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  • Indianapolis airport solar farm expansion completed

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Contractors have finished bringing online dozens of acres of solar panels at Indianapolis International Airport, solidifying its status as the home of the nation’s largest airport-based solar farm. Workers recently finished adding…

  • Valles Caldera looks to future as national park

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The management experiment at Valles Caldera National Preserve is coming to an end as the National Park Service prepares to take over the 140-square-mile property in northern New Mexico. The transition…

  • Thai farm workers may not get any of $8.7M award

    HONOLULU (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that a California-based labor contractor must pay $8.7 million in damages to Thai workers who were exploited while working at Hawaii farms, but it’s not clear whether…

  • Ga. airline worker arrested in gun smuggling plot

    ATLANTA (AP) — Federal authorities say an Atlanta airline employee is suspected of helping smuggle firearms to New York City on passenger jets. FBI spokesman Stephen Emmett said Monday that Delta baggage handler Eugene Harvey…

  • PG&E discloses more emails with state regulators

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California’s largest power utility released a dozen more emails Monday that it said showed improper back-channel discussions between the utility and top state regulators. The emails date back to 2010 and…

  • Arizona to change drugs it uses in executions

    TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona officials said Monday they have been cleared of any wrongdoing in an execution this year that lasted nearly two hours, but they are nevertheless changing the drugs they use to…

  • Madoff trustee seeks to return another $322M

    NEW YORK (AP) — Investors burned by Bernard Madoff’s Ponzi scheme could be getting back more of their money. The trustee in charge of recovering funds for Madoff’s victims said Monday he is asking a…

  • AP sources: NYC congressman to plead guilty

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm of New York City plans to plead guilty to a federal tax evasion charge rather than go to trial next month, people familiar with plea negotiations said…

  • Rain and snowstorms could greet holiday travelers

    CHICAGO (AP) — Many of the nearly 100 million holiday travelers expected to hit the road, head to airports and climb aboard trains in the coming days may have to negotiate rain or snow forecast…

  • Consumer group sues Aetna, alleges discrimination

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — A consumer advocacy group has filed a class-action lawsuit against Aetna Inc. saying a new policy violates the privacy of people with HIV and AIDS by requiring them to get their…

  • NY requires Ocwen reforms, $150M homeowner help

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York financial regulators have reached a settlement with Ocwen Financial Corp. requiring the nation’s largest subprime mortgage servicer to reform its practices and provide $150 million to help struggling New…

  • 13 primates die at South Texas research facility

    DALLAS (AP) — A South Texas research facility where 13 primates died of hyperthermia in overheated rooms could face federal penalties, a U.S. Department of Agriculture spokeswoman said Monday. A federal inspector found that two…

  • Highway tunnel under Seattle to open August 2017

    SEATTLE (AP) — Transportation officials say a new highway tunnel through downtown Seattle won’t be open until August 2017, more than 20 months behind schedule. The Washington Department of Transportation said Monday that the contractor,…

  • French power company to pay $772M in bribery case

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A French power and transportation company has agreed to pay $772 million to resolve allegations that it bribed high-ranking foreign government officials for lucrative projects, the Justice Department said Monday. Federal prosecutors…

  • TripAdvisor fined $600,000 by Italian anti-trust

    MILAN (AP) — Italy’s antitrust authority has fined travel planning website TripAdvisor 500,000 euros ($600,000) following complaints of improper business practices lodged by a national hoteliers’ association and a consumer protection agency. The antitrust authority…