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  • Don't plan to line up for Apple Watch next week

    Updated: Fri, Apr 17, 2015

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — If you're planning on buying the new Apple Watch, don't expect to walk into a store and leave with one next week. Apple, which began accepting advance orders for the watch last week, had previously said it would be "available" for sale in stores on April 24, at...

  • Interior seeks feedback on fees for drilling on federal land

    Updated: Fri, Apr 17, 2015

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration took a first step Friday toward a possible increase in fees charged for oil and gas companies to drill on federal lands. The Bureau of Land Management issued a notice seeking public comment on whether regulations are needed to give the...

  • Bear adjusting to freedom in Colorado after years as ice cream shop draw

    Associated Press
    Updated: Fri, Apr 17, 2015

    KEENESBURG — A female bear that spent nearly two decades as a caged attraction at a Pennsylvania ice cream shop is adjusting to life at a wildlife sanctuary outside Denver. Wild Animal Sanctuary's executive director tells Friday's York Daily Record (http://bit.ly/1HxWC5Q ) that...

  • Obama: Trade politics difficult, but opposition helps China

    Updated: Fri, Apr 17, 2015

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Conceding that trade is a difficult topic for his Democratic Party, President Barack Obama on Friday defended his efforts to broaden commerce with Asia and Europe and warned critics that opposition would give China a leg up in setting the rules for international...

  • Lawyer: Cardiologist accused of hit plot eager to work again

    Updated: Fri, Apr 17, 2015

    MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — The patients of a Long Island cardiologist accused of trying to hire someone to hurt or kill another doctor after a professional dispute are standing by him while he tries to retrieve his records so he can return to work, his attorney said Friday. Dr. Anthony J....

  • Finally: Venture funding finds its way to Colorado Springs

    By Wayne Heilman wayneh@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Apr 17, 2015

    Pathar Inc., a small Colorado Springs software startup, was the only local company to receive venture funding in the first quarter, with $650,000 coming from a Chicago fund. Even with the transaction, the Colorado Springs area remains well behind northern Colorado in attracting such...

  • US stock indexes drop sharply following a slump in Europe

    Updated: Fri, Apr 17, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are moving lower in midday trading following steep declines in Europe and some disappointing results from big companies. Investors are worried about Greece's shaky finances and news from China Friday that regulators would tighten rules on borrowing by...

  • US senator says it's time to put a woman on the $20 bill

    Updated: Fri, Apr 17, 2015

    CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The first woman to serve as both governor and U.S. senator is backing a campaign to put a female face on the $20 bill. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen filed legislation this week that would create a citizens panel to recommend an appropriate choice to the treasury secretary....

  • Gauge of US economy rises 0.2 percent in March

    Updated: Fri, Apr 17, 2015

    WASHINGTON (AP) — An index designed to predict the future health of the economy slowly crept upward for the third straight month, a sign that the pace of growth has been weakening since the start of 2015. The New York-based Conference Board said Friday that its index of leading...

  • Reynolds American 1Q profit tops Street, cigarette prices up

    Updated: Fri, Apr 17, 2015

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Reynolds American's first-quarter profit climbed, helped by increased cigarette prices. Its adjusted profit beat analysts' expectations. The parent of the Camel and Pall Mall cigarette brands earned $389 million, or 73 cents per share, for the three months...

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