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  • Fort Drum powered by wood in renewable energy push Sunday, 23 Nov 2014 | 12:08 PM ET

    FORT DRUM, N.Y.— Bulldozers rumble up and down steaming mountains of wood chips 24 hours a day, stoking the boilers that provide electricity to all 168 square miles of Fort Drum, home of the Army's 10th Mountain Division. It's the first green energy project to come online since the Pentagon's 2012 commitment to developing 3 gigawatts of renewable energy— enough to...

  • Kozy Shack recalls some puddings over labeling Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 9:02 PM ET

    ARDEN HILLS, Minn.— Pudding maker Kozy Shack Enterprises is recalling some of its puddings because they are not labeled as containing milk. The product was distributed to 20 states— Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West...

  • Northwest Biotherapeutics posts 3Q loss Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 6:51 PM ET

    BETHESDA, Md. _ Northwest Biotherapeutics Inc. on Thursday reported a loss of $21 million in its third quarter. On a per-share basis, the Bethesda, Maryland- based company said it had a loss of 35 cents. Northwest Biotherapeutics shares have climbed 38 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • MGM, Wynn to take on $1 billion debt for projects Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 3:47 PM ET

    MGM Resorts International and Wynn Resorts Ltd. disclosed their plans in separate financial filings with federal regulators. MGM Resorts said it planned to issue $1 billion in notes due in 2023 to pay for a variety of costs including the construction of its $800 million MGM Springfield project in Massachusetts and $1.2 billion MGM National Harbor...

  • Soaring generic drug prices draw Senate scrutiny Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 8:32 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— Some low-cost generic drugs that have helped restrain health care costs for decades are seeing unexpected price spikes of up to 8,000 percent, prompting a backlash from patients, pharmacists and now Washington lawmakers. Members of the Senate meet Thursday to scrutinize the recent, unexpected trend among generic medicines, which are copies of...

  • AP Exclusive: Some in NSA warned of a backlash Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 12:19 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— Dissenters within the National Security Agency, led by a senior agency executive, warned in 2009 that the program to secretly collect American phone records wasn't providing enough intelligence to justify the backlash it would cause if revealed, current and former intelligence officials say. But after an internal debate that has not been...

  • Foundation sells $3.3B in Vertex drug royalties Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 3:29 PM ET

    BETHESDA, Md.— The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation says it has sold royalty rights worth $3.3 billion for innovative drugs it helped develop with Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated. The nonprofit ultimately awarded more than $100 million to the company, culminating in the 2012 approval of Kalydeco, the first drug to treat the genetic roots of cystic fibrosis.

  • Stadium-district casino wins new Philly license Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 3:02 AM ET

    PHILADELPHIA— The Philadelphia- area gambling market is set to get more competitive now that state regulators voted Tuesday to award a license to Live! won a four-way competition for the last casino license in eastern Pennsylvania, and the fifth in the Philadelphia region. It will be owned and operated by Cordish Cos. of Baltimore and Greenwood Gaming&...

  • States working to fix hobbled health care websites Sunday, 16 Nov 2014 | 1:34 PM ET

    The Massachusetts website, designed by the same contractor that worked on the troubled federal website, performed so poorly it prompted a public apology from Gov. Massachusetts was one of several states where the ambition of running their own health insurance marketplace inside a new federal system ran into a harsh reality. Others, like Maryland and...

  • Could tight market push NY to go slow on casinos? Saturday, 15 Nov 2014 | 10:42 AM ET

    After New York voters approved four upstate casinos last November, four Atlantic City casinos have closed, gambling profits plunged from Connecticut to Mississippi, and new casinos opened or were greenlighted in Maryland, Pennsylvania and Massachusetts. "Gaming revenues are going to Connecticut, Pennsylvania, New Jersey," said Jeffrey Hyman of the proposed...

  • Federal Reserve Bank in Richmond marks milestone Saturday, 15 Nov 2014 | 10:05 AM ET

    RICHMOND, Va.— The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond is marking its 100th anniversary. The Richmond Fed serves the Fifth Federal Reserve District, which includes the District of Columbia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and most of West Virginia. Branch offices of the Richmond Fed opened in Baltimore in 1918 and in Charlotte in 1927. More than...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 15- President Barack Obama's plan to extend private health coverage to the uninsured entered a new uncertain phase on Saturday as government-backed online insurance marketplaces opened their 2015 plans to millions of potential enrollees. A 2010 law known as Obamacare is intended to extend health coverage to millions of uninsured...

  • Spirit Airlines seeks to add 10 stops from Houston Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 6:11 PM ET

    HOUSTON— Spirit Airlines Inc. said Friday it plans to add 10 new routes from Houston next year, which would nearly double its destinations from Bush Intercontinental Airport. Spirit is seeking foreign government approval to begin flights in May to Cancun, Los Cabos and Mexico City; Managua, Nicaragua; San Jose, Costa Rica; San Pedro Sula, Honduras; and San Salvador,...

  • Appeals court rules against imprisoned American Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 3:25 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— A federal appeals court has ruled against a government subcontractor imprisoned in Cuba who is seeking to sue the U.S. government for the destruction of his business. It was his fifth trip to Cuba to work with Jewish communities on building Internet access that bypassed local censorship. Cuba considers USAID programs illegal attempts by the U.S. to...

  • Rexahn posts 3Q loss Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 9:18 AM ET

    ROCKVILLE, Md. _ Rexahn Pharmaceuticals Inc. on Thursday reported a loss of $1.9 million in its third quarter. The Rockville, Maryland- based company said it had a loss of 1 cent per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • USAID urges emergency funds for Ebola hot spots Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 3:17 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— A top U.S. health official says long-anticipated clinical trials of a possible Ebola vaccine will start soon in West Africa, as the global response to the outbreak took on added urgency with new cases in Mali and reports that the death toll has surpassed 5,000.. Anthony Fauci of the National Institutes of Health told a Senate committee on Wednesday.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 13- A spike in home auctions last month helped drive the biggest gain in U.S. foreclosure activity in more than four years, according to a report from RealtyTrac on Thursday. "The October foreclosure numbers are not a complete surprise given that over the past three years there has been an average 8 percent monthly uptick in scheduled foreclosure...

  • Allegheny Health forming home unit with Celtic Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 9:09 AM ET

    Under the deal, Allegheny Health will merge its hospice and home health care operations with Celtic, which also runs hospice and home care operations in Illinois, Maryland and Missouri, as well as central and northeastern Pennsylvania. Only Celtic's western Pennsylvania operations will merge with Allegheny Health to create the new company.

  • BB&T pushes into Mid-Atlantic with Susquehanna buy Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 7:45 AM ET

    NEW YORK— The commercial bank BB&T is buying Susquehanna Bancshares in a cash-and-stock deal worth about $2.5 billion. That will give the Winston-Salem, North Carolina, bank a broader reach into the Mid-Atlantic region through Susquehanna's 245 locations in Pennsylvania, Maryland, New Jersey, and West Virginia. Shares of Susquehanna Bancshares Inc., based in...

  • Supernus misses 3Q profit forecasts Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 4:57 PM ET

    ROCKVILLE, Md. _ Supernus Pharmaceuticals Inc. on Tuesday reported third-quarter profit of $27.9 million. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 45 cents per share. Analysts expected $48.3 million, according to Zacks.