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In Bangladesh, echoes of 1911 Triangle fire in NYC

November 30, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – This is a 1911 file photo of the collapsed remains of the fire escape of the Triangle Shirt Waist Company in New York City. One hundred years ago, horrified onlookers watched as workers leapt to their deaths from the raging fire in the garment factory. The fire killed 146 workers, mainly young immigrant [&hellip...

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Put Your Money to Work Growing Your Local Economy

November 29, 2012 • Local Business ReviewComments Off

Roswell Community Credit Union invites you to bring in the family so you all can enjoy their Christmas Village, a huge layout of scores of buildings with an operating electric train and other displays. While you are enjoying the Christmas Village, Roswell...

Myanmar cracks down on mine protest; dozens hurt

November 29, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Protesting Buddhist monks walk in Letpadaung mine, Monywa town, northwestern Myanmar, Wednesday, Nov 28, 2012. Hundreds of Buddhist monks and villagers occupying a Letpadaung mine defied a government order to leave by Wednesday, saying they will stay until...

Strike idles busiest Port of Los Angeles pier

November 29, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Striking protestors are shown at the Port of Los Angeles Wednesday Nov. 28, 2012 in Los Angeles. Striking workers shut down the largest terminal at the Port of Los Angeles for a second day on Wednesday, ignoring an arbitrator’s order to return to work...

NJ places Sandy costs at $37B in seeking US aid

November 29, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie talks during a news conference at at fire house, Monday, Nov. 26, 2012, in Middletown, N.J. Christie announced he will seek re-election to a second term. Christie says he want New Jerseyans to know that he’s “in this...

3 BP employees arraigned on Gulf oil spill charges

November 29, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Robert Kaluza, second from right, a BP well site leader from the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion, arrives with his legal team at Federal Court to be arraigned on manslaughter charges in New Orleans, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) NEW...

Obama says he’ll do what it takes to avoid cliff

November 29, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

With the presidential seal on the wall in the background, President Barack Obama pauses in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, on the White House campus in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012, where he spoke about how middle class Americans would see...

7 hot cars at the LA Auto Show

November 29, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

The new Toyota RAV4 is unveiled at the LA Auto Show in Los Angeles, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012. The annual Los Angeles Auto Show opened to the media Wednesday at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The show opens to the public on Friday, November 30. (AP...

Fed survey: US economy growing at steady pace

November 29, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

In this Friday, Nov. 16, 2012, photo, Nancy Barch, left, and Itzel Nino work on assembly line at Generac Power Systems, Inc., one of the largest makers of residential generators in the U.S., in Whitewater, Wis. A pickup in consumer spending and steady home...

Adele’s ’21′ sells more than 10 million copies

November 28, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Feb. 21, 2012 file photo, performer Adele arrives for the Brit Awards 2012 at the O2 Arena in London. The 24-year-old British songstress’ album “21” has sold more than 10 million copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The album...