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at 09:00 on July 26, 2014, EDT.

25 years later, Loblaw still pushes going green to the price-savvy shopper

TORONTO - When Loblaw (TSX:L) decided to start selling environment-friendly products 25 years ago, the word green had barely evolved from being a colour description.

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at 20:47 on July 25, 2014, EDT.

IKEA rapped for offering locked-out B.C. employees incentives to cross picket

RICHMOND, B.C. - The union representing locked-out workers at IKEA's flagship store in Richmond, B.C., says the provincial labour board has found the Swedish retail giant committed unfair labour practices.

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at 20:37 on July 25, 2014, EDT.

California state senator Yee charged with racketeering in San Francisco Chinatown crime probe

SAN FRANCISCO - A federal grand jury on Friday charged a California state senator with more felonies in addition to the eight counts he already faced in a sweeping organized crime and public corruption case centred in San Francisco's Chinatown.

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at 18:11 on July 25, 2014, EDT.

Ontario judge to hear Charter challenge on privacy issues raised by Telus, Rogers

TORONTO - An Ontario judge has agreed to hear a Charter of Rights challenge brought by Telus and Rogers after they were asked by police in April to release cellphone information of about 40,000 to 50,000 customers as part of an investigation.

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at 16:57 on July 25, 2014, EDT.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX, TSX Venture Exchange

Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the TSX Venture Exchange:

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at 16:51 on July 25, 2014, EDT.

Toronto stock market advances, up for week amid strong earnings reports

TORONTO - Gold stocks and financials helped give the Toronto stock market a lift Friday amid a rebound for U.S. durable goods orders and gold prices.

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at 16:22 on July 25, 2014, EDT.

Canadian dollar lower amid strong U.S. durable goods data, geopolitical concerns

TORONTO - The Canadian dollar closed lower Friday while the greenback strengthened amid geopolitical concerns and data showing a rebound in U.S. durable goods orders.

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at 09:17 on July 25, 2014, EDT.

Orders for US durable goods up 0.7 per cent in June led by solid gain in business investment

WASHINGTON - Orders for long-lasting manufactured goods rebounded in June after a May decline, helped by a recovery in demand in a key category that signals business investment plans.

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at 15:33 on July 25, 2014, EDT.

Newfoundland and Labrador to appeal Quebec ruling on Churchill Falls hydro deal

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Newfoundland and Labrador's latest court loss isn't the end of its decades-long fight with Hydro-Quebec over Churchill Falls power, says Premier Tom Marshall.

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at 15:22 on July 25, 2014, EDT.

US safety agency investigates complaints of alternator failures in Dodge Chargers

DETROIT - The U.S. government's road safety agency is investigating complaints about engine stalling and alternator failures in Dodge Charger sedans.

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at 15:19 on July 25, 2014, EDT.

US safety agency probes Hyundai Sonatas; electrical problem can cause air bag failure

DETROIT - U.S. safety regulators are investigating whether an electrical problem can knock out the air bags on some older Hyundai Sonatas.

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at 13:55 on July 25, 2014, EDT.

TransForce to create 'dominant' trucking company with $495M deal for Contrans

MONTREAL - Canada's largest trucking company, TransForce Inc., is set to become a national powerhouse in the specialized trucking business with a proposed friendly takeover of Ontario-based Contrans Group.

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