News tagged with state officials

Amazon announces new Indiana distribution center

(AP) -- Amazon.com Inc. announced plans Tuesday for a $150 million warehouse and distribution center in southern Indiana after state officials gave the online retailer two more years before it has to start collecting sales ...

dateMar 27, 2012 in Business
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Lone wolf crosses into California

A gray wolf was confirmed to be roaming California for the first time in 87 years when a young male migrating in search of a mate crossed over the state line from Oregon on Wednesday.

dateJan 02, 2012 in Ecology
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Calif poised to finalize 'cap-and-trade' plan

(AP) -- California is poised to formally adopt the nation's most comprehensive so-called "cap-and-trade" system, designed to provide a financial incentive for polluters to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

dateOct 20, 2011 in Environment
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China rare earths supplier suspends production

(AP) -- China's biggest producer of rare earths is suspending production for one month in hopes of boosting slumping prices of the exotic minerals used in mobile phones and other high-tech products.

dateOct 20, 2011 in Business
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Conn. gets tough with Amazon, pushing on with tax

Connecticut officials are not giving up on requiring Internet sellers to collect state sales taxes, despite signs from online retailer Amazon.com that it has no immediate plans to abide by the state's new Internet tax law.

dateOct 09, 2011 in Business
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Parents, ACLU sue NJ city over Facebook records

(AP) -- The American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against the state's biggest city for refusing to release records related to a $100 million gift pledged to its schools by Facebook founder ...

dateAug 23, 2011 in Business
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European envoy: China may alter rare earths policy

(AP) -- A European trade envoy said Chinese officials indicated Thursday that Beijing might change its curbs on exports of rare earths after a World Trade Organization panel rejected similar restrictions on other metals.

dateJul 14, 2011 in Business
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