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Archive for July 12th, 2012

  • Review: Psychic 'Lights' should have known better

    July 12, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This film image released by Millennium Entertainment shows Cillian Murphy in a scene from “Red Lights.” (AP Photo/Millennium Entertainment) “Red Lights” culminates with a twist ending that doesn’t just change everything that came...

  • Merger Dance: Rating American Airlines' options

    July 12, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE- In this Oct. 29, 2010 file photo, an American Airlines jet airplane approaches Philadelphia International Airport in Philadelphia. American Airlines is weighing various merger options, but most analysts say the nation’s No. 3 airline only has one...

  • Merchant prince Marvin Traub dead at 87

    July 12, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    This April 11, 1989 photo shows former Bloomingdale’s Chief Executive Officer Marvin Traub in front of a display of women’s sportswear by California designers in New York. Traub, who transformed the department store chain into an international...

  • Official says health law will aid 3M Californians

    July 12, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Peter Lee, executive director of the California Health Benefit Exchange, discusses California’s implantation of the federal health care overhaul law at the Sacramento Press Club on Wednesday, July 11, 2012. California was the first state in the country...

  • US eases sanctions, allowing investment in Myanmar

    July 12, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Myanmar Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi registers on attendee book before a regular session of the parliament at Myanmar’s Lower House in Naypyitaw Wednesday, July 11, 2012, in Naypyitaw, Myanmar. (AP Photo) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama...

  • Electric rates not falling along with fuel costs

    July 12, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE- In this Monday June 9, 2008, file photo, Charles Brinkley, left, and John Lerro, with Great American Heating and Air Conditioning, Inc., install an air conditioner in Chevy Chase, Md. A sharp decline in the price of natural gas makes it much cheaper for...

  • Stocks close lower for fifth day straight

    July 12, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE- In this Tuesday, July 10, 2012, file photo, traders prepare for the start of early trading at the New York Stock Exchange. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File) NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market mostly recovered from an afternoon slump to end with slight...

  • Coal foes warn of Northwest rail traffic spike

    July 12, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    This March 7, 2012 photo shows a coal train passing the North 27th Street intersection in downtown Billings, Mont. Opponents of the coal industry’s ambitious Asian export plans say a projected spike in cargo trains passing through the Northwest could...

  • Marriott profit grows, but growth slowing in Asia

    July 12, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    This Monday, July 9, 2012, photo, shows the exterior of the Marriott Long Wharf in Boston. Marriott International says its second-quarter net income rose 6 percent on higher bookings and rates despite a revenue decline due to the spin-off of its timeshare...

  • Racial profiling complaints filed in Farmington

    July 12, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — Six people filed racial profiling complaints against the Farmington Police Department and the San Juan County Sheriff’s Department on Wednesday over accusations that the agencies used race and ethnicity to inquire about...