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Prostitute pleads guilty in overdose death of Google exec

May 20, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

Alix Tichelman, in red, acknowledges her parents as she is surrounded by lawyers on Tuesday, May 19, 2015, in Santa Cruz, Calif. Tichelman, a prostitute charged with killing a Google executive with an overdose of heroin aboard his yacht in 2013, pleaded guilty Tuesday to involuntary manslaughter and administering drugs. The judge sentenced her to [&hellip...

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Obama, Senate GOP work together on trade bill

May 20, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

Secretary of State John Kerry greets workers at Boeing’s 737 assembly facility in Renton, Wash., Tuesday, May 19, 2015, before giving a speech about trade. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration and Senate Republicans...

Advocacy group: Wind turbine rules needed to protect birds

May 20, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

In this photo taken Dec. 3, 2014, wind turbines are scattered across farmland near Port Austin, Mich., one of the areas around the U.S. where the American Bird Conservancy says the rapid growth of wind energy is putting migratory birds at risk. The group is...

Top US regulators warn of new threats to financial system

May 20, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew, left, shares a laugh with Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) Chairman Martin Gruenberg during a Financial Stability Oversight Council meeting at the Treasury Department in Washington, Tuesday, May 19, 2015, on the...

For many low-income workers, calling in sick is a luxury

May 20, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Friday, May 15, 2015 photo, Shannon Henderson buckles her son, Justin, 1, into his car seat for the ride to his father’s house before she goes to her job as a part-time customer service representative at Wal-Mart in Sacramento, Calif. Henderson...

De Blasio’s plan for public housing includes private leases

May 20, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

In this April 16, 2015, file photo, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks about income inequality during a visit to Drake University, Thursday, April 16, 2015, in Des Moines, Iowa. De Balsio’s unofficial cabinet includes about a half-dozen outside...

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It’s time to call Allison’s Professional Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning

May 20, 2015 • Local Business ReviewComments (0)

Time to start Spring Cleaning again It’s that time of year again, to clean and freshen up your carpets. Just call the professionals: Allison’s Professional Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning! (575) 625-2779. Harry Allison (owner & technician) and his...

Drilling foes block Seattle port entry; city issues notice

May 19, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

Protesters accompanied by Seattle police march at the Port of Seattle, Monday, May 18, 2015, in Seattle. Demonstrators opposed to Arctic oil drilling were showing opposition to a lease agreement between Royal Dutch Shell and the Port to allow some of...

AFL-CIO president: Bad trade deal is worse than no deal

May 19, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

National AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka speaks in Portland, Ore., Monday, May 18, 2015, about the organization’s concerns over the Trans-Pacific Partnership treaty that President Obama is pushing. Trumka’s visit comes as the U.S. Senate prepares...

Man who admitted setting sub fire wants to revisit sentence

May 19, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Wednesday, May 23, 2012 file photo, smoke rises from a dry dock as fire crews respond to a fire on the USS Miami submarine (SSN 755) at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard on an island, in Kittery, Maine. Casey Fury, who is serving 17 years in...