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Life-saving train design is rarely used

February 26, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this March 23, 2006 file photo then-U.S. Transportation Secretary Norman Y. Mineta, left, and Metrolink CEO David Solow conduct a press briefing in Glendale, Calif. at the site of a deadly January 2005 train versus vehicle collision. Mineta called for the adoption of a new train car design that testing showed could [&hellip...

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Survey: China factory activity up but export orders drop

February 25, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Feb. 4, 2015 photo, a man checks on a shirt at a garment factory in Jinjiang in southeast China’s Fujian province. China’s manufacturing activity edged up to a four-month high in February although export orders decreased for the first time...

GOP ends right-to-work hearing early, enraging unions

February 25, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

ELIMINATES INCORRECT NAME – Displaying an American flag he contends was damaged in a previous altercation with Wisconsin State Capitol police, a man joins labor workers in a rally in the rotunda of the Wisconsin State Capitol as legislators consider a...

Clinton says she would push for inclusive problem-solving

February 25, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

Hillary Rodham Clinton, right, and technology commentator Kara Swisher high-five during a keynote address at the Watermark Silicon Valley Conference for Women, Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, in Santa Clara, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) SANTA CLARA, Calif....

Asian stocks mostly up, cheered by US Fed chair remarks

February 25, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015. The U.S. stock market is back at a record high as traders are encouraged by the latest news on interest rates, Greece and corporate earnings. The Dow Jones industrial average...

Oil-gas panel suggests consulting role for local government

February 25, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

Brad Holly of Anadarko Petroleum Company and member of the Oil and Gas Task Force, listens to debate as the board meets to put the final touches on recommendations for Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper to consider in the settlement of disputes over oil and gas...

Alaska quietly becomes 3rd state to legalize marijuana

February 25, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

Bill Parker, who has advocated for the legalization of marijuana for more than 43 years, is shown at his home in Anchorage Alaska, on Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, the same day pot became legal in the state. He said he planned to attend parties with supporters of...

In a bind, Republicans offer vote on Homeland Security bill

February 25, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., accompanied by Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn of Texas, right, and Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., rear, speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, to talk about his move to disentangle...

Christie’s budget proposes pension overhaul, benefit cuts

February 25, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

New Jersey Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto, left, D-Secaucus, N.J. and Assemblyman Louis D. Greenwald, D-Voorhees, N.J., give the democrats response to Gov. Chris Christie’s budget address, Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, in Trenton, N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)...

Asian stocks mostly up, cheered by US Fed chair remarks

February 25, 2015 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015. The U.S. stock market is back at a record high as traders are encouraged by the latest news on interest rates, Greece and corporate earnings. The Dow Jones industrial average...