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Eyebrow waxing and cafe lattes at the drugstore?

August 8, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

This Wednesday, May 15, 2013, photo, shows frozen yogurt machines at the Walgreens flagship store in the Empire State Building, in New York .The nation’s major drugstore chains are opening more in-store clinics in response to the massive U.S. health care overhaul, which is expected to add about 25 million newly insured people who will [&hellip...

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Weak earnings tug stocks lower on Wall Street

August 8, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Wednesday, July 31, 2013, file photo, Specialist Fabian Caceres, background right, works with traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. World stock markets fell Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013 led by a plunge in Japan’s benchmark...

See Killgo’s for expert brake work, ‘alinements’ and parts

August 7, 2013 • Local Business ReviewComments (0)

Killgo’s Brake and Alinement, 1508 West Second St., is the place to go for brake and front-end work, on a new vehicle or on a classic like this beautiful 1972 Chevelle SS. Ira Rodery (left) and “Hugo” Killgo have been working on this classic Chevy....

Stores with rich Powerball history seen as lucky

August 6, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Remberto Gonzalez purchases Powerball lottery tickets at a local store in Hialeah, Fla., Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013. On Tuesday, the Powerball jackpot reached $425 million for Wednesday’s drawing. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz) DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — When word got...

Bankruptcy clouds Detroit mayoral primary election

August 6, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Write-in Detroit mayoral candidate Mike Duggan votes in the primary at the 12th Precinct in Detroit, Mich. on Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013. Duggan is one of fourteen candidates in the mayoral primary. (AP Photo/Detroit News,David Coates ) DETROIT FREE PRESS OUT;...

Decade-long Australia mining boom turns to bust

August 6, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this photo taken on Tuesday, June 11, 2013, mining equipment stands idle at a depot in the Bowen Basin coal mining region southwest of the city of Mackay in Queensland state, Australia. The Australian mining boom built over a decade on Chinese hunger for...

NTSB: Capt took command before NY landing accident

August 6, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Monday, July 22, 2013, file photo, a Southwest airlines plane rests on the tarmac after what officials say was a nose gear collapse during a landing at LaGuardia Airport, in New York. The National Transportation Safety Board on Tuesday,...

Can Amazon CEO ship online savvy to Wash. Post?

August 6, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A digital screen in the lobby of the Washington Post building shows the newspapers website, Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013, in Washington. Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos bought the Washington Post for $250 million. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) SAN FRANCISCO (AP) —...

Gold coins of Nevada recluse sold at auction $3.1M

August 6, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A court official holds two 1908 $20 gold coins on Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013, during an auction at the Carson City, Nev., courthouse. The coins were among the more than 2,000 that were to be auctioned off from the estate of Walter Samaszko Jr., a recluse who left...

Suit: Police used excessive force in Occupy march

August 6, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Nov. 17, 2011 file photo, a police officer uses pepper spray on Occupy Portland protestor Elizabeth Evon Nichols as she opens her mouth to shout at a police officer at Pioneer Courthouse Square in Portland Ore. Nichols is in court to seek...