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Coveted monkfish is long on rules, short on data

August 13, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

In this January 2010 photo provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Northeast Fisheries Science Center, Larry Alade, of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s†Northeast Fisheries Science Center in Woods Hole, Mass., prepares to release a tagged monkfish into the North Atlantic Ocean off the coast of...

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AP NewsBreak: Refinery probe focuses on corrosion

August 12, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

This Aug. 7, 2012 file photo, white smoke rises from the Chevron refinery during a controlled burn, the morning after Monday’s toxic fire in Richmond, Calif. Federal investigators probing the cause of a massive Chevron oil refinery fire are focusing on...

Iranian pilot campaigns to lift airliner sanctions

August 12, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

This undated photo provided by Captain Hooshang Shahbazi, shows him in a flight simulator at the Mehrabad airport in Tehran, Iran. Shahbazi, an Iranian pilot who guided an Iran Air Boeing passenger plane to a safe emergency landing last year has launched an...

Putin promises to boost Russian air force

August 12, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, and Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Air Force Viktor Bondarev watch as they attend the Russian air force’s 100th anniversary in Zhukovsky, outside Moscow, Russia, on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012. (AP...

Obama pledges all-out response to drought

August 12, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

In this photo taken July 16, 2012, harvested corn is dumped from a combine, left, into a hopper being towed by a tractor near Altheimer, Ark. The U.S. Agriculture Department Friday, Aug. 10, cut its projected U.S. corn production by 17 percent from its...

Thousands file claims after Chevron refinery fire

August 12, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Tauleah Cooper, a Richmond resident, holds a stack of receipts for medication that she is hoping to make a claim for as she waits in line with her 6-month old, Anthony Cooper III, and Messiah Howard, 7, her friend’s child, outside the Nevin Community...

Beastie Boys rapper's will bars ad use of his work

August 12, 2012 • Business, EntertainmentComments Off

FILE – In this May 12, 2009 file photo, musician Adam Yauch from the Beastie Boys, attends a special evening to honor artist Ross Bleckner’s appointment as Goodwill Ambassador at the United Nations. Yauch rapped that he wouldn’t “sell...

Hair braider wins lawsuit challenging Utah rules

August 11, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this April 15, 2011 file photo, Jestina Clayton braids the hair of her daughter, Esther Clayton, 5, at her home in Centerville, Utah. Clayton a part-time hair braider has won her federal lawsuit against Utah, claiming the state’s...

US gas prices spike; refinery problems cited

August 11, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

George Matkowski, of Montpelier, reaches into his wallet to pay for gas, Friday, Aug. 10, 2012, in Montpelier, Vt. A rise in the price of crude oil and problems with refineries and pipelines in the West Coast and Midwest have caused prices at the pump to...

Legal claims rolling in after Calif. refinery fire

August 11, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Area residents line up outside the Injury Attorney offices of R. Nicholas Haney in Richmond, Calif., on Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012, to pick up a claim form in response to the Chevron refinery fire that impacted the community. Investigators are waiting for access...