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Trump shows interest in privatizing air traffic control

February 9, 2017 • BusinessComments (0)

President Donald Trump listens during a meeting with airline executives in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017. From left are, Deborah Ale Flint, executive director of Los Angeles World Airports; Trump; and UPS President of US operations Myron Gray. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald...

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Davis Rental & Supply

February 9, 2017 • Local Business ReviewComments (0)

Have a Gun Safe or heavy refrigerator to move? Davis Rental & Supply now has a hydraulic 4-wheel caster Yellow Mover that you can strap on to your large appliance or safe. Then with the hydraulic jacks on the lifter, one person can raise it off the floor...

Chicken farmers say processors treat them like servants

February 8, 2017 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Dec. 2, 2008 file photo, a Pilgrim’s Pride contract chicken farmer walks amid three-week-old chicks at a farm just outside the city limits of Pittsburg, Texas. A group of former chicken farmers from five states, intent on changing the way the...

Coal-fired plant’s owners expected to vote on its future

February 8, 2017 • BusinessComments (0)

PHOENIX (AP) — Owners of a coal-fired power plant in northern Arizona are expected to vote Monday on its future, considering options that include a possible closure within a few years. The Navajo Generating Station’s plant’s operator, the Salt...

House bill would change Alaska oil tax credit system

February 8, 2017 • BusinessComments (0)

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Democratic House majority members are proposing changes to an Alaska tax credit program that financially rewards oil exploration and production but is seen by critics as too pricey amid a multibillion-dollar state deficit. The bill was...

At a cool $250M, LA mega-mansion is priciest listing in US

February 7, 2017 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

This Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017, photo shows the indoor and outdoor dining areas at a $250 million mansion in the Bel-Air area of Los Angeles. The mansion, the most expensive home listed in the U.S., includes 12 bedroom suites, 21 bathrooms, five bars, three...

The Latest: North Dakota governor applauds pipeline notice

February 7, 2017 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Latest on the Dakota Access pipeline being built to carry oil from North Dakota to Illinois (all times local): 4:55 p.m. North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum is applauding the Army’s decision to allow completion of the Dakota Access...

Disney’s wonderful world may be too good to last

February 7, 2017 • Business, Entertainment, National NewsComments (0)

In this Thursday, June 16, 2016, file photo, Disney CEO Bob Iger poses for selfies with visitors on the opening day of the Disney Resort in Shanghai, China. Disney stands at a crossroads after years of chugging along on the strength of well-known characters...

Asian stocks decline after Wall Street falls

February 6, 2017 • BusinessComments (0)

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly lower Tuesday and oil prices rebounded after declines that dragged Wall Street lower. KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 index lost 0.3 percent to 18,929.75 and Sydney’s S&P-ASX 200 retreated 0.1...

Leader of New Zealand’s central bank to step down this year

February 6, 2017 • BusinessComments (0)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The leader of New Zealand’s central bank announced Tuesday he will step down in September when his five-year term expires. Reserve Bank Governor Graeme Wheeler said he always intended to serve only a single term and then...