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Corinthian closes remaining 28 campuses

WASHINGTON (AP) — Corinthian Colleges canceled classes Monday and shut down all of its remaining 28 ground campuses, displacing about 16,000 students, less than two weeks after the Education Department announced it was fining the for-profit institution $30 million for misrepresentation.

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North Dakota farmers planting crop to be made into jet fuel

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Western North Dakota farmers this year have agreed to plant 6,000 acres of a crop that can be made into jet fuel.

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Oak Valley net income for quarter at $1.52M

OAKDALE − Oak Valley Bancorp — the bank holding company for Oak Valley Community Bank and Eastern Sierra Community Bank — reported consolidated net income of $1,526,000, or $0.19 per diluted common share for the first quarter of 2015.

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Posted: apr. 24, 2015 1:33 a.m. | | Oak Valley net income for quarter at $1.52M Comments 0 Comments
USA Motors opens new building

USA Motors opens new building

It was a long time in the plans, but the new state-of-the-art sales offices for USA Motors is finally open.

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Google lavishes chairman with $109M pay package

MOUNTAIN VIEW (AP) — Google paid its billionaire Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt nearly $109 million last year while the company’s stock slumped.

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Nasdaq sets record high, 15 years after dot-com bubble

NEW YORK (AP) — Fifteen years, one month and thirteen days.

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Trucking group urges move to speed limiters

DETROIT (AP) — The nation’s largest trucking industry group wants the government to get moving on a rule requiring electronic speed-limiting devices on big rigs.

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Willie Nelson becomes latest celebrity in marijuana business

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Country music star Willie Nelson announced plans Monday to roll out his own brand of marijuana, capitalizing on his association with pot and the unofficial stoner holiday, 4/20.

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Kraft Mac & Cheese shedding the dyes

NEW YORK (AP) — This is the last year that the original version of Kraft Mac & Cheese sold in the U.S. will contain artificial preservatives or synthetic colors.

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Comic book series writer appears in Manteca Saturday

Paul Jamison of the Paragon comic book series is coming to Manteca on Saturday.

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Obama signs overhaul of how Medicare pays doctors

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ending years of last-minute fixes, President Barack Obama on Thursday signed legislation permanently changing how Medicare pays doctors, a rare bipartisan achievement by Democrats and Republicans.

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Don’t panic, college seniors: Jobs for grads likely to grow

WASHINGTON (AP) — The consulting and accounting firm EY is aggressively recruiting on college campuses this spring. The company formerly known as Ernst & Young plans to hire 9,000 graduates from U.S. universities this year, up from 7,500 in 2014. But recruiting isn’t as easy as it used to be.

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WikiLeaks site creates online archive of hacked Sony documents

NEW YORK (AP) — Sony’s hacking problems aren’t over yet.

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US prescription drugs pending jumped 13%

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — U.S. spending on prescription drugs soared last year, driven up primarily by costly breakthrough medicines, manufacturer price hikes and a surge from millions of people newly insured due to the Affordable Care Act.

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Posted: apr. 13, 2015 7:18 p.m. | | US prescription drugs pending jumped 13% Comments 0 Comments

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