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Listeria: Jeni’s 2nd ice cream company to recall products

April 24, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

A Blue Bell Ice Cream truck stops at Walgreens in Dallas on Thursday morning, April 23, 2015. Texas-based Blue Bell Creameries recalled all its products this week after listeria was found in a variety of the company’s frozen treats. New technologies account for one way that the government is tracking a life-threatening outbreak of listeria [&hellip...

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Connecticut urged to consider euthanizing rescued goats

April 24, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

This April 20, 2015 photo provided by the Connecticut Department of Agriculture shows goats at Second Chance Large Animal Rehabilitation Facility in Niantic, Conn. After rescuing dozens of the neglected goats from a Cornwall farm, the state must decide what...

Judge in Colorado theater shooting case won’t move trial

April 24, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this June 4, 2013 file photo, Aurora theater shooting suspect James Holmes is seated in court in Centennial, Colo. Jury selection in the Colorado theater shooting case enters its final stage Monday, April 13, 2015 when attorneys begin...

Starbucks extracts more money with pricier drinks, food

April 24, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this March 18, 2015 file photo, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz speaks at the coffee company’s annual shareholders meeting in Seattle. Starbucks will report earnings Thursday April 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File) NEW YORK (AP) —...

Dates announced for two ’50 Shades’ sequels

April 24, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this April 29, 2012 file photo, author E L James holds a copy of her new book “Fifty Shades of Grey” at a book signing in Coral Gables, Fla. A spokeswoman for Universal Pictures confirmed Thursday, April 23, 2015, that the husband...

Microsoft results show company’s shift, but is it enough?

April 24, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

This Jan. 21, 2015 photo shows Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella speaking at an event demonstrating new features of its flagship operating system Windows at the company’s headquarters in Redmond, Wash. Microsoft will report earnings Thursday April 23, 2015....

New England governors discuss ways to chop energy prices

April 24, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

A group of protesters gather outside of the Connecticut Convention Center, Thursday, April 23, 2015, in Hartford, Conn., as New England’s governors met Thursday at the convention center to update their long-term energy strategy that increasingly relies...

Hawks, Ressler agree on $850 million sale for NBA team

April 23, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

Atlanta Hawks ownership partners Michael Gearon Jr., left, and Rutherford Seydel chat during the second half of Game 2 of the Hawks’ first-round NBA playoff basketball playoff series against the Brooklyn Nets, Wednesday, April 22, 2015, in Atlanta. The...

Brazil’s Petrobras: Graft scheme cost $2.1B in losses

April 23, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

An oil platform is seen in the waters of the Guanabara bay in Niteroi, Brazil, Tuesday, April 21, 2015. Brazil’s state-run oil company Petrobras says it lost $2.1 billion because of inflated contracts and other costs related to a long-running kickback...

As PayPal split looms, eBay plans to think small

April 23, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This July 16, 2013 file photo shows an eBay sign at eBay headquarters in San Jose, Calif. EBay plans to grow by thinking small as it prepares for life apart from PayPal. CEO John Donahoe said Wednesday, April 22, 2015, the company says it is...