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...modify the headliner under the second-row overhead assist grips at no cost to owners.Separately, Toyo Tire Holdings of Americas is recalling some of its Open Country Tuff Duty and Nitto Dura Grappler tires because of potential tread separation.Toyo...

Bridgestone celebrates opening of giant-tire plant

...chief executive officer for Bridgestone Americas, said the plant is the biggest investment...important market segment throughout the Americas," he said. "This plant further demonstrates...manufacturing and procurement for Bridgestone Americas. "Our teammates are our greatest asset...

Cell phones are invaluable to NASCAR crewmen

...it's on in a different time zone, so I'm not the best guy to answer that."The U.S. Grand Prix, at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas, was run on Sunday, 233 miles away from the NASCAR race at Texas Motor Speedway. Television ratings continued...

Starbucks sales disappoint

...coffee chain declined.The Seattle-based company said global sales at established locations rose 5 percent, including in the Americas and Asia. The company said the increase was driven by a mix of higher customer traffic and increased spending per visit...

South Dakota couple banned from Augusta National grounds

...The club decided against pressing charges, but advised the Haehn's they were banned from club property.Dennis Haehn stated he plans to press charges against the officer.The couple is from the 500 block of Americas Way in Elder, SD.

Kyle Busch wins Nationwide race in Texas

...a boycott by several teams that are struggling financially.Rosberg edged Hamilton by .376 seconds at the Circuit of the Americas. Valtteri Bottas of Williams will start third.Hamilton leads Rosberg by 17 points in the drivers' championship with three...

Find upsets theory on Americas' settlement

...that the his-torical record of the Americas will have to be rewritten to reflect...theory that the first humans to reach the Americas trekked across the Bering land bridge...Verde suggests that people were in the Americas earlier, how and when did they arrive...

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No to Free Trade Area of Americas

The Free Trade Area of the Americas must be rejected here if America is to remain free and independent...Bush's administration plans to create the Free Trade Area of the Americas. The European Union started as a free-trade zone and has grown...

Negotiations on Free Trade Agreement of the Americas start

MIAMI -- Officials from 34 countries in the Americas convened talks Monday aimed at creating the world's largest free trade bloc. The Free Trade Agreement of the Americas would eliminate or reduce trade barriers among all nations in the Western...

Gamecocks' Dawn Staley looks to add to success from summer with US team

...Staley was part of two U.S. gold-medal winning squads this off-season. She was coach of the Americans who won the FIBA Americas U18 Championship in August before serving as assistant for the national team that captured the FIBA World Cup last weekend...