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  • Alabama: Grayson Hall, Regions Financial Corp., $8 million. Arizona: Richard C. Adkerson, Freeport-McMoRan Inc., $14 million. Arkansas: Doug McMillon, Wal-Mart Stores Inc., $22.4 million.

  • PALOMINO VALLEY, Nev.— President Donald Trump's budget proposal calls for saving $10 million next year by selling wild horses captured throughout the West without the current requirement that buyers guarantee the animals won't be resold for slaughter. Doug Busselman, executive vice president of the Nevada Farm Bureau, blamed the stalemate on the "emotional...

  • Travelers at some U.S. airports are being asked to place electronic devices bigger than a cellphone in separate bins so that they can be examined more closely. The Transportation Security Administration said Wednesday that it has been testing the procedure at 10 airports for more than a year, and it may be expanded nationwide. The pilot program is "an effort to...

  • ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— Getting new customers involved in more interactive experiences is going to be a big part of the future for casinos in the United States and around the world, participants in a major gambling conference predicted Wednesday. Casino executives, digital experts and payment processors at the conference in Atlantic City agreed casinos need to...

  • RENO, Nev. _ Amerco on Wednesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter profit of $9.5 million. The Reno, Nevada- based company said it had profit of 49 cents per share. Amerco shares have increased slightly more than 6 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Keith Rabois

    Opendoor also has become a model for a new kind of tech upstart: Call it the fat start-up. The New York Times reports.

  • The Borgata said MGM Resorts' "M life" program will replace the My Borgata Rewards program on June 7. He said the "timing couldn't be more ideal," with the recent opening MGM Resorts' new casino in Oxon Hill, Maryland, and another planned for next year in Springfield, Massachusetts. It will enable members to earn credits at 17 MGM properties in Las Vegas, Mississippi,...

  • WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump has selected Kristine Svinicki, chairwoman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, to lead the panel for another five years. Svinicki has worked at the Energy Department and as a GOP aide to the Senate Armed Services Committee. Trump has proposed $120 million to revive the dormant Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository in...

  • President Donald Trump's White House wants to sell half of the nation's emergency oil stockpile and open the Alaska National Wildlife Refuge to drilling as part of plans to balance the budget over the next 10 years, documents by the administration showed. The White House budget, which will be delivered to Congress on Tuesday, is meant as a proposal and may not...

  • President Donald Trump's White House would sell half of the nation's emergency oil stockpile and open the Alaska National Wildlife Refuge to drilling as part of a plan to balance the budget over the next 10 years, documents released by the administration on Monday showed. The White House budget, which will be delivered to Congress on Tuesday, is meant as a...

  • CRYSTAL BAY, Nev.— Climate change is causing Lake Tahoe to warm sooner in the spring than it has historically, disrupting the normal mixing of shallow and deep water and undercutting gains made in reversing the loss of clarity of the cobalt mountain lake, scientists say. "Climate change is impacting not only Lake Tahoe's water quality, but also the health of its...

  • NEW YORK— Boxed caters to millennials looking to do their bulk buying from their phones. CEO AND CO-FOUNDER: Chieh Huang. DISTRIBUTION CENTERS: Boxed operates distribution centers in Las Vegas; Atlanta; Dallas; and Union, New Jersey.

  • NEW YORK— Boxed co-founder and CEO Chieh Huang is focusing on millennials who want bulk-sized deals on items like toilet paper and peanut butter— but who can't or won't drive to warehouse stores. Items are shipped throughout the country from distribution centers in Las Vegas, Atlanta, Dallas, and Union, New Jersey, where the company is based. Huang, 35, the son of...

  • NASHVILLE, Tenn.— After finishing a one-year prison sentence, a former West Virginia coal executive has wasted no time resuming a campaign for vindication in the deadliest U.S. mine disaster in four decades. In a phone interview Friday, ex-Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship took up the same fight he waged before his 2015 trial: to convince people that natural gas,...

  • CHICAGO, May 19- U.S. states collected less personal income tax revenue in April than they did a year earlier, a Reuters analysis shows, and analysts said they believed high earners were shifting income to next year, hoping for tax cuts from the federal government. Removing outliers Louisiana and Oregon, which had big gains due to technical factors, magnified the...

  • NEW YORK— The Communications Workers of America union says that up to 40,000 AT&T workers have started walking off the job over contract fights with the phone company. Some 17,000 other potential protesters come from AT&T's home phone, internet and cable division in California, Nevada and Connecticut. Dallas- based AT&T says it has a contingency workforce "...

  • This is the first time that AT&T wireless workers are on strike, which could result in closed retail stores during the weekend, according to the Communications Workers of America union. Wireline workers, who work in phone, landline and cable services businesses in California, Nevada, and Connecticut, and DirecTV technicians across California and Nevada have...

  • This is the first time that AT&T wireless workers have gone on strike, which could result in closed retail stores during the weekend, according to the Communications Workers of America union, whose AT&T members went on strike. Wireline workers, who work in phone, landline and cable services businesses in California, Nevada, and Connecticut, and DirecTV...

  • May 19- Trump turmoil may not be enough- it will take an aggressive Federal Reserve to bring an end to the low volatility, rising stocks party. Given the Feds track record of managing for smooth and rising financial markets as if it were an actual mandate, this is another way of saying it will be a while. This followed reports that former FBI Director James Comey, fired...

  • A significant number of the job gains occurred in nine states, led by Texas, Minnesota and Wisconsin. Arkansas, Colorado and Oregon reported the lowest unemployment rates since 1976. Colorado's rate, at 2.3 percent, was the nation's lowest. Hawaii, New Hampshire, North Dakota and South Dakota each had jobless rates below 3 percent.