Law center: Rig repair firm, apology for mistreated workers

September 29, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A U.S.-based oil rig repair company has apologized to hundreds of Indian guest workers drawn to the Gulf Coast through false promises and housed in squalid conditions to help with damage repairs after Hurricane Katrina, a law center said Tuesday. The apology is part of a $20 million settlement that Signal [&hellip...

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Casino group says do not confuse it with illegal gambling

September 29, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

Geoff Freeman, president and CEO of the American Gaming Association, attends a roundtable on illegal gambling during the Global Gaming Expo, Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher) LAS VEGAS (AP) — The industry group representing...

Rhode Island Hospital cutting 200 jobs over fiscal issues

September 29, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island Hospital has announced it is cutting 200 jobs and closing an early intervention program for young children with developmental challenges. The hospital said Tuesday the changes were necessary as it faces a...


Get more for your automotive buck

September 29, 2015 • Local Business ReviewComments (0)

Metrocreative Automobiles are more expensive than ever before. According to auto researcher Kelley Blue Book, the average transaction price of a new car or truck sold in the United States in April of 2015 was $33,560. That figure, which represents a nearly 3...

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There’s a lot to do in Roswell

September 28, 2015 • Positively RoswellComments (0)

By Curtis Michaels Roswell Daily Record You’ll hear the plaintive cry, ‘There’s nothing to do in Roswell.” Truth be known Roswell has more to do than most cities of this size. So what’s really going on? That question will take some time to address....

Republican front-runner Trump proposes tax cuts for all

September 28, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump pauses while speaking about his tax plan during a news conference, Monday, Sept. 28, 2015, in New York. The Republican front-runner is calling for an overhaul of the tax code that would eliminate income taxes for...

FAA fines Sun Country Airlines $115K

September 28, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

In this photo taken June 19, 2015, Department of Transportation Federal Aviation Administration building is seen in Washington. The House has passed a bill temporarily renewing authorization for the Federal Aviation Administration while lawmakers consider...

Senate advances stopgap spending bill to avoid shutdown

September 28, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

In this photo taken Aug. 6, 2015, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Senate is on track to advance legislation to prevent the government from shutting down after a midnight Wednesday...

Modi touts social media, tech development in Facebook visit

September 27, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi, left, speaks next to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg at Facebook in Menlo Park, Calif., Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015. A rare visit by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi this weekend has captivated his extensive fan club in the...

Lance Armstrong settles case with promotions company

September 27, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Aug. 29, 2012, file photo, Lance Armstrong speaks to delegates at the World Cancer Congress in Montreal. With a payment and an apology, Armstrong has settled a decade-long dispute with a promotions company that sought repayment of more than $10...