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Nevada gambling regulators sign off on Olympic betting

February 27, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this March 22, 2013, file photo, bettors watch the odds for second-round NCAA tournament games displayed on a board at the Mirage hotel-casino Race & Sports Book in Las Vegas. Nevada gambling regulators voted Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, to allow the state’s sports books to offer bets on the Olympics for the [&hellip...

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Tenn. GOP leader questions incentives for unionized GM plant

February 27, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this June 26, 2009, file photo, General Motors worker Brent Watts walks to the United Auto Workers union hall in Spring Hill, Tenn. Tennessee state Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey, R-Blountville, said on Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, that it may have...

Ohio oil well output doubles in a year; natural gas triples

February 27, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

Ohio Gov. John Kasich delivers his State of the State address at the Roberts Centre, Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, in Wilmington, Ohio. (AP Photo/Skip Peterson) COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Oil production has more than doubled and production of natural gas has tripled...

About 61,000 Ohioans poised to lose Medicaid health benefits

February 27, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Feb. 2, 2015, file photo, State Medicaid director John McCarthy reviews details of a proposal to continue Medicaid expansion as part of Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s two-year budget, in Columbus, Ohio. McCarthy said Thursday, Feb, 26,...

Qantas rebounds from loss to post $162 M half-year profit

February 26, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

A Qantas plane maneuvers behind another parked at a gate at Sydney Airport in Sydney, Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. Qantas Airways Ltd. has posted a 206 million Australian dollar ($162 million) profit for the first six months since it recorded a $2.6 billion loss...

Speed, apathy mute protests vs. Wisconsin right-to-work bill

February 26, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

A crowd protests inside the Wisconsin State Capitol after a rally was held in opposition of the right-to-work bill outside the Capitol in Madison, Wis., Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015. The bill would make it a crime to require private-sector workers who...

Publishers stand by Bill O’Reilly despite accuracy questions

February 26, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Oct. 28, 2013 file photo, political commentator Bill O’Reilly attends the National Geographic Channel’s “Killing Kennedy” world premiere screening reception at The Newseum, in Washington. O’Reilly, Fox News...

Colorado lawmakers consider stricter snow-tire requirements

February 26, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Nov. 10, 2014 file photo, tire installer Shawn Dutton places summer tires back in customer’s car at a tire shop in southeast Denver. Colorado lawmakers are considering the requirement of snow tires or chains on noncommercial...

State transit chief: Plan soon on unused passenger rail cars

February 26, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

In this photo taken on Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, Tim Hoeffner, MDOT Director Office of Rail, left, answers questions as Tim Huffman, senior electrical foreman for Great Lakes Central Railroad stands at right, on a refurbished 1950′s era rail car, in...

Outage cuts Internet, phone service across northern Arizona

February 26, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

A sign posted outside a Baskin-Robbins ice cream store in Flagstaff, Ariz., Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, advises customers that only cash or checks will be accepted due to an Internet and phone outage. (AP Photo/Felicia Fonseca) FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — People...