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Kentucky plant closure disrupts workers’ lives

August 19, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This undated photo provided by United States Enrichment Corp shows Ronnie Kineman, a member of USEC’s cylinder handling crew, moving a Department of Energy-owned depleted uranium “tails” cylinder into a staging area at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant. This is one of the roughly 1,100 tails cylinders whose contents were re-enriched at...

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Silicon Valley keenly awaits latest Lego robot kit

August 19, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Aug. 14, 2013, photo, children look at a computer presentation on how to assemble Lego parts during a Digital Media Academy workshop in Stanford, Calif. Lego’s new Mindstorms sets rolling out next month are keenly anticipated by Silicon Valley...

Chinese regulators blame computer for stock frenzy

August 19, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A stock investor sits in front of an electronic screen showing index numbers at a brokerage in Shanghai, China, Friday, Aug. 16, 2013. Chinese stock prices swung wildly Friday after a brief trading frenzy blamed on a brokerage’s computer error. (AP...

Naturally Grown: An alternative label to organic

August 18, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Walter Cameron transplants a lettuce plant in a field at Denison Farm on Monday, Aug. 12, 2013, in Schaghticoke, N.Y. Executive Director Alice Varon of the Certified Naturally Grown program says it is an alternative to the U.S. Department of...

Crews rush to clean up former California nuke lab

August 18, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A black tarp covers the field to stabilize mercury-containing soil at the Santa Susana Field Laboratory in Simi Valley, Calif. on Thursday, July 25, 2013. Founded in 1947 by North American Aviation, Santa Susana quickly became an aerospace hub. For four...

Fight over ex-president marks Mexico’s oil debate

August 17, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A mural of Mexico’s former President Lazaro Cardenas covers a wall as part of political propaganda from the PRD party in Mexico City, Friday, Aug. 16, 2013. Cardenas’ oil expropriation was the single most popular decision by a Mexican president in...

American Samoa marking cannery’s 50th anniversary

August 17, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

File – This Oct 3, 2009 file photo shows the Starkist Samoa Co. tuna cannery in Pago Pago, American Samoa. American Samoa is celebrating the 50th birthday of a tuna cannery that Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga says marked the U.S. territory’s...

Lumber dump that catches fire draws big Ore. fine

August 17, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This April 1, 2013 photo provided by the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality shows mounds of wood waste looming over the town of Pilot Rock, Ore. The agency is taking the unusual step of going after the five principals of the defunct timber company,...

NC expands psychiatry via video conferencing

August 17, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory speaks during a press conference on the announcement of a statewide Telepsychiatry Plan at the East Carolina School of Dental Medicine on Friday, August 16, 2013 in Greenville, N.C. (AP Photo/The Daily Reflector, Rhett Butler)...

Dow slips to worst week of 2013

August 17, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Trader Jonathan Corpina, left, and specialist Michael McDonnell work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Friday, Aug. 16, 2013. Stocks bounced back Friday from consecutive days of significant declines, with more evidence of a rebounding U.S. housing...