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  • Disney bumps ‘Good Dinosaur,’ no 2014 Pixar movie

    September 18, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This publicity image released by Disney-Pixar shows Arlo, a 70-foot-tall teenage Apatosaurus, and a young human boy named Spot in a concept art image for “The Good Dinosaur.” Walt Disney Pictures has pushed the release date of the film to November...

  • Chili Peppers, 2 Chainz headline Music Midtown

    September 18, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This Sept. 1, 2013 file photo shows Kendrick Lamar performing on day 2 of the 2013 Budweiser Made in America festival in Philadelphia. Lamar is one of the top acts to perform at the 2-day Music Midtown concert in Atlanta this weekend. The...

  • Drought slows New Zealand economic growth in 2Q

    September 18, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This Feb. 26, 2013 file photo shows dry cracked land near a water reservoir in Kiwitahi, New Zealand. The effects of a drought slowed New Zealand’s economic growth in the second quarter but economists predict growth will pick up again in...

  • Japan trade deficit swells 25 percent in August

    September 18, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Aug. 19, 2013 photo, track drivers walk at a container terminal in Tokyo. Japan’s trade deficit swelled to a larger-than-forecast 960.3 billion yen ($9.8 billion) in August, as imports outpaced the growth in exports. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)...

  • Asia stocks jump, Fed refrains from stimulus cut

    September 18, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    A passer-by is reflected on the electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013. Asian stock markets struggled to find their footing Wednesday as traders hesitated to make bold moves before the Federal Reserve winds up a...

  • HIV-infected porn actors call for condom use

    September 18, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Rod Daily, left, and Cameron Bay, both adult film performers who became infected with HIV while working in the adult industry take question from the media during a news conference on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013 in Los Angeles. The actors told reporters that a...

  • NM examines road, water systems after record rain

    September 18, 2013 • Business, State NewsComments Off

    This Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013 photo shows destroyed culvert pipes used to support a section of Road 562 over a stream in Upper Fruitland, N.M. The section of the Road 562 washed out after a storm early Friday, morning, Sept. 13, 2013. Days after heavy rains...

  • Bomb threats cause evacuations at Utah stores

    September 18, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Walmart store manager Cammy Hipwell, left, and Logan police officer Nate Argyle walk around the store in Logan, Utah, after a bomb threat was called in on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013. (AP Photo/The Herald Journal, Eli Lucero) SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah...

  • Klamath water task force making progress

    September 18, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Dec. 3, 2007 file photo, a cowboy drives cattle near Fort Klamath, Ore., in the upper Klamath Basin. A task force working on an agreement for sharing scarce water in the Klamath Basin has made progress on securing low-cost power for...

  • Officials stop pumping water into Pecos River

    September 18, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The Mexico Interstate Stream Commission has announced it has stopping pumping groundwater into the Pecos River and its reservoirs. The commission said Wednesday that thanks to recent heavy rains the river has seen a dramatic increase...