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Calm on Wall Street: A turbulent week ends on a placid note

August 29, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

(AP) — Well, that was exciting. Days after China threw the biggest scare into Wall Street in years, U.S. stocks have come surging back and ended the week Friday on a placid note that suggested the worst may be over for now. Even so, investors are buckling their seat belts for more turbulence ahead. The [&hellip...

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Mama Tucker’s makes a great lunch!

August 29, 2015 • Dining GuideComments (0)

Mama Tucker’s New lunch Menu begins this Tuesday, September first Build Your Own Sandwiches Choice of meat: Turkey, Ham, Pastrami, Roast Beef & Corned Beef Choice of Cheese: American, Swiss, Provolone or Pepper Jack Choice of Bread: White, Wheat,...

The US economy’s second quarter went from solid to stellar

August 28, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy staged a far bigger rebound last quarter than first thought, outpacing the rest of the developed world and bolstering confidence that it will remain sturdy in coming months despite global headwinds. The economy as measured...

US group urges China to open insurance, securities markets

August 28, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

BEIJING (AP) — An American business group urged China on Friday to allow more access to its insurance and other service industries, saying foreign skills could help develop its volatile stock markets and cope with disasters like the recent chemical...

Asian stocks extend global rally on upbeat US growth data

August 28, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stocks rose Friday as upbeat U.S. economic data lifted investors’ spirits following days of stomach-churning turbulence sparked by a heavy sell-off in China. Japan led regional gains, but Shanghai shares were not far behind as...

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Peppers Grill & Bar 25 years strong!

August 28, 2015 • Dining GuideComments (0)

Peppers Grill & Bar is celebrating 25 years in Roswell! We’ve all enjoyed a meal and perhaps a drink or two at Peppers. Over the past 25 years, Peppers has become a Roswell staple. And it has every right to be one. In 1990 the Roe family established...

Amputees decry Medicare payment overhaul for artificial feet

August 27, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Famous people don’t often get involved with Medicare payment policy, but a Boston Marathon bombing survivor and a former U.S. senator who lost a leg in wartime service have joined an industry campaign to block new requirements for...

APNewsAlert: China’s main stock market index closes up 5.3 percent

August 27, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

BEIJING (AP) — China’s main stock market index closes up 5.3 percent for biggest one-day gain in 8 weeks . [/auth...

Review: New phones, tablets keep Samsung at Android helm

August 27, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

NEW YORK (AP) — Samsung’s new smartphones and tablets might not offer enough to entice current iPhone and iPad users to switch, but they keep Samsung at the head of the class among Android gadget makers. The new Galaxy devices come weeks before...

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Online reviews benefit everyone

August 27, 2015 • Local Business ReviewComments (0)

Metrocreative Word-of-mouth has long been an ally of small business. Customers who have positive experiences with a small business often share those experiences with friends, family members and coworkers, and that word-of-mouth can help hardworking small...