News roundup: U.S. retail sales up solid 1.1% in February … GOP sends mixed signals on Obama’s outreach effort … Entrepreneurs float idea for a startup colony anchored in the Pacific

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    Ring it up: Americans spent at the fastest pace in five months in February, boosting retail spending 1.1% compared with January. About half the jump reflected higher gas prices, but even excluding gas…


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