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Archive for October 26th, 2012

  • In testimony, Romney was skeptical of Staples

    October 26, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    CORRECTS NAME TO MAUREEN SULLIVAN STEMBERG, NOT MAUREEN STEMBERG SULLIVAN – Maureen Sullivan Stemberg, left, ex-wife of Staples founder Tom Stemberg, and her lawyer Gloria Allred, right, face members of the media as they arrive at Norfolk County Probate...

  • 87-year-old Seattle developer, wife indicted

    October 26, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Sept. 16, 2009 photo, Real-estate developer Michael R. Mastro leaves the federal courthouse in Seattle after testifying in bankruptcy court. (AP Photo/The Seattle Times, Greg Gilbert) MAGS OUT; NO SALES; SEATTLEPI.COM OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT SEATTLE...

  • Samsung Electronics logs record-high profit in 3Q

    October 26, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Attendees try out the new Samsung Galaxy Note II during a launch event, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012, in New York. Aside from the 5.5 inch screen, the Note comes with a stylus and runs the latest version of Google’s Android operating system, Jelly Bean. (AP...

  • Soundtrack to history: 1878 Edison audio unveiled

    October 26, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    This 1888 photo provided by the Museum of Innovation and Science in Schenectady, N.Y., shows Thomas Edison listening to a wax cylinder phonograph. Researchers have digitized what experts say is the oldest recording of a playable American voice and history’s...

  • October 26, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer walks in front of a screen of computer manufacturers after his presentation at the launch of Microsoft Windows 8, in New York, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012. Windows 8 is the most dramatic overhaul of the personal computer market’s...

  • Aetna’s 3Q profit climbs 2 pct, tops forecasts

    October 26, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This Jan. 30, 2012 file photo, an Aetna benefits card is photographed in Surfside, Fla. Aetna Inc. annoucned Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012, that its third-quarter earnings rose 2 percent as lower-than-expected health care use and revenue gains helped...

  • NH hospitals learn from hepatitis C outbreak

    October 26, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Kevin Dillon of the Mayo Clinic, speaks during a conference organized by the New Hampshire Hospital Association, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012 in Concord, N.H. Experts from two hospitals that have dealt with drug diversion and hepatitis C are sharing the lessons...

  • United Airlines troubles mostly wipe out 3Q profit

    October 26, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE -In this Thursday, July 12, 2012, file photo, United Airlines CEO Jeff Smisek accepts a a model of Boeing’s new 737 Max 9 from Boeing Commercial Airplanes CEO Ray Conner, left, during a news conference, in Chicago.was a rough third quarter for...

  • Forest fire east of Taos remains uncontained

    October 26, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    TAOS, N.M. (AP) — A fire burning in the Carson National Forest east of Taos has grown to an estimated 429 acres with zero containment so far. Officials say the so-called Midnight Fire is mostly creeping and smoldering with little progression Thursday due to...

  • 2 seek changing NM 1st District Congress seat

    October 26, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — It’s a congressional district that has historically elected Republicans, although registered Democratic voters have had an edge. And for years, both parties have spent millions fighting for control of the swing district that...