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Newark mayor provides details on city’s deal with Uber

April 16, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Dec. 16, 2014, file photo a man leaves the headquarters of Uber in San Francisco. The ride-hailing company said Thursday, April 7, 2016 it will pay at least $10 million to settle a case in which California prosecutors alleged it misled passengers over the quality of its driver background checks. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, [&hellip...

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New report says tourists spending more money in Las Vegas

April 16, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Thursday, March 22, 2012 file photo, tourists watch the canopy light show at the Fremont Street Experience in Las Vegas. A new report by the Las Vegas tourism board shows visitors are spending more money on their trips to Sin City. The latest...

Farm board backs ruling that grower interfered with election

April 16, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

In this April 29, 2014 file photo, Dan Gerawan, owner of Gerawan Farming, Inc., left, talks with crew boss Jose Cabello in a nectarine orchard near Sanger, Calif. The Agricultural Labor Relations Board late Friday, April 15, 2016 unanimously affirmed an...

City official: Company withdraws from pipeline project

April 15, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

WARRENTON, Ore. (AP) — An energy company that wanted to export liquefied natural gas from the northwest Oregon coast will withdraw from the $6 billion terminal and pipeline project, city officials in Warrenton said Friday. Warrenton Mayor Mark Kujala told...

Marathon Petroleum, Citi, GM slip; Edison Int’l rises

April 15, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

Traders Michael Smyth, left, and James Denaro work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, April 6, 2016. Stocks are wobbling in early trading Wednesday. Health care companies are trading higher, energy companies are rising along with the...

Lawmakers confirm fish board members, fight game members

April 15, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

Sen. Lesil McGuire, R-Anchorage, speaks in favor of a nominee to head the state’s Department of Corrections during a joint session of the state’s House and Senate confirming the governor’s nominees for state boards and commissions on Friday,...

SEC and Vermont: Ski resort owners mishandled $200 million

April 14, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Securities and Exchange Commission and Vermont on Thursday filed civil fraud charges against owners of two northern Vermont ski resorts, accusing them of misusing more than $200 million from foreign investors intended for...

Japan qualifies Chrysler Jeep Cherokee for green tax break

April 14, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

This Dec. 2, 2014, file photo shows the Jeep logo on a Cherokee vehicle at a local car dealership in Tempe, Ariz. Chrysler’s Jeep has been declared green by the Japanese government, becoming the first gasoline-engine American-made U.S. brand vehicle to...

China’s economy slows to 6.7 percent, lowest since crisis

April 14, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Wednesday, April 13, 2016 photo, workers sit on a truck near containers at a port on the Yangtze River in Yichang in central China’s Hubei province. China’s economic growth slowed in the first quarter to 6.7 percent compared with the...

Hawaii Health Department delays naming dispensary owners

April 13, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

HONOLULU (AP) — The Hawaii Department of Health says it’s going to delay announcing the names of Hawaii’s first medical marijuana dispensary owners. Officials say they planned to release the names April 15, but are pushing the announcement back...