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    Facilities in Aurora part of Wal-Mart’s expansion

    The jobs Wal-Mart announced this week will come from the opening of 59 new, expanded and relocated Wal-Mart and Sam’s Club locations as well as e-commerce services that were previously announced. It’s unclear just how many of those will be at the two new Aurora facilities.

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    From pawn shop to art house, Colfax icon gets creative with space

    Scott Pasternack, longtime owner of Pasternack’s Pawn Shop at 9745 E. Colfax Ave., is putting the finishing touches on as many as nine new artist studios housed within a vacant storefront down the block from his flagship hock shop

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    Hawaii bill compels mediation for Zuckerberg-type land deals

    HONOLULU | A Hawaii lawmaker said Friday he plans to introduce legislation that could force Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg into mediation before he is allowed to buy real estate on Kauai island. State Rep. Kaniela Ing said Hawaii’s sugar barons…

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    US rig count jumps 35 this week to 694; Texas up 17

    HOUSTON | The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. leaped by 35 this week to 694. A year ago, 637 rigs were active. Houston oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. said Friday that 551…

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    Indianapolis aviation museum to open at Rolls-Royce campus

    The museum, which opens Tuesday, features interactive digital displays, aircraft engines from the 1920s and military fighter jets

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    Chinese sportswear brand makes inroads in tennis world

    In a tennis world dominated by the bright colors of Nike and Adidas, as well as new fashion entrants like Uniqlo, Kuznetsova has taken a risk with her clothing sponsor — a Chinese company called Qiaodan which has been at the center of a high-profile trademark dispute