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Lumber Liquidators

Lumber Liquidators CEO quits, catching company off guard

The company earlier this month suspended the sale of all laminate flooring made in China after reports it contained high levels of the carcinogen formaldehyde.

Family Dollar Store

Dollar Tree will sell 330 Family Dollar stores

Dollar Tree has not named a possible buyer for the Family Dollar stores or which locations would be sold. The Federal Trade Commission is requiring the stores to be sold off.


Spotify branches out with video, radio service

Spotify's updates come ahead of Apple Inc.'s expected relaunch of Beats Music, the streaming service it acquired when it bought Beats for $3 billion last year.

Springfield mail processing center on track to move in July

Despite efforts by Missouri's senators, the U.S. Postal Service is scheduled to move its mail processing operations out of Springfield this summer.

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Wal-Mart announces expansion of veteran hiring

The retail chain announced that it wants to hire 250,000 honorably discharged veterans by 2020.

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Conservation group: Rules needed to protect birds from wind turbines

The American Bird Conservancy says weak federal policies are letting wind energy companies build too many turbines in locations dangerous to birds.


Eight states get new drought aid for farmers, ranchers

Areas of the West now affected most include parts of California, Texas, Kansas and Oklahoma.

Las Vegas Riviera

Everything must go! Sale kicks off at closed Riviera casino

The Las Vegas landmark closed earlier this month, and everything inside the 2,075-room hotel-casino is being sold off.

5 areas are now under advisories, watches or severe weather warnings.