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Denver newspaper's protest of deep cuts sparks push for sale

Subscriber onlyDENVER -- Across the street from the Colorado Capitol rises an 11-story building emblazoned with The Denver Post's logo. No reporters work out of the building anymore, only executives of Digital First Media, whose cuts triggered an unusual plea in which the paper's own editorial page asked for the Post to be sold to another owner. Continue reading...

U.S. move deals blow to Alcoa stock

Easing of sanctions on Russian aluminum firm draws look

Subscriber onlyA softening of the U.S. government's stance on Russian sanctions is bringing Alcoa Corp.'s best rally in years to a screeching halt. Continue reading...

March’s U.S. home resales up 1.1 percent

Subscriber onlyWASHINGTON -- U.S. sales of existing homes increased 1.1 percent on a monthly basis in March, which suggests that buyers are undeterred by the dwindling number of properties available on the market. Continue reading...

Facebook marketers fear loss of user data over privacy fallout

Subscriber onlyAdvertisers are the lifeblood of Facebook, and the vast, personal reach of the social network has been a marketer's dream. But now, some companies are taking a harder look at how they work with it and hunting for skeletons in their own data closets. Continue reading...

Door-to-door pitch on vacuums takes pushy up a notch

Door-to-door vacuum pitches hardball, spawn complaints

Subscriber onlyAndy Poirier vividly remembers the night a vacuum cleaner salesman appeared at the door of his Shakopee, Minn., home. Continue reading...

Life a bowl of berries for grower

Chilean producer looks to cash in on blueberry popularity

Subscriber onlyHipsters and health nuts the world over want more avocados for their toast and blueberries for their everything. Enter Chilean grower Hortifrut. Continue reading...

Chain set to gain off Starbucks fallout

Subscriber onlyDespite decades of pushing to create a welcoming coffeehouse culture in the U.S., Starbucks has left many Americans behind. McDonald's may be ready to pick up the pieces. Continue reading...

Analysts note sag in state job growth; unemployment rate remains at 3.8%

Subscriber onlyThe unemployment rate in Arkansas for March was 3.8 percent, unchanged from February, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said Friday. Continue reading...

Tax law saves banks $3.59B in 1Q

Smaller levies boost profits at 6 leading firms, study finds

Subscriber onlyNEW YORK -- The nation's six big Wall Street banks posted record, or near-record, profits in the first quarter, and they can thank one person in particular: President Donald Trump. Continue reading...

AT&T rests case in antitrust suit over deal

Subscriber onlyAT&T Inc. Chief Executive Officer Randall Stephenson made his grandest pitch yet for the company's planned takeover of Time Warner Inc., describing the $85 billion deal as a crucial step to the judge who holds the deal's fate in his hands. Continue reading...

Questions raise static in TV deal

Subscriber onlyShares of Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. dropped after judges questioned a rule change that had cleared the way for the broadcaster's proposed acquisition of Tribune Media Co., raising the possibility of turmoil for the $3.9 billion deal. Continue reading...

Bankers fired up on solar projects

Subscriber onlyInterest rates are rising, making debt much more expensive for capital-intensive industries across America. But there's at least one exception: solar. Continue reading...

Arctic refuge drilling plan moves ahead

Subscriber onlyWASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump's administration is moving forward on oil and gas drilling in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, fulfilling a longtime Republican priority that most Democrats fiercely oppose. Continue reading...

Trump studies plan to save coal

Truman-era statute would also boost nuclear power plants

Subscriber onlyMonths into the Korean War, President Harry Truman capped wages and imposed price controls on the steel industry, seizing authority under a newly passed law to take action in the name of national defense. Continue reading...

Rising loan rates, tight inventory stymie house hunters

Subscriber onlyHigher mortgage rates are making the already challenging task of buying a lower-priced home even tougher for many Americans this spring. Continue reading...

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