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Bid, Dick, bid: ‘Dick and Jane’ artworks for sale

April 20, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

This photo provided by Brookline Auction Gallery of Brookline, N.H., Friday, April 18, 2014, shows a watercolor by Robert Childress and photos of the model used to paint it. The portrait is of Dick of the Dick and Jane series of books that helped teach generations of children to read. The portrait along with other [&hellip...

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Brand names in NY standardized tests vex parents

April 20, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Oct. 11, 2010 photo, a display of dolls, clothes, sets and accessories tied to a “Barbie, A Fashion Fairytale” promotion, are seen in a break area at the Design Center at the corporate headquarters campus of Mattel, Inc., in El Segundo,...

Navy OKs changes for submariners’ sleep schedules

April 20, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Jan. 13, 2014 photo, the Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Scranton returns to Naval Station Norfolk, Va., from a regularly scheduled deployment. Scientists at the Naval Submarine Medical Research Laboratory in Groton, Conn., concluded submarine...

Study: Fuels from corn waste not better than gas

April 20, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This Jan. 9, 2009, file photo shows equipment inside a pilot plant in Scotland, S.D., that turns corn cob into cellulosic ethanol, a precursor to a commercial-scale biorefinery planned for Emmetsburg, Iowa. Biofuels made from corn leftovers after...

Documents detail another delayed GM recall

April 19, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

This Sunday, Nov. 19, 2006 photo shows unsold 2006 Ion coupes outside a Saturn dealership in the south Denver suburb of Highlands Ranch, Colo. According to government documents released Saturday, April 19, 2014, General Motors waited years to recall nearly...

Big names among prospective Buffalo Bills buyers

April 19, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

Recording artist Jon Bon Jovi, right, with his wife Dorothea Hurley, attends the Food Bank of NYC Can Do Awards Benefit Gala on Wednesday, April 9, 2014, in New York. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP) BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly...

National energy boom blurs political battle lines

April 19, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This March 25, 2014 file photo shows a worker adjusting hoses during a hydraulic fracturing operation at an Encana Corp. gas well, near Mead, Colo. The energy boom is scrambling national politics. Democrats are split between environmentalists and...

Fiat and Chrysler to build 3 Jeep models in China

April 19, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this July 1, 2012 file photo, Jeeps sit for sale at a Chrysler dealership in Springfield, Ill. Fiat and Chrysler announced an agreement Saturday, April 19, 2014, that they will build three new Jeep models in China for the local market, the...

Deadline lapses in Peru for illegal gold miners

April 19, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this file photo taken on May 20, 2011, an employee shows gold nuggets at a gold-buying store in Puerto Maldonado, Madre de Dios, Peru. The clock has run out for an estimated 40,000 illegal gold miners who had until Saturday to legalize their...

Coachella’s young audience a marketers paradise

April 19, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Sunday, April 13, 2014 file photo, Lana Del Rey performs at the 2014 Coachella Music and Arts Festival in Indio, Calif. Rolling Stone executive editor Nathan Brackett said Coachella has become a destination for fans and brands because...