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Vermont electric utility, national energy firm form partnership to develop new projects

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 5:04pm
Vermont's largest electric utility is teaming up with a national renewable energy business to implement a series of state-of-the-art energy saving projects, including a new local electrical system in the Rutland area that will eventually be spread across the state.
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PG&E Penalized $1.4B for Deadly Pipeline Blast

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 4:59pm
California regulatory judges issued a $1.4 billion penalty on Tuesday against the state's largest utility for a lethal 2010 gas pipeline explosion that engulfed a suburban San Francisco neighborhood in flames, killing eight people and prompting national alerts about the oversight of aging pipelines.
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How the Dow Jones industrial average and other major indexes fared on Tuesday

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 4:45pm
Concerns over weaker global economic growth appeared to outweigh a pair of strong reports on the U.S. economy Tuesday, nudging stocks to a tiny loss.
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Spotify's Top 10 most viral tracks

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 4:31pm
The following list represents the most viral tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday, August 25 to Sunday, August 31 via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify.
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Colorado Struggles to Adjust Marijuana Supply as Pot Industry Matures

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 4:29pm
Colorado's pot regulators are trying to make sure the state's marijuana growers aren't producing more pot than they can legally sell — a hedge against Colorado-grown pot ending up in states where it's not legal.
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Novartis, Exelixis, Cloud Peak Energy, Conns, and Norwegian Cruise are big market movers

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 4:23pm
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE Novartis AG, up $3.43 to $93.47 The drug developer presented positive data for a potential heart-failure drug and will ask for approval by the end of the year.
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Spotify's Top 10 most streamed tracks

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 4:17pm
The following list represents the most streamed tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday, August 25 to Sunday August 31 via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify.
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Stocks end mostly lower as energy companies fall and investors await central bank meetings

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 4:11pm
U.S. stocks are ending mostly lower as energy companies fall and investors look ahead to central bank meetings later this week.
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East Allegheny teachers in western Pennsylvania become second to strike as contract talks fail

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 4:07pm
Teachers in a small western Pennsylvania school district went on strike Tuesday, making their union local the second to walk off the job as the new school year begins, while contract talks continue in scores of other districts.
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Wall Street Retreats Despite Upbeat Data

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 4:00pm
Concerns over weaker global economic growth appeared to outweigh a pair of strong reports on the U.S. economy Tuesday, nudging stocks to a tiny loss.
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PG&E Faces $1.4 Billion Fine For Deadly San Bruno Pipeline Blast

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 3:55pm
Two administrative law judges recommended Tuesday that PG&E Corp. pay $1.4 billion in fines and penalties for safety violations leading to the deadly 2010 San Bruno natural-gas pipeline explosion.
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Page identifying advisers to Russian investment fund vanishes from firm's website

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 3:46pm
Until last weekend, the Russian Direct Investment Fund touted prominent U.S. and European executives who serve on its international advisory board by posting their names on its website.
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The top 10 books on Apple's iBooks

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 3:45pm
iBook charts for week ending September 1, 2014: Top Paid Books 1.
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Johnson & Wales University announces plans for new $40M academic building on former I-195 land

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 3:44pm
Johnson & Wales University has announced plans for a new $40 million academic building on the land opened up by the relocation of Interstate 195.
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Wheat and corn lower oats and soybeans higher on the CBOT; beef and pork higher on the CME.

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 3:42pm
Grain futures were mixed Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
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This week's top 10 paid and free apps for iPhone and iPad on the App Store

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 3:41pm
App Store Official Charts for the week ending September 1, 2014: Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1.
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Noranda Aluminum announces layoffs, other cutbacks after losing bid for lower power rates

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 3:35pm
Noranda Aluminum Inc. announced Tuesday that it is laying off up to 200 employees and suspending an expansion project at its southeast Missouri smelter because state regulators refused to lower its electricity rates.
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Rates mixed at weekly US Treasury auction with 3-month bills dipping to lowest since April

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 2:58pm
Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills were mixed in Tuesday's auction with rates on three-month bills falling to the lowest level since late April while rates on six-month bills were unchanged.
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Halliburton to settle U.S. Gulf spill claims for $1.1 bln

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 2:43pm
Halliburton Co, North America's top oilfield services provider, said it reached a $1.
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Port of Portland reaches deal on terminal to store Canadian propane before shipment to Asia

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 2:39pm
The Port of Portland said Tuesday it has reached an agreement with a company that wants to build a terminal to temporarily house propane imported by rail from Canada then exported by ship to Asia.
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