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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...
  • Obamacare benchmark silver plan's cost to rise less than 1% in L.A.

    Obamacare benchmark silver plan's cost to rise less than 1% in L.A.
    Obamacare premiums in Los Angeles will rise less than 1% next year for the most widely sold coverage, a new study shows. Across the country, rates for a benchmark silver plan will actually go down slightly in 2015, according to an analysis of health...
  • Apple's rivals hope its iWatch makes 'wearable' work

    Apple's rivals hope its iWatch makes 'wearable' work
    BERLIN/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Know what a "Wearable" is? Most top tech executives would struggle to define it. Now they're hoping that Apple will do it for them. Next week, Apple Inc is expected to stride into the market for wearable accessories that link...
  • Canadian miners scrap over gold discovery after mega deal

    TORONTO (Reuters) - On one side, the founder of top miner Goldcorp Inc , his young apprentice, an aggressive securities lawyer, and a tiny company based in a Quebec mining town. On the other, the chief executives of two leading Canadian gold miners, fresh...
  • Cost-cuts put gold miners between rock and a hard place

    (Reuters) - Deep cost cuts have helped to restore profits at gold miners pummeled by a one-third slide in bullion prices in the past three years, but the fix may only be short term and could be setting the industry up for even more long-term pain. The...
  • Supervisor in mining office faces conflict-of-interest allegations

    A supervisor in the California government office that regulates mines is under investigation for alleged conflicts of interest, including co-ownership of a Northern California gold-mining company within his jurisdiction, ethics officials confirmed on...
  • 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,...