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  • Cardinal Health offers to buy J&J unit for about $1.94B

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Cardinal Health is offering to buy a unit of Johnson & Johnson that makes heart devices for approximately $1.94 billion. Johnson & Johnson's Cordis business, which is based in Fremont, California, had 2014 revenue of about $780 million. The U.S. is its...

  • US stocks open slightly higher; Freescale jumps on deal

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are opening slightly higher as investors focused on earnings and deal news. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 50 points, or 0.3 percent, to 18,185 in early trading Monday. The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose two points to 2,106. The Nasdaq composite...

  • Get a Job Monday: Spice up your career with Discover Goodwill

    By Eric Singer, eric.singer@gazette.com -
    Updated: 20 hr ago

    Discover Goodwill is a hidden gem that is being spotlighted on our Get a Job Monday segment for careers and job futures. The nonprofit operates not only retail and donation centers throughout southern and western Colorado, but also has more than 20 community-based programs and...

  • Ahead of Bell: '60 Minutes' report hits Lumber Liquidators

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of Lumber Liquidators are sliding in Monday premarket trading following a report on "60 Minutes" that the company's laminate flooring made in China may not meet California's health and safety standards. The "60 Minutes" report, which aired on CBS on Sunday, said...

  • Consumer spending drops 0.2 percent in January, second monthly decline, while income up

    Updated: 21 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumer spending drops 0.2 percent in January, second monthly decline, while income up.

  • Buffett says US economy continues growing at moderate rate

    Updated: 21 hr ago

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire Warren Buffett says the U.S. economy continues to improve steadily, and he doesn't think investors should be disappointed with 2 percent growth each year. Buffett appeared on CNBC Monday after releasing his annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway...

  • Buffett praises IBM, ExxonMobil even after selling oil firm

    Updated: 22 hr ago

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Investor Warren Buffett is praising both IBM and ExxonMobil even though the computing business has struggled and Berkshire Hathaway sold its 41 million shares in the oil producer. Buffett appeared on CNBC Monday after releasing his annual letter to Berkshire...

  • First Look: Samsung gets a lot right with new S6 phones

    Updated: 23 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Samsung's new Galaxy smartphones improve in two major areas: design and picture quality. Samsung ramped up its camera technology in last fall's Galaxy Note 4, and the camera is even better in the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge announced Sunday. More importantly, the new phones...

  • Colorado landscape marred by oil and gas boom scars

    Associated Press
    Published: Mon, Mar 2, 2015

    DENVER — Oil and gas companies have yet to fully restore land around half of the 47,000 inactive wells in Colorado and 72 percent of those unrestored sites have been in the process for more than five years, The Denver Post reported Sunday. The state requires oil and gas companies to...

  • Construction picks back up, but it's a different gig now

    Updated: 23 hr ago

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — As Florida's housing market tanked seven years ago, construction worker David Rager saw jobs dry up. So he left construction, along with 2.3 million others nationwide during the economic downturn, and got a job installing traffic signals and street lights. "I...

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