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  • Railroad says it's committed to hauling fertilizer

    Updated: Fri, Apr 18, 2014

    BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Canadian Pacific Railway told a federal oversight board Friday that moving fertilizer for spring planting does not present a "significant challenge" for the railroad. "We are ready to move fertilizer and plant nutrients as they are presented to the railway,"...

  • Figures on government spending and debt

    Updated: Fri, Apr 18, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Figures on government spending and debt (last six digits are eliminated). The government's fiscal year runs Oct. 1 through Sept. 30.

  • US newspaper industry revenue fell 2.6 pct in 2013

    Updated: Fri, Apr 18, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. newspaper industry revenue fell last year, as increases in circulation revenue weren't high enough to make up for shrinking demand for print advertising, an industry trade group said Friday. The Newspaper Association of America said revenue fell 2.6 percent to...

  • Colorado adds 3,300 jobs from February to March

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    Published: Fri, Apr 18, 2014

    DENVER — Colorado added jobs for the 29th straight month in March, and as the good economic news mounts, more people are seeking work, the state's chief economist said Friday. Alexandra Hall told reporters the additional job seekers could put pressure on unemployment figures even...

  • Court declines to block drug ruling in patent case

    Updated: Fri, Apr 18, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts on Friday declined to temporarily block a lower court ruling that opens the world's best-selling multiple sclerosis drug to competition from generic rivals next month. The decision is a victory for rivals challenging the...

  • Correction: Restaurant Sales story

    Updated: Fri, Apr 18, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — In a story April 17 about restaurant sales, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the average sales in a Starbucks location in 2013 was $13.1 million. It was $1.31 million, according to an estimate by restaurant industry tracker Technomic. A corrected...

  • Boston prepares for huge wave of marathon visitors

    Updated: Fri, Apr 18, 2014

    BOSTON (AP) — With an expanded field of runners and the memory of last year's bombings elevating interest in one of the world's great races, the 2014 Boston Marathon could bring an unprecedented wave of visitors and an influx of tourism dollars to the area. Race organizers, in the...

  • Recalls this week: lanterns, exercise devices

    Updated: Fri, Apr 18, 2014

    Candle lanterns that can melt and pose a fire hazard and gun storage boxes that can unlock when dropped are among this week's recalled consumer products. Others include faulty exercise devices and steel-toed boots. Here's a more detailed look: LANTERNS DETAILS: Pier 1 Imports'...

  • Company gets help and is now dressed for success

    Updated: Fri, Apr 18, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — When Tessemae's salad dressing quickly became a hit, the owners of the family-run condiment company were faced with the reality that they needed help navigating the grocery business. The company based in Annapolis, Md., got its start in 2009 selling dressing to a...

  • Colorado angles to expand hemp industry

    Associated Press -
    Published: Fri, Apr 18, 2014

    DENVER — Colorado is just starting its experiment with industrial hemp production, but interest in the new crop is so strong that the state is moving to expand the number and size of farms growing marijuana's non-intoxicating cousin. A bill that won unanimous approval in a Senate...

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