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Yale’s new president says expansion a top priority

October 12, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Monday, Oct. 7. 2013 photo, Yale University President Peter Salovey attends a news conference for Nobel prize winner professor James Rothman at Yale in New Haven, Conn. Salovey, will be inaugurated Sunday as Yale president. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill) NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — The new president of Yale University said one of his [&hellip...

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SF Bay Area transit agency, unions resume talks

October 11, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

BART lead negotiator Thomas P. Hock, right, talks with members of the media as he enters Caltran’s offices during negotiations with BART management and union members on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013 in Oakland, Calif. Hoping to avoid a second strike in less...

Accelerated efforts, no agreement on shutdown/debt

October 11, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this photo from June 20, 2006, Josef Morvai and his son Daniel Morvai, 4, view the Statue of Liberty from a park bench in Red Hook Garden Pier, in Brooklyn, N.Y. As the federal shutdown continues, state and federal officials were discussing the possible...

Toyota riding momentum in wild acceleration cases

October 11, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This Thursday, Feb. 4, 2010 file photo shows Jeffrey Uno, right, and his father, Peter Uno, the son and husband of Noriko Uno, in framed photo, who died in an alleged “sudden unintended acceleration” crash in a Toyota Camry in August...

California gov. vetoes semi-automatic rifle ban

October 11, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this photo taken Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013, a custom made semi-automatic hunting rifle with a detachable magazine is displayed at TDS Guns in Rocklin, Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown approved a bill by Assemblywoman Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley, AB48, that bans the...

ND waits 11 days to tell public about oil spill

October 11, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Steve Jensen poses for a photo near the site of an oil spill he discovered outside of Tioga, N.D., on Friday, Oct. 11, 2013. Officials took nearly two weeks to tell the public about the break in a Tesoro Corp. pipeline that happened in a remote area of North...

Ark. expects furloughs to rise, number unclear

October 11, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe comments on effects the federal government shutdown is having on some state employees during a news conference in Little Rock, Ark., Friday, Oct. 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston) LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe...

Missouri gov. halts 1st US execution by propofol

October 11, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this July 28, 2009 file photo is a bottle of the propofol, the nation’s most popular anesthetic, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Los Angeles. Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is halting the execution of convicted killer Allen Nicklasson, citing...

Jury: Toyota not liable for death of Calif. woman

October 10, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This Thursday, Feb. 4, 2010 file photo shows Jeffrey Uno, right, and his father, Peter Uno, the son and husband of Noriko Uno, in framed photo, who died in an alleged “sudden unintended acceleration” crash in a Toyota Camry in August...

Stocks soar on views US default threat easing

October 10, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Specialist Jay Woods is reflected in a screen at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013. Wall Street roared in approval Thursday after Washington appeared to break an impasse that threatened to push the country into...