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Resort closely tied to NH primary lies fallow

December 25, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This May 10, 2012, file photo shows the Balsams Grand Resort Hotel in Dixville Notch, N.H. The hotel is the site of the first voters every four years for the nation’s earliest presidential primary. Two years ago the hotel was sold, but the doors still remain shut with no guests and its future [&hellip...

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End of an era as smelter closes in Missouri town

December 25, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Nov. 15, 2013 photo, a “No Trespassing” sign is seen on a fence near Doe Run Co.’s lead smelter in Herculaneum, Mo. The nation’s only primary lead smelter and the unquestioned center of the tiny town 25 miles south of St....

Cafe in SC combination eatery-museum-vets hangout

December 25, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This Dec. 17, 2013, photo shows flags hanging from the ceiling of the Veterans Cafe in Myrtle Beach, S.C. In the four years the cafe has been open it has become a combination of an eatery, a military museum and place to hang out for those who served the...

NM eyes new tourism amid same-sex marriage ruling

December 25, 2013 • Business, State NewsComments (0)

Staff Sgt. Aisha McClain, left, and Shannelle Williams kiss after getting married at the Doña Ana County Government Center on Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013, in Las Cruces, N.M. The New Mexico’s highest court declared it was unconstitutional to deny marriage...

Leaders betting lots on upcoming SunRail launch

December 25, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013 photo released by the Florida Department of Transportation shows the interior of a passenger car of a SunRail train at a passenger stop in Orlando, Fla., during a media event. The SunRail train begins taking its first passengers in...

Argentine leader’s new style isn’t fixing economy

December 24, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Feb. 4, 2013 file photo, a man searches for coins in his pocket to buy groceries in Buenos Aires, Argentina. JP Morgan estimates the peso will be worth 45 percent less by this time next year. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano, File) BUENOS...

More than 200K still without power in Michigan

December 24, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Jake Baldino, left, and Mick Benbow of K & T Electric of DeWitt replace an electrical box and pole to a home in DeWitt Township, Mich., Monday, Dec. 23, 2013. From Michigan to Maine, hundreds of thousands remain without power days after a massive ice...

First-class stamps to cost 49 cents as of Jan. 26

December 24, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This Feb. 7, 2013 file photo shows packages waiting to be sorted in a Post Office in Atlanta. Regulators on Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013, approved a price hike of 3 cents for a first-class stamp, bringing the charge to 49 cents a letter in an effort to...

Nevada gunman told patients to flee before killing

December 24, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This photo provided by the California Department of Motor Vehicles via the Reno Gazette-Journal and KXTV News 10 shows Alan Frazier. Frazier, who complained he had a botched 2010 surgery, left a suicide note outlining plans for his attack before targeting...

Health law not first new program with launch woes

December 24, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE This Nov. 27, 2013 file photo of part of the HealthCare.gov website page featuring information about the SHOP Marketplace is photographed in Washington. Although multiple problems have snarled the rollout of President Barack Obama’s signature...