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New Mexico police department joins movement, creates 'safe site' for Craigslist transactions

Sat, 04/18/2015 - 3:17pm
A well-lit parking lot with 24-hour surveillance.
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LePage revokes South Portland's 'business friendly' status over tar sands oil ordinance

Sat, 04/18/2015 - 2:39pm
Republican Gov. Paul LePage's administration has revoked the city of South Portland's "business friendly" status because of a local ordinance that bans tar sands oil from being exported from the city's harbor.
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BMW recalling 91,800 Mini Coopers to repair defect affecting front passenger air bag

Sat, 04/18/2015 - 11:52am
BMW is recalling 91,800 Mini Coopers to fix a defect that may prevent the air bag on the front passenger side of the cars from deploying in a crash.
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In NYC, calls to save small shops amid chains' rise; debate on city's character, free market

Sat, 04/18/2015 - 11:32am
New York is increasingly becoming chain store city.
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As payments from casinos trickle in, cities and towns finding ways to spend the money

Sat, 04/18/2015 - 10:57am
Massachusetts cities and towns already are seeing gambling windfalls even before the first casino has opened its doors.
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$50M upgrades, light show typify Tropicana's turnaround from struggle to success

Sat, 04/18/2015 - 9:23am
A $50 million renovation of Atlantic City's Tropicana casino shows how far it has come from eight years ago, when the property was on life support.
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Bangladesh garment industry leader guardedly welcomes Benetton's pledge for factory victims

Sat, 04/18/2015 - 8:55am
A Bangladeshi garment industry leader has guardedly welcomed Italian retailer Benetton's pledge of more than $1 million for victims of a factory collapse that killed over 1,100 people two years ago, saying it had come late but was appreciated.
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Fiorina says if she were the GOP's nominee, Clinton's gender-based arguments wouldn't fly

Sat, 04/18/2015 - 3:20am
Carly Fiorina, the lone Republican woman eying the White House, wants to block Hillary Rodham Clinton from playing the "gender card" in the 2016 presidential race.
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US Treasury secretary urges Greece to reach deal with creditors and avoid 'another crisis'

Sat, 04/18/2015 - 3:18am
U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew is urging Greece to reach a deal with its creditors, warning that a default would "create immediate hardship for Greece" and damage the world economy.
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Son: Michigan billionaire philanthropist, shopping mall developer A. Alfred Taubman dies

Sat, 04/18/2015 - 2:22am
Real estate mogul and Michigan billionaire A.
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Walker vetoes bill to restrict gas line corporation role in his alternate gas proposal

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 9:12pm
Gov. Bill Walker vetoed legislation Friday that sought to temporarily restrict participation of a state-sponsored corporation in an alternate gas pipeline project that he proposed.
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Advocate: Utilities should pay $648 million for 'inappropriate' talks on San Onofre nuke plant

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 8:59pm
Two Southern California utilities should return at least $648 million to customers because of evidence of secret deal-making in a nearly $5 billion settlement following the closing of a nuclear power plant, a state agency said Friday.
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US oil and natural gas rig count drops by 34 to 954 as oil prices slump; down 15 in Texas

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 7:50pm
Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. declined by 34 this week to 954 amid depressed oil prices.
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Senator presses federal officials to release data, records on decade-old Gulf oil leak

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 7:23pm
A U.S. senator from Florida is pressing federal officials to disclose technical data and other information about a decade-old oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico that has been shrouded in secrecy.
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Count calories, map miles traveled: Citi Bike's CEO promises a smoother ride for New Yorkers

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 6:56pm
New Yorkers may soon be able to count calories burned and miles traveled while pedaling Citi Bikes, the popular bicycle-sharing program with a troubled history that is undergoing a major overhaul under new leadership.
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Recalls this week include blowers, mowers, bike hooks, mattresses, toys, utility vehicles

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 6:50pm
A line of bike hooks that can unexpectedly detach from their mounting are among this week's recalled consumer products.
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1 worker injured in 55-gallon drum explosion at Ohio plant that manufactures aroma chemicals

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 6:24pm
A chemical explosion at a manufacturing plant in southwest Ohio has injured a worker.
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Sprint's Boost Mobile unit is offering prepaid cards for Miami-area customers calling Cuba

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 6:23pm
Sprint's Boost Mobile business is offering prepaid calling cards for Miami customers who want to call Cuba.
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Group wants return of Native Hawaiian 'clean burials,' says they're environmentally friendly

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 6:21pm
A group of Native Hawaiians wants to bring back traditional "clean burials" practiced on the islands centuries ago.
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Top 10 New York Stock Exchange-traded stocks posting largest percentage increases

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 6:13pm
A look at the 10 biggest percentage gainers on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading: Celanese Corp. rose 15.5 percent to $67.18.
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