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  • 7 more bodies recovered from AirAsia crash, 16 total

    January 1, 2015 • BusinessComments Off

    Members of the National Search And Rescue Agency carry a coffin containing the body of one of the victims on board the ill-fated AirAsia Flight 8501 to transfer to Surabaya at the airport in Pangkalan Bun, Indonesia, Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015. Searchers were...

  • Gas prices below $2 a gallon; 1st time since ’09

    January 1, 2015 • BusinessComments Off

    A sign shows the price of gasoline at a Shell station near downtown Detroit on Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015. AAA Michigan said that the average cost of self-serve unleaded gasoline in the state was $1.97 a gallon, the first time the price has fallen below $2 a...

  • Retiring Grand Rapids real estate broker reflects

    January 1, 2015 • BusinessComments Off

    In a Monday, Dec. 22, 2014 photo, Ray Kisor poses for a portrait on the roof of Bridgewater Place, in Grand Rapids, Mich. Kisor, is retiring from Colliers International, a commercial real estate brokerage he helped build, along with much of downtown Grand...

  • Greece, Italy vary wildly on ferry missing numbers

    January 1, 2015 • BusinessComments Off

    Norman Atlantic ferry captain Argilio Giacomazzi, right, is flanked by his brother Marcello and his daughter Giulia, outside his home in Campiglia, near La Spezia, Italy, Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015. The Italian captain of the Italian-made ferry, which was...

  • In with the new: Snappy apps for 2015

    January 1, 2015 • BusinessComments Off

    This Oct. 6, 2014 photo shows an example of a home-delivered meal from Blue Apron, in Concord, N.H. Sites like Blue Apron, HelloFresh and Plated deliver weekly boxes of raw ingredients _ including spices. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead) NEW YORK (AP) — Uber,...

  • More room for chickens likely means costlier eggs

    January 1, 2015 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE-This Sept. 10, 2008 file photo, chickens huddle in their cages at an egg processing plant at the Dwight Bell Farm in Atwater, Calif. The New Year is bringing rising chicken egg prices across the country as California starts requiring farmers to house...

  • Movie locations a tourism draw for Georgia communities

    January 1, 2015 • BusinessComments Off

    Passersby stop on the edge of Chippewa Square in Savannah, Georgia, on Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014, at the spot where actor Tom Hanks sat on a movie-prop park bench in the 1994 film “Forrest Gump.” State officials say movies and TV shows filmed in...

  • Russians optimistic for 2015 despite it all

    January 1, 2015 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014 file photo, Ksenya, a street musician from a village in Kaluga region, about 160km (100 miles) from Moscow, plays guitar to earn money in an underground subway with her daughter in Moscow, Russia. She earns about...

  • Navajo Council OKs bill on special vote for president

    January 1, 2015 • State NewsComments Off

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — The Navajo Nation Council has passed a bill to conduct a special election for the tribal presidency next summer, months after a deadline set by the Navajo Nation Supreme Court. The Council approved the legislation Tuesday on an 11-1...

  • Martinez starts 2nd term as New Mexico governor

    January 1, 2015 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Striking a bipartisan tone and promising to push for education reform, New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez took the oath of office for a second time Thursday during a public inauguration celebration on New Year’s Day. Martinez, the...