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Tyson Foods 3Q loss widens, cuts guidance: SPRINGDALE, Ark. – Tyson Foods Inc., the world’s largest meat processor, reported a wider-than-expected loss in the third quarter, weighed down by one-time charges and losses in the chicken and beef sectors. The company also lowered its outlook for the year and its shares tumbled 6 percent.Motorists use nitrogen in tires to get more miles: TOPSHAM, Maine – Many motorists seeking to improve their mileage as gas prices soar are examining everything – right down to the air in their tires. And for a growing number, plain old air isn’t good enough; it’s got to be nitrogen, used for years in the tires of race cars, large commercial trucks, aircraft and even the space shuttle.Heinz execs confront dissident shareholders: PITTSBURGH – H.J. Heinz Co. executives faced off against dissident shareholders who seek board representation and to shake up the ketchup maker, in a forum arranged by the influential Institutional Shareholder Services.Stock slip modestly on profit-taking: NEW YORK – Stocks fell modestly as investors seek to lock in gains from last week’s rally. A handful of disappointing earnings and intensifying conflicts in the Middle East keep many traders on edge. Oil prices rose Monday.EU makes no decision on new Microsoft fines: BRUSSELS, Belgium – Microsoft Corp. has given the European Union more documents in response to a 2004 antitrust order, but regulators said they do not know yet whether the company will avoid additional fines. The EU had threatened new penalties of $3.82 million a day beginning Monday, on top of $357 million levied July 12. By Business Writer Aoife White. Moved.Blair, California to fight global warming: WASHINGTON – Britain and California are preparing to sidestep the Bush administration and fight global warming together by creating a joint market for greenhouse gases.Vail Daily, Vail, Colorado


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