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US auto sales strong in July on SUV, luxury demand

...were flat, hurt by a big dip in car sales.The high demand for big, pricey...were up 5 percent. But Ford's car sales fell 4 percent.- Toyota's sales...thanks to the new NX small SUV. But car sales were down. Prius hybrid sales dropped...
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Vets plan to summit McKinley in tribute

...the ultimate price for the nation."On that one day, the message often gets lost by the mattress sales and the used car sales," he said. "We're trying to get the focus back on Memorial Day."___Online: http://www.missionmemorialday...
Nome may nix tax-exempt status for churches, non-profit groups

...coffers, including charging sales tax on items that are currently exempt, including such things as banking, used-car sales over $1,500 and medical services.However, council members said those transactions would be too difficult to track...
Volt for a day: a peek into the future of electric vehicles

...scale so that new developments in batteries and infrastructure become more affordable. Auto analysts monitoring electric car sales and developments predict that the plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) market will develop and grow, but not at the scale...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...established under the 1971 Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, which settled aboriginal lands claims. A dramatic jump in car sales followed the CIRI distribution, according to Anchorage dealers. Many offered special deals to shareholders. Even those...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...5 million shares of VoiceStream stock, more than half of which was sold to fund the dividends. A dramatic jump in car sales followed the distribution. Many dealers offered special deals to shareholders, but even those who didn't advertise...
Juneau drivers are being set up

...generate revenue for special-interest groups, which include police, rescue, medical, tow truck, car repair, new car sales, insurance and others. The costs to the driving public extend beyond financial hardships. The status quo will not change...
Outside editorial: Cash for Clunkers a money guzzler

...their local dealers to take advantage of the generous credits, which went from $3,500 to $4,500 per vehicle. New car sales, which had plunged during the recession, suddenly rebounded, to the delight of dealers and carmakers. In fact, the...
Outside editorial: Congress' 'cash for clunkers' a lemon of an idea many European countries, which have boosted new-car sales in recent months. The program is capped at a total cost...Germany's program, though it dramatically boosted new-car sales, was also met with criticism from other retail businesses...
Tax figures show spending trends

...percent Fuel, oil: - 42 percent Pull tabs: -39 percent Furniture stores: -31 percent Jewelry stores: -26 percent Car sales: -24 percent Clothes and accessories: -17 percent Boat dealers: -16 percent Business services: -14 percent Restaurants...


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