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Dueling rulings: Courts split on health law clash

July 23, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

A view of the E. Barrett Prettyman Federal Courthouse that houses the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, on Tuesday, July 22, 2014, in Washington. Obama’s health care law is enmeshed in another big legal battle after two federal appeals courts issued contradictory rulings on a key financing issue within hours of each [&hellip...

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Microsoft CEO sees ‘bold’ plan as 4Q tops Street

July 23, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

This photo taken July 3, 2014 shows the Microsoft Corp. logo outside the Microsoft Visitor Center in Redmond, Wash. Microsoft reports quarterly earnings on Tuesday, July 22, 2014. (AP Photo Ted S. Warren) REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — Microsoft Corp. CEO Satya...

Another author boosted by ‘Colbert Bump’

July 23, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

This photo provided by Little, Brown and Company shows the cover of author, Edan Lepucki’s book, “California.” (AP Photo/Little, Brown and Company) NEW YORK (AP) — The “Colbert Bump” is becoming contagious. Edan Lepucki, whose...

Michigan approves 9 projects to add 3,900 jobs

July 23, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

Gov. Rick Snyder prints a shirt during a tour of T.R. McTaggart Resort Apparel & Gifts in Standish, Mich. on Thursday, July 17, 2014. (AP Photo/The Bay City Times, Yfat Yossifor) LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan on Tuesday approved state incentives for...

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LaGrone Funeral Chapel & Crematory is here to help you!

July 22, 2014 • Local Business ReviewComments (0)

The friendly and caring staff of LaGrone Funeral Chapel & Crematory. Back row from left: Gabriel Casaus, Michael Koonce, Troy Grant, Tommy Weathers;. Bottom row from left: Mildred Plato, Jeanice Holland, Cyrena Rhyne, Cristal Gomez. (Picture Christina...

Widow: Jury sent tobacco company a $23B message

July 21, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

Attorney Willie Gary, left, listens as Cynthia Robinson speaks during an interview, Monday, July 21, 2014 in New York. Gary represented Robinson in a lawsuit against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. The No. 2 U.S. cigarette maker is vowing to fight a jury verdict of...

JetBlue pilot among 6 arrested in Boston drug bust

July 21, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

Jet Blue pilot John Manwaring stands as he is arraigned in Boston Municipal Court on a heroin possession charge Monday, July 21, 2014, in Boston. Manwaring, who listed his home as Maitland, Fla., was among six people arrested Sunday during an investigation...

New Orleans putting smoked butts in a better place

July 21, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

Richard McCall, operations director of New Orleans’ Downtown Development District, shows a container installed, Monday July 21, 2014, to collect cigarette butts for recycling. About 50 will be installed in areas with heavy pedestrian traffic. TerraCycle...

Beef pollutes more than pork, poultry, study says

July 21, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This June 18, 2009 file photo shows cows grazing in Rock County, Neb. Compared to the other animal proteins, beef produces five times more heat-trapping gases connected to global warming per calorie, puts out six times as much nitrogen for water...

Detroit: No water shutoffs for next 15 days

July 21, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

Protesters march over the controversial water shut-offs Friday, July 18, 2014, in Detroit, Mich. (AP Photo/Detroit News, David Coates) DETROIT (AP) — Detroit suspended its aggressive policy of cutting off water to customers with unpaid bills on Monday, the...