Aurora Business

Ex-BP exec can be tried on obstruction charge

U.S. District Judge Kurt Engelhardt had ruled in favor of defense lawyers, who said the law that Rainey was charged with breaking refers specifically to congressional committees, but not subcommittees.

New US patent office opening in Denver

University of Colorado law school dean Phil Weiser tells The Denver Post (http://dpo.st/1k4Bjda) that the office’s opening will provide more momentum to Colorado’s rising profile in the technology and intellectual property fields.

White House: Court ruling risks women’s health

White House spokesman Josh Earnest said Monday that women should make personal health decisions for themselves.

Contracts to buy US homes up sharply in May

“The sector continues to put the horrid (winter) weather behind it and is moving on,” said Jennifer Lee, senior economist at BMO Capital Markets.

USDA: Farmers plant record soybean crop, less corn

The U.S. Department of Agriculture says in its annual Acreage Report released Monday that farmers planted 91.6 million acres of corn.

IRS announces program to certify tax preparers

“It helps lessen the risk to taxpayers from preparers who have no education in federal tax law or filing requirements,” Koskinen said.

Asian Influence: Giant Pacific Ocean Marketplace will bring Eastern cultures to central Aurora

Asian Influence: Giant Pacific Ocean Marketplace will bring Eastern cultures to central Aurora

According to the 2010 Census, Aurora is home to more than 16,000 people who identify as Asian. The largest single segment of that population is the city’s Korean population, which stood at 3,459, according to the Census

Bumpy road ahead for legal pot in Washington 

Bumpy road ahead for legal pot in Washington 

“Our company is bleeding money, and I haven’t sold a single joint,” O’Neil says.

And the rocket’s red beware: No fireworks in Aurora. None. Nada. Zip.

And the rocket’s red beware: No fireworks in Aurora. None. Nada. Zip.

“You come buy fireworks from me, you are assuming you can go home and light them,” Steve Deden said June 23. But this year, Pop, Boom, Bang is back and will be slinging fireworks until July 5.

Ukraine signs historic trade pact with EU 

Ukraine signs historic trade pact with EU 

“There will undoubtedly be serious consequences for Ukraine and Moldova’s signing,” Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin said.