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Savedra’s-imports from Mexico and Musica Latina

August 17, 2012 • Local Business ReviewComments Off

The seven Saints: (left to right) St. Barchiel, St. Gabriel, St. Jofiel, St. Michael, St. Rafael, St. Uriel and St. Zadquiel statues at Savedra’s, conveniently located at 114 East Bland Street.   Locally owned and operated, Savedra’s has a large selection of “Musica Latina” CDs and cassettes. You can shop in comfort and find just...

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Smart Spending: Finding back-to-school deals

August 17, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Aug. 1, 2012 file photo, Wesley Brooks, 7, of Huntsville, Ala., has his hair cut by Melinda Gilbert at the J.C. Penney styling salon in Huntsville, Ala. J.C. Penney is running a nationwide program giving kids ages 5-12 free back-to-school...

Forecast: US drought lingering but leveling off

August 17, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

A combine harvests corn in a field near Coy, Ark., Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012. Federal weather forecasters say drought conditions appear to be leveling off, although it is likely to continue at least through November. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston) ST. LOUIS (AP) —...

Movie riffs making comeback from theaters to clubs

August 17, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

This Aug. 17, 2011 photo provided by producer Josh Gemma shows RiffTrax members, from left: Michael J. Nelson, Bill Corbett and Kevin Murphy crack wise on stage during a screening of the 1962 movie “Jack the Giant Killer” at a Nashville, Tenn. More than a...

Grounded coal freighter freed, channel still shut

August 17, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

In this photo provided by Lake Superior State University, tugboats work next to the Paul R. Tregurtha, a 1,000-foot coal freighter that is grounded on the outbound channel of the St. Marys River, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012 in Chippewa County, Mich. The Coast...

NY FBI field office boss, highest woman, retiring

August 17, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

In this April 7, 2011, photo provided by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Janice K. Fedarcyk, the current head of the FBI filed office in New York City, is shown. Fedarcyk, who led the FBI’s largest field office for two years has announced that she...

Merkel: "committed to do everything we can"

August 17, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

German Chancellor Angela Merkel shakes hands with Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper after a joint news conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Canada, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press,Patrick Doyle) OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — German...

Wal-Mart 2Q profit rises 5.7 pct, raises outlook

August 17, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Feb. 20, 2012, file photo, customers walk into and out of a Wal-Mart store in Methuen, Mass. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. reported a 5.7 percent increase in second-quarter net income and raised its outlook for the full year as the world’s...

Michael vs. LeBron? It's a match made for video

August 16, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this July 27, 1992 file photo, USA’s Michael Jordan sails high above teammate Magic Johnson knocking away a shot during the first half of their preliminary round basketball game with Croatia at the Summer Olympics in Barcelona. With USA...

1,000-foot coal freighter blocks St. Marys channel

August 16, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

In this photo provided by Lake Superior State University, tugboats work next to the Paul R. Tregurtha, a 1,000-foot coal freighter that is grounded on the outbound channel of the St. Marys River, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012 in Chippewa County, Mich. The Coast...