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Man who entered restricted area at Ohio's Cedar Point theme park hit, killed by roller coaster

Thu, 08/13/2015 - 11:00pm
A man who entered a restricted area at Ohio's Cedar Point amusement park to look for a lost cellphone has been struck by a roller coaster and killed.
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Marc Faber: I See a Recession Coming

Thu, 08/13/2015 - 8:19pm
Marc Faber says he still thinks a recession is on its way.
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AP PHOTOS: Raids by Peruvian troops disrupt, but don't eradicate illegal gold mining in Amazon

Thu, 08/13/2015 - 8:10pm
Patricia Quispe sat sullen on a black suitcase outside a dismantled mining camp, nursing her baby son and waiting for her husband, who was among 41 wildcat gold miners arrested in Peru's latest crackdown on illegal mining in the Amazon.
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State Land Board approves selling Elliott State Forest to special buyer

Thu, 08/13/2015 - 7:28pm
The State Land Board has approved selling the Elliott State Forest to a buyer who will agree to restrictive conditions: pay a fair market price, conserve older trees, protect threatened fish and wildlife, produce logs for local mills, and leave it open to the public.
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Wyoming governor and all 3 members of congressional delegation testify at coal meeting

Thu, 08/13/2015 - 7:23pm
Wyoming brought out the big guns for Thursday's hearing in Gillette on whether to charge coal companies more to mine on federal lands.
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U.S. Oil Prices Fall to 6-and-a-Half Year Low

Thu, 08/13/2015 - 6:16pm
Following an epic comeback Wednesday, the S&P 500 and Nasdaq pulled the exact opposite move, going from positive to negative in the final hour of trade.
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Judge says Maine missed chance to challenge decision revoking Riverview certification

Thu, 08/13/2015 - 6:05pm
Maine Gov. Paul LePage's administration missed its chance to challenge the federal government's decision to strip the Riverview Psychiatric Recovery Center of its federal certification, a judge ruled Tuesday.
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Fishermen of Maine's lucrative baby eels will have the same quota next year

Thu, 08/13/2015 - 6:01pm
Maine's elver fishermen will have the same quota next spring when they fish for the valuable baby eels.
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Apple reports hiring more women and minorities, though overall numbers move only slightly

Thu, 08/13/2015 - 5:39pm
Apple says it more than doubled the numbers of women, blacks and Hispanic workers hired in the last year, although that moved the needle only slightly in terms of improving the overall diversity of its workforce.
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Kohl's, Coty, Flowers Foods, Cisco and Advance Auto are big market mover

Thu, 08/13/2015 - 5:35pm
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE Kohl's Corp., down $5.39 to $56.11 The department store operator said state sales-tax holidays hurt second-quarter sales and said back-to-school shopping got off to a slow start.
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Amaya readies for NFL season with fantasy sports betting acquisition

Thu, 08/13/2015 - 5:34pm
Online gaming company Amaya is bolstering its entry into fantasy sports betting by acquiring U.S.-based Victiv for an undisclosed price.
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Judge orders Arizona to refund millions in rental car taxes used for stadiums, tourism

Thu, 08/13/2015 - 5:26pm
Arizona must refund millions of dollars it collected from a rental car tax that funds stadium projects and tourism efforts in Maricopa County after the tax was earlier declared unconstitutional, a judge ruled.
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Nordstrom Profit Rises

Thu, 08/13/2015 - 5:25pm
Nordstrom Inc.'s second-quarter profit rose as the retailer recorded a $51 million gain related to the planned sale of its U.S. credit-card portfolio to Toronto-Dominion Bank.
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Paylocity reports 4th-quarter loss but tops expectations

Thu, 08/13/2015 - 5:24pm
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Goldman Sachs buys $16 billion in deposits from General Electric's closing banking business

Thu, 08/13/2015 - 5:21pm
Goldman Sachs is buying $16 billion worth of deposits from GE Capital, the finance arm of General Electric, both companies said Thursday.
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Motorola Mobility to cut 500 jobs in Chicago as parent company seeks more product development

Thu, 08/13/2015 - 5:20pm
Motorola Mobility says it's cutting 500 jobs at its Chicago headquarters, about a quarter of its workforce.
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Prosecutor: Scam charity duped high school students working at arenas, pocketed their pay

Thu, 08/13/2015 - 5:19pm
Prosecutors say more than 100 New York high school students and dozens more in Chicago, Houston and Nashville, Tennessee, have been cheated out of promised paychecks by a "scam" charity.
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Florida AG on Suing EPA Over Air Quality Rules

Thu, 08/13/2015 - 5:02pm
A group of attorneys general – on behalf of 17 states -- is suing the EPA over air quality rules, alleging they go too far.
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FDA approves OxyContin to treat severe, chronic pain in children 11 to 16

Thu, 08/13/2015 - 4:58pm
The Food and Drug Administration has approved the powerful painkiller OxyContin for a new use in children 11 to 16 suffering from severe, chronic pain.
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GM recalls 73,424 Chevrolet Cobalts for defective air bag wiring

Thu, 08/13/2015 - 4:52pm
General Motors is recalling 73,424 Chevrolet Cobalt small cars globally because improper wiring could prevent the roof-mounted driver's side air bag from deploying after a crash.
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