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Chemical spill into Mont. river spurs water watch

February 12, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This photo provided by Hanser’s Automotive shows pieces of two trailers that went into the Clarks Fork River near Belfry, Mont. on Monday, Feb. 11, 2013 spilling an estimated 7,000 gallons of magnesium chloride, a chemical used as road salt. (AP Photo/Hanser’s Automotive) BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Montana authorities monitored downstream water...

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NTSB blames crew error for 2010 Minn. train crash

February 12, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This Sept. 30 2010 file aerial photo shows the site where two Canadian National ore trains collided near Boomers Road Railroad Crossing on Highway 2 about 15 miles north of Two Harbors, Minn. A National Transportation Safety Board report released...

WellPoint names hospital executive Swedish new CEO

February 12, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This undated image provided by WellPoint shows the Health insurer’s new CEO Joseph Swedish. Swedish, a veteran hospital executive who has never run a public company, was named the insurance company’s next CEO on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013. He will...

Courts upholds $28 million award in Skywalk case

February 11, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE- In this file photo taken March 7, 2007, David Jin, an investor for the Skywalk project, is all smiles at the rollout for the Skywalk on the Hualapai Indian Reservation in Grand Canyon West, Ariz. A federal court has upheld a $28 million judgment against...

Disabled cruise ship now being towed to Alabama

February 11, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this image released by the U.S. Coast Guard on Feb. 11, 2013, the Coast Guard Cutter Vigorous patrols near the cruise ship Carnival Triumph in the Gulf of Mexico, Feb. 11, 2013. The Carnival Triumph has been floating aimlessly about 150 miles off the...

Japan’s Nikkei jumps on weaker yen

February 11, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Feb. 8, 2013 file photo. Trader Peter Costa, left, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, in New York. Stock markets in Hong Kong, mainland China and Seoul were among those closed Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, for the Lunar New Year...

Texas Gov. Perry raids California businesses

February 11, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

File-This Jan.10,2013 file photo Gov. Jerry Brown responds to questions at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif. Texas Gov. Rick Perry began his latest visit to California on a quest to lure businesses to move jobs to his state by promoting low taxes and lax...

Dell looks to calm shareholder concern over buyout

February 11, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Monday, Nov. 13, 2000 photo, Michael Dell, Chairman and CEO of Dell, speaks during his keynote address at Comdex, in Las Vegas. Dell is trying to reassure shareholders about its proposed $24.4 billion acquisition by a group led by its...

Report: AMR, US Airways boards to meet this week

February 11, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Feb. 7, 2013, photo, a US Airways jet taxis past an American Airlines jet parked at the gate at Sky Harbor International Airport, in Phoenix. Directors of American Airlines and US Airways reportedly plan to meet Wednesday to consider a merger. The...

SBA head Mills to depart; led through hard times

February 11, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Tuesday, May 10, 2011, file photo, Karen Mills, of the small business administration, participates in a discussion, in Dayton, Ohio. On Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, Mills, the head of the Small Business Administration as it focused on helping...