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...issueDETROIT - Under pressure from U.S. safety regulators, Ford is recalling nearly 423,000 cars and SUVs in North America because the power-assisted steering can fail while they're being driven.The recall covers certain Ford Flex and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-27/business-news
Augusta color plant nears operational readiness

...there. So we take business and supply it from here, but also expand," he said. "We have a unique position in North America. We are the only one that produces this."Huntsman acquired the Augusta project in October when it spent $1 billion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-27/augusta-color-plant-nears-
Leaf blister fungus affects local oak trees

...leaf blister is a fungal leaf spot that can occur on all oak species (Quercus).Leaf blister occurs thro ughout North America but it is common in the South. Red and black oaks are the most susceptible to this disease, however all oak species...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/gardening/2015-05-21/leaf-blister-fundus-
Guidance sought on oil pipeline in SC

...seize private land from residents through eminent domain in order to build an oil pipeline.Their question comes as North America's largest energy infrastructure company, Kinder Morgan, is attempting to build a $1 billion pipeline that would...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-21/guidance-sought-oil-pipe
US home construction surges to fastest pace since 2007

...with analysts Tuesday.Such demand drove up both sales and profits for the chain with more than 2,200 stores in North America, with more shoppers buying water heaters, riding mowers and grills.Home Depot earned $1.58 billion, or $1...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-19/us-home-construction-surge
Auto recalls

...recalls involving hundreds of thousands of vehicles in North America.Ford's recalls include cars, trucks and vans to...slow speeds. The recall is for vehicles in parts of North America where corrosion is possible. Dealers will replace the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2015-05-07/auto-recalls
Lumber Liquidators suspends sales of Chinese-made flooring

...said it has stopped buying Chinese laminate flooring for now, opting instead for products from parts of Europe and North America.The wood retailer said last week in a regulatory filing that the Justice Department is seeking charges under the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-07/lumber-liquidators-suspend
Georgia DOT has until Tuesday to act on pipeline application

...the company was founded in 1997 by a former Enron executive.It is now the largest energy infrastructure company in North America with 80,000 miles of oil and natural gas pipelines along with its coal transport operations.An all-inclusive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-13/georgia-dot-has-until-tuesday
Last pipeline hearing draws crowd

...hold their organization's banner during the hearing, and about 50 members of the Laborers' International Union of North America Unit 515 stood in the back but made no public statement.Kinder Morgan Vice President Allen Fore defended the project...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-07/last-pipeline-hearing-draws-c
More vehicles recalled for problem Takata air bag inflators

...for the new Takata problem, with 326,000 of them in North America, 563,000 in Europe and 288,000 in Japan.Nissan's...Triantafyllos, chief quality officer at Toyota Motor North America.Takata has been fined $14,000 per day by NHTSA...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-13/more-vehicles-recalled-pro