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Automotive supplier to expand, create jobs in NC

A worldwide supplier of automotive parts says it's expanding its manufacturing facility in North Carolina's Henderson County. Full story

3 Arrested In Steuben County On Meth-Related Charges

STEUBEN COUNTY, Ind. (www.incnow.tv) -- Three people were arrested Wednesday, when the Steuben County Sheriff's Office served a search warrant for narcotics in the 100 block of E. Depot St in Hudson. Full story

Steelworkers reach agreement with Firestone

Work will continue at Firestone's tire manufacturing plants in Iowa, Arkansas, Illinois and Tennessee thanks to a tentative contract agreement the company reached with its steelworkers union. Full story

Business spending plans, durable goods orders rise

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A gauge of planned U.S. business spending rose more than expected in June and new orders for long-lasting manufactured goods surged, offering tentative signs of a pickup in economic activity. Full story

News Summary: China manufacturing at 11-month low

THE NUMBERS: An HSBC report says an index covering China's manufacturing sector fell to 47.7 this month from June's 48.2. Any number under 50 shows decline. It's an 11-month low. Full story

Factory activity rebounds in July: Markit

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Conditions in the manufacturing sector improved in July as firms enjoyed a rebound in new orders, took on new workers and increased output at the fastest clip in four months, an industry report showed on Wednesday. Full story

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  Obama outlines plan to boost the middle class

On Wednesday President Barack Obama outlined a new economic plan during a speech at Knox College in Illinois. He highlighted the economic progress the country had made already and outlined a new plan to help the middle class. NBC’s Kristen Welker and Reuters’ Zachary Karabell join NewsNation with th

  Detroit the 'poster child' for industrialization in America

A Meet the Press roundtable looks at statistics fueling the city of Detroit's economy.

  June industrial production up 0.3%

CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest data on manufacturing and what it indicates about the economic recovery.

  June retail sales up 0.4%

CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest data on consumer spending and New York manufacturing, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.

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