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United States imposes more anti-dumping duties on Canadian newsprint

The American government is imposing more anti-dumping duties on Canadian newsprint.

The U.S. Department of Commerce says a preliminary investigation has found Canadian exporters underpriced uncoated groundwood paper by between 0 and 22.16 per cent.

Uncoated groundwood paper includes newsprint, as well as book publishing, printing and writing papers.

Beam fills 15 millionth barrel of bourbon since Prohibition

CLERMONT, Ky. — Bourbon barrel No. 15 million has taken its place in a Jim Beam warehouse in Kentucky.

Beam on Monday filled its 15 millionth barrel of bourbon since the end of Prohibition. The company says it’s a first for a Kentucky distillery. It was filled and sealed by seventh-generation Master Distiller Fred Noe and his son, Freddie, at Beam’s flagship distillery in Clermont.

For many factory towns, white collar job loss hurts the most

ERIE, Pa. — With the abandoned smokestacks off the bay and ramshackle factories along 12th Street, it’s easy to pin the blame for this industrial city’s plight on the loss of manufacturing jobs to China and Mexico.

Many, including President Donald Trump, hold the belief that shuttered factories are what primarily ails Erie and other aging blue-collar company towns.

Jane Walker to replace Johnnie Walker on some scotch bottles

NEW YORK — It’s not the alcohol playing tricks on your eyes: The striding figure on some bottles of Johnnie Walker scotch will be Jane Walker.

Liquor maker Diageo says it plans to roll out bottles next month for a limited run. Diageo says it’s the first time in the brand’s nearly 200-year history that the logo has been depicted as a woman.