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Teachers take 1,000 apples to New York governor in protest

March 21, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

Education advocates from the Finger Lakes area, from left, Theresa Patchen, Mary Daly, Joy Martin and Mike Prusinowski deliver some of the 1,000 apples that they’ve brought to Gov. Cuomo’s office to protest state education funding levels at the Capitol Friday, March 20, 2015, in Albany, N.Y. (AP Photo/The Albany Times Union, John Carl...

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Herring rules could change as feds look to protect key fish

March 21, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE- In this July 2014 file photo, sternman Brandon Demmons, left, places a bait bag containing herring into a lobster trap while fishing off Monhegan Island, Maine. The little forage fish is critical to the future of the New England fishing industry....

Fracking: US tightens rules for chemical disclosure

March 21, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Feb. 17, 2015 file photo, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell speaks in Anchorage, Alaska. The Obama administration is requiring companies that drill for oil and natural gas on federal lands to disclose chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing...

Nile Rodgers: ‘Blurred Lines’ court verdict ‘shocking’

March 20, 2015 • Business, EntertainmentComments (0)

FILE – In this June 30, 2013 file photo, Pharrell Williams, left, and Robin Thicke perform onstage at the BET Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. Williams and Thicke were were ordered to pay nearly $7.4 million to three of Marvin Gaye’s...

Body in river that of missing Wall Street Journal reporter

March 20, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

The Passaic River at the Kennedy-Martin-Stelle Farmstead in Basking Ridge, Thursday, March, 19, 2015, where authorities have positively identified the body recovered yesterday as being Wall Street Journal reporter David Bird, who vanished on a walk in 2014....

APNewsBreak: State to divert ‘fair share’ fees from unions

March 20, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this March 4, 2015 file photo, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner speaks at an event in Springfield, Ill. Rauner’s office has instructed state agencies to begin diverting “fair share” fees from nonunion members’ paychecks away...

Kansas Senate panel approves proposed $15.5B state budget

March 20, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

Public employees and others watche the Senate Commerce Committee approved legislation Thursday, March 19, 2015, in Topeka, Kan. The committee approved legislation that would prevent state and local agencies and school districts from using their resources to...

House approves Twin River hotel in bid to retain revenues

March 20, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this July 12, 2011, file photo, patrons play slot machines at the Twin River Casino, in Lincoln, R.I. The Rhode Island House of Representatives unanimously approved a bill Thursday, March 19, 2015, that would allow Twin River Casino in Lincoln...

Asian markets mostly lower after Wall Street slide

March 20, 2015 • Business, World NewsComments (0)

Trader Jason Harper works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, March 19, 2015. Stocks are edging lower in early trading, giving up some of the gains they made the day before. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were...

Penn State president: Frat posting of nude pictures very sad

March 19, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

Penn State President Eric Barron speaks to reporters in the Pennsylvania state Capitol on Wednesday, March 18, 2015, in Harrisburg, Pa. A now-suspended Pennsylvania State University fraternity’s Facebook posting of photos of nude and partly nude women,...