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College to Open New Campus in Reno Business Editors/Education Editors

May 20, 2009 1:03 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

RENO, Nev.-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 20, 2009-- Apollo College announced the opening of its newest location at 5580 Kietzke Lane in Reno. Applications are currently being accepted for the registered nursing program at the Reno location.Classes are scheduled to begin in July, but are expected to fill...

Ben & Jerry's Launches Limited Elton John Flavor Nationally to Raise Money for the Elton John AIDS Foundation Business Editors/Food Editors

May 20, 2009 1:03 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

BURLINGTON, Vt.-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 20, 2009-- The people have spoken. After launching a one-week, limited edition flavor to recognize Sir Elton John's first trip to Vermont and to raise money for the Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF), Ben & Jerry's has heard enough. Fans of Elton John's music...

NebuAd closing doors after Internet privacy woes

May 20, 2009 1:03 pm | by DEBORAH YAO - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — NebuAd Inc., a company that sought to target ads to consumers based on their online behavior, is going out of business after facing scrutiny over whether its technology infringed on the privacy of Internet surfers.In court filings this week, NebuAd said it has been winding down...

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Jackson Co. panel rejects courthouse security plan, AL

May 20, 2009 1:03 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

SCOTTSBORO, Ala. (AP) — The Jackson County Commission has voted to shelve a plan for security at the county courthouse, site of a 2006 shooting that wounded two people.The commission voted 3-1 to rescind a resolution approved in 2006 that called for one entrance to the courthouse, with a metal...

Investors rushed to gold in Q1 as stocks swooned, US

May 20, 2009 1:02 pm | by SARA LEPRO - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

NEW YORK (AP) — Investors flocked to gold during the first three months of the year amid wild swings in the stock market and the global economic slump, according to a report released Wednesday.Investors often turn to gold in times of economic uncertainty since its value tends to depreciate less...

Promises Weekend of Education, Empowerment, Support & Fun

May 20, 2009 1:02 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

http://www.ObesityHelp.com () —ObesityHelp.com will be holding the "Learn, Share & Connect" conference at the Intercontinental Hotel near O'Hare airport June 12th and 13th. Everything you ever wanted to know about available options in weight loss and plastic surgery and healthy eating will be...

Ind. treasurer files objections to Chrysler deal, IN

May 20, 2009 1:02 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana's treasurer says state pension funds have filed objections in federal bankruptcy court opposing the proposed sale of Chrysler LLC assets and seeking a trustee to protect their rights.Treasurer Richard Mourdock said the Chrysler deal caused the Indiana State Police...

HL:Budget woes force DND to look at fewer battlefield helicopters: sources@

May 20, 2009 1:02 pm | by Murray Brewster@Associated Press | News | Comments

OTTAWA — The Defence Department wants to trim its order for new battlefield helicopters as it struggles to keep the $4.7-billion program within budget, The Canadian Press has learned.Federal officials have asked U.S. aircraft giant Boeing whether the order for 16 heavy-lift CH-47F Chinooks can be...

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Road to top of 14,264-foot Mt. Evans opens Friday, CO

May 20, 2009 12:57 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

DENVER (AP) — The highway to the summit of Colorado's 14,264-foot Mount Evans will open for the season on Friday.The Colorado Department of Transportation says the 15-mile stretch of Colorado 5 from Echo Lake to the summit will be open through the July Fourth holiday, weather...

Obama signs mortgage bill into law, 1st Ld-Writethru, US

May 20, 2009 12:57 pm | by PHILIP ELLIOTT - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said homeowners facing foreclosure would have a second chance under a measure he signed into law on Wednesday, but he added consumers still must live within their means.The law encourages banks to spare homeowners from foreclosure and cracks down on lenders...

Statement From Paul E. Jarris, MD, MBA, Executive Director of the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials on the Need for Sustained Funding of Public Health

May 20, 2009 12:57 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

ATTENTION: Health Policy, Political editorsARLINGTON, Va., May 20 (AScribe Newswire) -- Following is a statement from Paul E. Jarris, MD, MBA, Executive Director of the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO).- - - -States and territories have made significant progress in...

Genetic anti-discrimination law starts Thursday

May 20, 2009 12:57 pm | by TOM MURPHY - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A long-awaited federal law that shields people from genetic discrimination will plant its first layer of protection Thursday.The measure will prevent health insurers from denying coverage, adjusting premiums or otherwise discriminating based on genetic information, a term that...

Michigan announces $24.5M settlement with Tyco, MI

May 20, 2009 12:57 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

LANSING, Michigan (AP) — Michigan has announced a $24.5 million settlement with Tyco International Ltd. as a result of a 2008 lawsuit filed by the state to recoup state pension fund losses.Tyco's top executives went to prison over a multibillion dollar accounting fraud. The state owned Tyco stock,...

Limited Brands 1Q profit is better than expected

May 20, 2009 12:52 pm | by MAE ANDERSON - AP Retail Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

NEW YORK (AP) — Clothing and personal care products retailer Limited Brands Inc. posted a surprise first-quarter profit on Wednesday, as its cost-cutting efforts offset lower sales.The operator of the Victoria's Secret and Bath and Body Works chains also raised its full-year guidance. The shares...

Intuit narrows full-year revenue, earnings view, 1st Ld-Writethru, APFN

May 20, 2009 12:52 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Intuit Inc., the maker of TurboTax tax preparation software and Quicken personal finance software, narrowed its full-year revenue guidance Wednesday.The company it expects to post a fiscal year profit of $1.31 to $1.35 per share.On an adjusted basis, profit is expected...

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