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- 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.
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- 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.
- Local football games, soccer games and school recesses all have been impacted by smoke from the King Fire. But the smoke could change the schedules of events you probably haven't thought of. Some couples will be looking at the skies this weekend and crossing fingers.
Detroit Residents: Restore Our Water Detroit homeowners delinquent in paying their water bills testified in federal court about the hardships they endure when the city turns off their taps.
Fed's Plosser to Retire in March Charles Plosser, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, said Monday he will step down from his post on March 1.
Should Lending Standards Ease? As officials flag worries about a soft housing recovery, they face a hard question: Is the drag on housing due mainly to tight lending standards? Or is the real culprit weak demand?
G-20 Continues Growth Push Finance ministers from the world's biggest economies reaffirmed a pledge to sharply boost world growth through more infrastructure spending, amid demands for some participants—especially European countries—to do more.
Fed Rate-Hike Tool Stirs Some Concern Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen spent months devising a strategy for managing short-term interest rates. Two days after the plan's release, some market participants warn the new approach may have flaws.
The Penny May Not Be From Heaven The U.S. Mint makes billions of new one-cent coins every year—more than any other denomination. But the penny costs more than its face value to produce.
Household Wealth Hits Record Americans' wealth hit the highest level ever in the second quarter amid a rise in stock and home prices, prompting consumers to ramp up their borrowing—a development that could boost the economic recovery.
German Firms Go on U.S. Buying Spree German companies are on a buying spree, and the U.S. is their biggest target. The acquisitions are driven by record-low interest rates and stagnation in Europe, economic growth in the U.S., and expanding cash hoards at thriving German companies.
U.S. Steel CEO Takes on Heavy Load One year into leading U.S. Steel, Mario Longhi says "everything is on the table" as he tries to bring the company back from five years of losses.
Allergan Rejected Offer From Actavis Drug company Actavis recently made a bid for Allergan, but the Botox maker rejected the proposal and is closing in on its own takeover for Salix Pharmaceuticals.
Debate: Access to Experimential Drugs Join a debate on whether dying patients should have access to experimental drugs, featuirng bioethicist Art Caplan of NYU Langone Medical Center and hosted by Pharmalot's Ed Silverman Monday at 8 p.m. ET on Twitter@pharmalot. #pharmalotchat
Tesco Probes Accounting Error Tesco has suspended four senior executives and called in outside auditors and legal counsel to investigate the overstatement of the U.K. supermarket operator's profit forecast.
Pentagon's Weapons Push Faces Skeptics The Pentagon is proposing significant changes to how it develops and buys new weapons, but some in the industry say the biggest hurdle to success could lie in the agency's own staff.
SEC to Pay $30 Million to Whistleblower The Securities and Exchange Commission said it expects to pay more than $30 million in an award under its whistleblower program, more than double the agency's previous high for a payout under the plan.
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