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Colorado approves $5M incentive for Tarantino film

September 27, 2014 • Business, EntertainmentComments (0)

FILE – In this Feb. 28, 2014 file photo, U.S director Quentin Tarantino shows a v-sign during the 39th Cesar Film Awards at Theatre du Chatelet in Paris, France. Colorado has approved a $5 million incentive package to lure production of the upcoming Tarantino film “The Hateful Eight.” The state Economic Development Commission approved the [&hellip...

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Chiquita, Fyffes alter merger agreement

September 27, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Aug. 3, 2005 file photo, Chiquita bananas are on display at a grocery store in Bainbridge, Ohio. Changes to the proposed merger agreement between Chiquita and the Irish fruit company Fyffes will give Chiquita shareholders a larger stake...

US: Immigrant families fail to report to agents

September 25, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this June 26, 2014 file photo, a federal employee walks past cribs inside of the barracks for law enforcement trainees turned into immigrant detention center at the Federal Law Enforcement Center (FLETC) in Artesia, N.M. The Homeland Security...

USDA details new risk-based farm payment programs

September 25, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announces new programs to help farmers better manage risk during a news conference in St. Paul, Minn. on Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014. Farmers can start as early as next week on signing up for new safety net programs that...

Prices at the pump head below $3 in much of US

September 25, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014 photo, Foster Gilley, of Chatom, Ala., fills his SUV’s tank with $2.92-per-gallon regular gas at Mac’s Gas in Richland, Miss. The typical autumn decline in gasoline prices is getting a big push lower by falling...

Navajo to get $554 million in settlement with US

September 25, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

From left, Dennis Niez Sr., Ray Curley and Charley Singer sit in the shade at Little Singer Community School Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, on the Navajo Nation in Birdsprings, Ariz. The Navajo Nation is poised to receive $554 million from the federal government...

Abandoned truck dripping rancid chicken juice

September 25, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

A semitrailer carrying 35,000 pounds of frozen chicken is abandoned at a western Montana truck, Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014 in Missoula, Mont. An employee of an Idaho trucking company abandoned the trailer load of frozen chicken after the company reportedly...

Vail to build lift linking its 2 Utah ski areas

September 25, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

This photo taken on June 19, 2014, shows the Park City Mountain Resort in Park City, Utah. Park City Mountain Resort, one Utah’s largest ski areas, will be sold to Vail Resorts Inc., in a $182.5 million deal announced Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, resolving a...

Bleak future for New England thoroughbred racing

September 25, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Sept. 24, 2014 photo, a racing fan checks his program before a race at Suffolk Downs in Boston. The last thoroughbred horse racing track in New England is closing this year, as the once grand Suffolk Downs yields to growing competition from casinos,...

Audit finds problems in Perry’s deal-closing fund

September 25, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

Texas Gov. Rick Perry stumps for Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback, left, during a campaign rally for Brownback on Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014 in Wichita, Kan. Brownback is facing a tough reelection campaign against democrat Paul Davis. (AP Photo/The Wichita Eagle,...