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  • Ag official: Buy propane early, avoid uncertainty

    By Associated Press

    Farmers and homeowners who use propane should fill their tanks before cold weather arrives or contract supplies at lower prices beforehand in case costs spike this winter as they did last year, Iowa Agriculture Secretary Bill Northey said. Published July 23, 2014

  • Board OKs wetlands license for Cove Point

    By Associated Press

    The Maryland Board of Public Works approved a wetlands license on Wednesday for Dominion Resources to build a pier that is needed to construct a liquefied natural gas export facility in Calvert County. Published July 23, 2014

  • China detains employees of suspect meat seller

    By JOE McDONALD - Associated Press

    Five employees of a company accused of selling expired beef and chicken to McDonald's, KFC and other restaurants in China were detained by police Wednesday after an official said illegal activity was an organized effort by the supplier. Published July 23, 2014

  • Clippers CEO: Sterling staying would be 'disaster'

    By Associated Press

    Coach Doc Rivers has said he'll resign from the Los Angeles Clippers if Donald Sterling remains owner, the team's interim CEO testified, saying such a move would be a "disaster" for the franchise. Published July 23, 2014

  • $25M goal for special license plates met early

    By Associated Press

    A Texas state department says a company hired to make specialty license plates has hit its required $25 million revenue goal a few months early. Published July 23, 2014

  • Agents get subsidized 'Obamacare' using fake IDs

    By Associated Press

    Undercover investigators using fake identities were able to secure taxpayer-subsidized health insurance under President Barack Obama's health care law, congressional investigators said Wednesday. Published July 23, 2014

  • NYC official: Thieves got into 1K StubHub accounts

    By JENNIFER PELTZ - Associated Press

    Six people were indicted Wednesday in an international ring that managed to take over more than 1,000 StubHub users' accounts and fraudulently buy tickets to such prime events as Jay-Z and Elton John concerts, a New York Yankees-Boston Red Sox game and Broadway shows like "The Book of Mormon," the Manhattan district attorney said. Published July 23, 2014

  • Holmes lawyers question firearms analysis

    By Associated Press

    Defense attorneys in the Colorado theater shootings are attacking the reliability of firearms analysis, saying it's subjective and lacks statistics to measure its accuracy. Published July 23, 2014

  • Officials: Williston fire burned chemicals; air OK

    By JOSH WOOD - Associated Press

    An emergency manager says this week's fire at a Williston oil field supply company likely burned dozens of different chemicals that were stored there. Published July 23, 2014

  • Nunn and Perdue shift to fall battle of outsiders

    By Associated Press

    New Republican nominee David Perdue and Democratic opponent Michelle Nunn used the first day of the general election campaign to retool the "outsider" arguments they've used to reach this point in a race that will help determine who controls the Senate for the final years of the Obama administration. Published July 23, 2014

  • Lawmakers suggests revamping film-incentive cap

    By Associated Press

    Two Democratic lawmakers plan to ask the Legislature to revamp a $50 million annual cap on tax incentives for film and television production in New Mexico. Published July 23, 2014

  • Clemson students rebuild SC Botanical Gardens

    By Associated Press

    After a nearly unprecedented flood destroyed the site, the South Carolina Botanical Garden is almost as good as new - because of the work of more than a dozen Clemson University architecture students. Published July 23, 2014

  • Omaha creates land bank for vacant property

    By Associated Press

    The city of Omaha has created a municipal land bank to help clean up vacant and dilapidated houses and other neighborhood eyesores so they can be sold for redevelopment. Published July 23, 2014

  • Judge dismisses union suit against Memphis

    By Associated Press

    A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit that labor unions filed to challenge the 2011 decision by the city of Memphis to cut employees' wages 4.6 percent. Published July 23, 2014

  • Get paid for posts? Social networking's new twist

    By The Associated Press - Associated Press

    Facebook and most other social networks are built on the premise that just about everything should be shared -except the money those posts produce. Published July 23, 2014

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