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First full cruise season under new rules start

May 2, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this May 3, 2012 file photo, the first cruise ship of the season, the Carnival Spirit in Juneau, Alaska. The summer season’s first cruise ship, the Carnival Miracle, is scheduled to arrive on May 2, marking the start of tourist season. The Miracle can hold up to 2,214 passengers. During first two [&hellip...

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In parts of Plains, drought fears nag in 3rd year

May 2, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

ADVANCE FOR USE SUNDAY, MAY 5, 2013 AND THEREAFTER – FILE – This Aug. 22, 2012 file photo shows drought-stricken cotton plants near Pocasset, Okla. Heat in 2010 and 2012 and not enough rain already have drained Oklahoma agriculture of more than...

Fed keeps stimulus, says taxes and cuts have hurt

May 2, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A video screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shows the interest rate decision of the Federal Reserve, Wednesday, May 1, 2013. The Fed maintained its plan to keep short-term interest rates at record lows at least until unemployment falls to 6.5...

Visa card use up but 2Q profit slips nearly 2 pct

May 2, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this April 25, 2013 photo, credit and debit cards are displayed for a photographer in Baltimore. Visa Inc. reports quarterly financial results after the market closes on Wednesday, May 1, 2013. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Visa Inc....

Southwest Cash & Carry, serving Roswell and Southeastern NM since 1992

May 1, 2013 • Local Business ReviewComments (0)

Southwest Cash & Carry is conveniently located at 208 E. College Blvd. in Roswell. The phone number is (575) 623-9723. Southwest Cash & Carry, a division of Shamrock Foods, is Roswell’s premier restaurant supply store. Southwest Cash & Carry...

Shoppers face hurdles in finding ethical clothing

April 30, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This undated product image provided by Fair Indigo shows one of the company’s product. Fair Indigo is an online retailer that sells clothes and accessories that are certified by Fair Trade U.S.A., including $59.90 pima organic cotton dresses, $45.90...

Asia stocks down, China manufacturing growth slows

April 30, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Specialist Meric Greenbaum, left, works with traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Monday, April 29, 2013. World stock markets were mostly higher Tuesday April 30, 2013, brushing off tepid Japanese manufacturing data a day after the Standard...

Calif. woman accused of tainting OJ at Starbucks

April 30, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this April 29, 2013 photo released by the San Jose Police Department is Ramineh Behbehanian, 50. Behbehanian is facing attempted murder charges after authorities say she tried to sneak orange juice bottles spiked with rubbing alcohol inside a Starbucks....

Fertility care would be covered under Calif. bill

April 30, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

CHANGES QUIRK-SILVA’S DISTRICT TO FULLERTON INSTEAD OF FREMONT – Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva, D-Fullerton, left discusses her proposed measure that would require health insurers to pay for treatment for those who may become infertile due to...

Las Vegas to build $30 million bowling center

April 30, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this photo provided by the Las Vegas News Bureau, Las Vegas representatives Pat Christenson, president of LVE, Rossi Ralenkotter, president and CEO of LVCVA, Ryan Growney, general manager of South Point Hotel and Casino and Stu Upson, executive director of...