Top Headlines: Peloton arrives at the Summit, Boeing misses earnings mark

Peloton arrives in Alabama this week with Summit location
Interactive fitness company Peloton is opening its first Alabama showroom this week at the Summit. The grand opening is set for Thursday. Store hours are from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday. Next month, Peloton is hosting an in-house event on Nov. 8, with Peloton instructors Hannah Marie Corbin and Denis Morton holding a live panel discussion, “The Recharge,” on tips and tricks for rest and recovery, beginning at 6 p.m. –

Boeing misses earnings mark but sticks with 737 Max timeline
Boeing reported third-quarter results on Wednesday that handily missed expectations for earnings, while revenue continued to slide. But, mired in a crisis about its top-selling 737 Max aircraft, the aerospace giant said it assumes “that regulatory approval of the 737 MAX return to service begins in the fourth quarter of 2019.” No U.S. airline expects the jets to return to service before next year, making Boeing’s timeline the most optimistic. – CNBC

They’re still building malls, but they don’t resemble past models
After more than 17 years in the making, the first phase of America’s newest megamall will finally open to the public Friday in East Rutherford, New Jersey. What makes the $5 billion American Dream’s opening so highly anticipated is its labyrinthine history. It was first envisioned in 1996 and has had several owners. Had you driven past it on the New Jersey Turnpike nearly a decade ago, you might recall a multicolored eyesore that the then-governor called one of the ugliest buildings in the state and maybe even the country rather than a massive shopping entertainment complex. – CNBC

NextEra Energy invests in Alabama natural gas pipeline
New renewables projects continued to fuel growth at NextEra Energy in the third quarter of 2019. The company’s pipeline of renewables and storage projects has ballooned past 12 gigawatts, executives said Tuesday. Meanwhile, NextEra continues to invest in natural gas — on Monday the company announced the signing of an agreement for the 50-mile Lowman pipeline in Alabama and discussed plans to acquire the Meade Pipeline Company. – GreenTech Media

Huntsville now making a name for itself with radar
Huntsville picked up its nickname after serving as the cradle of the nation’s rocket program and hosting NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, a key player in the space program for decades. The North Alabama city is also a mecca for the defense industry and home to the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command at Redstone Arsenal. Today, Huntsville is where Raytheon is working with local suppliers to produce the U.S. Army’s next-generation, 360-degree capable radar, the Lower Tier Air and Missile Defense Sensor, or LTAMDS. – Made In Alabama

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Global changes running up costs of local recycling
Recycling costs are going up, and it could trickle down to your wallet. The company, Birmingham Recycling, notified more than 30 cities and counties across central Alabama it is doubling its processing fees and adding new fees for contamination. Its customers include Jefferson, Shelby and Blount counties. The company runs the processing facility where all residential curbside recycling from the greater Birmingham area is delivered. – ABC3340

Tesla’s futuristic door handles blamed for car fire death
The futuristic door handles on Tesla Inc.’s Model S are being blamed for a fatal crash in which a police officer was unable to pull a man to safety from his burning car. Omar Awan, a 48-year-old anesthesiologist, was driving his leased Tesla in February when he lost control on a south Florida parkway and the car slammed into a palm tree, according to a wrongful death lawsuit filed in state court. A police officer couldn’t open the doors because the handles were retracted and bystanders watched helplessly as the car filled with smoke and flames, according to the complaint, which alleges the fire originated with the battery. – Bloomberg

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