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Archive for February 20th, 2014

  • Author James Patterson giving $1M to bookstores

    February 20, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this May 3, 2006, file photo, author James Patterson contemplates a question during an interview at his home overlooking the Intracoastal Waterway in Palm Beach, Fla. Patterson is giving away $1 million of his own money to independent...

  • Senate rejects Navajo gambling compact

    February 20, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Ben Shelly, the President of the Navajo Nation, left, and Lorenzo Bates, Navajo Council Delegate walk outside the New Mexico Capitol in Santa Fe, N.M., Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014. The state Senate rejected a proposed gambling compact that would have allowed the...

  • Obama defends US process on Keystone XL

    February 20, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, left, watches as Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto speaks to U.S. President Barack Obama, before they speak during the seventh trilateral North American Leaders Summit Meeting in Toluca, Mexico Wednesday Feb. 19,...

  • Nebraska law that allowed Keystone XL struck down

    February 20, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this file photo from April 18, 2013, opponents of the Keystone XL pipeline hold up head bands during the U.S. State Department’s sole public hearing in Grand Island, Neb. On Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, Lancaster County Judge Stephanie...

  • Federal agency releases ND train inspection data

    February 20, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Dec. 30, 2013, file photo, a fireball goes up at the site of an oil train derailment in Casselton, N.D. The Federal Railroad Administration says inspectors in North Dakota have found more than 13,000 defects and have written 721...

  • Homeland Security warns airlines of new threat

    February 20, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2007, file photo, a belt and shoes sit in a trays with advertising that is being used in the safety screening of travelers done by the Transportation Security Administration, at the Los Angeles International Airport in...