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Biotech firm to pay $3.5M fine to settle animal-abuse case

May 21, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — One of the world’s largest suppliers of antibodies used in research has agreed to pay a $3.5 million fine and cancel its research registration in order to settle government allegations that it mistreated goats and rabbits at its Santa Cruz, California, facility. The settlement between Santa Cruz Biotechnology Inc. and...

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Bondholders sue over Puerto Rico debt-moratorium law

May 21, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Holders of bonds from Puerto Rico’s Government Development Bank are suing to challenge aspects of a debt-moratorium law that island officials say is crucial to maintaining essential services as the U.S. territory struggles...

Smoke, cockpit woes signal chaotic end for EgyptAir plane

May 21, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

An EgyptAir plane flies past minarets of a mosque as it approaches Cairo International Airport, in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, May, 21, 2016. Smoke was detected in multiple places on EgyptAir flight 804 moments before it plummeted into the Mediterranean last...

Weekend hackathon takes place at Wayne State University

May 20, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

DETROIT (AP) — A marathon weekend hackathon takes place at Wayne State University’s College of Engineering. More than 200 high school and college students gather for “HackWSU” starting Saturday morning on the university’s Detroit...

Sugar shortage leads Coca-Cola to halt Venezuela production

May 20, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Coca-Cola is halting production in Venezuela of its namesake beverage due to a sugar shortage brought on by the country’s grinding economic crisis. The Atlanta-based company said in an emailed statement Friday said that its...

American Airlines demolishes old headquarters buildings

May 20, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

Miguel Antonio Lugo, 4, rides on the shoulder of his grandfather Audy Rosado as they gather with American Airlines employees to watch the implosion of the airline’s former headquarters building, in Fort Worth, Texas, Friday, May 20, 2016. (AP Photo/LM...

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Summer Entertainment on The Patio

May 20, 2016 • Dining GuideComments (0)

We’ve all enjoyed a meal and perhaps a drink or two at Peppers. Over the past 25 years, Peppers has become a Roswell staple. And it has every right to be one. In 1990 the Roe family established Peppers Grill & Bar at its current location, 500 N. Main...

Mirrors blamed for fire at world’s largest solar plant

May 19, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Aug. 13, 2014 file photo, mirrors, in foreground, reflect sunlight onto a power tower at the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System at Nipton, Calif., near Primm, Nev. on the California-Nevada border The site uses over 300,000 mirrors to focus...

Supreme Court: Schwan sons get hearing in foundation dispute

May 19, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Two sons of the late frozen food magnate Marvin Schwan will get an opportunity to argue for court oversight of his charitable foundation after about $600 million in investment losses, South Dakota’s Supreme Court said in an opinion...

105K gallons of saltwater-oil mixture spills in North Dakota

May 19, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Jan. 12, 2015 file photo, crews dig at a spill site where a leak from a four-inch pipeline spilled nearly 3 million gallons of saltwater brine near Blacktail Creek outside Williston, N.D. Scientists say wastewater spills from oil development in...