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Alaska fishermen protest Wal-Mart decision

September 4, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Greg Gabriel, executive director of the Northwest and Alaska Seiners Association, protests outside a Wal-Mart in Anchorage, Alaska, on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013. He and other fishermen protested against Wal-Mart’s corporate policy of only buying seafood that has been certified by the Marine Stewardship Council, a program that many large Alaska...

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Kodiak rodeo goes on despite lack of ferry

September 4, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Sept. 1, 2013 photo, Moises de Santiago rides a bull during an exhibition at the Kodiak Rodeo and State Fair in Kodiak, Alaska. The Kodiak State Fair and Rodeo went on as scheduled even with the state ferry Tustumena sidelined. Horses and cattle could...

Senate panel backs plan to increase prison rehab

September 4, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

State Sen. Mark Leno, D-San Francisco, chair man of the Senate Budget Committee, right, confers with committee co-chairman Bill Emerson, R-Redlands, during a hearing over competing prison inmate reduction bills at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., Wednesday,...

Ross’ gift to Michigan could affect Miami stadium

September 4, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

University of Michigan President Mary Sue Coleman smiles during a press conference to announce a $200 million donation to the university for its business school and athletics programs Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013 at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business in Ann...

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Curves for Women offers exercise, weight loss and tanning

September 4, 2013 • Local Business ReviewComments (0)

Why spend an hour and a half at a “regular” gym when you can spend 30 minutes at Curves for Women and get your cardio and strength training taken care of in pleasant surroundings, plus lowering your blood pressure and cholesterol. Joining Curves for Women...

Pioneering magazine editor Daniels dies in Maine

September 4, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This 2010 photo provided by Smith College shows Judith Daniels during a conference for women, on the school’s campus in Northampton, Mass. Daniels, the first woman to serve as editor of Life magazine and who oversaw creation of Savvy, a magazine for...

New flavor for remote Wyo. town: Vietnamese coffee

September 4, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Don Sammons, former owner and mayor of Buford, Wyo. speaks Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013 in Buford. The town was unofficially renamed ‘PhinDeli Town Buford’ and is being used to market the Phin Deli brand of Vietnamese coffee. Sammons sold Buford, the...

AP Interview: World Bank head looks at Lebanon aid

September 4, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

World Bank President Jim Kim speaks during an interview with The Associated Press at the World Bank in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013. He says his staff is doing a rush assessment of the impact of the Syrian conflict on Lebanon to prepare the ground for a...

Bill would expand state’s gun-storage requirement

September 4, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

State Sen. Rod Wright, D-Inglewood, talks with Assemblywoman Toni Atkins, D-San Diego, at the Capitol, in Sacramento, Calif., Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013. By a 62-8 vote the state Assembly approved Wrights bill, SB363, Tuesday, that would require gun owners to...

Gov. Rick Snyder starting 3rd trade trip to Asia

September 4, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder talks to the media after the Michigan House of Representatives passed the Medicaid expansion bill Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013 in the Capitol building in Lansing. In a bipartisan 75-32 vote, the House approved expanding the government...