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  • Google exec sets records with leap from near-space

    Updated: 21 hr ago

    ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — Google executive Alan Eustace broke the sound barrier and set several skydiving records over the southern New Mexico desert early Friday after taking a big leap from the edge of space. Eustace's supersonic jump was part of a project by Paragon Space Development...

  • Shipping company pleads guilty in molasses spill

    Updated: 22 hr ago

    HONOLULU (AP) — A shipping company pleaded guilty Friday to criminal charges from a 233,000-gallon molasses spill in Honolulu Harbor, but a federal judge said he wants to examine the legality of $600,000 in community service payments the company has agreed to pay. Last year's spill...

  • News outlets seek access in football hazing case

    Yesterday

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The Associated Press has joined other media organizations requesting access to juvenile court hearings for seven high school students charged in a football hazing investigation. The AP joined with NJ Advance Media, Gannett New Jersey Newspapers and ABC Inc. in a...

  • Judge halts New Jersey's sports betting plan

    Yesterday

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A federal judge on Friday granted a request from the four major U.S. professional sports leagues and the NCAA to temporarily stop New Jersey from allowing legalized sports betting. U.S. District Judge Michael Shipp issued a temporary restraining order after a...

  • Regulators close small Illinois bank

    Yesterday

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Regulators have closed a small lender in Illinois, bringing U.S. bank failures this year to 16 after 24 closures in all of 2013. The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. said Friday that it has taken over The National Republic Bank of Chicago, based in Chicago. The bank,...

  • US halal food supplier indicted over beef exports

    Yesterday

    IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The founder of a popular line of food products for observant Muslims has been charged with fraudulently shipping beef to Malaysia and Indonesia that didn't meet the countries' import requirements, federal prosecutors in Iowa said Friday. Bill Aossey Jr., who...

  • First Niagara shares drop after $800M charge in 3Q

    Yesterday

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — First Niagara Financial Group Inc.'s shares sank Friday after the bank took an $800 million charge that caused a quarterly loss and said it was dealing with a "process issue" with its deposit accounts. The Buffalo, New York-based bank posted a loss after preferred...

  • FCC: Phone companies posted private info online

    Yesterday

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Two phone companies — TerraCom Inc. and YourTel America Inc. — unwittingly posted the Social Security numbers, driver's licenses and other sensitive data of up to 300,000 clients to the Internet, an investigation found, and federal regulators said Friday they plan to...

  • Colorado Springs Airport bond rating remains 'stable'

    By wayne heilman newspaper -
    Published: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    Moody's Investors Service affirmed its Baa1 rating with a stable outlook Thursday on bonds issued by the Colorado Springs Airport. The bond rating agency said the rating reflects a weak competitive position, with passengers going to Denver International Airport. But it said...

  • Colorado Springs medical device company sees shares soar

    By wayne heilman wayneh@gazette.com -
    Published: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    Shares of Colorado Springs-based medical laser manufacturer Spectranetics Corp. surged to the highest level in seven months Friday in the wake of financial results that exceeded company and analysts' forecasts. Spectranetics shares jumped $3.67, or 13.4 percent, to $31, the highest...

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