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Venezuela tightens control of foreign exchange

November 7, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

President Nicolas Maduro arrives at the Military Museum to visit the tomb of the late President Hugo Chavez in Caracas, Venezuela, Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013. Maduro’s decree establishing Dec. 8 as a public holiday in honor of Chavez was announced Tuesday. The holiday will commemorate Chavez’s final public appearance, when the cancer stricken leader...

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Nevada mine pollution deal brings residents $19.5M

November 6, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This Jan. 28, 2004 file aerial photo shows the Yerington mine site, adjacent to the small farming town of Yerington, Nev. Rural neighbors of an abandoned World War II-era copper mine that has leaked toxic chemicals in northern Nevada for decades...

CBS 3Q profit grows, matches Wall St. expectations

November 6, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this May 4, 2009 file photo, a CBS camera operator videotapes Illinois State Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias speaking at a news conference in Chicago. CBS Corp. reports quarterly earnings on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green,...

Oreo maker Mondelez sees cookie troubles in China

November 6, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this July 28, 2008 file photo, a worker fixes the display of Oreo cookies at a market in Palo Alto, Calif. Earns Mondelez International reports quarterly eanrings on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File) NEW YORK (AP) — Oreo...

RI gov ‘flips switch’ on new solar power array

November 6, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Officials’ shadows show as they look over New England’s most powerful solar rooftop array in the Quonset Business Park in North Kingstown, R.I., Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013. The array is the size of three-and-a-half football fields and will generate...

SD delays uranium mine hearing in Rapid City

November 6, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Wednesday, March 28, 2007, file photo, the site of an abandoned open pit uranium mine, near Edgemont, S.D., is shown. Two federal agencies must approve a proposed uranium mine in the Black Hills before a South Dakota board further...

Inslee calls special session to keep 777X in Wash.

November 6, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Flanked by a consortium of state, county and city officials and aviation industry representatives on Tuesday Nov. 5, 2013 in Olympia,Wash., Gov. Jay Inslee announced a special legislative session which is scheduled to start on Nov. 7 in an effort to secure...

Cruise says he’s close to daughter despite work

November 6, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This Tuesday July 17, 2012 photo shows actor Tom Cruise and daughter Suri Cruise leaving Chelsea Piers in New York. Cruise wrote in a sworn declaration filed Tuesday Nov. 5, 2013, in a defamation lawsuit against Bauer Publishing Co. that he maintains a close...

MGM Resorts, AEG release Vegas Strip arena images

November 6, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This rendering released by MGM Resorts International on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, shows the proposed new Las Vegas sports arena in Las Vegas. Construction on the $350 million privately financed arena is expected to start next April or May, with a projected...

Charlie Trotter redefined fine dining, dies at 54

November 6, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Chef John Kaufmann, center, consoles Chef Priscila Satkoff, right, and Jamie Pellar, left, during a candlelight memorial for Chicago Chef Charlie Trotter outside his former restaurant Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, in Chicago. Trotter, 54, died Tuesday, a year after...