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  • How to make your wedding eco-friendly

    How to make your wedding eco-friendly
    What is the newest and fastest growing trend in the multi-billion dollar per year wedding industry? Why going "green" of course. What does going "green" mean. It means that you can have organic or locally grown food, you can be whisked away in a hybrid...
  • Progress made on wildfire burning near California gold mining town

    Weaker winds and cooler temperatures allowed firefighters to make significant progress on a large wildfire sparked by an unhitched boat trailer near one of California's historic Gold Rush-era towns. In addition to strengthening their containment line on...
  • Japan industry fights 'Minamata' costs as mercury trade ban looms

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's government lobbied hard for a global pact that limits mercury use and to name the resulting treaty after Minamata, the site of a homegrown industrial disaster from the 1950s when the toxic metal poured into a river, poisoning...
  • Crews make progress against wildfire near Gold Rush-era town

    Crews make progress against wildfire near Gold Rush-era town
    Firefighters were making progress early Monday against a wind-driven wildfire in Northern California that has scorched 650 acres near a Gold Rush-era town and forced evacuations of 200 homes. The blaze, dubbed the Oregon fire, started about 4:36 p.m....
  • Silver Lake, Bain vie for photobook maker Shutterfly: sources

    (Reuters) - Silver Lake Partners LP and Bain Capital LLC are among the buyout firms vying to acquire Shutterfly Inc, an online photo-sharing services provider with a market value of $2 billion, according to people familiar with the matter. Silver Lake...
  • 'Gold Rush's' Teen Millionaire Set to Host Epic Two-Hour Retrospective

    By Travis Reilly and Jethro Nededog LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - "Gold Rush's" wildly popular teenage millionaire Parker Schnabel will host a two-hour special of Discovery Channel's top rated series, TheWrap has learned. The 19-year-old mined over 1,...
  • In cat-and-mouse game, India uncovers new gold smuggling route

    NEW DELHI/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - (This story corrects a figure in the Aug 1 story in the seventh paragraph to 150-200 metric tons, not 200-250 metric tons) India is scrambling to crack down on a new gold smuggling tactic that it fears could accelerate a...
  • Newmont seeks injunction for return of Indonesian copper mine workers: CEO

    MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Newmont Mining Corp said on Thursday it is applying for an injunction to get workers back to its Batu Hijau mine as it fights a controversial tax on copper exports that led the company to halt shipments from Indonesia this year. The...
  • Old Sacramento's Gold Rush Days canceled because of drought

    Old Sacramento's Gold Rush Days canceled because of drought
    Gold Rush Days festivities in Old Sacramento have been canceled because of the state's continued drought, officials said Monday. The event, which traditionally takes place over Labor Day weekend, requires too much water, said Steve Hammond, president...
  • The senator from Searchlight no more -- Harry Reid moving to Vegas

    It's the end of an era: Harry Reid, the senator famously from the dusty, desert mining town of Searchlight, Nev., is relocating to Las Vegas. The Democratic leader's office announced Monday that Reid and his wife, Landra, his high school sweetheart of...
  • A-Mark Precious Metals may profit from increased awareness

    When the torpedoed World War II British cargo ship SS Gairsoppa was found three miles deep in the North Atlantic in 2011, the big winners were the salvagers and — eventually — A-Mark Precious Metals Inc. of Santa Monica. On board the steam...