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Mich. governor front, center in Detroit bankruptcy

July 21, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder addresses reporters during a news conference Friday, July 19, 2013 in Detroit. Seven governors came and went during the decades-long decay of Michigan’s largest city that culminated with a humiliating collapse into financial ruin. It’s the eighth, former business executive and relative political novice Snyder, who is...

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Eastern Shore canoe company paddles on

July 21, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this June 28, 2013 photo, Pocomoke River Canoe Company employee Ron Pilling, right, launches a kayak with the help of co-worker Joseph Beebe at the store located in a historic building on the Pocomoke River in Snow Hill, Md. Barry Laws started the Pocomoke...

Inspectors at Ohio amusement park where 7 got hurt

July 21, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Cedar Point staffer sits at the entrance to the Shoot the Rapids ride at the Cedar Point amusement park in Sandusky, Ohio on Friday, July 19, 2013. A boat on the ride accidentally rolled backward down a hill and flipped over when the ride malfunctioned,...

Italy: 5 convicted for Costa Concordia shipwreck

July 21, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Monday, July 15, 2013 file photo, the Costa Concordia ship wreck lies on its side in the Tuscan Island of Isola del Giglio, Italy. An Italian court on Saturday, July 20, 2013 accepted plea bargains for five Costa Crociere employees in the...

Atlantic City redevelopment keeps poor on the move

July 21, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This July 17, 2013, photo shows plans for development are seen in the offices of the state’s Casino Reinvestment Development Authority in Atlantic City, N.J. The CRDA is trying to assemble and clear land to sell to private developers. Some criticize the...

No signs Washington to come to Detroit’s rescue

July 21, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this April 25, 2012 file photo, Chevrolet Sonics move down the line at the General Motors Orion Assembly plant in Orion Township, Mich. Four years ago, America’s Big Three automakers mortgaged all they owned or went into bankruptcy court to...

Andie MacDowell stars in Hallmark Channel show

July 19, 2013 • Business, EntertainmentComments (0)

This publicity photo released by Hallmark Channel shows Andie MacDowell, as Olivia Lockhart, a municipal judge, in “Debbie Macomber’s Cedar Cove.” The series debuts Saturday, July 20, 2013, on the Hallmark Channel. (AP Photo/Copyright...

FAA wants Dreamliner transmitters inspected

July 19, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this July 12, 2013, photo, a general view of the Air Ethiopian Boeing 787 Dreamliner ‘Queen of Sheba’ plane on the runway near Terminal 3, at Heathrow Airport, London. U.S. aviation officials say they want the emergency locator transmitters on...

Fox says ‘Glee’ season delayed by Monteith death

July 19, 2013 • Business, EntertainmentComments (0)

FILE – In this Monday April 12, 2010 file photo, Cory Monteith, a cast member in the television series “Glee,” arrives at the “Glee” Spring Premiere Soiree in Los Angeles, Fox TV says that production will be delayed on its series...

Residents worry if bankruptcy will better Detroit

July 19, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This Oct. 24, 2012 file photo shows an empty field north of Detroit’s downtown. Detroit, which on Thursday, July 18, 2013, filed the largest municipal bankruptcy case in American history, owes as much as $20 billion to banks, bondholders...