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Tiny Allegiant Air thrives on low costs, high fees

June 29, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Thursday, May 9, 2013, photo, An Allegiant Air jetliner flies by the Luxor Resort & Casino after taking off from McCarran International Airportm in Las Vegas. While other U.S. airlines have struggled with the ups and downs of the economy and oil prices, tiny Allegiant Air has been profitable for 10 straight years. [&hellip...

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For stocks, a good first half is tough to match

June 29, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

People walk outside the Hong Kong Stock Exchange Thursday, June 20, 2013. Asian stock markets plummeted Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve said it could start scaling back its huge economic stimulus program later this year. The announcement Wednesday in...

Big Enough To Handle All Your Needs, Small Enough To Care

June 28, 2013 • Local Business ReviewComments (0)

Meridian Insurance Service’s Commercial Lines Department professional staff includes (left picture, left to right) Sherrie Douglass, Lori Mann, Gena Fredrickson, Carolyn Hardwick, and Michelle Quiroz. Meridian’s Insurance Service’s Personal Lines...

Public transit agencies deride ‘patent trolls’

June 28, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Jan. 14, 2008 file photo, U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski, D-Ill., campaigns for re-election at a Metra commuter train station in Berwyn, Ill. Lipinski says public transit agencies nationwide are being targeted with questionable lawsuits by...

Brown signs budget that reshapes K-12 spending

June 28, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Gov. Jerry Brown signs one of the Medicaid expansion bills as part of the budget signing ceremony at the Capitol Thursday, June 27, 2013, in Sacramento, Calif. The bills,ABX11, authored by Assembly Speaker John Perez, D-Los Angeles, left, and SBX11 authored...

Immigration overhaul: Senate passes historic bill

June 28, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., left, and Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., right, two of the authors of the immigration reform bill crafted by the Senate’s bipartisan “Gang of Eight,” shakes hands on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, June 27,...

Legislature approves reforms for enterprise zones

June 28, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Assemblyman Bob Blumenfield, D-Woodland Hills, called for passage of his enterprise zone measure before lawmakers at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif. on Thursday, June 27, 2013. Blumenfield’s measure AB93, a overhaul sought by Gov. Jerry Brown of...

Mongolian leader re-elected on anti-graft agenda

June 28, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Mongolian People’s Revolutionary Party’s Presidential candidate and current Health Minister Udval Natsag, center, waits in line to cast her vote at secondary school no.6 of the Sukhbaatar district in Ulan Bator, Mongolia Wednesday, June 26, 2013....

Hawaii hiking trails to be on Google Street View

June 28, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this undated photo provided by Google, Rob Pacheco, president of Hawaii Forest & Trail, takes in the view at Akaka Falls near Honomu, Hawaii, while wearing the Street View Trekker. Hawaii’s volcanoes, rainforests and beaches will soon be visible...

Court: Hobby Lobby can challenge health care law

June 28, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this May 22, 2013, customers enter and exit a Hobby Lobby store in Denver. A federal appeals court on Thursday, June 27, 2013 ruled that Hobby Lobby stores have a good case that the federal health care law violates their religious beliefs in...