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Haslam-owned truck-stop chain to pay $92M fine

July 14, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

File-This June 21, 2011, file photo shows Republican Gov. Bill Haslam speaking to reporters after a speech at Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tenn. Authorities say the truck-stop company owned by Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has agreed to pay $92 million in fines for cheating customers out of promised rebates [&hellip...

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Near spill, reservation wrestles with oil’s impact

July 13, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

In this July 11, 2014 photo, Ruth Anna Buffalo stands in a ravine that she would often travel to as a child in North Dakota’s badlands near Mandaree, N.D. A nearby underground pipeline spewed 1 million gallons of saltwater into the badlands in early...

3 remain hospitalized after Grand Teton bus crash

July 13, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

This Thursday, July 10, 2014 photo provided by the Grand Teton National Park shows a bus that flipped on its side in Grand Teton National Park. Officials say about two dozen people were taken to a hospital after a bus flipped on its side. Authorities say no...

Aronia berry gaining market foothold in US

July 13, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

Andrew Pittz of the Sawmill Hollow aronia berry farm offers samples and sells aronia berry products at Whole Foods Market in Omaha, Neb., Friday, April 25, 2014. A few years ago, few people had ever heard of the Aronia berry, a pretty, but tart fruit. Now,...

Owners of Trump Plaza casino expect it will close

July 13, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

This Dec. 9, 2011 file photo shows the exterior of Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City N.J. The casino’s parent company said on Saturday July 12, 2014 that it expects to close Trump Plaza on Sept. 16. It would be the third Atlantic City casino...

Workers struggle in Hamptons, playground for rich

July 13, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

In this photo taken on Friday, July 11, 2014, beachgoers enjoy the surf in Southampton, N.Y. Studies show the gap separating the rich from the working poor has been ever-widening in recent years and few places provide that evidence as starkly as Long...

Deadline looms in Newark airport wage hike flap

July 13, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

In this photo from Thursday, July 10, 2014, Irwin Carbajal, 23, a aircraft cabin cleaner, poses for a photograph at Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark, N.J. Carbajal, who makes $8.25 an hour, is hoping to benefit from a pay increase which the...

Seneca Nation commits to native-only landscaping

July 13, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

In this June 26, 20014 photo, gardens of native plants grow outside the William Seneca administration building on the Seneca Indian Nation’s Cattaraugus Reservation in western New York. Tribal leaders recently adopted a policy to use only indigenous...

Indicted Russian’s family say he’s innocent

July 11, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

Anna Otisko, the girlfriend of Roman Seleznev, a Russian man who was arrested on bank fraud and other charges earlier this week in the United States, cries as she listens to a question during a news conference in Moscow, Russia, Friday, July 11, 2014. Family...

Pipeline breach renews call for more monitoring

July 11, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

A roadside sign encourages tribal members and visitors to Fort Berthold Indian Reservation to protect the environment in this July 11, 2014, in Mandaree, N.D. Mandaree a few miles away from the site of a pipeline that spewed 1 million gallons of saltwater, an...