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Coyotes sale to Utah Jazz owner expected next week, Arizona to get expansion team, AP source says

Apr. 13, 2024 22:00 PM EDT

TEMPE. Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Coyotes will likely be sold to Utah Jazz owner Ryan Smith shortly after the team's final game and will include a provision guaranteeing current owner Alex Meruelo an expansion team if a new arena is built within five years, a person with knowledge of the deal told...

Outside roles by NBC's Conde, others reveal a journalism ethics issue: being paid to sit on boards

Apr. 11, 2024 15:41 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — As NBC News Group chairman, Cesar Conde is already busy overseeing the network's broadcast and digital news operations, along with CNBC, MSNBC, Telemundo and NBC-owned local affiliates. Yet the executive also has a second paid job. And a third — as a member of...

Making cement is very damaging for the climate. One solution is opening in California

Apr. 11, 2024 08:09 AM EDT

It's a major contributor to climate change — the way buildings and roads are made with concrete. It's also a problem that's growing as more of the world develops. So the race has been on to find solutions for a material that's responsible for roughly 8% of global carbon dioxide emissions. ...

Biden administration sets first-ever limits on 'forever chemicals' in drinking water

Apr. 10, 2024 17:29 PM EDT

The Biden administration on Wednesday finalized strict limits on certain so-called “forever chemicals” in drinking water that will require utilities to reduce them to the lowest level they can be reliably measured. Officials say this will reduce exposure for 100 million people and help prevent...

Taiwan Semi, Spirit Airlines rise; Paramount Global, Occidental Petroleum fall, Monday, 4/8/2024

Apr. 08, 2024 16:24 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes on Monday: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., up $1.43 to $142.79. The White House pledged to provide up to $6.6 billion for the chipmaker to expand facilities in Arizona. ...

Editorial Roundup: Ohio

Apr. 08, 2024 07:12 AM EDT

Toledo Blade. April 3, 2024. Editorial: Why Ohio lags While Ohio has been celebrating itself as the “silicon heartland” since Intel broke ground for a $20 billion semiconductor chip fabrication plant in Licking County, the state’s economic growth is six time...

Biden administration announces $6.6 billion to ensure leading-edge microchips are built in the US

Apr. 08, 2024 05:04 AM EDT

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — The Biden administration pledged on Monday to provide up to $6.6 billion so that a Taiwanese semiconductor giant can expand the facilities it is already building in Arizona and better ensure that the most-advanced microchips are produced domestically for the first time. ...

Hardwood flooring manufacturer taking over 2 West Virginia sawmills that shut down

Apr. 07, 2024 12:54 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A hardwood flooring manufacturer has agreed to acquire two sawmills from a West Virginia lumber company that shut down. Mountville, Pennsylvania-based AHF Products said it will purchase Allegheny Wood Products sawmills in the Greenbrier County community of...

Christiania, Copenhagen’s hippie oasis, wants to rebuild without its illegal hashish market

Apr. 06, 2024 12:06 PM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The now-aging hippies who took over a derelict naval base in Copenhagen more than 50 years ago and turned it into a freewheeling community known as Christiania want to boot out criminals who control the community's lucrative market for hashish by ripping up the...

Japanese officials inspect 2 factories making health supplements linked to 5 deaths

Mar. 30, 2024 23:51 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese government health officials on Sunday inspected a factory producing health supplements linked to at least five deaths and the hospitalization of more than 100 others, one day after the authorities investigated another plant that manufactured the product. A...