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  • More insurers to offer health law plans next year

    Updated: Tue, Sep 23, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration says consumers in most states will have more insurance options next year under the president's health care law. The Health and Human Services department on Tuesday reported a net increase of 63 insurers joining the market in 43 states plus...

  • Judge will make Detroit water decision Monday

    Updated: Tue, Sep 23, 2014

    DETROIT (AP) — A judge overseeing Detroit's bankruptcy says he'll make a decision next Monday on a request to stop water shutoffs until spring. Judge Steven Rhodes heard testimony from city officials Tuesday, a day after poor residents told him about the hardship of losing water...

  • Funds through divisive visa system helped SD dairy

    Updated: Tue, Sep 23, 2014

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Rodney and Dorothy Elliott had a milking operation in Northern Ireland when a newspaper ad — "Wanted: Dairy farmers in South Dakota" — caught their attention. Along with more favorable regulations and cheaper land, there was also the incentive of four foreign...

  • Cadillac to ditch Detroit for trendy NYC address

    Updated: Tue, Sep 23, 2014

    DETROIT (AP) — Cadillac wants a jolt from the city that never sleeps. General Motors' 112-year-old luxury car division, founded in Detroit and named for the city's founder, is moving its headquarters to New York. Cadillac, which has been steadily losing sales to its German rivals,...

  • Climbers pay $4K for violations in Utah park

    Updated: Tue, Sep 23, 2014

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Three rock climbers have paid a $4,000 settlement to Capitol Reef National Park in Utah for violating climbing policies in the making of a photograph that appeared in a Patagonia clothing catalog, a park official said Tuesday. Park rangers discovered illegal...

  • US, Europe stocks hit by soft data, Syria conflict

    Updated: Tue, Sep 23, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Stagnation in Europe and conflict in Syria unsettled global stock markets Tuesday afternoon, pushing European and U.S. indices lower. France's benchmark index ended sharply lower and Standard & Poor's 500 headed for its third loss in a row. KEEPING SCORE: The S&P 500...

  • Millennial Media to buy Nexage for $107.5 million

    Updated: Tue, Sep 23, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Millennial Media Inc., a mobile advertising company, said Tuesday that it plans buy privately-held Nexage for about $107.5 million in cash and stock to broaden its offerings to clients. Nexage, based in Boston, makes a platform that automates the buying and selling of...

  • Los Angeles port fire prompts school evacuation

    Updated: Tue, Sep 23, 2014

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — All container terminals at the Port of Los Angeles were shut down, a nearby school was evacuated, and area residents were advised to stay indoors as a precaution over concerns about air quality from a stubborn fire Tuesday at a Port of Los Angeles wharf. The eight...

  • Oil near its low for the year despite turmoil

    Updated: Tue, Sep 23, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — The oil market has lost its jitters. Political turmoil and military conflict in certain global hotspots has typically sent oil prices soaring. There's plenty of that now, but oil is near its low for the year. The price has fallen by $15 per barrel since mid-summer...

  • ACLU sues over Arizona 'revenge porn' bill

    Updated: Tue, Sep 23, 2014

    PHOENIX (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union of Arizona says a new state law making so-called "revenge porn" illegal is so broad it criminalizes booksellers, artists and even historians. The ACLU alleges in a federal lawsuit filed Tuesday that the law is so broadly written that...

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