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  • Investors crave Shake Shack: IPO prices above expected range

    Updated: Thu, Jan 29, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — Investors apparently have a craving for a better burger. Hamburger chain Shake Shack Inc. has priced its initial public stock offering at $21 per share, above its proposed range of $17 to $19 per share. It sold 5 million shares, raising $105 million. The banks...

  • Shares of Hawaiian Airlines parent fall after 1Q outlook

    Updated: Thu, Jan 29, 2015

    DALLAS (AP) — Shares of Hawaiian Airlines' parent fell sharply in extended trading Thursday after the company said a key revenue measure would decline in the first quarter. The strengthening of the dollar has reduced revenue that Hawaiian earns on tickets it sells in Asia, and the...

  • Exploding air bag may have killed Texas man

    Updated: Thu, Jan 29, 2015

    HOUSTON (AP) — Federal safety regulators are looking into the death of a Texas man who may be the latest victim of exploding automobile air bags made by Takata Corp. of Japan. The man, identified by authorities as Carlos Solis, 35, died in a low-speed crash in the Houston area when an...

  • Dartmouth bans hard liquor, takes steps to prevent rape

    Updated: Thu, Jan 29, 2015

    HANOVER, N.H. (AP) — Dartmouth College banned hard liquor on campus Thursday and said all students will have to take part in a sexual violence prevention program all four years they are at the Ivy League school. Dartmouth has long tried to move past its hard-partying reputation, but...

  • Administration to seek $1 billion for tribal schools

    Updated: Thu, Jan 29, 2015

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration says it will ask Congress for $1 billion next year to run schools for Native American children — including millions in new money to help fix crumbling buildings. The request — $150 million more than in this year's budget — sets aside $58...

  • Manitowoc says it will split into 2 companies in 2016

    Updated: Thu, Jan 29, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — Crane-maker and food service company Manitowoc said Thursday it will split itself in two, a move encouraged by activist investors. Manitowoc said it plans to spin off the food service business, which had $1.6 billion in revenue in 2014 and makes equipment including...

  • Land commissioner halts huge renewable energy project

    Updated: Thu, Jan 29, 2015

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Land Commissioner Aubrey Dunn has put the brakes on a $2 billion transmission project that would carry electricity generated by renewable resources in New Mexico and Arizona to markets across the West. Dunn announced late Wednesday that he was...

  • Yellowstone oil spills fuel arguments over Keystone line

    Updated: Thu, Jan 29, 2015

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Oil pipeline accidents have become increasingly frequent in the U.S. as Congress presses the Obama administration to approve the Keystone XL pipeline — a project that would pass near the spot where 30,000 gallons of crude spilled into Montana's Yellowstone River...

  • Amazon's big spending pays off in 4th quarter

    Published: Thu, Jan 29, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — It was a Prime quarter for Amazon. Amazon surprised investors on Thursday with a fourth-quarter profit that soundly beat expectations, despite a continued increase in spending and a slight sales miss, partly linked to the strong dollar. Investors drove shares up over...

  • Colorado Springs mortgage lender gives up 'Freedom' for new name

    By rich laden rich.laden@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Jan 29, 2015

    Freedom Financial Services, a Colorado Springs mortgage lender and division of Mortgage Solutions of Colorado, has changed its name to Mortgage Solutions Financial, the company said Thursday. The change takes effect immediately and will be finalized by April 30 as the company updates...

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