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GOP hopes Obama heath care woes have staying power

October 26, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Oct. 21, 2013, file photo President Barack Obama, standing with supporters of his health care law, speaks in the White House Rose Garden in Washington about the problem ridden rollout of his health care overhaul. For nearly five years, Republicans have struggled to make a scandal stick to Obama’s White House. [&hellip...

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Detroit bets on uncertainty of rail, new arena

October 26, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This Sept. 19, 2013 photo shows the city of Detroit from midtown. As the debt-ridden city moves through bankruptcy proceedings, local and state leaders are backing plans to build a new hockey arena and streetcar line. The developments would cost $800 million...

Residents of NY casino town: Not much has changed

October 26, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

The Seneca Allegany Casino & Hotel, which opened May 1, 2004 in Salamanca, N.Y., is seen in an Oct. 17, 2013 photo. With New York about to vote on whether to allow more casinos in small communities like theirs, Salamanca residents say that the casino has...

FDNY: No one injured in NYC Macy’s store fire

October 26, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Firefighters walk through the Macy’s flagship Herald Square store after responding to a reported second alarm fire inside the building, Friday, Oct. 25, 2013, in New York. The two-alarm blaze broke out about 8:15 p.m. Friday in the basement of the...

Orr: Bankruptcy filing not condition of job

October 26, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This Oct. 1, 2013 photo shows the James Scott Fountain on Belle Isle in Detroit. With Detroit facing bankruptcy, all the city’s assets are being assessed; the Scott Fountain is valued at $43,560. (AP Photo/Detroit News, David Coates) DETROIT FREE PRESS...

Both sides agree: No major budget deal foreseen

October 26, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Oct. 11, 2013, photo, House Budget Committee chairman Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., laughs as he walks to his office on Capitol Hill in Washington. Forget a grand bargain. Reaching even a small budget deal will be a challenge when negotiators...

New boss for fixing the balky health care website

October 26, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius sits on a panel to answer questions about the Affordable Care Act enrollment, Friday, Oct. 25, 2013, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay) WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly a month into the dysfunctional rollout,...

JPMorgan paying $5.1B in Fannie, Freddie deal

October 26, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Thursday, May 10, 2012, file photo, automobiles pass a JP Morgan Chase building in New York. JPMorgan said Friday, Oct. 25, 2013, that it has agreed to pay $5.1 billion to resolve claims that it misled Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac about...

Jack Daniel’s in legal fight with small distiller

October 26, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Bottles of Popcorn Sutton’s Tennessee White Whiskey and Jack Daniel’s Tennessee whiskey sit side by side at a Louisville, Ky., liquor store. The owner of the Jack Daniel’s trademark has filed a federal lawsuit claiming the shape of the Popcorn Sutton...

ND spills went unreported; state testing website

October 26, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Oct. 11, 2013 file photo, cleanup continues at the site of an oil pipeline leak and spill north of Tioga, N.D. North Dakota, the nation’s No. 2 oil producer behind Texas, recorded nearly 300 oil pipeline spills in less than two years,...

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