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Macy’s warns about profit margins, sending shares lower

June 6, 2017 • BusinessComments (0)

This Jan. 5, 2017, file photo shows Macy’s flagship store in New York. Macy’s has warned investors on Tuesday, June 6, that its profit margins would keep shrinking this year, sending shares in the chain tumbling more than 8 percent and affecting other department store stocks. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File) NEW YORK (AP) — Macy’s [&hellip...

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Uber dismisses over 20 employees after law firm’s probe

June 6, 2017 • BusinessComments (0)

This March 1, 2017, file photo shows an exterior view of the headquarters of Uber in San Francisco. Uber has fired more than 20 employees after a law firm investigated complaints of sexual harassment, bullying, discrimination and other violations of company...

Retailers lead US stocks to a second day of modest losses

June 6, 2017 • BusinessComments (0)

Trader Peter Tuchman works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, June 6, 2017. Stocks are opening lower on Wall Street, led by declines in banks and industrial companies. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) Retailers led a modest slide in U.S. stocks...

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Allison’s Professional Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning

June 6, 2017 • Local Business ReviewComments (0)

Before you open up your house to guests this Summer, be sure your carpets are clean. Preparation for Summer means cleaning up after a winter’s worth of shoes in and out of the house, Fifi dropping land mines, many a visitor not paying attention to mud,...

Wasted green power tests China’s energy leadership

June 5, 2017 • BusinessComments (0)

BEIJING (AP) — Its efforts to cut pollution have made China the world leader in renewable energy development, yet that green power has been wasted as the country struggles to integrate wind and solar farms into an outdated and balkanized electricity network...

Walker pitches compromise aimed at ending budget impasse

June 5, 2017 • BusinessComments (0)

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska Gov. Bill Walker pitched a proposal Monday aimed at breaking a legislative impasse over the budget, imploring legislators to compromise to avert a potential government shutdown. It got a cool response from the speaker of the...

Chicago trader gets 1 year in prison for stealing secrets

June 5, 2017 • BusinessComments (0)

CHICAGO (AP) — Officials say a Chicago trader has been sentenced to a year in federal prison for stealing his employer’s proprietary trading codes. The U.S. Attorney’s office for the Northern District of Illinois reported Monday that David J....

Wine industry transforms town best known for big prison

June 3, 2017 • BusinessComments (0)

In this photo taken May 17, 2017, a vineyard adjacent to the Walla Walla Vintners winery is shown in Walla Walla, Wash. The remote southeastern Washington town of Walla Walla – which used to be best known for sweet onions and as home of the state...

Minnesota to open 22 meetings on disputed Enbridge pipeline

June 3, 2017 • BusinessComments (0)

In this May 12, 2014 file photo, Paul Stolen, a retired state biologist, shows some of the sensitive wetland areas near Minnesota’s Itasca State Park. State regulators will open a series of 22 public meetings on an oil pipeline project that opponents...

Takeoff and cruise: Toyota making ‘flying car,’ luxury boat

June 3, 2017 • BusinessComments (0)

Tsubasa Nakamura, project leader of Cartivator, left, works on the test model flying car in Toyota, central Japan, Saturday, June 3, 2017. Cartivator Resource Management, in which Toyota invested 42.5 million yen ($386,000), showed reporters Saturday a test...