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Officer Denied Service at Restaurant Outside DC

CORPORATE | Jul 27
A police department outside Washington says an officer was denied service at a local Noodles & Company restaurant.

Former Oregon Lumber Town Rides Digital Wave to A Comeback

CORPORATE | By Andrew Selsky | Jul 27
It was not long ago that Crook County had five major lumber mills. Timber was king, and the rural Oregon county was the nation's top producer of ponderosa lumber.

Judge Set to Decide on $15B Volkswagen Settlement

AUTO NEWS | By Sudhin Thanawala | Jul 26
A $15 billion settlement over Volkswagen's diesel emissions cheating scandal faced a critical test, as a federal judge decided whether to grant it preliminary approval.

ABLE Accounts Help People with Disabilities Save

FINANCE | By Sarah Skidmore Sell | Jul 26
A new type of savings account is on the scene, designed specifically for people with disabilities: ABLE accounts.

Support Grows Among Americans for Stricter Gun Laws

LEGAL | By Lisa Marie Pane and Ryan J. Foley | Jul 26
Americans increasingly favor tougher gun laws by margins that have grown wider after a steady drumbeat of shootings in recent months, but they also are pessimistic that change will happen anytime soon.

Desperately Seeking Drivers, Uber and Lyft Offer Car Options

CORPORATE | By Sarah Skidmore Sell | Jul 25
No car? No problem for ride sharing companies like Uber and Lyft. These companies are offering rentals, leases and financing deals aimed at getting more drivers on the road.

Second Former Ole Miss Student Sentenced in Statue Vandalism

CORPORATE | Jul 24
A former University of Mississippi student was sentenced Thursday to a year's probation plus 50 hours of community service for placing a noose on the statue of the school's first black student.

WNBA Fines 3 Teams, Players for Shirts in Wake of Shootings

CORPORATE | By Doug Feinberg | Jul 24
The WNBA has fined the Indiana Fever, New York Liberty and Phoenix Mercury and their players for wearing black warm up shirts in the wake of recent shootings by and against police officers.

Autopilot technology drives Teslas but comes with warnings

AUTO NEWS | By Justin Pritchard and Joan Lowy | Jul 23
A Tesla in Autopilot mode can drive itself but it's not a "self-driving" vehicle, at least as far as safety regulators are concerned.

Chipotle Pulls Out the Stops to Win Back Customers

CORPORATE | By Candice Choi | Jul 23
Chipotle saw a smaller drop in sales as it tries to win back customers, but the company says it doesn't know how long it will take to fully recover after an E. coli outbreak and norovirus cases last fall.

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