Wildlife rehab for bear found in Oregon drugstore

|Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

A black bear cub found wandering the aisles of an Oregon drugstore will be raised with the goal of releasing him into the wild next year.

Camel maker Reynolds snuffs out workplace smoking

| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Camel cigarette maker Reynolds American Inc. is snuffing out smoking in its offices and buildings.

Islanders introduce new owners

| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

The new owners of the New York Islanders have a bold goal for the fallen franchise.

Colorado man pleads guilty to oil patch murder

| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

A Colorado man pleaded guilty Wednesday to the murder of a Montana teacher in an oil boom town where residents say their lives were forever altered by the crime.

Owners: Taj Mahal to stay open throughout November

| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Trump Entertainment Resorts is dropping its threat to close Atlantic City's Taj Mahal casino on Nov. 13.

Postal workers appeal to Harvard president

| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

The American Postal Workers Union is calling on Harvard University's president to oppose a business arrangement between Staples Inc. and the U.S. Postal Service, or resign her seat on the office supply company's board.

Business Highlights

|Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

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Huge gold nugget going up for sale in California

|Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

One of the biggest gold nuggets found in modern times in Northern California's historic Gold Country is going up for sale.

Oregon cuts ties with Oracle's health exchange

| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Oregon is cutting its last ties with a botched health insurance exchange portal built by Oracle Corp. as the state and the high-tech company pursue lawsuits against each other.

Troubled loans weigh on Peoples Financial earnings

|Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

The parent of The Peoples Bank reported a net loss of $1.8 million for the quarter ending Sept. 30.