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The Galveston County Daily News: Business

August 28, 2016

Business

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Florida-bound Southwest flight diverted after engine problem

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Southwest Airlines flight bound for Orlando, Florida, made an emergency landing Saturday morning due to a major problem with one of its two engines.

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Saturday 08/27/2016
Far-reaching tribal solidarity displayed at pipeline protest
Posted: August 27, 2016

NEAR THE STANDING ROCK SIOUX RESERVATION, N.D. (AP) — Native Americans from reservations hundreds of miles away from North Dakota have joined the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe's growing protest against a $3.8 billion four-state oil pipeline that they say could disturb sacred sites and impact drinking water for 8,000 tribal members and millions further downstream.

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Wal-Mart takes Texas to court to crack liquor-sales market
Posted: August 27, 2016

HOUSTON (AP) — Wal-Mart's court fight to sell liquor at its stores in Texas looks to be back on track, but the courtroom is getting crowded.

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Friday 08/26/2016
The Latest: Computer hack exposes millions in Northwest
Posted: August 26, 2016

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Latest on a computer breach involving Northwest hunting and fishing license sales (all times local):

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US rig count down 2 this week to 489, Pennsylvania up 2
Posted: August 26, 2016

HOUSTON (AP) — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. decreased by two this week to 489.

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Thursday 08/25/2016
Ryan Lochte nabs new sponsor after Speedo, others dump him
Posted: August 25, 2016

Swimmer Ryan Lochte has a new sponsor — Pine Bros. Softish Throat Drops — that says customers should give Lochte "a second chance" after a drunken incident during the Rio Olympics.

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Texas jury finds GM car's ignition switch not to blame in 2011 crash that killed 1
Posted: August 25, 2016

HOUSTON (AP) — Texas jury finds GM car's ignition switch not to blame in 2011 crash that killed 1.

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The Latest: Pipeline work hasn't resumed in North Dakota
Posted: August 25, 2016

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Latest on the status of the construction oil pipeline owned by a Texas-based company (all times local):

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Texas jury deliberating on whether GM switch caused crash
Posted: August 25, 2016

HOUSTON (AP) — A Texas jury is now deliberating on whether a General Motors ignition switch was to blame for a 2011 accident that killed one driver and injured another.

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Vegas stadium backers down to 2 top sites for Raiders
Posted: August 25, 2016

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Proponents of an NFL stadium in Las Vegas say they've narrowed their list to two potential sites and are unwilling to accept any less than $750 million in public funding toward the project, which they hope will provide a new home for the Raiders.

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