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  • Harvesting machinery is expensive, and there is no plant in Oregon to process the plants into fiber, seed and oil. This is the first year Oregon farmers can grow hemp, following the Legislature's approval in 2009. Growing hemp without a federal permit was banned in 1970 due to its classification as a controlled substance and relation to marijuana.

  • MOREHEAD, Ky.— Clerk who denied same-sex marriage license temporarily shuts office for "computer upgrades".

  • Bimbo Bakeries recalls bread sold in 11 states Wednesday, 26 Aug 2015 | 6:44 PM ET

    NEW YORK— The maker of Sara Lee, Nature's Harvest and other brands is recalling about 48,000 packages of bread sold in 11 states because they may contain fragments of glass from a broken light bulb at a company factory. The recall covers seven different Sara Lee products, two each sold under the Nature's Harvest and Great Value brands, and one each for the Kroger,...

  • Brown-Forman posts higher 1st-quarter profit Wednesday, 26 Aug 2015 | 7:57 AM ET

    LOUISVILLE, Ky.— Brown-Forman Corp., the producer of Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey, said Wednesday that its first-quarter net income rose 4 percent, driven by sales growth across much of its spirits lineup to overcome a negative impact from foreign exchange. "Despite a volatile global economy, adverse foreign exchange and increasing competitive intensity,...

  • *Copper jumped more than 2 pct on Tuesday. LONDON, Aug 26- Copper fell by 2.5 percent on Wednesday, wiping out the previous session's gains, on concern that Beijing's interest rate cuts might not be enough to avert a China- led slowdown in the global economy. "When investor sentiment is as poor as it is, prices can always go lower; but the reaction is overdone. premiums in...

  • MANILA, Aug 26- London copper futures retreated on Wednesday after gaining more than 2 percent overnight as worries persisted over the outlook for demand in top consumer China despite its latest step to boost a slowing economy. *The most-traded October copper contract on the Shanghai Futures Exchange rose 1.7 percent to 39,200 yuan a tonne, off a peak of 39,600...

  • Budget report sees shrinking deficits, but only for now Tuesday, 25 Aug 2015 | 10:03 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— Providing political ammunition to both parties, Congress' official budget analyst projected Tuesday that this year's federal deficit will drop to $426 billion, the lowest shortfall of Barack Obama's presidency. The Republican-led Congress has approved a blueprint that uses spending curbs on Medicare, Medicaid and other programs to claim a...

  • LAS VEGAS, Aug 24- President Barack Obama on Monday expanded his push for greater renewable energy adoption, announcing fresh financial incentives for solar power development and use. The steps include an additional $1 billion in loan guarantees for new research projects and near-term savings for homeowners using renewable energy. The moves are part of...

  • LOUISVILLE, Ky.— Spirits company Beam Suntory has won another round in fighting off lawsuits accusing its classic Kentucky bourbon brands of false advertising for claiming the products are handcrafted.'. In the company's latest victory, a federal judge in California dismissed a suit aimed at whiskey giant Jim Beam. Plaintiff Scott Welk said he was enticed into...

  • LOUISVILLE, Ky.— A suburban city near Louisville has filed for bankruptcy, crippled by an $11.4 million jury verdict in a dispute over land and money with a truck-driving school. That's nearly four times the budget for Hillview, a town of about 9,000 people south of Louisville. City Attorney Tammy Baker said Friday that it stops interest from being applied to the...

  • LOUISVILLE, Ky.— A suburban city near Louisville has filed for bankruptcy, crippled by an $11.4 million jury verdict— nearly four times the city's budget— in a dispute over land and money with a truck-driving school. Hillview, a town of about 9,000 people south of Louisville, entered its Chapter 9 bankruptcy filing Thursday in federal court. It stops interest from...

  • NASHVILLE, Tenn.— A white whiskey named after a legendary Tennessee moonshiner is introducing a new bottle after a legal dispute over similarities to Jack Daniel's shape and design. A subsidiary of Brown-Forman Corp. of Louisville, Kentucky, filed a federal lawsuit in 2013 claiming that the Popcorn Sutton bottling and labelling were "confusingly similar" and...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 20- A former president of a failed New York bank was sentenced to 2-1/ 2 years in prison on Thursday after becoming the first person to be convicted for trying to defraud the U.S. government bailout program established during the financial crisis. Charles Antonucci, Park Avenue Bank's former president, was ordered to serve prison time by U.S.

  • District Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald sentenced Charles Antonucci Sr. in Manhattan, where he was president of The Park Avenue Bank before his arrest in a fraud prosecutors said included bank bribery, self-dealing, embezzlement of bank funds and a failed effort to fraudulently get more than $11 million worth of taxpayer rescue funds from the Troubled Asset...

  • Court: Producers responsible for paying natural gas taxes Thursday, 20 Aug 2015 | 12:25 PM ET

    LOUISVILLE, Ky.— Natural gas producers in Kentucky shoulder all the responsibility for paying severance taxes on the fuel and cannot shift some of the tax burden to landowners, the state's Supreme Court said in a divided ruling Thursday. The ruling came in a dispute between an eastern Kentucky landowner and EQT Production Co., a natural gas producer.

  • 300 workers at Verso Paper mill in Jay to be laid off Thursday, 20 Aug 2015 | 10:38 AM ET

    JAY, Maine— Verso Paper Corp. will significantly scale back production in Maine, costing 300 jobs at its mill in Jay, officials with the Tennessee- based company Thursday. Verso said it will shut down a pulp dryer and paper machine at the Androscoggin Mill in Jay, citing declining demand for coated paper as well as Maine's high energy costs and local property taxes.

  • FRANKFORT, Ky.— A self-described middleman in an alleged bourbon theft ring in Kentucky says he bought barrels of whiskey from the accused ringleader and arranged more purchases. In court records, Dustin Adkins says Gilbert "Toby" Curtsinger sold cases of Pappy Van Winkle bourbon. Defense attorney Whitney True Lawson says releasing such documents jeopardizes...

  • Yum Brands names new CEO of China business Tuesday, 18 Aug 2015 | 4:55 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Yum Brands, the parent of KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell, is naming a new CEO of its China division as it works to reverse a sales skid in a key market. Yum Brands also named new CEOs of its KFC and Pizza Hut businesses in China. Yum Brands has more than 6,800 locations in China, but the business has been damaged by bad publicity connected to poor food handling by a...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 18- In July 2013, California urogynecologist Andrew Cassidenti received an email from an entrepreneur named Otto Fisher, who had a proposition. In a phone call, Fisher said he needed doctors to operate at outpatient centers in California and Las Vegas. Fisher said he could guarantee Cassidenti $2,500 for every surgery the doctor performed, "whether...

  • SCOTT DEPOT, W.Va.— Busloads of United Mine Workers of America miners and retirees roared in protest outside Patriot Coal headquarters Monday, as the bankrupt company looks to nix a union contract that includes pension contributions and health benefits. From a makeshift stage on the bed of a tow truck, UMWA President Cecil Roberts bellowed out to a...