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Box Elder tax increment program for biofuels company is on hold

Washakie Renewable Energy expansion

Box Elder County made ready to help a biofuels company’s expansion plans. But four years...

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Hotel to open in downtown Stillwater

Exchange Downtown Stillwater Hotel

STILLWATER, Minn. (AP) — When it came time for developer Corey Burstad to find a partner for his $13.5 million hotel project in downtown Stillwater, he knew a standard chain wouldn’t cut it. The space — the former Joseph Wolf Brewery block on South Main Street — was too historic and too unusual, he...


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Texas man continues family tradition crafting leather goods

Exchange Leather Craftsman

DENTON, Texas (AP) — It’s silent in the small studio on the corner of Bell and Oak streets in downtown Denton, except for the scraping of metal on stone. In the same spot where his grandfather hand-tooled saddles for four decades, Clint Wilkinson, 35, silently counts each stroke of a knife across...


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Tyler summer camp teaches students to pilot, program drones

Exchange Drone Camp

TYLER, Texas (AP) — Up, up and away! One Tyler Junior College summer camp is teaching students to fly. Drones, that is. The faces of seven little campers are set in stone as they concentrate. Their tablet’s Bluetooth connects to a small drone and the whir of propellers tells them they are ready to...


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Former Mexico President Vicente Fox joins High Times board

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former Mexico President Vicente Fox, who calls himself a soldier in the global campaign to legalize marijuana, is joining the board of directors of cannabis publication High Times to advance his agenda. Fox foresees a day when a robust legal marketplace will produce new jobs and...


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Video shows Tesla bursting into flames on Los Angeles street 'out of the blue'

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Startling video showing a Tesla Model S appearing to burst into flames on a Los Angeles street has been shared thousands of times since it was posted late Friday. The video was posted on Twitter by actress Mary McCormack, who said it showed her husband’s car engulfed...


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BC-World Gold

Bid Chg. London morning fixing $1281.25 off $ 4.00 London afternoon fixing $1281.55 off $ 3.70 NY Handy & Harman $1281.55 off $ 3.70 NY Engelhard $1282.83 off $ 9.01 NY Merc. spot month $1276.20 up $ 1.60 HSBC Bank USA $1280.00 up $ 1.00 New York (AP)- Prices Monday with Friday prices. Bid Chg....


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BC-World Gold

Bid Chg. London morning fixing $1281.25 off $ 4.00 London afternoon fixing $1281.55 off $ 3.70 NY Handy & Harman $1281.55 off $ 3.70 NY Engelhard $1282.83 off $ 9.01 NY Merc. spot month $1276.20 up $ 1.60 HSBC Bank USA $1280.00 up $ 1.00 New York (AP)- Prices Monday with Friday prices. Bid Chg....


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Experts say auto tariffs would raise prices, cost jobs

Trade Dispute Auto Prices

DETROIT (AP) — Every workday, about 7,400 trucks mostly loaded with automotive parts rumble across the Ambassador Bridge connecting Detroit and Canada, at times snarling traffic along the busy corridor. But if President Donald Trump delivers on threats to slap 25 percent tariffs on imported...


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Compulsive video-game playing could be mental health problem

Gaming Disorder

GENEVA (AP) — Obsessive video gamers know how to anticipate dangers in virtual worlds. The World Health Organization says they now should be on guard for a danger in the real world: spending too much time playing. In its latest revision to a disease classification manual, the U.N. health agency...


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Supreme Court to take up iPhone app lawsuit

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will consider whether the purchasers of iPhone apps can sue Apple over allegations it has an illegal monopoly on the sale of the apps. The court said Monday that it will take a case from the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, which ruled in...


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