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Groups claim insurance discrimination in new forms

August 18, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Aug. 11, 2014, photo, Charis Hill, who has a rare form of arthritis that affects the spine, poses in Capitol Park in Sacramento, Calif. Hill has health insurance under one of the new plans offered through the health care law, could not afford the medication required for her condition because of the plan’s [&hellip...

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Mexican billionaire offers advice for Latinos

August 18, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Jan. 14, 2013 file photo, Mexican telecommunications tycoon Carlos Slim speaks during news conference at the Soumaya museum in Mexico City. Slim is scheduled to give the closing speech on Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, at the annual conference of...

Atlantic City fears closing casinos may be eyesore

August 18, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

This July 24, 2014 photo shows the former Claridge Casino Hotel in Atlantic City that is currently operating as a non-casino hotel. Its new use could be a model for three current casinos due to shut down by mid-September. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry) ATLANTIC CITY,...

Patrick hitting road more in last years in office

August 18, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this July 14, 2014 file photo, Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick talks with his staff at the New England Governors and eastern Canadian Premiers 38th annual conference in Bretton Woods, N.H. As he nears the end of his second term, Patrick has...

Top officer at oldest US sub base is retiring

August 18, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

In this April 10, 2012 photo provided by the U.S. Navy, Rear Adm. Kenneth Perry, commander of all U.S. attack submarines based on the East Coast and stationed at Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton, Conn., poses for an official Navy portrait. Perry, who...

Premier FBI cybersquad in Pittsburgh to add agents

August 18, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

In this photo from July 30, 2014, James Comey, Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, speaks to the media at the FBI’s Pittsburgh headquarters. Pittsburgh headquarters. Because of the Pittsburgh’s cybersquad success, Comey said the FBI...

Bourbon production reaches high point since ’70s

August 18, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Wednesday, April 8, 2009, file photo, a bottle of Maker’s Mark bourbon is dipped in red wax during a tour of the distillery in Loretto, Ky. Kentucky bourbon makers have stashed away their largest stockpiles in more than a generation...

Hemp homecoming: Rebirth sprouts in Kentucky

August 17, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Aug. 1, 2014 photo, Tony L. Brannon, Murray State University’s agriculture dean, stands for a photo near a hemp crop at the school’s research farm in Murray, Ky. Researchers and farmers are producing the state’s first legal hemp crop in...

Delays for SC nuclear plant pressure industry

August 17, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This April 9, 2012 file photo shows the working nuclear reactor at the V.C. Summer Nuclear Station in Jenkinsville, S.C. The delays in the nuclear industry are adding up, adding hundreds of millions of dollars to already expensive projects. The...

Voters to decide fate of Alaska oil production tax

August 17, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Aug. 8, 2014 file photo, Vic Fischer, a leader of the effort to repeal the oil tax system passed by Alaska state lawmakers in 2013, takes part in a sign-waving event on a busy street in Anchorage, Alaska. Alaskans head to the polls...