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Munchies from marijuana festival fetch $50 online

August 20, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A bag is shown as Seattle Police public affairs officers hand out bags of Doritos with a sticker affixed that helps spell out rules for marijuana users during the second day of Seattle’s annual Hempfest. This is the first year for the annual pro-pot rally since Washington State voters legalized recreational use of marijuana. Photographed [&hellip...

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Man drives car into Calif. tutoring center; 6 hurt

August 20, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Employees of the Tutoring Club, an after-school academic program, console one another after a car crashed into the building in Fountain Valley, Calif., on Monday, Aug. 19, 2013. Police say a 76-year-old man drove his car into the tutoring club, injuring five...

Calif. freeway reopens ahead of schedule

August 19, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A photo released by Orange County Transportation Authority shows work along a 4-mile strip of Interstate 405 in Orange County, Calif., Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013. It expected to reopen earlier than expected Sunday afternoon. (AP Photo/Orange County Transportation...

Despite odds, Calif. city becomes 2 newspaper town

August 19, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This Aug. 15, 2013, photo shows new, empty news stands ready to hold copies of the Long Beach Register on Ocean Boulevard in Long Beach, Calif. Published by the Orange County Register, the Long Beach Register makes its five-day-a-week debut Monday, Aug. 19....

Creditors face deadline in Detroit bankruptcy case

August 19, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this July 22, 2013, file photo, Tony Brown, left, a Department of Transportation retiree, listens to union leaders talk about what Detroit’s bankruptcy filing means to thousands of retirees during a meeting in Detroit. Monday, Aug. 19,...

Kentucky plant closure disrupts workers’ lives

August 19, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This undated photo provided by United States Enrichment Corp shows Ronnie Kineman, a member of USEC’s cylinder handling crew, moving a Department of Energy-owned depleted uranium “tails” cylinder into a staging area at the Paducah Gaseous...

Silicon Valley keenly awaits latest Lego robot kit

August 19, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Aug. 14, 2013, photo, children look at a computer presentation on how to assemble Lego parts during a Digital Media Academy workshop in Stanford, Calif. Lego’s new Mindstorms sets rolling out next month are keenly anticipated by Silicon Valley...

Chinese regulators blame computer for stock frenzy

August 19, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A stock investor sits in front of an electronic screen showing index numbers at a brokerage in Shanghai, China, Friday, Aug. 16, 2013. Chinese stock prices swung wildly Friday after a brief trading frenzy blamed on a brokerage’s computer error. (AP...

Naturally Grown: An alternative label to organic

August 18, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Walter Cameron transplants a lettuce plant in a field at Denison Farm on Monday, Aug. 12, 2013, in Schaghticoke, N.Y. Executive Director Alice Varon of the Certified Naturally Grown program says it is an alternative to the U.S. Department of...

Crews rush to clean up former California nuke lab

August 18, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A black tarp covers the field to stabilize mercury-containing soil at the Santa Susana Field Laboratory in Simi Valley, Calif. on Thursday, July 25, 2013. Founded in 1947 by North American Aviation, Santa Susana quickly became an aerospace hub. For four...