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  • Brown, Democrats closing in on water bond deal

    August 11, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins, D-San Diego, urged passage of two procedural bills that relate to negotiations over a replacement water bond for the November ballot, before the Assembly at the Capitol, Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, in Sacramento, Calif. Gov Jerry...

  • Ship rescues 3 stranded in rough seas off Hawaii

    August 11, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    This Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014 photo provided by the U.S. Coast Guard shows the 42-foot sailboat Walkabout caught in Hurricane Julio, about 400 miles northeast of Oahu, Hawaii. Walkabout is disabled and taking on water with three people aboard. The Coast Guard is...

  • Liberian doctors to get experimental Ebola drug

    August 11, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Workers have their temperature taken before entering the Freeport area, an important commercial port facility, Monrovia, Liberia, Monday, Aug. 11, 2014. Experts say fear and misunderstanding of Ebola have led many to ignore medical advice, fueling the...

  • No ruling on Utah ski area’s rare snowboarding ban

    August 11, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Feb. 19, 2013, file photo, young skiers ride the conveyor belt on Little Grizz at Alta Ski Resort in Little Cottonwood Canyon near Salt Lake City. A group of snowboarders suing to get access to Alta ski area are headed to court. The...

  • Senator: Business tax would undermine Tesla bid

    August 11, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Sen. Dean Heller laughs with reporters Monday, Aug. 11, 2014 after meeting with a transportation round table sponsored by the Association of General Contractors at Granite Construction in Sparks, Nev. Among other things, he discussed efforts to lure Tesla...

  • Commission: We can’t force casinos to stay open

    August 11, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    This June 27, 2014 photo shows the Showboat Casino Hotel in Atlantic City N.J. On Monday Aug. 11, 2014, the New Jersey Casino Control Commission said it lacks the power to force the Showboat’s owners to keep it open for four additional months past its...

  • US printing company shuts down Argentina operation

    August 11, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    A worker stands next to burning tires outside the entrance of RR Donnelley printing plant in the outskirts of Buenos Aires, Argentina, Monday, Aug. 11, 2014. RR Donnelley, a Fortune 500 company from Chicago, closed its plant in Argentina without warning...

  • ‘Advanced Warfare’ jumps past predecessors

    August 11, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    This July 31, 2014 photo shows animation director Christopher Stone working on the new “Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare” game at Sledgehammer Games in Foster City, Calif. The game is scheduled for release Nov. 4. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu) FOSTER CITY,...

  • Police: 2 men dead after shooting in Carlsbad

    August 11, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — Police in Carlsbad say two men are dead after a shootout following a party. They say shots were fired during an altercation involving several people about 4 a.m. Monday in the area of Eighth and Lea. Police say one man was pronounced...

  • Senators concerned about post offices’ hours

    August 11, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s U.S. senators are expressing concern about the Postal Service’s plans to reduce hours at thousands of postal facilities across the United States, including nearly 150 in New Mexico. Hours are already being...