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  • Man plans to plead guilty in oil patch killing Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 6:48 PM ET

    SIDNEY, Mont.— A Colorado man plans to plead guilty to killing a Montana teacher in a case that drew attention to the darker side of the Northern Plains' oil boom. Spell is charged with the 2012 murder of Sherry Arnold, a 43- year-old Sidney high school teacher who disappeared while jogging. Spell is due in court Wednesday before District Judge Richard Simonton in...

  • Order to remove student newspaper copies reversed Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    FORT COLLINS, Colo.— A Colorado county clerk has reversed her order that a university remove copies of its student newspaper from boxes outside its student union Tuesday because the front page had coverage of Democratic Sen. Mark Udall's visit to campus. Larimer County Clerk Angela Myers, a Republican, said the front-page photo and story about Udall's Monday...

  • Defense wants theater shooting trial postponed Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 3:20 PM ET

    CENTENNIAL, Colo.— Defense attorneys say the doctor who conducted a sanity evaluation on the man charged with a mass killing in a Colorado movie theater interviewed him for 22 hours. Attorneys for James Holmes made the revelation in court documents released Tuesday that deal with what evidence the defense must share with prosecutors. Holmes has pleaded not...

  • Unemployment rates fall in 31 US states last month Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 10:43 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— Unemployment rates fell in 31 U.S. states in September, including in many where incumbent governors and senators face tough re-election campaigns. The Labor Department said Tuesday that unemployment rates rose in 8 states and were unchanged in 11 states. Colorado and Kentucky, two states with hard-fought Senate campaigns, experienced the...

  • Dallas tycoon Wyly files for bankruptcy protection Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 10:22 AM ET

    Wyly, 80, listed assets of $100 million to $500 million, but his lawyers said he needed to file for bankruptcy protection "due to the massive costs of investigations and then litigation" by the SEC and the collection of the court judgment. The SEC sued the Wylys in 2010. Charles Wyly died the following year in a car crash at age 77. This year, a jury in federal court in...

  • Kentucky bourbon makes its mark on state's economy Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 10:01 AM ET

    LOUISVILLE, Ky.— Kentucky's bourbon industry is making a bigger splash in the state's economy, nearly doubling its workforce in two years and leading a $3 billion distilling sector, a study said Tuesday. By 2014, the number of licensed distilling companies tripled in two years from 10 to 31— the most distilleries in Kentucky since Prohibition ended, according to...

  • Oct 21- Harley-Davidson Inc reported stronger-than-expected quarterly financial results on Tuesday, lifted by increased motorcycle sales in key markets, including the United States. Harley said third-quarter profit fell to $150.1 million, or 69 cents a share, from $162.7 million, or 73 cents a share, a year ago. Worldwide, the company's network of independent...

  • Turner channels removed from Dish amid pact spat Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 7:42 AM ET

    Dish Network Corp. said Tuesday that Turner refused to extend the overall deal. But Turner— a division of Time Warner Inc.— said in a statement that it has worked for months to come up with a fair agreement and that the two sides have been unable to reach a deal. Shares of Dish Network rose $1.47, or 2.53 percent, to $60.17 in morning trading, while shares of Time Warner...

  • Harley-Davidson posts results that top expectations Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 7:14 AM ET

    Oct 21- Harley-Davidson Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly financial results on Tuesday, lifted by strong sales of its products in key markets, including the United States. The Milwaukee- based company, the world's leading manufacturer of large cruising and touring motorcycles, posted a third-quarter profit of $150.1 million, or 69 cents a share,...

  • Gardner outraises Udall as voting begins Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 6:57 AM ET

    Gardner on Monday reported raising $1.28 million in the first two weeks of October and having $1.87 million cash on hand as of Oct. 15. Udall reported raising $735,000 and having $536,000 cash available. The reports provide the last glimpse of the two campaigns' financial situations in the closing days of one of the nation's priciest Senate contests.

  • DALLAS, Oct 20- The United States issued stringent new protocols on Monday for health workers treating Ebola victims, directing medical teams to wear protective gear that leaves no skin or hair exposed to prevent medical workers from becoming infected. The new guidelines from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta come as 43 people who...

  • DALLAS, Oct 20- The United States is issuing new protocols for health workers treating Ebola patients and a rapid-response military medical team will start training even as Americans' anxiety about the spread of the virus abates with 43 people declared risk free. The government's new guidelines, which were set to come out at 7 p.m. EDT on Monday, were expected to...

  • The U.S. Department of Energy is expected to release a report in late October that will help assess whether domestic gasoline prices would rise if Congress or the Obama administration lifted the 40- year ban on crude oil exports. Congress mandated the oil export ban following the Arab oil embargo of the 1970 s, which sent shock waves through energy markets and...

  • DALLAS, Oct 20- The United States is issuing new protocols for health workers treating Ebola patients and a rapid-response military medical team prepared to start training, even as 43 people being monitored for the virus were declared risk free. The government's new guidelines, which a top health official said could come out as soon as Monday, were expected to...

  • Chipotle's profit tops expectations as sales surge Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 4:06 PM ET

    DENVER— Chipotle reported a profit Monday that topped Wall Street expectations as sales continued to surge. The better-than-expected performance comes as traditional fast-food chains such as McDonald's and Burger King have struggled to boost sales in the U.S. Looking ahead to 2015, Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. said it expects sales at established...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 20- The U.S. Department of Energy is expected to release a report in late October that will help assess whether domestic gasoline prices would rise if Congress or the Obama administration lifted the 40- year ban on crude oil exports. Congress mandated the oil export ban following the Arab oil embargo of the 1970 s, which sent shock waves through...

  • MONTEVIDEO, Oct 20- Uruguay is struggling to roll out the commercial production and sale of marijuana and its ground-breaking experiment could be dropped or watered down if an opposition candidate wins this month's presidential election. The reform is being followed closely across Latin America where the legalization or decriminalization of some...

  • Colorado proposes edible pot ban, then retreats Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 5:01 AM ET

    DENVER— Colorado health authorities suggested banning many forms of edible marijuana, including brownies and cookies, then whipsawed away from the suggestion Monday after it went public. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment told state pot regulators they should limit edible pot on shelves to hard lozenges and tinctures, which are a form...

  • Nurse on flights may have had worse case of Ebola Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 11:37 PM ET

    DENVER— The president of Frontier Airlines says a nurse who was on flights between Dallas and Cleveland and who later tested positive for Ebola may have been at a more advanced stage of the illness than previously thought. Barry Biffle emailed employees Friday about the findings by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Biffle says passengers on...

  • Ebola causing some people to change travel plans Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 6:23 PM ET

    The virus has killed more than 4,500 in West Africa since the current outbreak began several months ago. Several people who contracted the disease there have been treated in the United States, but only three cases have been diagnosed in the U.S., all in Dallas. Still, Ebola fear increased when officials disclosed that a nurse tested positive for the virus just over...