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Station will aid Cortex district, official says

|Friday, Sep. 12, 2014

A $10 million grant for a new light rail station in midtown St. Louis will make it easier for workers to get to a developing high-tech area of midtown, a top official with the U.S. Department of Transportation said Friday.

Police investigate Oahu road rage caught on video

|Friday, Sep. 12, 2014

Honolulu police are investigating a road rage incident between a woman shouting obscenities at another motorist who recorded the confrontation on his cellphone and posted the video online.

Atmos, company reach $3.5 million settlement

| |Friday, Sep. 12, 2014

A Texas energy company will get $3.5 million as part of a settlement reached on Friday with a Kentucky company to end long-running litigation over a dispute about oil and gas royalties.

Idaho lawmakers face possible bailout request

|Friday, Sep. 12, 2014

Federal officials continue to withhold $14 million worth of payments for Idaho's education broadband program. If the money isn't restored soon, state lawmakers will be asked to fork over another multimillion dollar bailout when they convene in January for the 2015 Legislature.

Fight over World War II-era tank goes to court

|Friday, Sep. 12, 2014

A company headed by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has filed a lawsuit in the San Francisco Bay Area over a World War II-era German tank it says it paid $2.5 million for but never received.

Amanda Todd suspect linked to dozens of cases

| |Friday, Sep. 12, 2014

A prosecutor says a Dutch man suspected of possessing child pornography and blackmailing and harassing victims over the Internet with naked images of themselves may have victimized up to 40 people in the Netherlands and several dozen in other countries, including the United States and Britain.

General outlines plans for Army Cyber Command

| |Friday, Sep. 12, 2014

The commanding general of the Army Cyber Command said this week that his team expects to break ground next year on a defense network at Fort Gordon that will work with private technology firms, and the federal departments of justice and homeland security.

Ford recalls hybrid SUVs to fix stalling problem

|Friday, Sep. 12, 2014

Ford is recalling about 74,000 older-model gas-electric hybrid SUVs in the U.S. and Canada to fix a stalling problem.

Nevada governor enacts Tesla tax break package

| |Friday, Sep. 12, 2014

Calling it one of the most important pieces of legislation in Nevada history, Gov. Brian Sandoval signed into law an unprecedented package of incentives to seal a deal to bring Tesla Motors' $5 billion battery factory to the Silver State.

Prosecutors target credit card thieves overseas

| |Friday, Sep. 12, 2014

Criminals from around the world buy and sell stolen credit card information with ease in today's digital age. But if they commit their crime entirely outside the United States, they may be beyond the reach of federal prosecutors.

Western Kentucky student develops Ebola tracker

|Friday, Sep. 12, 2014

A Western Kentucky University student has developed a way to track the Ebola virus outbreak.

Index ranks Japan Asia's most efficient innovator

| |Friday, Sep. 12, 2014

A new index ranks Japan as the most efficient among Asian countries in turning the building blocks of creativity into tangible innovations that benefit their economies and people while Myanmar, Pakistan and Cambodia are least efficient.

North Dakota wants FCC opinion on blocked calls

|Friday, Sep. 12, 2014

Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem (STEN'-jum) says North Dakota has joined 38 other states in urging the Federal Communications Commission to better protect people from telemarketing and scam calls.

Correction: Hewlett-Packard-Russian Bribes story

|Thursday, Sep. 11, 2014

In a story Sept. 11 about a guilty plea in a Russian bribery case, The Associated Press reported erroneously the company involved. It was a Russian subsidiary of Hewlett-Packard, not Hewlett-Packard Co.

GreenTech Automotive says Miss. factory built

| |Thursday, Sep. 11, 2014

GreenTech Automotive has announced it has completed a factory in Mississippi's Tunica County for the manufacture of small electric vehicles. But it's unclear how many employees the company has in Mississippi or if it has sold any vehicles from its temporary factory in nearby Horn Lake.

Woman sentenced for texting-while-driving fatality

|Thursday, Sep. 11, 2014

A southern Kansas woman has been placed on a year of supervised probation for a texting-while-driving crash that left another driver dead.

For patent lawyer, work is always something new

| |Thursday, Sep. 11, 2014

After just five years of private practice as a patent attorney, Stewart Myers can't really claim to have seen it all. But he's seen an awful lot of things he never expected to see. Among the useful — yet unlikely — products created by Myers' clients are these:

Road, bridge projects dot NC 12 on Hatteras Island

| |Thursday, Sep. 11, 2014

Just how many road projects are in play on Hatteras Island?

NASA's Mars rover Curiosity finally at Mount Sharp

| |Thursday, Sep. 11, 2014

NASA's Curiosity rover is about to conduct some serious scientific drilling at Mars.

Nevada governor enacts Tesla tax break package

| |Thursday, Sep. 11, 2014

Calling it one of the most important pieces of legislation in Nevada history, Gov. Brian Sandoval signed into law Thursday night an unprecedented package of incentives to seal a deal to bring Tesla Motors' $5 billion battery factory to the Silver State.