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  • Colorado's pot market getting new competition

    DENVER (AP) — Colorado's new marijuana industry is in for a brand new element Wednesday — competition. The state gave medical marijuana dispensaries and growers a nine-month exclusive on the new recreational pot business, fearing an unmanageable explosion of new businesses. The grandfathering...

  • Gov. Snyder signs career, technical education bill

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder has signed legislation requiring the state to provide information about career and technical education programs to school officials who ask for it. The legislation requires that the Michigan Education Department post information on its website about best...

  • Few signs of progress as Obama meets India's Modi

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama showered praise on India's new prime minister in an Oval Office meeting Tuesday that sought to infuse new energy into the two countries' sluggish relationship. Yet for all the pomp and pageantry, there were few signs that Obama and Narendra Modi had...

  • Figures on government spending and debt

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

  • Buffalo grain silos being turned into huge beer ad

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A cluster of 100-foot-tall grain silos in Buffalo is being turned into the world's largest six-pack. Crews are installing rolls of vinyl wrap spelling out Labatt Blue on six silos at the former GLF grain mill operation near the city's Lake Erie waterfront, home to several...

  • Refugee plan set up for Central American minors

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is initiating a program to give refugee status to some young people from Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador in response to the influx of unaccompanied minors arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border. Under the program, immigrants from those countries who...

  • Oil, rail industries want 7 years to fix tank cars

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The oil and railroad industries are urging federal regulators to allow them as long as seven years to upgrade existing tank cars that transport highly volatile crude oil, a top oil industry official said Tuesday. The cars have ruptured and spilled oil during collisions, leading...

  • Nebraska reconsiders, discloses oil train records

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Three trains loaded with at least 1 million gallons of crude oil routinely cross eastern Nebraska each week. Nebraska officials released the information Tuesday after earlier refusing to disclose it when The Associated Press and others requested the details. BNSF railroad...

  • NYC mayor signs order expanding living wage law

    NEW YORK (AP) — Mayor Bill de Blasio signed an executive order on Tuesday that expanded New York City's living wage law, increasing the hourly rate to $13.13 from $11.90 for workers who do not receive benefits. The significant expansion, which will cover thousands of previously exempt New...

  • Strong premiere week for CBS, NBC, ABC

    NEW YORK (AP) — No one watches live television anymore, right? Apparently, many people still do, judging by results from the first week of a new television season. CBS, NBC and ABC all had more viewers last week than during the first week of the 2013 fall TV season, according to the Nielsen...



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