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A worker walks near a 747-8 airplane at the Boeing Co. facility in Everett, Washington. Boeing is now renting out the massive, hump-backed 747s to cargo carriers in countries such as Russia and Azerbaijan.
Boeing makes billion-dollar bet on 747 for cargo
Boeing has a temporary plan to save the iconic but slow-selling 747 jumbo jetliner: buying its own planes and leasing them to cargo haulers. With the effective shutdown by Congress of the Export-Import Bank -- which traditionally has helped overseas carriers purchase planes -- Boeing lost a key sales tool. Making matters worse, leasing companies have been hesitant to finance a plane with a dwindling customer base.
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Oak Brook-based McDonald’s says it will swap frozen beef patties for fresh ones in its Quarter Pounder burgers by sometime in 2018 at most of its U.S. locations. Employees will cook up the never-frozen beef on a grill when ordered.
McDonald's switching to fresh beef instead of frozen
ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE PHOTO AT&T, the U.S. Department of Commerce and others will help build a more unified nationwide network for first-responders.
AT&T, government partner on new nationwide emergency network
Concrete stamped to look like cobblestone likely would be replaced on a segment of Front Street as part of the first phase of a downtown project that could cost more than $27 million.
Wheaton's plan to revitalize downtown
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