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The Galveston County Daily News: Business

October 1, 2016

Business

Top Story

Feds say they won't evict sprawling pipeline protest camp

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The sprawling encampment that's a living protest against the four-state Dakota Access pipeline has most everything it needs to be self-sustaining — food, firewood, fresh water and shelter. Everything, that is, except permission to be on the federal land in North Dakota.

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Friday 09/30/2016
Penney offers refunds on questionable towels, comforter set
Posted: September 30, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Starting Wednesday, J.C. Penney says it will be offering refunds to shoppers who purchased certain towels and a comforter set though it still is unable to figure out whether they're actual knockoffs.

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Some American Airlines workers say uniforms are causing rash
Posted: September 30, 2016

DALLAS (AP) — Some American Airlines flight attendants say they're getting a rash from new uniforms made of wool.

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US rig count up 11 this week to 522
Posted: September 30, 2016

HOUSTON (AP) — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by 11 this week to 522.

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American hopes IT switch doesn't snag flights this weekend
Posted: September 30, 2016

DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines will make a big technology change this weekend involving planes and pilots, but passengers won't notice a thing if all goes well.

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Thursday 09/29/2016
October oil spill milestone: $520 million in seafood claims
Posted: September 29, 2016

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The administrator of economic loss claims resulting from the 2010 BP oil spill says he expects about $520 million in seafood industry claims to be paid in the Gulf of Mexico states as early as next month.

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Nearly 150K Wells Fargo accounts in Texas possibly affected
Posted: September 29, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — The CEO of Wells Fargo says nearly 150,000 Texas accounts possibly were affected in the banking scandal that's drawn the attention of Congress.

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AP EXPLAINS: What's at stake as US cedes internet control
Posted: September 29, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — On Saturday, the U.S. government plans to cede control of some of the internet's core systems — namely, the directories that help web browsers and apps know where to find the latest weather, maps and Facebook musings.

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3 states sue to block US ceding control of Internet group
Posted: September 29, 2016

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Three conservative states are suing the Obama administration in an attempt to block the U.S. government from ceding oversight of some of the internet's core systems.

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Lawsuit: ExxonMobil polluted river, ignored climate change
Posted: September 29, 2016

BOSTON (AP) — ExxonMobil is being sued by a Boston-based environmental group that says the company has polluted the Mystic River and failed to consider the potential impacts of climate change.

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