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Fire reignites at Texas petrochemical plant as crews try to clean up after previous dayslong blaze

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 22nd - 3:15pm

Fire reignites at Texas petrochemical plant as crews try to clean up after previous dayslong blaze.

The Latest: Detained flight attendant released

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 22nd - 2:46pm

The Latest on a flight attendant detained by U.S. immigration authorities (all times local):

Digital scrapbooking site Pinterest files for IPO

Rachel Lerman and Barbara Ortutay, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 22nd - 2:45pm

Pinterest is pinning its future on Wall Street, with the digital scrapbooking site on Friday filing for an initial public offering of stock.

Nike and Boeing fall while Hibbett and Tiffany post gains

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 22nd - 2:35pm

Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Friday:

Bill limiting crop damage payments to farmers passes House

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 22nd - 2:22pm

Legislation to limit how much the Idaho Department of Fish and Game has to pay ranchers and farmers for damage to crops caused by elk, deer and other big game is headed to Gov. Brad Little.

Mixed close for gold and silver

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 22nd - 2:12pm

The March gold contract on the New York Mercantile Exchange closed today at $1,311.60 an ounce -- up $5.50.

Job growth expected to continue in Utah

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Mar 22nd - 1:44pm

Utah's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for February fell one-tenth of a percentage point to register at 3 percent. Nationally, the jobless rate dropped two-tenths of a percentage point to register at 3.8 percent.

Truck driver involved in hockey team bus crash gets 8 years

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 22nd - 1:33pm

The driver whose transport truck crashed into a hockey team bus in Canada, killing 16 people, has been sentenced to eight years in prison.

Flight attendant detained by immigration on return to US

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 22nd - 1:13pm

A flight attendant who traveled to Mexico for work while enrolled in a program for immigrants brought to the United States as children was detained on her way back by U.S. immigration authorities but said Friday she was being released, her attorney said.

Trump slams European automakers, threatens US tariffs

Christopher Rugaber, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 22nd - 1:12pm

President Donald Trump criticized European auto makers Friday, suggesting he could impose tariffs on imports from companies such as BMW and Mercedes unless they build more plants in the United States.

Cleanup of Texas chemical plant hamstrung by new fire, spill

Nomaan Merchant, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 22nd - 12:59pm

The efforts to clean up a Texas industrial plant that burned for several days this week were hamstrung Friday by a briefly reignited fire and a breach that led to chemicals spilling into the nearby Houston Ship Channel.

The Latest: US says Maduro using banks as slush funds

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 22nd - 12:59pm

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The Latest: Texas AG sues company over chemical plant fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 22nd - 12:43pm

The Latest on a fire that had been burning at a Texas petrochemical storage facility (all times local):

The Latest: Trump reversing new sanctions on North Korea

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 22nd - 12:29pm

The Latest on the United States sanctions on North Korea (all times local):

Last grants coming for endangered Route 66 program

Russell Contreras, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 22nd - 12:21pm

An endangered federal program that has helped preserve the historic Route 66 Highway for two decades has issued its last call for grants aimed at saving aging buildings and landmarks.

Navajo Nation company ends bid to buy power plant, mine

Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 22nd - 12:14pm

One of the largest coal-fired power plants in the West will close this year as planned after a Navajo Nation company ended its long-shot bid Friday to acquire it.

Virginian-Pilot, Daily Press editor leaving newspapers

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 22nd - 12:12pm

The Virginian-Pilot and Daily Press newspapers' top editor is leaving amid restructuring at the publications.

US budget deficit sets February record of $234 billion

Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 22nd - 12:12pm

The federal government posted a record budget deficit in February, pushing the overall deficit for the first five months of the budget year up 39 percent from a year ago.

GOP Sen. Enzi proposes modest deficit curbs in new budget

Andrew Taylor, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 22nd - 11:52am

A senior Senate Republican Friday unveiled a five-year budget plan that would modestly curb budget deficits that would otherwise soon breach $1 trillion, while rejecting President Donald Trump's gimmick of using war funding to sustain big increases for the Pentagon.