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The Galveston County Daily News: Business

February 6, 2016

Business

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Citigroup blocks fantasy sports transactions in New York

NEW YORK (AP) — As daily fantasy sports websites face increased legal scrutiny, the world's biggest credit-card lender is blocking transactions by New York residents on the country's two biggest sites.

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Friday 02/05/2016
US rig count drops 48 this week to 571; Texas down 19
Posted: February 05, 2016

HOUSTON (AP) — Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. declined by 48 this week to 571.

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DraftKings makes long delayed push into UK
Posted: February 05, 2016

BOSTON (AP) — Daily fantasy sports website DraftKings is making its long delayed international push as its industry continues to face scrutiny in the U.S.

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JC Penney looking at possible HQ sale and partial leaseback
Posted: February 05, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — J.C. Penney is looking to potentially sell and partially leaseback its headquarters to help lower debt and create long-term savings.

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Ohio plant workers take pride in making Super Bowl footballs
Posted: February 05, 2016

ADA, Ohio (AP) — The players in the Super Bowl hail from across the United States. But the footballs the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos will use in Sunday's big game come from one place: Ada, Ohio.

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Thursday 02/04/2016
Possible wood slivers prompt H-E-B ice cream recall
Posted: February 04, 2016

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — H-E-B supermarkets have issued a voluntary recall for its Creamy Creations Caramel Pecan Turtle ice cream over possible wood pieces in the product.

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TV deal means Las Vegas fans won't miss Super Bowl after all
Posted: February 04, 2016

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas football fans won't miss the Super Bowl after all.

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CBS aims to strike balance with added Super Bowl cameras
Posted: February 04, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — With some 70 cameras located from the pylons in the end zone to those isolated on single players, the ability to show plays from a 360-degree perspective and tracking technology that determines how fast and far players run, almost no aspect of the Super Bowl will be out of reach for the CBS crew.

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Texas jury orders Apple to pay $625.6 million in patent case
Posted: February 04, 2016

A federal jury in East Texas has ordered Apple to pay $625.6 million after finding that Apple services like FaceTime and iMessage infringed on technology patents held by Nevada patent-holding company VirnetX.

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Buffett's firm now owns nearly 14 percent of Phillips 66
Posted: February 04, 2016

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Berkshire Hathaway has purchased nearly 1.7 million more shars of Phillips 66 to give it ownership of almost 14 percent of the oil refiner.

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