- A federal judge has refused to block the release of oil and gas leases in Nevada that critics say will be used for hydraulic fracturing that could harm sage grouse and cause more environmental damage than the Bureau of Land Management admits.
- An Ohio man who raised $55,000 in a joking crowdfunding appeal to pay for his first attempt at making potato salad has thrown a huge public party that promised "peace, love and potato salad."
- The Pew Charitable Trusts has revised a report on state employee health insurance benefits to show Nevada's program is better than originally stated and generally in line with national averages.
- Scolari’s Food & Drug Company has announced the closure of its store, widely known as the pink Scolari's, at 8165 South Virginia Street in Reno. The closing will be effective October 31, 2014.
- A nonprofit group promoting energy efficiency is recommending a number of ways Nevada can do more to promote the use of electric cars in the wake of Tesla Motors' plans to build a $5 billion battery factory in the state.
- A California-based biofuel company building a plant east of Reno has been awarded a $70 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense to help speed delivery of its high-tech process that converts household garbage into jet fuel.
U.S. Manufacturing Growth Slightly Slows The U.S. manufacturing expansion cooled a bit in September after a hot August—with a widely-watched index falling to 56.6 from 59.0—according to a new survey of purchasing managers.
Italy's Woes Show ECB Dilemma Economists have grown increasingly concerned that even beefed-up ECB action would be far less effective in the eurozone than similar measures in the U.S. and U.K. have been in boosting growth there.
U.S. Private Sector Adds 213,000 Jobs Hiring at U.S. businesses picked up in September, with manufacturing hiring particularly strong, according to a survey from payroll processor Automatic Data Processing.
Coke Changes Executive Pay Plan Coca-Cola, bowing to pressure from lead investor Warren Buffett, announced changes to its executive-pay plan that will result in fewer stock awards.
Cable Companies Take TV Off Menu Some cable companies, faced with rising costs for programming, are pulling the plug on TV service, focusing instead on Internet service. Others are dropping major groups of channels to manage their costs.
General Motors Gives Aggressive Outlook GM CEO Mary Barra laid out an aggressive plan for the auto maker that would see it outpace rival Ford's profit margins through a combination of cost cuts, new products and changes in how it operates.
Fiat's Retro 500 Spawns SUV Italian auto maker Fiat is preparing to unveil a small sport-utility vehicle under its classic 500 brand, releasing the coming four-door 500X first in Europe early next year and in North America and China later in 2015.
U.S. Sales Rise for Big Auto Makers U.S. new-car sales continued to power ahead in September, led by double-digit gains from General Motors and Chrysler and rising demand for sport-utilities and trucks.
U.K. Regulator Investigates Tesco The U.K. Financial Conduct Authority has notified Tesco that it has launched a full investigation into the U.K.-based supermarket's recent overstatement of expected profit for the half year.
ISS Urges Shareholder Vote at Allergan Allergan Inc. should put any acquisition it might strike in the coming weeks to a shareholder vote, proxy advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services said in a report critical of the company's handling of a hostile bid.
New York Times to Eliminate Jobs New York Times Co. said it would cut jobs across its operations and eliminate a relatively new mobile app as the company looks to reduce costs and continue investing in digital growth.
Brookfield Wins Auction for Revel Brookfield Property Partners has won the bankruptcy auction for the Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, N.J., but a Florida developer who was outbid vows to continue the fight.
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