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Chicago-area RTA: United running ‘sham’ business

January 14, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This undated photo provided by the Regional Transportation Authority in Chicago shows a list of businesses in a small office building in Sycamore, Ill., including United Aviation Fuels, Corp., a subsidiary of United Airlines. The RTA filed a lawsuit Monday, Jan. 14, 2013, alleging that United Airlines has been falsely claiming to buy jet fuel [&hellip...

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Bernanke prods Congress to raise debt ceiling

January 14, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke speaks at Rackham Auditorium on Monday, Jan. 14, 2013, at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Mich. (AP Photo/AnnArbor.com, Daniel Brenner) LOCAL TV OUT; LOCAL INTERNET OUT WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve...

Bitter cold grips West; citrus and lettuce damaged

January 14, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This Jan. 11, 2013, photo shows farm worker Javier Hernandez harvesting oranges in a grove to get ahead of the expected hard freeze in Ivanhoe, Calif. As an unusual cold spell gripped parts of the West for a fifth day, some California citrus growers reported...

Thomas Edison hologram makes auto show appearance

January 14, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Bob Lutz, retired General Motors executive, talks to Thomas Edison as part of a hologram presentation at the 2013 North American International Auto Show at Cobo Center in Detroit on Monday, Jan. 14, 2013. Lutz took to the stage to listen as a hologram of a...

Danny Glover backs union protest against Nissan

January 14, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Actor Danny Glover speaks at a news conference held at the Health Management Systems of America Building in Detroit, Monday, Jan. 14, 2013. Glover has joined supporters of unionization for workers at a Nissan Motor Co. assembly plant in Mississippi...

Appeals court in NYC hears nuclear plant arguments

January 14, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This is an undated file photo showing an aerial view of the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant in Vernon, Vt. On Monday, Jan. 14, 2013, a federal appeals court is set to hear oral arguments over whether Vermont’s only nuclear plant can...

Coca-Cola to address obesity for first time in ads

January 14, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This undated image shows a frame grab taken from a new commercial from Coca-Cola. The Atlanta-based company on Monday, Jan. 14, 2013, said it will start airing a two-minute spot during the highest-rated shows on CNN, Fox News and MSNBC in hopes of flexing its...

Dell’s stock soars on report of possible buyout

January 14, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Monday, Aug. 20, 2012, file photo, a Dell keyboard is shown at a Best Buy store in Mountain View, Calif. Dell’s stock soared nearly 13 percent Monday, Jan. 14, 2013, on a report that the struggling personal computer maker is in...

Spaniards protest health care reforms

January 13, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Protestors shout slogans as they carry banners reading, “Right to public health care system” during a demonstration against regional government imposed austerity plans to restructure and part privatize health care sector in Madrid, Spain, Sunday,...

Ex-postal workers’ union head Sombrotto dies at 89

January 13, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Monday, July 27, 1998 file photo, Vincent Sombrotto, president of the National Association of Letter Carriers, holding plaque, reacts after receiving the plaque honoring him for his support of the hotel and restaurant union employees who...