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BC-US–Winter Weather,14th Ld-Writethru

January 26, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

Dressed in grizzly bear garb, Cicero Goncalves looks to be well prepared for snowy weather as he waits in New York’s Penn Station for a train to Vermont, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2015. Goncalves was headed north for some snowboarding, and was traveling by train because he expected the flight he had hoped to take would [&hellip...

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Obama seeks bigger wilderness designation in Alaska refuge

January 26, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This July, 2001 aerial file photo shows the Coastal Plain of Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. President Barack Obama says he will ask Congress to designate more than 12 million acres of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge,...

Michigan State, Rwanda collaborate on women in agribusiness

January 26, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This April 6, 2014, file photo shows an overview of a swath of the Rwandan capital of Kigali. The University of Rwanda in Kigali and Michigan State University in East Lansing, Mich., announced Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, that they are collaborating...

West Fargo 6th-graders build app to help class start on time

January 26, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Jan. 14, 2015 photo, Liberty Middle School students, from left, Max Wieland, Kamden Coles, Carter Larson, Kianna Neeb, Ariana Koustrup and Jacy Olafson, pose for a picture at the school in West Fargo, N.D. The students were members of a team that won...

Illinois ‘fracking’ off to slow start amid oil-price slump

January 26, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this May 21, 2013 file photo, a protester attends a rally after a House committee hearing on “fracking” legislation at the state Capitol in Springfield, Ill. The oil and gas drilling technique is off to a feeble start across...

Romanians protest Swiss franc loans repayments

January 26, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

A woman holds a banner displaying a play on words that translates to “I am in deep debt” as a man covers his face during a protest outside the parliament building in Bucharest, Romania, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. Hundreds of people have protested in...

New Fisher-Price photo studio seeks ad, packaging diversity

January 26, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Jan. 14, 2015, photo, 21-month-old Noelle Roberts plays with Fisher-Price toys while “baby wrangler” Melanie Ruskin keeps her engaged and photographer Michael Mandolfo records the moment at a studio in Buffalo, N.Y. Fisher-Price has been...

Obama to cut short India trip to pay call on Saudi Arabia

January 25, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

A policeman stands guard near the illuminated Indian Parliament ahead of Republic Day celebrations in New Delhi, India, Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. U.S. President Barack Obama arrives in New Delhi on Sunday for a three-day visit to talk with Prime Minister...

Company seeks rights to names of iconic Grand Canyon lodges

January 25, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this April 13, 2005 file photo, visitors and dignitaries flood into the lobby of the El Tovar Lodge at the South Rim of the Grand Canyon in Grand Canyon National Park, Ariz. For those who know and love the Grand Canyon, the names of its...

Added protections for consumer information on health website

January 25, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Nov. 12, 2014 file photo, the HealthCare.gov website, where people can buy health insurance, is seen on a laptop screen, shown in Portland, Ore. The Obama administration is reversing itself after an outcry over consumer privacy on...