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  • DENVER— Denver authorities shut down 26 legal marijuana businesses Thursday and arrested 12 people suspected of illegal distribution of pot after a yearlong criminal investigation. Colorado allows people 21 and older to possess an ounce or less of marijuana under a measure approved by voters in 2012.. Colorado has made a concerted effort to avoid a federal...

  • As the nation's economy was still reeling from the body blow of the Great Recession, Seattle's was about to take off. In 2010, Amazon opened a headquarters in the little-known South Lake Union district— and then expanded eight-fold over the next seven years to fill 36 buildings. Seattle is among a fistful of cities that have flourished in the 10 years since the...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 13- T-Mobile US Inc said on Wednesday that it would launch a new streaming television service next year after buying startup Layer3 TV for an undisclosed amount. The company, started by industry veterans Jeff Binder and Dave Fellows, has marketed itself as a next-generation cable service, offering integration of online content with linear,...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 13- T-Mobile US Inc said on Wednesday that it would launch a new streaming television service next year after buying startup Layer3 TV for an undisclosed amount. The company, started by industry veterans Jeff Binder and Dave Fellows, has marketed itself as a next-generation cable service, offering integration of online content with linear,...

  • *World stocks reach record high. NEW YORK, Dec 13- European shares closed lower as U.S. stock indexes advanced on Wednesday ahead of a widely expected interest rate increase by the Federal Reserve, while U.S. "Theyre going to be paying special attention to the unemployment numbers and whether or not the stage is getting set for wage inflation," said Jerry Paul, senior...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 13- T-Mobile US Inc said on Wednesday that it will launch a new streaming television service next year after buying startup Layer3 TV for an undisclosed amount. T-Mobile Chief Financial Officer Braxton Carter said last week at an investor conference that the company would now focus on smaller, "tuck-in" acquisitions. Sprint in November said it would...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 13- T-Mobile US Inc will launch a new television service in 2018 and acquire television technology company Layer3 TV Inc for an undisclosed amount, the U.S. Chief Financial Officer Braxton Carter said at the time the company would instead focus on smaller, "tuck-in" acquisitions. Layer3 TV integrates television, online video content and social media...

  • After waiving fees 16 days in 2016 and 10 days in 2017, the National Park Service announced Tuesday that it will have four no-cost days next year. They will be Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the first day of National Park Week, National Public Lands Day and Veterans Day ( Nov. 11. The Park Service has proposed raising the cost to $70 at 17 busy parks mainly in the West,...

  • Dan Rowland, a spokesman for the Denver department that regulates marijuana businesses, said the city received the application from the Coffee Joint on Friday. Co-owners Rita Tsalyuk and Kirill Merkulov plan to charge a $5 entry fee if they're approved for the license. Denver voters approved the clubs in a 2016 ballot measure, but it took nine months for the city...

  • SALT LAKE CITY— Outdoor clothing giant Patagonia and other retailers have jumped into a legal and political battle over President Donald Trump's plan to shrink two sprawling Utah national monuments, a fight that would scare off most companies but galvanizes customers of outdoor brands that value environmental activism. The lawsuit, filed in conjunction...

  • "The headline number looked pretty strong, in that the payrolls beat expectations," said Collin Martin, director for fixed income at the Schwab Center for Financial Research. Whats influencing the bond investors is that any news today or even lately, the last few months... have not altered the view that inflation is pretty stuck around that 2 percent range, "said Craig...

  • "The headline number looked pretty strong, in that the payrolls beat expectations," said Collin Martin, director for fixed income at the Schwab Center for Financial Research. Whats influencing the bond investors is that any news today or even lately, the last few months... have not altered the view that inflation is pretty stuck around that 2 percent range, "said Craig...

  • DENVER— Frontier Airlines pilots picketed in downtown Denver Thursday in a bid for public support in their long running fight with the Denver- based discount carrier to replace their bankruptcy contract. About 350 uniformed pilots, including a handful from other airlines, and flight attendants silently walked up and down the sidewalk in frigid weather...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 7- Josh Brookhart has four health insurers to choose from in Seattle's King County for 2018, more than many Americans like him who buy coverage on the Obamacare individual market. Yet none of the plans cover all the complex medical care needed for his seven-year-old son, Gabriel. The Brookharts' insurer, Regence BlueShield of Washington, said in...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 7- Josh Brookhart has four health insurers to choose from in Seattle's King County for 2018, more than many Americans like him who buy coverage on the Obamacare individual market. Yet none of the plans cover all the complex medical care needed for his seven-year-old son, Gabriel. The Brookharts' insurer, Regence BlueShield of Washington, said in...

  • Dec 6- The largest U.S. health insurer UnitedHealth Group Inc will buy DaVita Inc's primary and urgent care services for $4.9 billion in its second acquisition this year to expand its fast-growing medical group, it said on Wednesday. Denver- based DaVita operates medical groups in six states that serve 1.7 million patients through about 300 clinics, adding to...

  • Dec 6- U.S. health insurer UnitedHealth Group Inc on Wednesday announced a $4.9 billion deal to buy a unit of DaVita Inc, looking to bolster its primary and urgent care services. UnitedHealth bought Surgical Care Affiliates for about $2.3 billion in March. The deal with Denver- based DaVita, which mainly provides dialysis services, will combine UnitedHealth's...

  • LOS ANGELES— The nation's homeless population increased this year for the first time since 2010, driven by a surge in the number of people living on the streets in Los Angeles and other West Coast cities. Increases are higher in several West Coast cities, where the explosion in homelessness has prompted at least 10 city and county governments to declare states...

  • WASHINGTON— Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke on Tuesday accused outdoor retailer Patagonia of lying when it said that President Donald Trump "stole your land" by shrinking two national monuments in Utah by some 2 million acres. An angry Zinke called the claim— made in large type on the company's home page— "nefarious, false and a lie." "The message called Trump's actions...

  • Nov 29- Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc is searching for a turnaround expert to replace founder and Chief Executive Steve Ells, who said on Wednesday he would step aside after failing for two years to rescue the burrito chain's sales and reputation from a string of food safety lapses. Investors welcomed the move, sending Chipotle shares up more than 5 percent to...