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Traffic impact of Seattle arena to be studied

April 6, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn, left, talks to reporters, Thursday, April 5, 2012, in Seattle as King County Executive Dow Constantine, second from left, and Chris Hansen, right, the venture capitalist who wants to build a new sports arena in Seattle, looks on. Hansen said he will pay for a study to determine the impacts on [&hellip...

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Asia stocks fall as Europe debt woes flare anew

April 5, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

A man walks in front of the electronic stock board of a securities firm showing Japan’s Nikkei 225 index fallen 135.95 points to 9914.44 in Tokyo Wednesday, April 4, 2012. Asian stock markets on Wednesday followed Wall Street into negative territory...

Lawyers again to argue in NY Facebook lawsuit

April 5, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – This Oct. 15, 2011 file photo shows Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg during a meeting in San Francisco. A New York man who claims he and Zuckerberg made a deal nine years ago that entitles him to half-ownership of the social networking giant...

Southeast Asian leaders: Lift Myanmar sanctions

April 5, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Cambodian dancers perform at the opening ceremony of the 20th ASEAN Summit in Phnom Penh, Cambodia Tuesday, April 3, 2012. Cambodia hosted the two-day summit of leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations starting Tuesday. (AP Photo/Apichart...

Conn. suit vs. ex-WWE exec Linda McMahon dismissed

April 5, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Sept. 20, 2011 file photo, former World Wrestling Entertainment chief executive Linda McMahon announces her plans to seek for a second time the Republican endorsement for Connecticut’s U.S. Senate seat in Southington, Conn. A...

Burger King apologizes to Blige over ad

April 5, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Jan. 15, 2012 file photo, singer Mary J. Blige arrives at the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards in Los Angeles. A criticized Burger King commercial featuring Mary J. Blige singing about chicken has been pulled, but the fast-food chain is...

Crane in NYC accident was due for inspection

April 5, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Emergency personnel remove an injured person from the site of a crane collapse where construction is going on for the 7 line subway extension Tuesday, April 3, 2012, in New York. Fire officials say the collapse at a Manhattan construction site injured two...

US eases some Myanmar restrictions

April 5, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this March 21, 2012 file photo, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks at the State Department in Washington. The Obama administration said Wednesday said it would soon nominate an ambassador to Myanmar and ease some travel and...

Small Talk: Still no boom in lending to small biz

April 5, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

In this photo taken Tuesday, April 3, 2012, Kathryn Petty, President of Sir Aubrey’s White Lion Tea poses Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at her company’s headquarters in Scottsdale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Matt York) Dan Mitchell has borrowed $3 million in the...

Why should you get your air ducts cleaned?

April 4, 2012 • Local Business ReviewComments Off

You can tell if your heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system needs cleaning by one of two easy ways. To inspect your air ducts, first, with a screwdriver, remove a floor or wall register. Then, 1) Use a small mirror and flashlight      -or-...