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Angie's List nixes $40M project more than Indiana bill
(Indianapolis Star) The continuing blowback more than Indiana's new �religious freedom� law hit home Saturday, with Indianapolis-primarily based Angie's List announcing it is canceling a $40 million headquarters expansion.
Indiana's New RFRA Bill Hits Home on Indy's Near Eastside  Patheos (blog)
Angie's List freezes Ind. expansion in wake of anti-gay law  KTNV
Germanwings crash raises questions of mental health help for co-workers
SIOUX FALLS - A co-pilot who would fly a plane, directly into a mountain, on purpose, is unthinkable. As the investigation continues into the Germanwings crash in France, it brings into question if there are any mental health checks on pilots.
Pilots on the Germanwings Murder/Suicide  The Atlantic
Germanwings crash: How do airlines screen pilots for mental illnesses? (+video)  Christian Science Monitor
Dow Chemical and Olin Corporation sign $5 billion deal for chlorine business
Dow Chemical Company has agreed to a $5 billion deal for its chlorine business unit with Olin Corporation. Dow Chemical management had earlier revealed its plan to exit low margin business segments.
Massive $5 billion industry shake-up: Dow sells off its chlorine business to ...  State Column
Dow Chemical sells chlorine business to Olin Corporation for $5 billion  Uncover California
'This is not right': Former SeaWorld trainer recalls killer whale treatment
Trained killer whales appear at Shamu Stadium, SeaWorld, San Diego, California. Photograph: Image Broker/REX. Richard Luscombe in Miami.
SeaWorld debate flares: Are families souring on orca shows? (+video)  Christian Science Monitor
'Ask SeaWorld' ad campaign draws criticism  WTSP 10 News
US economic growth looking mild, appears to be durable
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. economy's tepid performance last quarter - a 2.2 percent annual growth rate - was typical of the economic rebound that began in the summer of 2009.
US economic growth may be mild, but it's also really durable  The Courier Life News
US Economy Slows as Profits Fall in the Business Sector  The Standard Daily
Seattle Mayor Prohibits City Employees From Traveling to Indiana
The mayor of Seattle today prohibited municipal employees from traveling to Indiana on city funds, as the backlash spread against the state's Religious Freedom Restoration Act.
Seattle, San Francisco mayors join in boycott of Indiana more than RFRA  Chicago Daily News
Seattle mayor bans city-funded travel to Indiana
Intel's Rumored Acquisition Of Altera Could Protect Its Massive Monopoly In ...
The Wall Street Journal reported on Friday that chipmaking giant Intel is in talks to buy Altera. If this deal goes through, it'll be one of the largest deals Intel has ever made - Altera's market cap stood at $13.36 billion when markets closed on Friday.
Intel in talks to buy Altera in a deal likely to exceed $10 billion  American Register
Intel set to acquire Altera Corporation, to be the biggest acquisition for ...  The Next Digit
Stock of Local Interest: Kraft soars on Heinz merger
The announcement of Kraft Foods' intention to merge with Pittsburgh-based H.J. Heinz sent the stock soaring 44 percent last week to a Friday close of $89.10 per share.
Kraft was global, then it wasn't. Now it tries again  Arab News
Steelers: So What's the Deal with Heinz Field?  Still Curtain
Regulating payday loans is tougher than it sounds
This week, President Obama was in Birmingham, and had some words about payday loan places. This industry seems to be under attack, so why don't they just reduce their rates to more reasonable levels?
New rules may keep consumers off payday loan hamster wheel  Boston Globe (subscription)
A 'sobering' week for stocks
U.S. equities capped their worst week since January, with the Standard & Poor's 500-stock index clinging to a ninth straight quarterly advance even as equities endured a run of futility not seen in 20 years.
Biotech 'bubble' talk sees US stocks slide  Taipei Times
Stocks end worst week since January as advance stalls  InvestmentNews