News tagged with state officials

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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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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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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