Daily business briefing: States have four years to plan carbon emissions cuts

June 2, 2014 

President Obama's anticipated carbon-reduction plan calls for states to have a plan by mid-2018. The new rules seek to cut carbon emissions from power plants by 30 percent by 2030. Read more at http://www.bnd.com/business. ...

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The Dow futures gained 0.1 percent to 16,722 and S&P 500 futures were up less than 0.1 percent at 1,922.30. Learn more at http://www.bnd.com/business. ...

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City officials in Seattle have approved a move to phase in a $15 hourly minimum wage, the highest in the nation. It would take effect next April and allow a sub-minimum wage for teens. Find out more at http://www.bnd.com/business. ...

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A new website is expected to become the Internet's most comprehensive catalog of digital musical theater music. BwayTunes.com will have Broadway-related songs, albums and compilations on sale. For more information, go to http://www.bnd.com/business.

--Will Buss, BND business writer

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