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Developer wants to transform firehouse into hotel

March 4, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This Dec. 21, 2007 file photo, shows an exterior view of the Detroit Fire Department headquarters in Detroit. A developer want to turn the former fire house into a boutique hotel. (AP Photo/The Detroit News, Velvet S. McNeil, File) DETROIT FREE PRESS OUT; HUFFINGTON POST OUT. DETROIT (AP) — A developer wants to [&hellip...

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Supermarket wine opponents contribute heavily

March 4, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Joe Gamble, with Athens Distributing Company, delivers products to Arthur’s Wine and Liquor in Memphis, Tenn. Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013. A proposal to allow wine to be sold in Tennessee supermarkets and convenience stores scored its first legislative...

Stocks grind higher, pushing Dow toward record

March 4, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Stock traders work at the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, March 4, 2013 in New York. Uncertainty over the outcome of a budget battle in Washington pushed world stock markets lower on Monday. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan) NEW YORK (AP) — Investors brushed off...

Middle East is new global travel crossroads

March 4, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, photo, an aircraft departure board shows Emirates airlines’ schedule at the new Concourse A of Dubai airport in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. For generations, international fliers have stopped over in London, Paris and...

Asian firm buys site of stalled Vegas Strip casino

March 4, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

An artists rendering provided by Steelman Partners shows plans for the development of a new hotel and casino complex on the site of the stalled Echelon project in Las Vegas. The Genting Group announced the purchase of the nearly 90 acres on the Las Vegas...

Ancients of Days is a unique and eclectic Christian Rock Shop

March 4, 2013 • Local Business ReviewComments (0)

Don James (at upper left) shows a Mexico geode that Andrea selected for cracking. Don puts the geode into the cracker (main picture) and will apply pressure. WOW, what a surprise! (Upper right.) Ancients of Days Christian Rock Shop is open from 10:00 a.m....

Business group raises $6.4M for Detroit lighting

March 3, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Street lights are seen near the corner of Vernor and Green, Friday March 1, 2013, in Detroit, Michigan. The streelights in a region of Mexicantown weren’t working and members from the Southwest Detroit Business Association were shocked to hear their...

BOJ gov candidate says inflation target top goal

March 3, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Asian Development Bank President Haruhiko Kuroda, who was recently nominated by Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to head the country’s central bank, arrives at a lower house committee meeting in Tokyo, Monday, March 4, 2013. (AP Photo/Shizuo...

NY fracking health study news draws cheers, jeers

March 3, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

These 2013 file photos show New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, left, in Albany, N.Y. and Robert F. Kennedy Jr. in Dallas, Texas. People familiar with Cuomo’s thinking on fracking tell The Associated Press he was on the brink of approving the much-debated gas...

Mexico’s ruling party says ‘yes’ to energy reform

March 3, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Mexico’s President Enrique Pena Nieto delivers a speech during a national convention of the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI), in Mexico City, Sunday, March 3, 2013. Mexico’s ruling party changed on Sunday its platform to allow a reform that...