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Super Bowl fans bet a record $132.5 million at Nevada sportsbooks on the 50th version of the game. The Nevada Gaming Control Board said in its preliminary estimate on Monday that Nevada’s 194 sports b...

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  • A customer stands outside as he looks into a closed Chipotle restaurant on his lunch break, Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, Miami Lakes, Fla.  Chipotle restaurants across the U.S. opened later than usual Monday as workers gathered in movie theaters and hotel conference rooms across the country to discuss the chain’s recent food safety scares. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz) Chipotle urges workers to stay home if they’re sick
    New York • Chipotle repeatedly told employees they need to stay home if they feel sick and the restaurant chain kept all its U.S. locations shuttered ...
    Updated Feb 08 2016 07:00 pm   |     |   Share
  • Highlights of Chipotle meeting on food safety
    Chipotle employees gathered in movie theaters and hotel conference rooms around the country to watch a presentation by executives about the company’s ...
    Updated Feb 08 2016 07:00 pm   |     |   Share
  • Senator scrutinizes pharma links on pain panel
    Washington • A high-ranking Senate Democrat is scrutinizing links between pharmaceutical companies and government advisers who recently criticized eff...
    Updated Feb 08 2016 06:42 pm   |     |   Share
  • After 15 years, cleanup plan OKed for Libby, Mont.
    Billings, Mont. • The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency granted final approval Monday to a costly cleanup program for a Montana community where hea...
    Updated Feb 08 2016 06:36 pm   |     |   Share


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  • Automakers, Super Bowl’s ad kings, opt for less time
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  • In this photo taken March 24, 2015, an Alaska Airlines jet takes off at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in SeaTac, Wash. A U.N. panel on Feb. 8, 2016, proposed long-sought greenhouse gas emissions standards for airliners and cargo planes beginning in 2020 for new aircraft designs and three years later for designs already in production. The International Civil Aviation Organization said the agreement reached by 170 international experts sets a cutoff date of 2028 for the manufacture of planes that don’t comply with the standards. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File) UN proposes greenhouse emissions rules for planes
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  • FILE - This Saturday, June 27, 2015, file photo, shows the Hulu logo on a window at the Milk Studios space in New York, where a replica of the ’Seinfeld’ set was on display. Some television companies are balking as more people watch shows online, and may start delaying the release of shows to streaming services like Netflix and Hulu. These studios fear that the success of streaming services might lead more households to cut back or drop cable TV services. It also comes as online services have been dabbling in creating their own television shows. (AP Photo/Dan Goodman, File) TV producers may make you wait for new shows online
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  • Trader Jonathan Corpina works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, Feb. 8, 2016. U.S. stocks moved broadly lower in early trading Monday, putting the market on track for its second sizeable loss in a row. Technology, financial and energy stocks were among the biggest decliners. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) Stocks fall sharply as banks, tech sectors take a beating
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