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Court rejects ban, but ethanol fight continues

WASHINGTON — It’s a dilemma for drivers: Do they choose a gasoline that’s cheaper and cleaner even if, as opponents say, it could damage older cars and motorcycles? That’s the peril and promise of a high-ethanol blend of gasoline known ...

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Casinos ban gamblers from using Google Glass

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Casinos in several states are forbidding gamblers from wearing Google Glass, the tiny eyeglasses-mounted device capable of shooting photos, filming video and surfing the Internet. Regulators say the gadgets could be used to cheat at card ...

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Md. bans ginseng hunting on state land

HAGERSTOWN — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is banning the harvesting of wild ginseng on state lands. Biologist Jonathan McKnight said Friday that the prohibition takes effect Sept. 1, the start of the ginseng season. It doesn’t apply to ...

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Judge strikes down NYC sugary-drinks size rule

NEW YORK — A judge struck down New York City’s pioneering ban on big, sugary drinks Monday just hours before it was supposed to take effect, handing a defeat to health-minded Mayor Michael Bloomberg and creating confusion for restaurants that ...

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