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  • Gannett buys the rest of Cars.com for $1.8 billion Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 11:44 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Gannett Co., which is in the midst of splitting its publishing and broadcasting businesses into separate companies, said Wednesday that it completed a $1.8 billion deal for sole ownership of Cars.com. Gannett publishes USA Today and owns local TV stations.

  • Va. gets nearly $12M workforce grant Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 2:50 AM ET

    RICHMOND, Va.— Virginia is receiving nearly $12 million in federal funds to enhance employment and financial literacy for Virginians with barriers to higher education and employment. Terry McAuliffe announced the Workforce Innovation Fund grant from the U.S. Department of Labor on Tuesday.

  • Enbridge delays ND oil pipeline at least a year Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 4:50 PM ET

    Enbridge is trying to build the 612- mile pipeline to carry 225,000 barrels of oil a day through northern Minnesota to a hub in Wisconsin. The pipeline was expected to be ready in early 2016, but because of a "longer than expected permitting process" in Minnesota, it likely won't be in service until 2017, Enbridge spokeswoman Katie Haarsager said.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 30- A federal judge in Oklahoma ruled on Tuesday that tax subsidies vital to the implementation of President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law are unlawful, giving a boost to opponents of the measure known as Obamacare.

  • Oklahoma judge rules against Obamacare tax subsidies Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 2:57 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, Sept 30- A federal judge in Oklahoma ruled on Tuesday that tax subsidies vital to the implementation of President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law are unlawful, giving a boost to opponents of the measure known as Obamacare.

  • School spending by affluent is widening wealth gap Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 12:40 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— Education is supposed to help bridge the gap between the wealthiest people and everyone else. Ask the experts, and they'll count the ways:. When the Great Recession struck in late 2007 and squeezed most family budgets, the top 10 percent of earners— with incomes averaging $253,146— went in a different direction: They doubled down on their kids' futures.

  • NEW YORK/ BOSTON Sept. 30- Vanguard Group and BlackRock Inc could be prime destinations for hundreds of billions of dollars in assets that may flee Pimco in the wake of the sudden exit of Bill Gross, the celebrated "Bond King" of U.S. mutual funds.

  • Dominion natural gas exports plan gets federal OK Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 9:32 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— Dominion Energy received federal approval late Monday to export liquefied natural gas from its Cove Point terminal on the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 29- Boeing Co plans to announce further streamlining of its defense business on Tuesday, moving significant portions of its defense operations out of Washington state, according to multiple sources familiar with the matter.

  • Changes on the horizon in Maine welfare programs Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 3:35 PM ET

    AUGUSTA, Maine— Big changes are on the horizon for many low-income Maine residents as Gov. The Republican governor, whose efforts to overhaul the state's welfare programs are playing a central role in his re-election campaign, says Maine must prioritize its resources for the neediest while encouraging recipients to become self-sufficient.

  • Court-ordered anti-smoking ads challenged by firms Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 2:18 PM ET

    RICHMOND, Va.— The nation's largest tobacco companies are challenging court-ordered advertisements requiring the cigarette makers to say they lied about the dangers of smoking.

  • Who's a seaman? Supreme Court may chart the waters Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 10:08 AM ET

    EWELL, Md.— William Smith Dize's life revolved around water. Dize died in 2012. His widow, Jennifer, is asking the Supreme Court to take her husband's case.

  • State probing Millstone water released into sound Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 5:55 AM ET

    WATERFORD, Conn.— State environmental officials are taking a closer look at the impact of more than 2 billion gallons of heated water discharged each day into Long Island Sound from Connecticut's nuclear plant.

  • Washington's 'The Equalizer' debuts with $35M Sunday, 28 Sep 2014 | 12:10 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Flexing his star power, Denzel Washington led the thriller "The Equalizer" to a $35 million debut, according to studio estimates Sunday. "He's the very model of box-office consistency," said Paul Dergarabedian, senior media analyst for box-office tracker Rentrak.

  • Who's a seaman? Supreme Court may chart the waters Saturday, 27 Sep 2014 | 10:04 AM ET

    EWELL, Md.— William Smith Dize's life revolved around water. Dize died in 2012. His widow, Jennifer, is asking the Supreme Court to take her husband's case.

  • Startup airline PeoplExpress suspends flights Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 3:35 PM ET

    The airline based in Newport News, Virginia, said Friday that it was processing refunds for passengers holding tickets through Oct. 15. PeoplExpress, which took its name from another airline that operated in the 1980 s, started flying on June 30 and offered flights to seven destinations from Newport News on Boeing 737 jets operated by Vision Airlines.

  • Japanese firm fined $67.7M in shipping conspiracy Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 2:25 PM ET

    A major Japanese shipping company agreed Friday to pay the United States a $67.7 million criminal fine for conspiring to fix prices for international ocean shipments of cars, trucks and other wheeled vehicles at the Port of Baltimore and other locations, the Justice Department said.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 26- The Obama administration on Friday proposed changes to current lending rules toward military personnel and their families, to expand protections from predatory practices on a wider variety of loans and financial products such as credit cards.

  • CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.— Man accused of abducting college student brought back to Virginia to face charges.

  • At a glance: Gasoline prices by state Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 4:56 PM ET

    The usual autumn decline of the price of gasoline is getting an assist from lower global oil prices. Up to 30 states could see an average price below $3 a gallon by the end of the year. Source: AAA, OPIS and Wright Express.