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Albuquerque starts new superintendent search amid turmoil

Russell Contreras, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 3:31pm

Albuquerque Public Schools must enter another superintendent search after its new school chief resigned following the hiring of an administrator facing child sex abuse charges.

Approaching health law tax is not just a levy on luxury

Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 2:41pm

The last major piece of President Barack Obama's health care law could raise costs for thrifty consumers as well as large corporations and union members when it takes effect in 2018.

Union: Fiat says Jeep Wrangler staying in Ohio, not Cherokee

John Seewer, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 4:20pm

Union leaders in Ohio say Fiat Chrysler plant managers are telling workers that the automaker will keep production of the Jeep Wrangler in Toledo while also moving the Jeep Cherokee line out of state.

Judge grants class-action status to case in California against Uber over payment of drivers

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 4:20pm

Judge grants class-action status to case in California against Uber over payment of drivers.

McDonald's will launch all day breakfast on Oct. 6

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 4:20pm

If you're one of those people who hates missing the end of breakfast hours at McDonald's, hang on just a little longer: the chain says its breakfast menu will be available all day starting Oct. 6.

Operators of 2 Ohio abortion clinics sue over state hurdles

Julie Carr Smyth, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 4:11pm

Operators of two southwest Ohio abortion clinics are asking a federal court to declare recently enacted state laws governing their operations unconstitutional.

Nigeria to deploy drones to curb oil theft

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 4:11pm

An official of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation says the organization will deploy drones across the territorial waters of Africa's largest oil producer to help curb the rampant oil theft.

ConocoPhillips plans to cut 10 percent of its workforce

Marley Jay, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 3:52pm

Energy company ConocoPhillips, which has already cut 1,000 jobs this year, says it will eliminate around 1,810 more positions following a plunge that took oil prices to their lowest levels in years.

Bill would extend California imports of kangaroo leather

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 3:51pm

A state lawmaker is introducing last-minute legislation to allow California merchants to continue selling products made from kangaroo leather, such as soccer cleats.

Canada in recession; PM Harper denies it as election looms

Rob Gillies, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 3:51pm

Canada has fallen into a recession, dragged down by falling energy prices and economic troubles in China.

Valeant steps in to work on psoriasis drug with AstraZeneca

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 3:41pm

Canadian drugmaker Valeant will work with British competitor AstraZeneca on a potential treatment for psoriasis a few months after biotech giant Amgen said it was ending research on the drug because of a link to suicidal thoughts and behavior.

Clark County panel approves More Cops sales tax increase

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 3:31pm

Clark County residents will see a bump in their sales taxes next year after officials approved a proposal aimed at expanding the police force.

Report says ending ban wouldn't hurt consumers at pump

Kevin Freking, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 3:31pm

Ending the four-decades old restrictions on crude oil exports wouldn't hurt consumers at the gasoline pump, and may even help them, a new government report said Tuesday.

Texas regulator clears oil and gas company of causing quakes

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 3:13pm

The regulatory agency overseeing Texas' oil and gas industry has determined that a series of small earthquakes in North Texas likely wasn't caused by drilling operations by an Exxon Mobil subsidiary.

Las Vegas' new ad campaign pushes 'sexy' watering habits

Sally Ho, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 3:12pm

Another part of the drought-ridden West is attempting to make water conservation sexy, this time with funny ads in Las Vegas.

Valeant and Dollar Tree are big market movers

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 2:50pm

Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:

US lowers estimate of Takata air bags needing repairs

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 2:50pm

Federal regulators have lowered their estimate of potentially defective Takata Corp. air bags on U.S. roads.

Supporters of Iran deal near key vote total to back up Obama

Erica Werner, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 2:50pm

Supporters of the Iran nuclear deal are on the cusp of clinching the necessary Senate votes to keep the contested agreement alive and hand President Barack Obama a major foreign policy victory, in spite of furious opposition.

Target lays off 235 in Twin Cities tech operations

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 2:41pm

Retailer Target Corp. has laid off about 235 employees in its technology operations in the Twin Cities.