Oregon governor issues oil train safety review

|Friday, Jul. 25, 2014

Gov. John Kitzhaber has released a statewide review of oil train safety that calls for an increase in state rail inspectors, more funding for training, and improved reporting and transparency.

BP reaches settlement on oil-related spills

|Friday, Jul. 25, 2014

BP Exploration Alaska has agreed to settle a complaint with the state and federal governments over four oil-related spills on Alaska's North Slope from 2007 to 2011.

Treasurer: $1B in interest earned during tenure

|Friday, Jul. 25, 2014

State Treasurer Ron Crane's office says Idaho has received more than $1 billion in interest earnings since he became treasurer in 1999.

US regulators close small bank in Illinois

|Friday, Jul. 25, 2014

Regulators have closed a small lender in Illinois, bringing U.S. bank failures this year to 14 after 24 closures in all of 2013.

Keeneland postpones instant racing plan

|Friday, Jul. 25, 2014

A Keeneland official says the race track doesn't want construction under way when next year's Breeders' Cup is held there and is putting off plans to build a facility for instant racing.

Irsay arrives at Colts training camp

|Friday, Jul. 25, 2014

Jim Irsay was back at one of his favorite hangouts Friday — the Indianapolis Colts' training camp.

Comments sought on possible Arctic lease sale

|Friday, Jul. 25, 2014

A federal agency is testing the waters on a possible lease sale in the Alaska Arctic.

UPS driver charged with stealing dozens of guns

|Friday, Jul. 25, 2014

A Southern California UPS delivery driver was arrested Friday for stealing dozens of shipped guns that were sold on the black market, federal prosecutors said.

Business Highlights

|Friday, Jul. 25, 2014

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California state senator facing additional charge

|Friday, Jul. 25, 2014

A federal grand jury on Friday charged a California state senator with more felonies in addition to the eight counts he already faced in a sweeping organized crime and public corruption case centered in San Francisco's Chinatown.



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