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  • The state's Liquor and Cannabis Board said Thursday it's paying the Washington Department of Agriculture more than $1 million to buy new equipment and hire two full-time workers to conduct the tests. Washington has required testing for mold and other impurities since it began allowing recreational pot sales in 2014. But like Colorado and Oregon, the other...

  • REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept 15- Carbon, a Silicon Valley startup that is developing 3 D printers to produce medical devices and car parts on demand, said on Thursday it had closed on $81 million in funding that brought the total it has raised to $222 million. Founded in 2013, Carbon said the funding round was led by automaker BMW Group, industrial conglomerate General...

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    Toll Brothers sees opportunity selling luxury homes to the 55+ crowd in Colorado.

  • NEW YORK— Donald Trump attached a price tag for the first time Thursday to an economic vision promising what many economists say is impossible: lower taxes, a dramatic expansion in some federal programs and a slimmer government running a smaller deficit. In a speech to the Economic Club of New York, Trump said that his plan— a mix of tax cuts, regulation elimination...

  • Sept 14- Pacific Investment Management Co accused former star bond fund manager Bill Gross of leaking confidential bonus data to an outside columnist, and exercising "bad faith" by withholding materials it is entitled to see as it defends against his $200 million lawsuit. The accusations were made in a filing with the California Superior Court in Santa Ana...

  • CHICAGO— A Southwest Airline aircraft flying from Columbus, Ohio, to Denver has been forced to make an emergency landing at Chicago's Midway International Airport. In a statement, a Southwest Airlines spokeswoman says the pilot declared an emergency Tuesday and the flight was diverted to "investigate potential smoke in the cockpit." Southwest said 112...

  • CHICAGO, Sept 12- A U.S. congresswoman urged the Labor Department on Monday to investigate Chipotle Mexican Grill for possible wage theft, another potential hurdle for the burrito chain as it seeks to rebound from food-safety problems last year. Representative Rosa DeLauro, a Democrat from Connecticut, said the department should probe allegations from about...

  • LONDON, Sept 12- GlaxoSmithKline is to sell its portfolio of anaesthetic drugs to South Africa's Aspen Pharmacare for up to 280 million pounds as part of a drive by the British drugmaker to focus on core therapy areas. The two firms, which have a long history of working together, said on Monday that Aspen would pay 180 million pounds for the products Ultiva, Nimbex,...

  • LONDON, Sept 12- GlaxoSmithKline is to sell its portfolio of anesthetic drugs to South Africa's Aspen Pharmacare for up to 280 million pounds as part of a drive by the British drugmaker to focus on core therapy areas. The two firms, which have a long history of working together, said on Monday that Aspen would pay 180 million pounds for the products Ultiva, Nimbex,...

  • CONCORD, N.H.— Lawyers for a New Hampshire family claimed a $487 million Powerball jackpot on their behalf Monday, saying the winners wished to remain anonymous but would do "great things" with their newfound wealth. The winning ticket for the July 30 drawing was sold at a Hannaford supermarket in Raymond, a town of about 10,000 residents. Lottery officials...

  • KANSAS CITY, Mo.— Gathered for a free music festival, a crowd waits to see one of the headline attractions— an exhibit about fast-food ingredients. On display: Beakers of powders and liquids that purportedly go into what is clearly meant to look like a McDonald's burger. "Identifying who the enemy is" can be a key part of effective marketing, says branding consultant...

  • Sept 9- Bond fund manager Bill Gross on Friday said Pacific Investment Management Co and its lawyers should be punished for unfairly impeding him from pursuing his $200 million lawsuit against the asset management firm, which he co-founded. In a court filing, Gross accused Pimco of "willful and bad-faith obstruction" of his efforts to gather evidence to which he...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 9- U.S. wholesale inventories were unchanged in July as previously reported and sales recorded their biggest drop in six months, suggesting a modest boost to third-quarter economic growth from inventory investment. The Commerce Department said on Friday that the flat reading followed an upwardly revised 0.3 percent increase in June.

  • RICHMOND, Va., Sept 7- Josiah Cooper-Pope, born 15 weeks premature, did fine in the neonatal intensive care unit for the first 10 days of his life. His mother, Shala Bowser, said nurses at Chippenham Hospital in Richmond, Virginia, told her that Josiah had an infection and that she should prepare for the worst. The shock of her son's death came back to her when, after being...

  • Sept 7- Activist investor William Ackman, wielding a stake of nearly 10 percent in Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc, is likely to push for board changes and a franchising model, analysts said, as the fast-casual Mexican food chain struggles to win back customers. Ackman might pressure Chipotle to "franchise outlets to drive unit growth and increase shareholder...

  • DENVER, Sept 6- The drumbeat of hammers echoes most mornings through suburban Denver, where Jay Small, the owner of company that frames houses, is building about 1,300 new homes this year. Eight years after the housing bust drove an estimated 30 percent of construction workers into new fields, homebuilders across the country are struggling to find workers at all...

  • DENVER, Sept 6- The drumbeat of hammers echoes most mornings through suburban Denver, where Jay Small, the owner of company that frames houses, is building about 1,300 new homes this year. Eight years after the housing bust drove an estimated 30 percent of construction workers into new fields, homebuilders across the country are struggling to find workers at all...

  • DENVER, Sept 6- The drumbeat of hammers echoes most mornings through suburban Denver, where Jay Small, the owner of company that frames houses, is building about 1,300 new homes this year. Eight years after the housing bust drove an estimated 30 percent of construction workers into new fields, homebuilders across the country are struggling to find workers at all...

  • CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Sept 2- SpaceX said on Friday it would shift Florida flights to a nearly completed second site after damage to its launch pad on Thursday from the explosion of a rocket belonging to the space services company run by Elon Musk. The Federal Aviation Administration has sent seven people to Florida to supervise investigation of the disaster, said...

  • CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Sept 2- Damage to a launch pad from the explosion of a SpaceX rocket on Thursday may send the private space services company run by billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk scrambling to finish a second Florida launch site, officials said on Friday. The Federal Aviation Administration has sent seven people to Florida to supervise investigation...