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Alterra Mountain Co. closes on purchase of Vermont ski resort

January 15, 2020

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Alterra Mountain Co. announced this week that it has closed on its purchase of Sugarbush Resort in Vermont, bringing the company’s total to 15 year-round mountain destinations throughout North America, including the...

Colt suspends production of AR-15 for civilian market

September 21, 2019

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. — Gunmaker Colt says it is suspending its production of rifles for the civilian market including the popular AR-15. Colt’s chief executive officer, Dennis Veilleux, says it is not permanently ending production...

OxyContin maker seeks to resolve all lawsuits

August 29, 2019

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A settlement being pursued by the maker of OxyContin aims to resolve all claims against the company filed in both state and federal courts and provides a formula for dividing a...

Earth’s future is being written in fast-melting Greenland

August 22, 2019

HELHEIM GLACIER, Greenland (AP) — This is where Earth’s refrigerator door is left open, where glaciers dwindle and seas begin to rise. New York University air and ocean scientist David Holland, who is tracking what’s...