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Goodyear retiring blimps, rolling out new cigar-shaped craft

John Rogers and Jae C. Hong, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 12:11am

The fabled Goodyear Blimp is retiring.

Ashley Madison CEO steps down in wake of hacking

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 8:41am

The CEO of adultery website Ashley Madison is stepping down in the wake of the massive breach of the company's computer systems and outing of millions of its members.

Springfield rehires coach who lost job after complaint

Austin Meek-Guard, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 8:11am

The Springfield School District has rehired Bill Wagner as Springfield High School's girls basketball coach, less than three months after choosing not to renew his contract amid complaints from a parent.

Vote tally in favor of Iran deal climbs to 30 in Senate

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 8:01am

Democratic Sen. Tom Carper of Delaware has become the 30th senator to back the Iran nuclear deal, as momentum for the White House-backed agreement grows.

Nevada casino win down 1 percent; July revenue a mixed bag

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 7:51am

Nevada regulators say the state's casinos kept nearly $923 million of what was gambled in July for a 1 percent decrease from the same month last year.

US consumer spending up moderate 0.3 percent in July

Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 7:20am

U.S. consumers increased their spending moderately in July, as wages and salaries made their biggest jump in eight months.

Ukraine asks Russia for lower gas prices for winter season

Nataliya Vasilyeva, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 7:01am

Ukraine asked Russia on Friday for lower gas prices for the winter and said Moscow should accept to write off a part of its loans to Kiev, as other international bondholders did this week.

US consumer spending up moderate 0.3 percent in July, while incomes rise 0.4 percent

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 6:31am

US consumer spending up moderate 0.3 percent in July, while incomes rise 0.4 percent.

Japan requires companies to set goals in hiring female execs

Elaine Kurtenbach, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 6:21am

Japanese lawmakers approved a law Friday requiring large employers to set and publicize targets for hiring or promoting women as managers.

GOP candidate Trump to offer plan to overhaul US tax code

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 5:41am

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is promising to offer a plan within a month to overhaul the tax system, calling himself "king of the tax code."

Schumer: Binghamton U. to get $20M US funding for high-tech

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 4:31am

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer says Binghamton University has been chosen to receive $20 million in federal funding to participate in a $100 million initiative to develop high-tech electronic and computer devices.

Pentagon funding new high-tech venture

Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 4:31am

Defense Secretary Ash Carter will announce Friday that the Pentagon is funding a new venture to develop cutting-edge electronics and sensors that can flex and stretch and could be built into clothing or the skins of ships and aircraft.

Greek economic growth in second quarter revised up

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 4:31am

Greece's statistics agency says the country's economy grew slightly faster than earlier forecast in the second quarter of the year.

Vegas hot-air balloon business takes flight after fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 4:20am

Vegas Balloon Rides is taking flight for the first time since routine re-fueling erupted into a fire at the company's office near the Las Vegas Strip, injuring a pilot and destroying three of the company's baskets.

Kapowsin Meats recalls pork from Washington, Oregon, Alaska

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 3:20am

Graham-based Kapowsin Meats is recalling more than 520,000 pounds of pork shipped to Washington, Oregon and Alaska after food inspectors found that it may be contaminated with salmonella.

First Sky View graduating class reunites

Kevin Opsahl, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 3:10am

In celebrating Sky View High School's first graduating class, an enduring image of its 50-year history was on full display, as current students performed the school's fight song for the Class of 1965.

Japan reports inflation, household spending soften in July

Elaine Kurtenbach, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 12:21am

The backdrop to the wild drama in financial markets over the past few weeks is a less dramatic but more daunting reality: the deep-seated challenges for sustaining long-term growth, especially for aging economies like Japan's.

Doctor fights charges he misled patients about marijuana

Carla K. Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 11:51pm

Supporters of an Illinois doctor say a disciplinary case could have a chilling effect on other doctors' participation in the state's medical marijuana program.

US group urges China to open insurance, securities markets

Joe McDonald, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 11:01pm

An American business group urged China on Friday to allow more access to its insurance and other service industries, saying foreign skills could help develop its volatile stock markets and cope with disasters like the recent chemical explosion in Tianjin.