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Outdoors companies mobilize hikers in multimillion-dollar battle over public lands:


Two generations ago, they were often written off as a bunch of hippies making backpacks and climbing gear for niche markets. But in recent decades, companies such as Patagonia and REI have become consumer ...


Inside the Hotel Industry's Plan to Combat Airbnb:


Last year, Airbnb underwent a rough regulatory patch. The short-term rental company became a Federal Trade Commission target last summer after three senators asked for an investigation into how companies ...


How U.S. Health Care Became Big Business:


Health care is a trillion-dollar industry in America, but are we getting what we pay for? Dr. Elisabeth Rosenthal, a medical journalist who formerly worked as a medical doctor, warns that the existing ...


'60 Minutes Video' - Chobani's billionaire founder on creating jobs in America - Twin Falls, Idaho:


Hamdi Ulukaya built the best-selling yogurt brand in the U.S. after coming here 23 years ago. Today, 70% of Chobani employees are American born, 30% are immigrants and refugees Correspondent ...


Outdoors companies mobilize hikers in multimillion-dollar battle over public lands:


Two generations ago, they were often written off as a bunch of hippies making backpacks and climbing gear for niche markets. But in recent decades, companies such as Patagonia and REI have become consumer ...


Wells Fargo Told to Rehire Whistle-Blower, Pay $5.4 Million - Missoula, Montana City Council orders divestment of funds from Wells Fargo :


The U.S. government ordered Wells Fargo & Co. to reinstate a former bank manager who was fired after reporting suspected illegal behavior to his superiors and on a company hotline. The manager, who ...


Facebook's Midwest Move Bursts Tech's Bicoastal Bubble:


Facebook is opening another massive data center to power its hugely popular social networking platform. But this hub of high-tech computing couldn't rise much farther from the coastal havens where the ...


Amazon tries to bag a big chunk of grocery market with Seattle pickup locations :


Amazon.com's latest experiment is a clear indication of where it's seeking a big chunk of its future bread and butter: the massive world of grocery retail. On Tuesday the e-commerce giant unveiled ...


Frontier Airlines said to be aiming for IPO in second quarter:


Frontier Airlines Inc., the no-frills Denver-based carrier whose aircraft feature animals on the tails, is aiming to go public as soon as the second quarter, people with knowledge of the matter said. JPMorgan ...


After years of fighting states, Amazon makes sales tax standard:




Wells Fargo rolls out card-free access at all of its ATMs:


Left your wallet at home? You may still be able to grab some cash. Starting on Monday, Wells Fargo will be the first major U.S. bank to offer a card-free option at all of its ATMs. The bank's customers ...


Sears and Kmart might not have enough money to stock their shelves - Here's why department stores aren't cutting it:


The company that operates Sears, the department store chain that dominated retail for decades, warned Tuesday that it faces "substantial doubt" about its ability to stay in business unless it can borrow ...


The Future of Health Care Is Outside the Doctor's Office:


States are increasingly investing in community health workers to improve their residents' health. by Mattie Quinn Full Story: http://www.governing.com/topics/health-human-services/gov-community-health-workers.html?utm_term=The%20Future%20of%20Health%20Care%20Is%20Outside%20the%20Doctor%27s%20Office&utm_campaign=The%20Future%20of%20Health%20Care%20Is%20Outside%20the%20Doctor%27s%20Office&utm_content=email&utm_source=Act-On+Software&utm_medium=email *** Video ...


"60 Minutes" - Are U.S. jobs vulnerable to workers with H-1B visas?:


"60 Minutes" investigates how some businesses have fired American workers and replaced them with cheaper labor: temporary, foreign workers with H-1B visas Correspondent Bill Whitaker Full ...


Industry Analyst Predicts Grocery Store Closures Across the U.S.:


There are two to three times as many grocery stores as the country "needs." Competition from online retailers forced many physical stores to close their doors, that trend could be headed for grocery ...


If Colorado wants the Outdoor Retailer show, it should earn it:




Small Colleges and Small Towns Working Together for Their Futures:


My latest column in the March 2017 issue of Governing magazine http://www.governing.com/columns/eco-engines/gov-small-college-town.html is about how small liberal arts schools are partnering to try to ...


Wells Fargo 25% More Likely to Punish Women Employees than Men, Study Says:


Not that she needs it, but the defiant girl statue has yet another reason to stare down that Wall Street bull. A new study released Monday shows that while female financial advisers are less likely ...


The New Bubble? - U.S. subprime auto losses highest since the crisis:


U.S. subprime auto lenders are losing money on car loans at the highest rate since the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis as more borrowers fall behind on payments, according to S&P Global Ratings. Losses ...


Can supermarkets save dying suburban malls?:


For decades, department stores like Macy's and Sears have anchored sprawling suburban malls. Now as their business has languished and they board up shop, another sort of tenant is trying its luck ...


CenturyLink complaints climb again amid fiber rollout:


Luke Shaheen answered the door of his Northeast Portland home on New Year's Eve to what sounded like a great offer: A salesperson from CenturyLink was offering superfast internet service and a landline ...


Why Silicon Valley techies flee to Utah:


It's not easy to live in Silicon Valley. The Guardian recently reported that some tech workers can't survive on six-figure salaries because of the "Silicon Valley wealth bubble." Even though the California ...


Without Their Own Software, Can Utilities Survive?:


Today's utilities are still not forward thinking in software, argues Jon Guerster. by Jon Guerster Full Story: https://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/without-their-own-software-can-utilities-survive?utm_source=Daily&utm_medium=Newsletter&utm_campaign=GTMDaily ...


Seattle votes to divest billions of dollars from Wells Fargo over Dakota Access pipeline:


Seattle could pull billions of dollars out of its longtime bank because of its role in the construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline. On Wednesday, a Seattle City Council committee voted unanimously ...


OMG! - Nation's bacon reserves hit 50-year low as prices rise:


The country's bacon reserves are at the lowest levels in half a century. In other words, pig farmers can't keep up with the world's sizzling appetite for those fatty, smoky strips of sheer eating pleasure. Cameron ...


Verizon is reportedly in talks to merge with Charter, America's second-biggest cable company:


Roughly a year after swallowing up Time Warner Cable, Charter Communications could merge with yet another massive broadband and TV provider: Verizon. The telecommunications giant is reportedly exploring ...


Doctors Dig for More Data About Patients:


The race is on to develop better ways to predict if patients will develop diabetes, heart disease or other critical conditions. By Melanie Evans Full Story: http://www.wsj.com/articles/doctors-dig-for-more-data-about-patients-1474855681 *** Video ...


For Many People, Medical Care Works Best When It's Incremental:


The problem in our existing health care system is that it's not made to put great value in opportunities that take time to pay off. Full Story: http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2017/01/17/510252011/for-many-people-medical-care-works-best-when-its-incremental?sc=17&f=1001&utm_source=iosnewsapp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=app *** Free ...


Grass-Fed Beef, Sold One Cow at a Time:




Financial Matters: Ecosystems and the economy:


The economy is also a fragile system. If you remove all the wolves, the weak remain in an unproductive state ripe for the spread of disease. If you don't allow natural selection and survival of the ...

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