 27 percent slump…

Breakfast at Tiffany's Comes to Life at New York Store

Having breakfast at Tiffany's isn't just a big screen fantasy anymore. The New York-based Tiffany & Co. jewelry chain has opened a restaurant at its flagship Fifth Avenue location in Manhattan, and the menu does include breakfast. The store is…

Free Shredding Event Scheduled for December 8

The Montgomery Clean City Commission, MAX Credit Union, AARP Alabama, the City of Montgomery and Gilmore Services will offer free on-site document destruction Friday, December 8 from 7 a.m. until 1 p.m.   The event, which is also being sponsored by…

U.S. Consumer Borrowing Up $20.8 Billion, Most in 10 months

American consumers increased their borrowing by $20.8 billion in September. It was the largest gain in 10 months and was led by a sharp increase in borrowing for auto and student loans. The Federal Reserve says that September increase followed…

Analysis Indicates GOP Tax Measure a Mixed Bag

A nonpartisan tax analysis group says the proposed House Republican tax cut would leave 28 percent of people facing tax increases by 2027. The Tax Policy Center also says that in 2018, when the measure would first take effect, 12…

TripAdvisor says Reviews Reporting Rape Not Censored

TripAdvisor is defending its policies on reviews that contain allegations of rape or other crimes, following a published report that quoted several users who said such postings were deleted. Several people told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel they were sexually assaulted…

Trumps Nominates Jerome Powell for Fed Chair

President Donald Trump's choice to lead the Federal Reserve says he will work to make sure the Fed stays "vigilant and prepared to respond to changes" in the market. Jerome Powell was introduced by Trump in the Rose Garden. The…

Small-Engine Company Brings 50 New Jobs to Auburn-Area

Governor Kay Ivey on Monday announced that Milwaukee-based Briggs & Stratton Corp. plans to begin production of Vanguard big block V-twin engines at its Auburn location in 2018, ultimately creating approximately 50 new jobs for the area. The project involves a $12…

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