A lone worker passes by the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, October 8, 2013.
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Business Latest: Bold pick for Senate control

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ONE BOLD PREDICTION FOR THE SENATE: Election Day is almost upon us in the United States, and it is time to make some bold calls about the outcome. Democrats may pick up a couple of governorships, taking a bit of the sting out of what is shaping up as a mostly dismal day for the party. Read more

LOWE’S BAD FOR BEES? Lowe’s is under fire for selling insecticides considered harmful to bees. Thousands of people in the U.S have gathered at several Lowe’s outlets this week to protest the retailer’s sale of pesticides that are considered deadly to bees. This comes as the bee population continues to suffer from various causes, and the White House recently delayed a report on how to improve government efforts to help protect pollinators like bees. Read more

WAL-MART’S HOLIDAY PUSH: The discounter unveiled early its Black Friday plans, which include one million more items on its website and more discounts. Read more

OCTOBER NOT SO SCARY; DOW, S&P CLOSE AT RECORD HIGHS: Read more

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Business Latest: Bold pick for Senate control

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