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  • The case tugs at the heartstrings: A popular Kansas State University professor battles breast cancer, then leukemia. Grace Hwang's lawsuit was one of many employee cases heard by federal appeals court Judge Neil Gorsuch, President Donald Trump's pick for the Supreme Court. The majority opinion he wrote siding with Kansas State is illustrative.

  • BOSTON— A new nickname for the river valley in western Massachusetts isn't sitting well with some residents. Pioneer Valley generally refers to the Massachusetts portion of the Connecticut River Valley. It includes Springfield, New England' s fourth largest city, and the college towns of Amherst, Northampton and Holyoke.

  • BILLINGS, Mont.— The Interior Department has put on hold changes to how the federal government values huge volumes of coal extracted from public lands, primarily in the Western United States, after mining companies challenged the agency in federal court. The changes, crafted under the administration of President Barack Obama, were aimed at ensuring companies...

  • "It's definitely a hand-off to the states," said economist Douglas Holtz-Eakin, who has reviewed the GOP plans and a recent briefing document for members of Congress. As they returned home during the recent congressional recess, some lawmakers received an earful from people concerned about possible GOP health care changes. "I'm really angry about it," said Vicki...

  • President Donald Trump's pick to fill a Supreme Court vacancy has heard dozens of workers' rights cases on the U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals. UPS: United Parcel Service worker Carole Strickland accused UPS of sex discrimination and of retaliating against her for taking two weeks of leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act to deal with stress.

  • The case tugs at the heartstrings: A popular Kansas State University professor battles breast cancer, then leukemia. Grace Hwang's lawsuit was one of many employee cases heard by federal appeals court Judge Neil Gorsuch, President Donald Trump's pick for the Supreme Court. The majority opinion he wrote siding with Kansas State is illustrative.

  • The number of demonstrators had dwindled from the thousands who poured into the camp starting in August to oppose the pipeline that critics say threatens the water resources and sacred land of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. The 1,170- mile line, built by Energy Transfer Partners LP, will move crude from the shale oilfields of North Dakota to Illinois en route to...

  • Feb 24- Buyout firm KKR& Co LP is preparing an initial public offering of Gardner Denver Inc that could value the U.S. industrial machinery maker at between $6 billion and $7 billion including debt, according to people familiar with the matter. Gardner Denver may register its IPO with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission as early as next week, the people said...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 24- Wall Street edged higher on Friday, with the Dow extending its streak of record-setting gains to 11 days, as increases in utilities and other safety plays outweighed declines in financials. Major Wall Street indexes have rallied to record levels since the election of Donald Trump as U.S. president, boosted by pledges of tax reforms, reduced...

  • Major Wall Street indexes have rallied to record levels since the election of Donald Trump as U.S. president, buoyed by promises of tax reforms, reduced regulations and increased infrastructure spending. But with scant details so far on Trump's plans, including one announced on Thursday to bring millions of jobs back to the United States, markets have been...

  • Houston oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. said Friday that 602 rigs sought oil and 151 explored for natural gas this week. Alaska and Louisiana each lost two rigs and North Dakota declined by one. Arkansas, California, Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Utah and West Virginia were all unchanged.

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  • Feb 24- Canada's MacDonald Dettwiler and Associates Ltd said it would buy U.S.-based satellite imagery provider DigitalGlobe Inc for about C $3.10 billion, the biggest deal yet in a fast-consolidating earth-imaging satellite market. DigitalGlobe's satellites supply high-resolution images to its customers such as the U.S. Department of Defense and...

  • Feb 24- Canada's MacDonald Dettwiler and Associates Ltd, a provider of satellite data used for surveillance and communications, said it would buy U.S.-based DigitalGlobe Inc for about C $3.10 billion to strengthen its position in the satellite imagery market. DigitalGlobe's satellites help provide high-resolution images to its customers such as the U.S....

  • Feb 24- Canada's MacDonald Dettwiler and Associates Ltd, a provider of satellite data used for surveillance and communications, said it would buy U.S.-based DigitalGlobe Inc for about C $3.10 billion to strengthen its position in the satellite imagery market. DigitalGlobe's satellites help provide high-resolution images to its customers such as the U.S....

  • ENGLEWOOD, Colo. _ EchoStar Corp. on Friday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $38.2 million. The seller of set-top boxes and provider of satellite services to Dish Network posted revenue of $740.4 million in the period. EchoStar shares have risen 7.5 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Feb 24- MacDonald Dettwiler and Associates Ltd said on Friday it had agreed to buy U.S.-based DigitalGlobe Inc for about C $3.10 billion to strengthen its position in the lucrative satellite imagery market. DigitalGlobe in 2014 used crowdsourcing to search for a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner, inviting internet users to comb through satellite images...

  • WESTMINSTER, Colo. _ DigitalGlobe Inc. on Friday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $9.3 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 7 cents per share. DigitalGlobe expects full-year revenue in the range of $840 million to $865 million.

  • Although there is little movement on Capitol Hill to make Trump's infrastructure vow a reality, governors have sent the White House a list of 428 projects they say are ready to go with some extra federal spending. Democratic California Governor Jerry Brown has asked for $120 billion, saying that since the state made up 12 percent of the U.S. economy it deserves 12...

  • CANNON BALL, N.D.— Authorities this week cleared the last holdouts from a large Dakota Access pipeline protest camp on federal land in North Dakota, but it will be a while before the region returns to normal. "This was beautiful North Dakota prairie in a sensitive watershed area," Gov. But since August, it was home to hundreds and at times thousands of people who support...