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John Deere lawn mowers recalled

WASHINGTON, Oct. 27 (UPI) -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a voluntary recall of John Deere mowers with foot lift option due to an injury hazard.

Three killed in tractor-truck collision

HOBE SOUND, Fla., Aug. 4 (UPI) -- Three people died early Tuesday when their sport utility vehicle collided with a tractor doing road construction near Hobe Sound, Fla., authorities said.

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Housewares: Not such a serious business

CHICAGO, March 16 (UPI) -- Walk through the aisles of the International Housewares Association show in Chicago and one might get the impression a comedy routine is developing.

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Police: Drunk man rides mower through snow

ADRIAN, Mich., Jan. 29 (UPI) -- Police in Adrian, Mich., arrested a man accused of driving his lawnmower through a snowstorm while under the influence of alcohol.

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

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ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer
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John Huston watches a birdie putt miss on the 9th green during the second round of the John Deere Classic at the TPC at Deere Run in Silvis, Il on July 14, 2006. (UPI Photo/Mark Cowan)
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Deere & Company, usually known by its brand name John Deere (NYSE: DE), is an American corporation based in Moline, Illinois, and the leading manufacturer of agricultural machinery in the world. In 2010, it was listed as 107th in the Fortune 500 ranking. Deere and Company agricultural products, usually sold under the John Deere name, include tractors, combine harvesters, balers, planters/seeders, ATVs and forestry equipment. The company is also a leading supplier of construction equipment, as well as equipment used in lawn, grounds and turf care, such as ride-on lawn mowers, string trimmers, chainsaws, snowthrowers and for a short period, snowmobiles.

The company's slogan is "Nothing runs like a Deere" and has a picture of a deer as a logo, a word play pun on "nothing runs like a deer."

Additionally, John Deere manufactures engines used in heavy equipment and provides financial services and other related activities that support the core businesses.

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