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  • Kristin Gazlay named AP's top stories director

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Kristin Gazlay, an editor who has held major leadership positions at The Associated Press over a career extending more than three decades, has been appointed the news service's director of top stories, Senior Managing Editor Michael Oreskes announced Thursday. In her...

  • Chevron meets new, voluntary shale drilling rules

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Chevron has become the first energy company to meet a new set of voluntary shale gas drilling standards that aim to go beyond existing state laws in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia, the Pittsburgh-based Center for Sustainable Shale announced Thursday. The center...

  • Health law enrollment now 7.3M

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration says 7.3 million people have signed up for subsidized private health insurance under the health care law — down from 8 million reported earlier this year. Medicare Administrator Marilyn Tavenner (TAV'-eh-nur) updated the numbers at a hearing...

  • Leaking lime juice sends responders to cargo jet

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    KETCHIKAN, Alaska (AP) — A mysterious liquid leaking on a cargo jet sent emergency responders to the island that is home to the Ketchikan, Alaska, airport. Turns out, a bartender with a dish towel could have handled the problem. The Ketchikan Daily News reports...

  • Stock gains lift US household wealth to a record

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Strong stock market gains and higher home prices boosted Americans' net worth in the April-June quarter to a record high, a trend that could encourage more spending. U.S. households also took on the most new debt in five years, driven mostly by student and auto...

  • Red Hat buying FeedHenry for about $82M

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Open-source software company Red Hat is buying FeedHenry for about 63.5 million euros ($82 million) as it looks to broaden its cloud-based mobile app platform offerings. Privately held FeedHenry was formed in 2010 as a spinoff from the Telecommunications Software...

  • ProQR rises after IPO prices at top of range

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of ProQR Therapeutics are surging after the Dutch drugmaker's expanded IPO priced at the top of its expected range. ProQR's offering of 7.5 million shares priced at $13 per share. It had expected to sell 6.3 million shares for between $11 and $13 per share. The...

  • PepsiCo boss decries NFL problems, backs Goodell

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — PepsiCo Inc.'s CEO Indra Nooyi has made a double-edged statement on the NFL's problems handling domestic violence, calling some players' behavior "repugnant" but saying that Commissioner Roger Goodell is "a man of integrity." The boss of the maker of Pepsi, Gatorade...

  • Blog: Perkins Restaurant & Bakery now open in Colorado Springs

    Rich Laden
    Updated: 5 hr ago

    Perkins Restaurant & Bakery has completed its return to the Pikes Peak region. Perkins re-opened Thursday, Sept. 19, at Platte Avenue and Chelton Road in Colorado Springs, in a remodeled building that had housed one of three area Perkins until the chain's corporate owners closed...

  • Stocks creep higher on encouraging news

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    The U.S. stock market is higher in midday trading as investors received more encouraging news on the economy. The slight gains come a day after the Federal Reserve signaled that it's in no rush to raise interest rates. The Standard & Poor's 500 index is up 7 points, or 0.4 percent, to...

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