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Firm asks NYers to swap Adirondack land for mine

July 14, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Miners use heavy equipment to dig wollastonite ore from a pit mine in the Adirondacks. Adjacent to the mine lies 200 acres of constitutionally protected state forest land that the mining company, NYCO Minerals, wants to swap for 1,500 acres elsewhere so it can expand its mine. The land swap will go to NY voters [&hellip...

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UK agency: 787 fire not caused by battery fault

July 14, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Passengers queue outside Terminal 3 at Heathrow Airport in London, Friday, July 12, 2013. Air Ethiopian Boeing 787 Dreamliner ‘Queen of Sheba’ aeroplane caught fire earlier Friday forcing Heathrow Airport to close to all air traffic for an hour...

Cash-starved Pa. city to sell Wild West artifacts

July 14, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this undated photo, a Colt 78 double action pistol belonging to Red Angus is one of the items up for sale at the Wild West auction, in Harrisburg, Pa. Approximately 8,000 items are up for sale. (AP Photo/PennLive.com, Joe Hermitt) HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) —...

New England’s love affair with natural gas cools

July 14, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Jan. 25, 2001 file photo, a gas supply line is seen in St. Albans, Vt. New England’s love affair with natural gas appears to be showing strain as the regional power grid operator voices worries about too much demand on limited supplies...

Author convicted in Ariz. sweat lodge deaths freed

July 13, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In an April 7, 2011 file photo, James Arthur Ray, right, and one of his defense attorneys Truc Do, sit in court during his trial. Ray,a self-help author who was convicted of negligent homicide in the deaths of three people following a sweat lodge...

Third girl aboard Asiana jet dies from injuries

July 13, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Saturday, July 6, 2013 aerial photo, firefighters, lower center, stand by a tarpaulin sheet covering the body of a Chinese teen struck by a fire truck during the emergency response to the crash of Asiana Flight 214 at the San Francisco International...

AT&T to buy Leap Wireless for about $1.2 billion

July 13, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this July 22, 2009 file photo, a customer walks out of an AT&T store in San Jose, Calif. AT&T Inc. on Friday July 12, 2013 said that it has agreed to acquire Leap Wireless International Inc., the pre-paid cellphone carrier that...

Lawmakers won’t let pay freeze rush pension fix

July 13, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this May 29, 2013 file photo, Illinois state Sen. Matt Murphy, R-Palatine, argues state budget legislation at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield, Ill. An impatient Gov. Pat Quinn suspended lawmakers’ salaries and stipends July 10,...

Reporter’s lawyers argue to see Holmes’ notebook

July 13, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this June 4, 2013 file photo, Aurora theater shooting suspect James Holmes appears in court in Centennial, Colo. For the first time, lawyers for accused theater shooter James Holmes say he killed 12 people and wounded dozens more at an Aurora...

Boeing stock tumbles after fire on 787 Dreamliner

July 13, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

CORRECTING THE SPELLING OF SHEBA General view of the Air Ethiopian Boeing 787 Dreamliner ‘Queen of Sheba’ aeroplane, on the runway near Terminal 3, at Heathrow Airport, London, Friday July 12, 2013. Two Boeing 787 Dreamliner planes ran into...