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*Battery-swap system to require $50- $100 mln investment. SAN FRANCISCO, June 18- Tesla Motor Inc is marshalling lawyers across the country to prepare for a "multi-front war" against local laws that risk stalling the electric vehicle maker's plan to bypass dealerships and sell directly to consumers.
CHICAGO, June 18- A swine virus deadly to young pigs, one never before seen in North America, is spreading rapidly across the United States and proving harder to control than previously believed.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo.-- Gevo, which makes fuels and chemicals from plant matter, has restarted commercial production of isobutanol at its plant in Luverne, Minn..
BROOMFIELD, Colo.-- Noodles& Co. says it plans to offer about 5.3 million shares when it goes public, with an anticipated price of $13 to $15 per share. The Broomfield, Colo.- based fast-casual chain says it has applied to list its Class A common stock on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol NDLS.
NEW YORK, June 17- A majority of U.S. homebuilders view conditions for new construction as favorable for the first time since the housing crisis began seven years ago, in one of the strongest signs yet that the U.S. housing recovery is on track.
LAS VEGAS-- Pinnacle has reached an agreement in principle with federal regulators on the structure of its proposed acquisition of rival Ameristar Casinos Inc..
DENVER, June 16- Authorities battling the deadly wildfire outside Colorado's second-largest city said on Sunday that firefighters were getting the upper hand on the blaze that ranks as the state's most destructive on record.
BROOMFIELD, Colo.-- The WhiteWave Foods Co. said Friday that it filed plans for a secondary offering of 29.9 million shares of its stock currently held by one-time parent company Dean Foods Co. The company has granted the option to underwriters to buy an additional 4.5 million shares of stock.
DENVER-- High winds have diverted 23 flights that were scheduled to land at Denver International Airport. Airport officials say winds up to 48 mph Thursday night diverted the flights to other airports, but the planes were returning to Denver once they refueled.
NEW YORK-- Natural gas and oil company Antero Resources Corp. filed for an initial public offering worth up to $1 billion. Antero said its properties are located in the Appalachian Basin in West Virginia, Ohio, and Pennsylvania.
NEW YORK-- Lawyers for a Fox News reporter who is being asked to name her sources for a story on last year's Colorado theater shooting urged a New York appeals court Wednesday to quash a subpoena that requires her to appear at a hearing in the state.
*Altria: the owner of Marlboro cigarettes maker Philip Morris said on June 11 its Nu Mark subsidiary would launch e-cigarettes under the brand name MarkTen in Indiana in August. *Reynolds American: the maker of Camel cigarettes said on June 6 it would expand the testing of its Vuse e-cigarettes to retail outlets in Colorado, beginning in July.
TORONTO, June 12- Empire Company Ltd, operator of the Sobeys grocery chain, said on Wednesday it is buying the Canadian arm of Safeway Inc for C $5.8 billion, a deal that will expand its reach in Western Canada.
DENVER-- A Colorado couple accused in a Ponzi scheme that defrauded investors in 13 states and five foreign countries have received prison time. Federal prosecutors said Monday that Richard Dalton, of Golden, has received a 10- year prison sentence after pleading guilty to money laundering.
DENVER-- A Colorado law to require marijuana magazines to be sold behind the counter like pornography is being abandoned before it takes effect. State lawyers indicated Monday they don't want to go back to court to talk about the recently enacted law that would have made Colorado in an unusual position.
Raymond James analyst Wayne Johnson upgraded his rating on Western Union to "Outperform" Monday, after he had what he described as "an upbeat and encouraging tour of the company's digital office in San Francisco."
RENO, Nev.-- A battle over a massive pipeline project to carry billions of gallons of water to Las Vegas from rural counties along the Nevada- Utah line is heading back to court this week.
NEW YORK-- Mayor Michael Bloomberg last week nixed a requirement for many city businesses to provide paid sick leave, but the City Council was expected to override Friday's veto and make New York the most populous place in the United States with such a law.
Transportation Security Administration agents in Denver briefly stopped "Star Wars" franchise actor Peter Mayhew recently as he was boarding a flight with a cane shaped like one of science-fiction's most iconic weapons. Social media played no role in the determination, "the TSA said in a brief statement released to The Associated Press on Saturday.
June 9- Decades-old laws barring foreign ownership of farmland in Iowa, Missouri and at least three other Midwest states may complicate Shuanghui International's $4.7 billion planned purchase of U.S. pork powerhouse Smithfield Foods.