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Lawmakers reach compromise on roads, student loans

June 28, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, center, joined by other House GOP leaders, gestures during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 27, 2012, following a political strategy session. From left are, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Va., Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., Boehner, Rep. Renee Ellmers, R-NC, and Rep. Bill...

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AP Source: Airbus plans factory in Alabama

June 28, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – This Feb. 29, 2008 file photo shows the Airbus North America Engineering Center in Mobile, Ala. European plane maker Airbus intends to build its first U.S. plant in Mobile, Ala., a person with knowledge of its plans told The Associated Press on...

Stockton bankruptcy is hard hit for city retirees

June 28, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Guillermo and Betty Garcia stand in their downtown Stockton, Calif., clock and jewelry shop Wednesday, June 27, 2012. Garcia said the Stockton bankruptcy will have a trickle effect on residents and business owners, including a rise in crime and more...

Prosecutors: Madoff brother to plead guilty in NY

June 28, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this April 3, 2009 file photo, Peter Madoff, brother of Bernard Madoff, attends his court hearing before judge Stephen Bucaria at Mineola State Supreme Court, in Mineola, N.Y. Madoff will plead guilty on Friday, June 29, 2012, to conspiracy...

Facebook slides as underwriters give mixed ratings

June 28, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Friday, May 18, 2012 file photo, electronic screens show the price of Facebook shares after they began trading in New York. A flood of analyst reports from the banks that led Facebook’s initial public offering gave the...

Heat spreads across Nebraska into Iowa

June 28, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

In this photo provided by Charlie Wilson, a herd of Red Angus cattle stay close to a watering hole at the Wilson ranch Wednesday, June 27, 2012, near Lakeside, Neb. Across the country, more than 900 heat records have been broken in the past week. If the...

White Mattress Co. offers The Sleep Gallery & Gallery Indian Crafts

June 27, 2012 • Local Business ReviewComments Off

The Leggett & Platt S•cape® series of adjustable beds offer optional features that include storing your favorite “comfort” to memory and a “one touch flat position” button, they can be equipped with upper and lower therapeutic body massage,...

Mayor: Stockton appears headed for bankruptcy

June 27, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Feb. 29, 2012 file photo, a view of the Stockton waterfront is seen from the Waterfront Hotel in Stockton, Calif. The Stockton City Council is scheduled to decide Tuesday night, June 26, 2012, whether to adopt a special budget to close...

H&R Block 4Q income falls 11 pct as revenue dips

June 27, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

This March 5, 2012 photo shows a sign for H&R Block at an office, in New York. H&R Block said Tuesday, June 26, 2012, its fiscal fourth-quarter profit declined 11 percent from a year ago on slightly lower revenue and costs from restructuring. (AP...

Thousands of vets flock to Detroit for hiring fair

June 27, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Lakeisha Bonner, of Detroit, a military veteran, stands in line at a job fair in Detroit, Tuesday, June 26, 2012. Thousands of veterans are in Detroit this week for job fair, open house, and small business conference. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) DETROIT (AP) —...