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  • Business

    Cash crunch: When customers pay late, businesses juggle

    NEW YORK (AP) Small business owners are contending with a calendar problem that becomes a cash flow problem they're waiting longer to get paid.Some customers, whether they're consumers or other companies, are taking more time to pay than they...

    By Joyce M. Rosenberg, AP Business Writer|

  • Business

    9/11 worker pleads for medical coverage with billboards

    WEST MILFORD, N.J. (AP) A New Jersey man who spent three weeks looking for survivors in the days after the 9/11 attacks is using billboards in a push to have his kidney disease added to the list of covered conditions by a fund to help Ground...

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  • Business

    Fiery crash on SF Bay Area freeway kills truck driver

    SAN LEANDRO, Calif. (AP) Authorities say a San Francisco Bay Area trucker has died following a crash that sent a massive fireball across the highway and snarled the morning commute.The Oakland Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/2a4A1Ri ) the big...

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  • Business

    US stocks rise, helped by jump in Apple shares

    NEW YORK (AP) Stocks moved higher in early trading Wednesday, led by gains in technology stocks after Apple soared on a strong earnings report. Investors are looking ahead to a decision on interest rates from the Federal Reserve, which wraps up...

    By Ken Sweet, AP Business Writer|

  • Business

    Cooking oil, graphene among CO2 capture prize entry ideas

    CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) Cooking oil and graphene, a recently discovered substance stronger than steel, might seem to have little in common, but some theorize both could be made from carbon dioxide emitted by coal- and gas-fired power plants.Teams...

    By Mead Gruver, Associated Press|

  • Business

    Former snack food company exec pleads guilty to $1.4M fraud

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) A former executive with a Pennsylvania potato chip and snack food company has pleaded guilty to defrauding the company out of roughly $1.4 million.Thirty-eight-year-old Kevin Myers acknowledged Tuesday that he received...

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  • Business

    Nightclub shooting latest for city seeing rise in violence

    FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) A couple of doors down from Club Blu, where a young man and a 14-year-old boy were killed while attending a teen party, shop owner Idis Edouard hoisted a rod above his head to gently move a girl's blue dress aside."The...

    By Tamara Lush, Associated Press|

  • Environment

    Washington scientist launches effort to digitize all fish

    SEATTLE (AP) University of Washington biology professor Adam Summers no longer has to coax hospital staff to use their CT scanners so he can visualize the inner structures of stingray and other fish.Last fall, he installed a small computed...

    By Phuong Le, Associated Press|

  • Business

    San Francisco police officer arrested on firearms charges

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) A San Francisco Police Officer has been arrested on firearms charges for having an illegal AR-15 assault rifle.The San Francisco Police Department said Officer Thomas Abrahamsen turned himself in Tuesday and was booked at San...

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  • Entertainment

    The Latest: Clinton sees 'biggest crack' in glass ceiling

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) The Latest on the Democratic National Convention (all times EDT):11:15 p.m.Hillary Clinton tells Democrats they've "just put the biggest crack in that glass ceiling" by nominating her for president.Clinton was speaking to the...

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