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Public pension employees skip Hawaii conference

May 20, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie poses for photos with Hank Kim, executive director of the National Conference of Public Employee Retirement Systems, after giving a speech to open the conference in Honolulu on Monday, May 20, 2013. (AP Photo/Oskar Garcia) HONOLULU (AP) — Organizers of an annual conference for people who manage more than $3 trillion [&hellip...

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Palisades water tank repairs take to early summer

May 20, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this June 24, 2010 photo, the Palisades nuclear power plant, located in Covert Township, Mich., is seen. On Sunday, May 5, 2013, the plant’s operators said a water leak led them to take it off line. The plant is owned by New Orleans-based...

Alaska volcano’s ash prompts flight cancellations

May 20, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Friday, May 17, 2013 file photo provided by the Alaskan Volcano Observatory, the Pavlof Volcano erupts as it’s seen from the air near Cold Bay, Alaska. The volcano’s eruption is prompting regional airlines to cancel flights to...

Lease to Broadway’s biggest theater sold

May 20, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This May 12, 2011 file photo shows the marquee for “Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark” outside the Foxwoods Theatre in New York. Ambassador Theatre Group said Monday, May 20, 2013, it has acquired The Foxwoods Theatre, the current home of...

Woman on Trump: ‘Somebody had to stand up to him’

May 20, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this May 14, 2013 file photo, Donald Trump arrives at federal court n Chicago to testify at a civil trial where he’s accused of enticing investors to buy condos at his Chicago skyscraper with promises of profit-sharing, then quietly...

Yahoo looks to regain its cool with Tumblr deal

May 20, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks during a news conference on Yahoo, Flickr and Tumblr Monday, May 20, 2013, in New York. Yahoo edged up 31 cents, or 1.2 percent, to $26.83 after the Internet company said it was buying online blogging forum Tumblr...

Consumer group flags high SPF ratings on sunscreen

May 20, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this June 14, 2011 file photo, Alivia Parker, 21 months, runs through circles of spraying water on a 100 degree day in Montgomery, Ala. Parker is wearing sunscreen with an SPF of 100. Sunbathers headed to the beach this summer will find new...

Jamie Dimon under pressure ahead of investor vote

May 20, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Wednesday, June 13, 2012, file photo, JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon, head of the largest bank in the United States, testifies before the Senate Banking Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Dimon, chairman and CEO of the biggest U.S....

2 men arrested in killing over iPad in Las Vegas

May 20, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This photo provided by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department shows Jacob Dismont. Police announced Sunday, May 19, 2013 that 18-year-old Jacob Dismont and 21-year-old Michael Solid were booked into the Clark County jail on charges on open murder,...

Retired miners get together to talk over old times

May 20, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

ADVANCE FOR SUNDAY, MAY 19- In this May 9, 2013 photo, former miners from the Pioneer Pellet and Ore Improvement plants share memories of working at the properties, which closed in 1979. Dozens of former miners from the two properties gathered at the Ronn...