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Smith & Wesson will become a standalone gun business

American Outdoor Brands has announced plans to split its firearms unit, Smith & Wesson, from its outdoor products business, citing "changes in the political climate." The firm said in a statement Wednesday that it would create two independent, publicly traded companies. The restructuring is expected to be completed in the second half of next year.

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Nike won’t sell directly to Amazon anymore

The abrupt halt will end a pilot test that Nike and Amazon launched together in 2017. At the time, Nike agreed to sell a limited product assortment to Amazon, in exchange for stricter policing of counterfeits and restrictions on unsanctioned sales of its products. That included Nike’s athletic footwear, apparel and accessories.

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Healthcare-associated infections decline in Pa.

Healthcare-associated infections declined in Pennsylvania, according to the most recent report from The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The 2018 National and State Healthcare-associated Infections Progress Report shows that acute-care hospitals in Pennsylvania achieved reductions for six of seven types of infections tracked, compared to 2015.

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FBI eyes how Pennsylvania approved pipeline

The FBI has begun a corruption investigation into how Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration came to issue permits for construction on a multibillion-dollar pipeline project to carry highly volatile natural gas liquids across Pennsylvania, The Associated Press has learned.

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McDonald’s workers sue to address ‘systemic problem’ of sexual harassment

McDonald’s Corp. workers in Michigan filed a class action lawsuit on Tuesday accusing the fast-food chain of having a “systemic problem” of sexual harassment. The proposed class action lawsuit filed in Michigan state court accuses Illinois-based McDonald’s of lacking policies to prevent and address sexual harassment and retaliation against workers who complain. 

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