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Tribe: Nevada coal plant falsified pollution data

March 21, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This May 14, 2012, file photo, shows the Reid-Gardner power station on the Moapa Indian Reservation, in Moapa, Nev. Representatives of an Indian tribe with homes near this coal-fired power plant outside Las Vegas say they’ve got evidence, Wednesday March 20, 2013, the region’s dominant electric utility submitted five years’...

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McDonald’s adds chicken McWrap to core menu

March 21, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This product image provided by McDonald’s shows the restaurant’s new chicken McWrap sandwich wrap. The world’s biggest hamburger chain says the new sandwich wrap will come in three varieties — Chicken & Bacon, Sweet Chili Chicken and...

Poll: low-wage workers, bosses at odds on training

March 21, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Thursday, May 24, 2012, file photo, employee Rosy Tirado pulls a pepperoni pizza from an oven at a Pizza Patron Dallas, Texas. While lower-wage American workers have accounted for the lion’s share of the jobs created since the...

A New Era OB/GYN Specialists offer women a new choice in women’s health and wellness

March 21, 2013 • Local Business ReviewComments (0)

Michael Nowak, DO                                               Scott Snyder, MD   The birth of every child is special and deserves special care. For decades, Eastern New Mexico Medical Center has provided a warm, welcoming and...

Fed stands by stimulus, sees stronger US economy

March 21, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

A television screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shows the news conference of Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, Wednesday, March 20, 2013. In a statement after a two-day meeting, the Fed stood by its plan to keep short-term rates at record...

Lew visit marks US-China re-engagement

March 19, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

China’s President Xi Jinping, right, shakes hand with U.S. Ambassador to China Gary Locke as U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew watches from behind, during their meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing Tuesday, March 19, 2013. (AP Photo/Andy...

Asia stocks mixed after Cyprus vote on bailout

March 19, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Protesters shout slogans during a protest outside of the parliament in Nicosia, Cyprus, Monday, March 18, 2013. A vote on a bailout package for Cyprus that includes an immediate tax on all savings accounts has been postponed until Tuesday evening. Yiannakis...

News ratings plummet with time change, longer days

March 19, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This 2009 photo released by NBC shows Brian Williams on the set of “Nightly News with Brian Williams,” in New York. ABC, CBS, NBC evening newscasts had 11 percent fewer viewers because of the time change and longer days. The Nielsen company says...

Cyprus in limbo after rejecting bank seizures plan

March 19, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Protester stand in front of a banner which reads “Cyprus Says No” during a crucial parliamentary vote on a plan to seize a part of depositors’ bank savings, in central Nicosia, Tuesday, March 19, 2013. The Cypriot government sought Tuesday...

Alaska Senate poised to begin debate on oil taxes

March 19, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Sen. Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks, left, speaks with Sen. Bill Wielechowski during a break on the Senate floor on Tuesday, March 19, 2013, in Juneau, Alaska. Wielechowski, D-Anchorage, and other minority members asked questions about differences between different...