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Obama proposal would make 5 million more eligible for OT

June 29, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

In this June 26, 2015, photo, President Barack Obama speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. The Obama administration will propose requiring overtime pay for workers who earn nearly $1,000 per week, three individuals familiar with the plan said Monday, June 29. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) WASHINGTON (AP) — Salaried workers...

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Tsipras defiant as banks shut, markets rocked

June 29, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

Trader Gordon Charlop works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, June 29, 2015. Stocks closed with their biggest losses of the year as investors worry about fallout from Greece’s worsening debt crisis. The Dow Jones industrial average...

Duke Energy CEO getting pay raise year after coal ash spill

June 29, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE- In this April 2, 2014 file photo, Duke Energy president and CEO Lynn Good gestures as she speaks to a business group during a luncheon in Charlotte, N.C. Good is getting a raise a year after the country’s largest electric company confronted a coal...

Mexico’s Televisa drops Miss Universe after Trump remarks

June 29, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Jan. 16, 2015 file photo, Donald Trump, host of the television series “The Celebrity Apprentice,” mugs for photographers at the NBC 2015 Winter TCA Press Tour in Pasadena, Calif. NBC on Monday, June 29, 2015 said that it is...

Construction on scaled-down nightclub fire memorial to begin

June 29, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

A chain-link fence surrounds the site of a nightclub fire Monday, June 29, 2015, where 100 people died in February 2003 in West Warwick, R.I. A building permit has been approved for construction of a permanent memorial at the site. The memorial is projected...

Coal plant operator says Colstrip remains profitable for now

June 29, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This Sept. 30, 2014 file photo shows the Colstrip Steam Electric Station operated by Talen Energy in southeastern Montana. Coal companies and their supporters scored a courtroom victory with a U.S. Supreme Court decision that said the Obama...

Chobani selected as Greek yogurt provider for school lunches

June 29, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This June 10, 2013 file photo shows the exterior to the Chobani plant near Twin Falls, Idaho. Public schools across America will soon offer Greek yogurt as a meat substitute in school lunches beginning this fall. Chobani, a manufacturer of Greek...

Michigan utilities work to comply with air pollution rule

June 29, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This Dec. 13, 2010, file photo shows CMS Energy Corp.’s B.C. Cobb Plant in Muskegon, Mich. The week of Monday, June 29, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court is expected to rule on a challenge by Michigan and 20 other states to new U.S....

Swedish woman’s Wall Street dream led to $850M lawsuit

June 29, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

Benjamin Wey, CEO of New York Global Group, bottom left, leaves Manhattan Federal Court Wednesday, June 24, 2015, in New York. On Friday, June 26, a jury began deliberating in an $850 million lawsuit brought by a young woman who worked for Wey. Hanna Bouveng...

SpaceX rocket destroyed on way to space station, cargo lost

June 29, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

Mike Suffredini, manger of the International Space Station program, answers questions about the SpaceX rocket failure during a news conference at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla., Sunday, June 28, 2015. The rocket carrying supplies to the...