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Thursday, March 13, 2014

California seeks to remove toxic chemicals from consumer goods

California took steps to reduce the toxins found in furniture, mattresses and building supplies Thursday, when regulators announced they would pressure manufacturers to eliminate chemicals known to cause cancer that have long been used as fire retardants. Regulators with the California Department of Toxic Substances Control unveiled the top priority chemicals ... .

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TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were lackluster Friday as the conflict in Yemen ripped through the Middle East and Japanese data showed the world's No. Read more on NewsOK.com ... more...


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TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were lackluster Friday as the conflict in Yemen ripped through the Middle East and Japanese data showed the world's No. 3 economy is still in the doldrums. ... more...


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Union Pacific officials hope to a reopen a stretch of one of the busiest east-west railroad routes in the nation by Friday after a freight train derailed in Nevada's high… Click to Continue » ... more...


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Nevada gambling regulators called the bankruptcy of Caesars Entertainment Corp.'s debt-heavy subsidiary an embarrassment and lamented the company's inability to pay 63 former executives some $33 million in promised pension… Click to Continue » ... more...


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A portion of southeastern New Mexico's oil patch is again among the top 10 fastest growing areas in the nation, according to new data released Thursday by the U.S. Census… Click to Continue » ... more...


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U.S. airlines are required to use procedures designed to prevent the behavior that allegedly caused a fatal crash this week in Europe. ... more...


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Joyce Meskis, the driving force behind Tattered Cover Inc., is reaching the final chapter on her four-decade ownership of the popular group of Denver-area bookstores. ... more...


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Colorado tackled the problems of payday lending in 2010, when it issued new rules limiting the amount consumers could borrow and gave them at least six months to repay. ... more...


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