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4 companies seek to revive stalled Terre Haute casino plans

Sep. 23, 2021 17:05 PM EDT

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Two companies that already operate casinos in Indiana are among four seeking to take over the stalled effort to open a new casino in Terre Haute. Those applications were submitted by Wednesday’s deadline to the Indiana Gaming Commission for...

Top Southern Baptist committee funds sex abuse probe

Sep. 22, 2021 13:04 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) — A top Southern Baptist Convention committee agreed Tuesday to fund a third-party investigation into its handling of sexual abuse allegations but held off on waiving its attorney-client privilege for the probe, delaying for the future a decision seen as a key...

Activision confirms SEC probe into discrimination allegation

Sep. 21, 2021 14:13 PM EDT

Activision Blizzard, one of the world’s most high-profile video game companies, confirmed a regulatory probe and said it is working to address complaints of workplace discrimination. The Santa Monica, California, company said Tuesday that it is complying with a recent...

Customer refunds part of ICC deal with power supplier

Sep. 19, 2021 09:15 AM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Commerce Commission has reached a settlement with Star Energy Partners LLC over its investigation into the alternative electric retail supplier's practices. The ICC announced that the settlement includes $300,000 in refunds,...

Worker killed in industrial accident at Iowa pork plant

Sep. 10, 2021 13:11 PM EDT

EAGLE GROVE, Iowa (AP) — A worker died early Friday in an industrial accident at a pork processing plant in north-central Iowa, according to Prestage Foods of Iowa. The incident happened early Friday morning during the overnight shit at Prestage Foods' plant in Eagle...

Delaware trooper suspended amid investigation of thefts

Sep. 07, 2021 18:24 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware state trooper has been suspended with pay amid a federal investigation into a series of thefts from a package reshipping company in New Castle. According to an FBI affidavit unsealed late last week, Jamal J. Merrell, 31, is suspected of...

The Latest: Moderna, Japan partner recall 1.6 million doses

Sep. 02, 2021 00:23 AM EDT

TOKYO — Moderna Inc. and its Japanese partner are recalling more than 1 million doses of the U.S. drug maker’s coronavirus vaccine after confirming that contamination reported last week was tiny particles of stainless steel. Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. is in charge of...

US asks Tesla how Autopilot responds to emergency vehicles

Sep. 01, 2021 13:14 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government's highway safety agency wants detailed information on how Tesla's Autopilot system detects and responds to emergency vehicles parked on highways. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration made the detailed request in an...

Failed nuclear contractor signs $21M deal, working with feds

Aug. 30, 2021 12:40 PM EDT

The chief contractor at a failed multibillion-dollar project to build two nuclear reactors in South Carolina has agreed to pay more than $20 million as part of a cooperation agreement with federal authorities probing the fiasco. Under an agreement announced Monday by...

Contractor struck, killed by pickup at NW Indiana steel mill

Aug. 23, 2021 10:11 AM EDT

EAST CHICAGO, Ind. (AP) — A contractor was struck and killed by a pickup truck over the weekend at Cleveland-Cliffs' steel mill in northwest Indiana, a company official said. The contractor died Saturday evening after being struck in the company's contractor parking lot...