AP analysis: Broad legalization takes toll on medical pot
Jun11

AP analysis: Broad legalization takes toll on medical pot

When states legalize pot for all adults, long-standing medical marijuana programs take a big hit, in some cases losing more than half their registered patients in just a few years, according to a data analysis by The Associated Press. Much of the decline comes from consumers who, ill or not, got medical cards in their states because it was the only way to buy marijuana legally and then discarded them when broader legalization arrived....

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The Latest: States sue to stop $26.5B Sprint-T-Mobile deal
Jun11

The Latest: States sue to stop $26.5B Sprint-T-Mobile deal

The Latest on T-Mobile-Sprint lawsuit (all times local): 12:25 p.m. A group of state attorneys general led by New York and California are filing a lawsuit to block T-Mobile’s $26.5 billion bid for Sprint, citing consumer harm. The state AGs say the merger would hurt competition and drive up prices for cellphone service. It’s an unusual step ahead of a decision by federal antitrust authorities. The Justice...

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States sue to stop $26.5 billion Sprint-T-Mobile deal
Jun11

States sue to stop $26.5 billion Sprint-T-Mobile deal

A group of state attorneys general led by New York and California are filing a lawsuit to block T-Mobile’s $26.5 billion bid for Sprint, citing consumer harm. The state AGs say the merger would hurt competition and drive up prices for cellphone service. It’s an unusual step ahead of a decision by federal antitrust authorities. The Justice Department’s decision is pending. The Republican majority of the Federal...

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Behind deadline: Home projects suffer from worker shortage
Jun11

Behind deadline: Home projects suffer from worker shortage

Lynn Osborne has been remodeling two homes. They are different styles, in different states, with different contractors. But there has been one constant: delays due to a shortage of skilled labor. The two-year remodel of her primary home in Fort Collins was to update and upgrade the ’90s house, and it included a small extension. It was completed last year, except for the landscaping, which is still under way. That general...

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Radiohead to release stolen music for climate campaigners
Jun11

Radiohead to release stolen music for climate campaigners

Radiohead says a trove of unreleased music has been stolen for ransom. But instead of paying up, the band will release it in aid of environmental activist group Extinction Rebellion. Guitarist Jonny Greenwood tweeted that about 18 hours of material from around the time of Radiohead’s 1997 album “OK Computer” was stolen from singer Thom Yorke’s minidisc archive last week. Greenwood said Tuesday that instead of...

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