Dow Drops 450 Points Amid Worries Over U.S.-China Tensions

Updated at 1:51 p.m. ET U.S. stock markets plunged again Thursday after a Chinese technology executive was arrested in Canada, escalating U.S.-China tensions. The Dow Jones industrial average was down more than 750 points, or about 3 percent, in late-morning trading. By mid-afternoon, it recovered some of its losses and was down more than 450 points, or nearly 1.9 percent. That's on top of a 799-point drop for the blue chip index on Tuesday. U.S. markets were closed on Wednesday in honor of...

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Murray, KY – Finding the right niche can mean success for small, local businesses trying to break into the global market. Two Murray companies started small and now sell around the world.

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Murray, KY – Since the fall of 2001, the international student population at universities across America tapered off slightly. Those numbers are now on the upswing at Murray State.

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Fracking’s Next Boom? Petrochemical Plants Fuel Debate Over Jobs, Pollution

The abundance of natural gas from fracking could soon fuel a new petrochemical industry in the Ohio Valley. A massive facility proposed for Belmont County, Ohio, brings both the promise of economic gains and environmental risks. Residents spoke up at a recent public hearing about what kind of future they want for the Ohio Valley.

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