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Last Updated Apr 20, 2015 05:51PM

Helena • A federal judge ordered the founder of a luxury Montana mountain resort back to jail Monday, saying he failed to disclose what happened to $13.8 million from the sale of a resort in Mexico. ...

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  • Union seeks rehiring of Wal-Mart workers
    New York • A union is asking labor regulators to go to court to force Wal-Mart to rehire all 2,200 employees affected by the abrupt temporary closing ...
    Updated Apr 20 2015 05:21 pm   |     |   Share
  • Halliburton has cut 9,000 jobs with oil’s drop
    Houston • Halliburton Co. has cut 9,000 jobs — more than 10 percent of its workforce — in about six months and is considering more cost-cutting moves ...
    Updated Apr 20 2015 05:15 pm   |     |   Share
  • Target shoppers find what limited time means
    New York • Target shoppers found out this weekend that when stores make deals to carry merchandise from high-end designers for a limited time, it can ...
    Updated Apr 20 2015 05:09 pm   |     |   Share
  • Enviros challenge EPA OK of use of herbicide
    Kansas City, Mo. • Environmentalists are contesting the federal government’s decision to allow more widespread use of a new version of a popular weed ...
    Updated Apr 20 2015 05:03 pm   |     |   Share


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  • L’Oreal reports higher first quarter sales
    Paris • French cosmetics giant L’Oreal says it pulled in $6.9 billion in sales in the first quarter, 14 percent higher than a year earlier thanks to d...
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  • In this March 31, 2015 photo, Ed Fotta sorts hardwood at the Allegheny Millwork and Lumberyard in Pittsburgh. U.S. businesses expect their sales will rebound in the next three months after a sluggish first quarter, and they also plan to boost hiring and pay, according to a survey released Monday, April 20, 2015.  The survey did find some weak spots. Companies were much less likely to step up spending on computers, industrial machinery, and communications gear in the first quarter. Just 38 percent did so, down from 51 percent in January and the weakest showing in a year.  (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar) U.S. businesses expect good sales, more hiring
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