Norfolk Southern’s 3Q profit rose 2 pct on cost controls
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Norfolk Southern’s 3Q profit rose 2 pct on cost controls

Norfolk Southern Corp. says its third-quarter profits improved 2 percent because it cut costs enough to offset a 4 percent decline in railroad freight volume. The Norfolk, Virginia, based railroad said it earned $460 million, or $1.55 per share, in the quarter. That’s up from $452 million, or $1.49 per share, a year ago. Analysts … Continue reading

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Three-day festival to celebrate black history museum opening
Art / Arts/Entertainment / Music / Theater & Dance

Three-day festival to celebrate black history museum opening

WASHINGTON (AP) — A festival featuring workshops, storytelling and performances including concerts with bands such as Public Enemy and The Roots will celebrate the opening of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture this month. The Smithsonian announced Wednesday that the three-day festival, “Freedom Sounds: A Community Celebration,” on the Washington Monument … Continue reading