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  • New rail access boosts Cheyenne industrial park

    CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — New railroad connections are making a growing industrial park near the intersections of interstates 25 and 80 on the outskirts of Cheyenne an attractive place for companies to set up shop, business development advocates say. Within a few weeks, the Swan Ranch industrial...

  • Quake jolts, doesn't stop 2014 Napa harvest

    NAPA, Calif. (AP) — The first pinot noir grapes of the season came in to Trefethen Family Vineyards as usual, glistening purple mounds stacked in white bins. Well, almost as usual. This year, harvest workers donned safety vests and hard hats in deference to their proximity to a circa 1886...

  • Jackson to offer C Spire Fiber To The Home

    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — C Spire is adding the city of Jackson to its high-speed fiber optic Internet service. The city's franchise agreement to offer C Spire's Fiber To The Home high-speed Internet service was announced Tuesday. Individual neighborhoods will get service if enough people in those...

  • Centene to bring new claims center to Ferguson

    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — After weeks of unrest, Ferguson is getting a boost with the announcement that the managed care firm Centene Corp. plans a new processing center that will add up to 200 jobs in the suburban St. Louis town. Ferguson has been the site of several protests, some violent, in the...

  • Where things stand with Detroit's bankruptcy plan

    DETROIT (AP) — More than a year after Detroit filed for the largest public bankruptcy in U.S. history, a federal judge is hearing evidence on whether he should approve the city's plan to emerge from billions of dollars in debt. Here's a look at the past, present and future of the city's...

  • Work progressing on eastern Indiana wind farm

    WINCHESTER, Ind. (AP) — Dozens of 320-foot-tall towers are going up in an eastern Indiana county for what will be another wind farm in the state. The new towers are changing the look of what is now mostly corn and soybean fields in Randolph County southwest of Winchester. The Headwaters Wind...

  • Tips on auto financing if you have poor credit

    Easy credit and longer-term loans currently being offered at auto dealerships can make buying an expensive car alluring. Greg McBride, chief financial analyst at the Bankrate.com website, says consumers with poor credit shouldn't bite. Consumers tend to focus on the payment rather than the...

  • Jindal Tubular USA acquires PSL North America

    BAY ST. LOUIS, Miss. (AP) — The $6 million expansion of the former PSL North America plant in Port Bienville Industrial Park in Bay St. Louis will move forward under the new ownership of Jindal Tubular USA. Jindal Tubular acquired the assets of PSL North America for $104 million. The sale,...

  • New Mexico utility plans to request rate increase

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico's largest electric provider plans to ask state regulators to raise rates for their customers. PNM wants to recover costs for investment in power plants and other infrastructure and to make up for a decrease in power consumption. The drop in consumption is...

  • New York: Bank didn't lend to blacks in Buffalo

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A bank purposely avoided giving mortgages to African-Americans by locating all of its branches outside black neighborhoods and directing advertising and loan products toward largely white communities, New York's attorney general said in a lawsuit filed Tuesday as part of a...

  • US manufacturing grows at fastest pace in 3½ years

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. manufacturing grew in August at the strongest pace in more than three years as factories cranked out more goods and new orders rose. The Institute for Supply Management's manufacturing index rose to 59 from 57.1 in July, the ISM said Tuesday. That was the highest reading...

  • Google's corporate products division changes name

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is hoping a new brand will help sell more of its services to other companies. The decade-old division responsible for corporate sales is now known as "Google for Work." It had been called Google Enterprise since the Internet company began to redesign email and other...

  • Seismic activity calms down near Iceland volcano

    LONDON (AP) — Experts say the seismic activity near the Bardarbunga volcano on Iceland is calming down while tall fountains of fire and lava continue to lick the air along a volcanic fissure, producing a huge plume of steam and gas. A massive white cloud some 4.5 kilometers (2.8 miles) tall was...

  • Jet maker breaks ground on Arkansas expansion

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Dassault Falcon Jet has officially begun work on a $60 million expansion of its private jet finishing plant at Little Rock's airport. The factory has about 2,000 employees, and expansion of the completion center ensures that 400 of those positions will stay in Arkansas....

  • Australian company to buy $16M in Tintina shares

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) — An Australian mining company has offered to purchase a controlling share of Tintina Resources Inc., the company that proposes a copper mine in central Montana. Sandfire Resources NL of Perth, Australia, has agreed to buy 80 million shares of Tintina at 20 cents per share...



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