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Detroit vetting names for financial review board

April 11, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Deputy Mayor Kirk Lewis addresses the audience in a forum about what’s next for the city of Detroit under the consent agreement at a NAACP local office in Detroit, Tuesday, April 10, 2012. Officials have started reviewing possible candidates for a 9-member financial review board as part of the long-term fiscal restructuring of Detroit, the [&hellip...

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Ship leaves NYC to visit Titanic graves in Canada

April 11, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Sharon Lee Willing, from Tucson, Ariz., the great-granddaughter of Titanic passengers Herbert and Carrie Chaffee, boards the Azamara Journey, bound for for Halifax, Nova Scotia, for the Titanic Memorial Cruise, in New York, Tuesday, April 10, 2012. Passengers...

Desert Sun Collision Center offers expert frame and body repairs

April 10, 2012 • Local Business ReviewComments Off

The finished product! The team at Desert Sun Collision Center makes it all work! They are (left to right): Israel, Laurie, Mike, Juan, DeAnna, Daniel and Rickey. Please call 622-4102 for more info.   Been in an accident and need your vehicle repaired?...

SCE&G shows off site for 2 new nuclear reactors

April 10, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

SCANA President and CEO Kevin Marsh, right, talks to The Shaw Group’s Power Group CEO Clarence Ray, left, during a tour of two nuclear reactors under construction, in Jenkinsville, S.C. on Monday, April 9, 2012. SCANA subsidiary SCE&G and...

Providence's iconic big blue bug gets a makeover

April 10, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

A workman maneuvers near a giant blue termite, an iconic landmark for New England Pest Control, perched on the company’s office in Providence, R.I., Monday, April 9, 2012. The company is renaming itself Big Blue Bug Solutions after its corporate...

Avon hoping to get a makeover with new CEO

April 10, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Oct. 27, 2009 file photo, Avon Chairman and CEO Andrea Jung arrives for The Avon Foundation for Women benefit gala at Cipriani’s 42nd Street in New York. Avon Products Inc. says it has tapped one-time Johnson & Johnson executive...

Microsoft deal with AOL part of patent scramble

April 10, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Jan. 7, 2008 file photo, a show attendee leaves the AOL booth at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. AOL Inc. shares surged Monday, April 9, 2012, to their highest level in more than a year after it said it has agreed to...

Texting offers promise but also peril to campaigns

April 10, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Feb. 1, 2012, file photo Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney talks to reporters on his campaign plane en route from Tampa, Fla. to Minnesota and Nevada. Romney faces a daunting to-do list as he...

Dior names Raf Simons as new artistic director

April 10, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – Belgian designer Raf Simons acknowledges the applause of the audience at the end of the Jil Sander Spring/Summer 2012 women’s collection in Milan, in this Saturday, Sept. 25, 2011 file photo. Christian Dior on Monday April 9 2012 named...

Dow closes below 13,000 for first time in a month

April 10, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, April 9, 2012, in New York. Stocks pulled back sharply at the open as Wall Street got its first chance to react to a slowdown in hiring in the United States in March. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)...