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Holy spirits? Closed churches find second life as breweries

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Ira Gerhart finally found a place last year to fulfil his yearslong dream of opening a brewery: a 1923 Presbyterian church. It was cheap, charming and just blocks from downtown Youngstown.

But soon after Gerhart announced his plans, residents and a minister at a Baptist church just a block away complained about alcohol being served in the former house of worship.

TransCanada says it’s cancelling Energy East pipeline

TORONTO — Pipeline company TransCanada says it’s cancelling a plan to pipe 1.1 million barrels of oil per day from Western Canada to the Atlantic coast.

TransCanada Chief Executive Officer Russ Girling said in a statement Thursday that “after careful review of changed circumstances, we will be informing the National Energy Board” it won’t go ahead. He didn’t specify reasons.

Trudeau: Canada could stop dealing with Boeing over dispute

TORONTO — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Monday his government could stop doing business with Boeing if the U.S. company doesn’t drop a trade complaint against Canadian plane maker Bombardier.

Trudeau said Canada “won’t do business with a company that’s busy trying to sue us and put our aerospace workers out of business.”