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  • Asian stock markets muted as China data awaited

    December 9, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    An investor looks at the stock price monitor at a private securities company Monday Dec. 9, 2013 in Shanghai, China. Asian stock markets were mostly higher Monday as signs of U.S. economic recovery offset concerns that the Federal Reserve may reduce its...

  • Storm snarls travel; power outages persist

    December 9, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    This photo provided by the Yonkers Police Department shows vehicles early Monday morning, Dec 9, 2013, after they were involved in an accident in Yonkers, N.Y. Westchester County police say the accident occurred shortly after 11 p.m. Sunday on the Bronx River...

  • Betty Quadracci, co-founder of Quad/Graphics, dies

    December 9, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    This Oct. 3, 2001 photo shows the Milwaukee Art Museum gleaming in the morning light behind Betty Quadracci. Quad/Graphics Inc. co-founder Betty Quadracci has died at her home, Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, in Wisconsin. She was 75. (AP Photo/Milwaukee Journal...

  • Mich. bill designed to protect late-night clerks

    December 9, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Roman Homrich holds a sign honoring his missing granddaughter Jessica Heeringa during a news conference in Norton Shores, Mich., on Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, where State Rep. Collene Lamonte, D-Montague, announced a bill aimed at protecting gas station and...

  • Big tech companies lash out at government snooping

    December 9, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    <img src="http://www.apexchange.com/Content/preview/2013/20131209/13/05198523692d6d29450f6a7067001d7d.jpg” alt=”" /> FILE – In this undated file photo made available by Google, hundreds of fans funnel hot air from the computer...

  • Venezuela’s Maduro bolstered by election results

    December 9, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Pro-government supporters celebrate the reelection of Jorge Rodriguez as mayor of the Libertador municipality in Caracas, Venezuela, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. Pro-government candidates and opponents of President Nicolas Maduro split Venezuela’s disputed...

  • New American Airlines emerges as deal closes

    December 9, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    File-This Aug. 13, 2013 file photo shows an American Airlines plane between two US Airways planes at Washington’s Ronald Reagan National Airport. American Airlines emerges from bankruptcy protection and US Airways culminates its long pursuit of a merger...

  • ‘Blackfish’ prompts Heart to cancel SeaWorld gig

    December 9, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This June 17, 2013 file photo shows Nancy Wilson, left, and Ann Wilson of Heart performing on opening night of the Heartbreaker Tour at the Cruzan Amphitheater in West Palm Beach, Fla. The group Heart is the latest act to cancel an appearance at...

  • NM inmates to refurnish wheelchairs as training

    December 9, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s prison system is implementing a training program in which inmates will renovate wheelchairs that will be distributed internationally to disabled people by a Christian ministry group. Gov. Susana Martinez and...

  • Labor Dept. sues NM restaurant over unpaid wages

    December 9, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Labor has filed a lawsuit against an Albuquerque restaurant over more than $300,000 in unpaid wages for 42 employees. The suit alleges the St. James Tearoom and its owners, Mary Alice and Daniel Higbie,...