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Smaller companies testify on Parnell’s tax plan

February 18, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Bill Armstrong, president of Armstrong Oil and Gas Inc., seated far right, testifies on the governor’s oil tax plan before the House Resources Committee on Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, in Juneau, Alaska. (AP Photo/Becky Bohrer) JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Independent oil companies offered a mixed assessment Monday of Gov. Sean Parnell’s proposed oil tax...

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Coast Guard: Cause of cruise ship fire was a leak

February 18, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Feb. 14, 2013 file photo the cruise ship Carnival Triumph is towed into Mobile Bay near Dauphin Island, Ala., Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013. A leak in a fuel oil return line caused the engine-room fire that disabled a Carnival cruise ship at...

Transportation deal within grasp, but can it pass

February 18, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Sen. Walter A. Stosch, R-Henrico, center, chairman of the Senate Finance committee, conducts business during an impromptu meeting of the committee at his desk in the Virginia Senate at the State Capitol in Richmond, Va., Monday, Feb. 18, 2013. (AP...

Pecos Diamond Pecans is a full service custom pecan shelling plant and retail store

February 18, 2013 • Local Business ReviewComments (0)

Pecos Diamond Pecans’ retail store carries a large selection of in-shell pecans; shelled pecan halves; and pecan pieces for baking; flavored pecans, including dark chocolate, milk chocolate, white chocolate, red chile and green chile pecans; candied pecans:...

Overseas slice of ‘Pi’ flips Hollywood formula

February 17, 2013 • Business, EntertainmentComments (0)

This publicity photo released by 20th Century Fox shows Suraj Sharma as Pi Patel taking in the bioluminescent wonders of the sea in a scene from the film, “Life of Pi.” With 11 Academy Awards nominations, second only to “Lincoln” with 12, and...

Utility says pipeline power won’t be done in 2014

February 17, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

From center to right; Bill McKibben, Fiona McRaith, Leah Qusba and Maayan Cohen join a march from the National Mall to the White House in Washington during a rally on calling on President Barack Obama to reject the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada, as...

Maker’s Mark to restore alcohol content of whiskey

February 17, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE- This file still frame image made from video provided by Maker’s Mark Distillery Inc., shows a bottle of Maker’s Mark in an advertisement. After a backlash from customers, the producer of Maker’s Mark bourbon is reversing a decision to...

Runoff called in Cyprus’ presidential election

February 17, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A man votes in the Presidential election in southern port city of Limassol, Cyprus, Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013. Cypriots are voting Sunday for a new president who must tackle a financial crisis that has forced the country to seek international rescue money to stay...

Masked intruders raid Greek gold mining company

February 17, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A burnt truck of Hellas Gold, stands at a mining facility near the village of Skouries, located on the northern peninsula of Halkidiki Greece, on Sunday, Feb. 17 2013. About 40 masked attackers raided the facilities of a prospective gold mine in northern...

Submerged superstorm debris threatens tourism

February 17, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This Feb. 5, 2013, photo,shows a home in the middle of Barnegat Bay, that was washed into the Bay from Mantoloking N.J. during Superstorm Sandy. States hit hard by Sandy are gearing up to remove tons of debris from waterways, including houses, vehicles,...