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  • 1st tribe approved to launch online gambling in NJ

    Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — California's Pala Indians have launched their Internet gambling site in New Jersey following a test period last week, becoming the first tribe to do so in the state. The Pala Band of Mission Indians received permission over the weekend from New Jersey...

  • Automakers aim to drive away car computer hackers

    Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Against the team of hackers, the poor car stood no chance. Meticulously overwhelming its computer networks, the hackers showed that — given time — they would be able to pop the trunk and start the windshield wipers, cut the brakes or lock them up, and even kill the...

  • US stocks open slightly higher; Indexes at records

    Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. stock market opened with small gains on Monday, keeping major indexes at record levels. Renewed confidence that stimulus measures from global central banks will help spur economic growth is supporting demand for stocks. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor's 500...

  • Stocks rise, boosted by Asia, German news

    Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    U.S. stocks rose in early trading in line with gains from Asian markets and thanks to improvement in German business confidence. The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose six points, or 0.3 percent, to 2,069 as of 9:35 a.m. Eastern time Monday. The Dow Jones industrial average climbed 40...

  • HealthSouth to spend $750M on home health business

    Updated: 4 min ago

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — HealthSouth will spend about $750 million on the privately held owner of Encompass Home Health and Hospice in a deal that helps the rehabilitation hospital operator expand into home health care. The Birmingham, Alabama, company said Monday that Encompass, which...

  • Koch starts tender offer for Oplink transaction

    Updated: 21 min ago

    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A subsidiary of Koch Industries Inc. has started its tender offer tied to its approximately $445 million acquisition of optical network device company Oplink Communications Inc. The deal between Koch Optics Inc. and Oplink was announced last week. At that time it...

  • Gap in deal with European online retailer Zalando

    Updated: 36 min ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Gap is teaming up with Zalando to sell its clothing and accessories on the European online retailer's website, helping to expand its presence in the region. Gap Inc., which is based in San Francisco, opened its first company-run international store in the U.K. in 1987....

  • Merry marijuana: Colorado pot sellers woo holiday shoppers

    By Kristen Wyatt, Associated Press
    Updated: 36 min ago

    DENVER — That's not mistletoe. From new marijuana strains for the holidays to gift sets and pot-and-pumpkin pies, the burgeoning marijuana industry in Colorado is scrambling to get a piece of the holiday shopping dollar. Dispensaries in many states have been offering holiday specials...

  • Review: 3 cheap smartphones to consider

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — The cheapest smartphones don't have all the gizmos of Apple or Samsung models, but I'm impressed by how many features you do get for roughly a third of the price. Processors are slower, yet that's not so noticeable for basic tasks such as email, Facebook and weather...

  • Meeting set about parking issues near Colorado Springs community market in former school

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    A public meeting to discuss the future of parking near Ivywild School is set for 5:30-7:30 p.m. Monday. The meeting will focus on two potential options for Cascade Avenue between Cheyenne Boulevard and Brookside Road. City officials want to add to the 49 parking spaces on the...

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