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Beijing’s next anti-graft target? Mooncakes

September 13, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013 photo, a cleaner wipes mooncake shaped advertisement decorations in a subway station in Beijing, China. The mooncake, a traditional Chinese pastry given as a gift during the Chinese mid-autumn festival, has become the unlikely latest casualty of Beijing’s anti-corruption campaign. (AP Photo/Alexander F. Yuan) HONG KONG...

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Navy secretary says he’s committed to ship program

September 13, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Sept. 12, 2013, photo, workers listen to Navy Secretary Ray Mabus speak at Marinette Marine Corporation in Marinette, Wis. Marinette Marine Corp. is where four of the ships designed to operate in shallow waters are under construction, according to...

Nigeria community rejects Shell compensation offer

September 13, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this June 20, 2010 file photo, men walk in an oil slick covering a creek near Bodo City in the oil-rich Niger Delta region of Nigeria. Shell officials on Monday, Sept. 9, 2013 began talks in Nigeria’s southern city of Port Harcourt with...

Blixseth bid for $3.3M in fees put on hold

September 13, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Wednesday, April 29, 2009, file photo, Tim Blixseth arrives at the federal courthouse in Missoula, Mont. Montana revenue authorities said Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, that they are trying to block former billionaire Tim Blixseth from...

Dow Jones average has its best week since January

September 13, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

In this Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013 photo, Luigi Muccitelli, center, works with fellow traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Asian markets were little changed in trading Friday Sept. 13, 2013 as investors awaited a decision from the U.S. on a...

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Savedra’s has imports from Mexico and Musica Latina

September 13, 2013 • Local Business ReviewComments (0)

Savedra’s has many brightly embroidered Poblano dresses, which beside being beautiful, are very comfortable in the heat! Savedra’s is located at 114 East Bland Street. Locally owned and operated, Savedra’s has a large selection of “Musica...

iPhone faces challenge in crowded Chinese market

September 12, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this photo taken Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, new plastic iPhones 5C are displayed during a media event held in Beijing, China. Last year, eager buyers in Beijing waited overnight in freezing weather to buy the iPhone 4S. Pressure to get it — and the...

Obama water campaign raises environmental issue

September 12, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

First Lady Michelle Obama poses for a picture with a student at an event at Watertown High School to encourage people to drink more water, Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, in Watertown, Wis. (AP Photo/Morry Gash) WATERTOWN, Wis. (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama...

Bay Bridge span to be named for Willie Brown

September 12, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Sen. Rod Wright, D-Inglewood, right, smiles as he talks with Sen. Alex Padilla, D-Los Angeles, after the Senate approved the resolution he was carrying to rename the western span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge for former Assembly Speaker and San...

Twitter tweets it’ll go public

September 12, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This Feb. 2, 2013, file photo shows a Twitter icon on the display of a smartphone in Berlin. The company tweeted Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, that it has “confidentially submitted an S-1 to the SEC for a planned IPO.” Twitter is taking advantage...