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Obama administration proposed rules aimed at tax evasion

May 5, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration on Thursday announced a set of financial regulations that would force companies to disclosure more information about their owners, part of an effort billed as a crackdown on tax evaders and money launderers. Administration officials announced the new rules as Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew urged Congress to pass...

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Asian shares lower ahead of closely watched US jobs report

May 5, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

A man walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Friday, April 15, 2016. Asian stocks mostly edged lower on Friday as investors assessed a report on Chinese quarterly economic growth while Japanese shares dropped after an earthquake....

Mississippi Power: SEC investigating Kemper project

May 5, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — The federal agency tasked with protecting investors has opened an investigation into the estimated costs and schedule of Mississippi Power Co.’s overrun-plagued $6.7 billion Kemper County power plant being built in Mississippi....

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Let’s Play Entertainment, Outstanding Team

May 5, 2016 • Local Business ReviewComments (0)

Lets Play Entertainment was established in November, 2008. What started as a weekend business turned out to be a fast-growing company. Let’s Play Entertainment is owned by the Jimenez family. Let’s Play Entertainment has two components to its...

Possible flaw in weld coating cited in pipeline blast

May 4, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

Investigators have found evidence of corrosion on a natural gas pipeline that exploded in a massive fireball in Pennsylvania last week, scorching trees a quarter-mile away, damaging homes and burning a fleeing homeowner, the federal pipeline safety agency...

Group seeks to halt US exports of fur from bobcats, wolves

May 4, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

In this April 16, 2012 file photo a small, likely juvenile, bobcat is perched on a power pole in a residential neighborhood of Victorville, Calif. An environmental group is asking a federal judge to halt a United States government program that allows the...

Dispute between Newark, airport operator over Uber continues

May 4, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The agency that operates Newark Liberty Airport isn’t backing down in its dispute over the city of Newark’s agreement to collect $10 million over 10 years from Uber to operate at the airport. The Port Authority of New York...

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White Mattress Co. is celebrating Mother’s Day – Give Mom ‘a good night’s sleep’

May 4, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

This year for Mother’s Day, give Mom the very best: A good night’s sleep. There are few things more important to your physical and mental well-being than getting a good night’s sleep. Since we spend approximately one-third of our lives sleeping, finding...

Tampa Bay Times buys Tampa Tribune, ends decades-old rivalry

May 3, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s largest newspaper, The Tampa Bay Times, said Tuesday it has purchased its main competitor, the Tampa Tribune, ending a decades-long newspaper rivalry. The acquisition means that the Tribune printed its final...

Another big verdict in talc case against Johnson & Johnson

May 3, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

In this April 19, 2010, file photo, Johnson’s baby powder is squeezed from its container, in Philadelphia. A St. Louis jury has ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay a second huge award over claims that its talcum powder causes cancer. The company was...