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FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2015 file photo, a plume of steam billows from the coal-fired Merrimack Station in Bow, N.H.  President Barack Obama on Monday, Aug. 3, 2015, will unveil the final version of his unprecedented regulations clamping down on carbon dioxide emissions from existing U.S. power plants. The Obama administration first proposed the rule last year. Opponents plan to sue immediately to stop the rule's implementation. (AP Photo/Jim Cole, File)

WASHINGTON | Aiming to jolt the rest of the world to action, President Barack Obama moved ahead Sunday with even tougher greenhouse gas cuts on American power plants, setting up a certain confrontation in the courts with energy producers and Republican-led states. In finalizing the unprecedented pollution controls, Obama was installing the core of his ambitious […]


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FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2015 file photo, bakery owner Marjorie Silva stands for a photo inside her Azucar Bakery, in Denver. Silva is facing a discrimination complaint with Colorado’s Civil Rights Division because she refused to write hateful words about gays on a cake for a customer. (AP Photo/Ivan Moreno, File)

NEW YORK | It should be a piece of cake. Customer comes in, asks for a cake with a specific design or for a particular event, baker makes it, everyone’s happy. But sometimes customers and bakers have clashed over what goes on the cake, or whether to make it at all. An Oregon bakery was fined […]


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This undated photo shows the kitchen of a luxury home in Edwards, Colo. Once considered a last resort to dump a property that was distressed or couldn't sell, auctions have become a viable marketing option for selling luxury homes, mirroring common marketing techniques for high-end art, antiques and collectibles. There are still plenty of foreclosed luxury homes being sold off at cut-rate prices, but the perception of selling a luxury home via auction has started to change. (Ric Stovall/stovallstudio.com via AP)

EDWARDS | Bob and Karin Weber built their dream home 14 years ago, creating an 11,000-square-foot mountaintop oasis. Now that the couple is in their 70s, they’re ready to downsize and possibly move to nearby Vail. After trying the traditional list-and-wait method of selling the 35-acre Elk Ridge Ranch, the Webers are putting their estate up […]


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AP-US-Minimum-Wage/955 Eds: Links video and additional photos. Minor edits. With AP Photos. AP Video. Higher wages a surprising success for Seattle restaurant GENE JOHNSON, Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) — Menu prices are up 21 percent and you don’t have to tip at Ivar’s Salmon House on Seattle’s Lake Union after the restaurant decided to institute […]


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In this Friday, June 5, 2015 photo, Natasha Portuondo, center, sifts flour over baskets as she and Adina Robles, right, make bread at Zak the Baker, in Miami. The U.S. economy posted a solid rebound in the April-June quarter after a harsh winter, the Commerce Department said Thursday, July 30, 2015, led by a surge in consumer spending and a recovery in foreign trade that bode well for the rest of the year. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

“The second-quarter U.S. GDP data support the Fed’s more upbeat tone on economic conditions and suggests that the economy could cope with higher interest rates.” said Steve Murphy, U.S. economist with Capital Economics.


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FILE - In this Nov. 23, 2013, file photo, a skier enjoys a run at Park City Mountain Resort, in Park City, Utah. Ski industry titan Vail Resorts is set to make official Wednesday, July 29, 2015, that it is combining Canyons Resort and Park City Mountain Resort under one name and logo. That will make it one of the largest ski areas in North America once a connecting lift is completed. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)

“There are significant bragging rights that seem to go along with being the biggest resort,” Garrison said. “And no one in the mountain resort industry is better positioned to play the ‘bigger is better’ game. . . Vail Resorts is already the metaphorical 900 pound gorilla with its corporate presence.”


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