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Obama takes on coal with first-ever carbon limits

September 20, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Sept. 18, 2013, photo, EPA administrator Gina McCarthy testifies before the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power on Capitol Hill, in Washington. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration will press ahead Friday with tough requirements for new coal-fired power plants, moving to impose for the first time strict limits on...

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DFW poised to be mecca for Christian film industry

September 20, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Patrick Warburton acts in a scene on the film set of “Hoovey” near Waxahachie, at the same house where “Places in the Heart” was filmed, Wednesday, April 24, 2013. The film is the story of Eric “Hoovey” Elliott, high school...

Detroit bankruptcy foes beg for judge’s help

September 20, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Detroit resident Bill Hickey addresses the media outside federal court in Detroit, Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013 after attending a Detroit bankruptcy hearing. Dozens of residents have told a judge why they oppose Detroit’s bankruptcy, but they had to do it...

Canals run dry at Venetian in Vegas for 1st time

September 20, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE- In this March 20, 2012, file photo, a gondolier serenades a couple as he steers the gondola through the canal inside the Venetian hotel-casino, in Las Vegas. The famous canals that meander through the Shoppes inside the resort have been drained for...

Drought slows New Zealand economic growth in 2Q

September 18, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This Feb. 26, 2013 file photo shows dry cracked land near a water reservoir in Kiwitahi, New Zealand. The effects of a drought slowed New Zealand’s economic growth in the second quarter but economists predict growth will pick up again in...

Japan trade deficit swells 25 percent in August

September 18, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Aug. 19, 2013 photo, track drivers walk at a container terminal in Tokyo. Japan’s trade deficit swelled to a larger-than-forecast 960.3 billion yen ($9.8 billion) in August, as imports outpaced the growth in exports. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)...

Asia stocks jump, Fed refrains from stimulus cut

September 18, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A passer-by is reflected on the electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013. Asian stock markets struggled to find their footing Wednesday as traders hesitated to make bold moves before the Federal Reserve winds up a...

HIV-infected porn actors call for condom use

September 18, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Rod Daily, left, and Cameron Bay, both adult film performers who became infected with HIV while working in the adult industry take question from the media during a news conference on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013 in Los Angeles. The actors told reporters that a...

NM examines road, water systems after record rain

September 18, 2013 • Business, State NewsComments (0)

This Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013 photo shows destroyed culvert pipes used to support a section of Road 562 over a stream in Upper Fruitland, N.M. The section of the Road 562 washed out after a storm early Friday, morning, Sept. 13, 2013. Days after heavy rains...

Bomb threats cause evacuations at Utah stores

September 18, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Walmart store manager Cammy Hipwell, left, and Logan police officer Nate Argyle walk around the store in Logan, Utah, after a bomb threat was called in on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013. (AP Photo/The Herald Journal, Eli Lucero) SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah...

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