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  • Moffitt parlays Atlanta finish into deal with Front Row

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Brett Moffitt opened the year with exactly one race on his 2015 schedule, the Sprint Cup race at Atlanta as the replacement driver for Brian Vickers. He made the most of…

  • Mormon church backs Utah LGBT anti-discrimination bill

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah lawmakers introduced a landmark anti-discrimination bill Wednesday that protects LGBT individuals while also carving out protections for the Boy Scouts of America and religious groups. The proposal unveiled in…

  • MLS minimum: Playing for $36,000 with millionaire teammates

    TUKWILA, Wash. (AP) — Before he was in Major League Soccer, Zach Scott worked in accounting, as a coach and as a substitute teacher to pay the bills while he played in pro soccer’s lower…

  • Venture capitalist says he tried to prevent firing of woman

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A prominent senior partner at a Silicon Valley venture capital firm testified Wednesday that he was a loyal supporter of a woman who is now suing the company for sex discrimination.…

  • Report: College sports show dip in gender, racial hiring

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A diversity report released Wednesday on college sports has issued its lowest grade for racial and gender hiring practices in its nearly two-decade history. The report card from The Institute for…

  • Judge OKs $415M settlement in tech workers’ lawsuit

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge has tentatively approved a $415 million settlement in a major class action lawsuit by Silicon Valley workers who accused Apple Inc., Google Inc. and other tech companies of…

  • Cadillac enters compact sport coupe segment

    Cadillac’s first compact two door, the 2015 ATS Coupe, is a stylish, rear- and all-wheel drive performer with nimble handling, standard rearview camera and a starting retail price that’s less than $39,000. Buyers of the…

  • Update on the latest business

    FINANCIAL MARKETS US stocks open lower as market heads for a second loss NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are lower in midday trading on Wall Street, pulling indexes further below record highs. Material companies were…

  • 5 stunners from the Geneva car show

    GENEVA (AP) — Forget driverless cars, electric power or even green technology. There is no doubt what visitors are coming to see at the glamorous Geneva motor show: supercars. It is the high-end, impossibly expensive…

  • Toyota promotes US execs, gives power to North American CEO

    DETROIT (AP) — Toyota has announced sweeping management changes that consolidate power with North American CEO Jim Lentz and promote some U.S. executives to senior posts in Japan. Lentz, who previously led sales and marketing,…

  • How upcoming legal cases may change the future of franchises

    NEW YORK (AP) — Are franchises small, independent businesses or should they be considered part of a much larger company? The question is at the heart of two upcoming legal cases. The outcomes could affect…

  • Survey: US businesses add 212K jobs in February

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. businesses added more than 200,000 jobs in February for the 13th straight month, a private survey found. It was the latest sign that strong hiring should boost the economy this year.…

  • Dog disrupts Geico ad (Video)

    WASHINGTON — You probably try to skip the ads on online videos, and Geico knows that. But, with its latest ad, you’ll likely keep watching. The pre-roll ad starts out with a family at a…

  • Honey, we shrank the SUV _ and Europe loves it

    FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — In Europe, SUV now stands for: Shrinking Utility Vehicle. An array of small sport utility vehicles is going on display this week at the Geneva International Motor Show. Automakers are piling…

  • Update on the latest in business:

    FINANCIAL MARKETS Asia stocks down after US fall as China growth goal eyed BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly lower today after Wall Street declined and investors looked ahead to U.S. economic data…