By Jessica Wohl (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Thursday that this quarter would be challenging and gave a forecast that suggests profit will again miss Wall Street expectations, due in part to costs from its foreign bribery probe. The company also reported quarterly earnings just below Wall Street estimates, and revenue came in lower than expected. Everything from tax pressures on shoppers to a cool start to spring led to an unexpected drop in sales at Walmart U.S. stores open at least a year. (Graphic on Wal-Mart earnings http://link.reuters. ...
Six months after closing, a former Noodles by Leonardo pasta plant in Cando, N.D. will reopen next week under new ownership.
The Grand Forks Herald reports that Jim and Bruce Gibbens bought the shuttered facility under a new entity, Cando Pasta, and began hiring workers at the end of April. The plant will have 15 to 20 employees when it opens, with its workforce growing to 30 or 40 by year-end.
Most of the new hires were former workers at Noodles by Leonardo, which employed more than 200 people…
By Jeanine Prezioso NEW YORK (Reuters) - Enbridge Energy Partners said it may be forced to shut down an 80,000 barrel-per-day (bpd) oil-loading rail terminal in North Dakota unless the amount of potentially deadly hydrogen sulfide in crude oil delivered to the facility can be reduced. Last week, Enbridge asked for a ruling in one day from the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to restrict the amount of hydrogen sulfide in the delivered crude. That request came after a very large concentration of the gas was discovered in a tank at Berthold, North Dakota, on May 5. ...
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Abortion rights activists on Wednesday filed the first of what they expect will be several legal challenges to laws recently approved in North Dakota that would make that state the most restrictive in the country for women to terminate their pregnancies.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An ethanol plant on the Columbia River that was built with the help of $36 million in Oregon state loans and tax credits is now being used to store and ship crude oil from North Dakota.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The general who commands the nation's nuclear forces said Thursday he has ordered further review of failings discovered among Air Force officers who operate nuclear missiles. But he told Congress Thursday he was not alarmed by their shortcomings.
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