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  • NEW YORK— Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's lawyer seemed to be fishing for an apology as he grilled an editorial page editor at The New York Times in a federal courtroom on Wednesday. Attorney Kenneth Turkel questioned Times editorial page editor James Bennet over his role in the creation of a June editorial about gun control after a shooter opened fire on...

  • Aug 16- U.S. shale oil companies are pulling back on the amount of sand they use to hydraulically fracture new wells, responding to rising prices of the material that are driving up costs. Investors worry a slowdown in sand use, combined with new mining capacity coming online, could lead to a glut of the material and bring down prices. The price of frack sand is...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 15- Denver City Council approved on Tuesday a $1.8 billion public-private partnership project to redesign the Jeppesen Terminal of Denver International Airport, the latest airport to use this financing structure for redevelopment. P3s, which are more commonly used in Europe, Australia and Canada, are typically made up of a private consortium of...

  • The ruling could broaden the rules governing such exemptions and force the EPA to grant more of them under the Renewable Fuel Standard program, which requires that refiners blend biofuels like ethanol into their fuel pool or buy credits from those who do. The EPA ruled that Sinclair did not qualify for a hardship waiver for small refiners, with capacity of less...

  • BILLINGS, Mont.— A fugitive who escaped custody in Wyoming four years ago has been added to a list of U.S. environmental crimes fugitives and is being sought by investigators for illegally dumping radioactive oilfield waste in North Dakota in incidents dating back to 2011, authorities said Tuesday. James Kenneth Ward, 55, is considered violent and dangerous...

  • The ruling could potentially broaden the rules governing such exemptions, forcing the EPA to grant more in future years under the controversial Renewable Fuel Standard program. The EPA ruled Sinclair did not qualify for an exemption under the policy's hardship waiver for small refiners as the company's two Wyoming plants were profitable and would not be...

  • District Judge Donald Molloy issued an order Monday barring Signal Peak Energy from mining in the 11- square mile expansion area at the Bull Mountain coal mine pending a new round of environmental studies. Molloy says the Interior Department's Office of Surface Mining must consider the environmental effects of shipping the fuel to customers in Asia and...

  • NEW ALBANY, Ohio— Facebook will invest $750 million in a new data center in central Ohio, the company announced Tuesday— marking another boost for the state's growing technology sector. John Kasich and a host of other dignitaries to announce its 10th data center will be on a 345- acre site in New Albany, just northeast of Columbus. Rachel Peterson, the company's...

  • The singer-songwriter tops Forbes' annual list of the 100 highest-paid celebrities with $170 million.

    A jury found that a former DJ assaulted and battered Taylor Swift by groping her, and awarded her the symbolic $1 in damages she had sought.

  • ENGLEWOOD, Colo. _ WideOpenWest Inc. on Monday reported net income of $5 million in its second quarter. The Englewood, Colorado- based company said it had net income of 7 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

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  • LAKEWOOD, Colo. _ General Moly Inc. on Monday reported a loss of $1.9 million in its second quarter. The Lakewood, Colorado- based company said it had a loss of 2 cents per share. Keywords: General Moly, Earnings Report.

  • PORTLAND, Ore.— Well before Oregon legalized marijuana, its verdant, wet forests made it an ideal place for growing the drug, which often ended up being funneled out of the state for big money. Now, officials suspect pot grown legally in Oregon and other states is also being smuggled out, and the trafficking is putting America's multibillion-dollar marijuana...

  • LANCASTER, Pa.— Pennsylvania utility regulators are making a big to-do over Timm Wenger's tuk-tuk. The 48- year-old entrepreneur wants to use his three-wheeled, open-sided electric shuttle to offer sightseeing tours of Lancaster, the urban core of a region best known for its undulating farms, horse-drawn buggies and large Amish population.

  • LAKEWOOD, Colo. _ Pershing Gold Corp. on Friday reported a loss of $3.3 million in its second quarter. On a per-share basis, the Lakewood, Colorado- based company said it had a loss of 12 cents. Keywords: Pershing Gold, Earnings Report.

  • Among major oil- and gas-producing states, California and New Mexico each increased by one rig. Texas lost seven rigs and Louisiana decreased by one. Alaska, Arkansas, Colorado, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Utah, West Virginia and Wyoming were all unchanged.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 11- Amazon.com Inc is exploring a technology first developed for the U.S. military to produce tasty prepared meals that do not need refrigeration, as it looks for new ways to muscle into the $700 billion U.S. grocery business. It could also complement Amazon's planned $13.7 billion purchase of Whole Foods Market Inc and Amazon's checkout-free...

  • LAKEWOOD, Colo. _ Good Times Restaurants Inc. on Thursday reported a fiscal third-quarter loss of $247,000, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. Good Times Restaurants expects full-year revenue in the range of $78 million to $79 million. Keywords: Good Times Restaurants, Earnings Report.

  • BROOMFIELD, Colo. _ Noodles& Co. on Thursday reported a loss of $1.8 million in its second quarter. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 2 cents per share. Noodles& Co. expects full-year revenue in the range of $458 million to $468 million.

  • ENGLEWOOD, Colo. _ Liberty Media Corp. on Wednesday reported a second-quarter loss of $27 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. Liberty Media shares have risen slightly more than 4 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Liberty Media, Earnings Report.