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Judge tells Stanford jury to continue deliberating

March 6, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

In this courtroom sketch, R. Allen Stanford writes on a legal pad during his trial at the Bob Casey Federal Courthouse in Houston on Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012. Stanford is accused of orchestrating a massive Ponzi scheme that took billions from investors. During closing arguments, prosecutors said Stanford flushed away billions of investor funds on [&hellip...

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Austerity brings smaller cars to Geneva auto show

March 6, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

People walk past covered cars on Monday, March 5, 2012 during the press preview days at the 82nd Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland. The Motor Show will open it’s doors to public from the 8th to the 18th of March presenting more than...

Chamber: 'Right-to-work' ban drive a scare tactic

March 6, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

United Auto Workers union President Bob King applauds at the 2012 UAW National Community Action Program Conference, in Washington, Thursday, March 1, 2012. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) DETROIT (AP) — A western Michigan business group is criticizing the...

Bankruptcy threat to iPad trademark challenger

March 6, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012 file photo, a man walks past an advertisement of Apple’s iPad 2 in Shanghai, China. Chinese media reports said Monday, March 5, 2012, a major creditor of Proview Electronics, which is challenging Apple...

Limbaugh says his apology to student was sincere

March 6, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Georgetown University law student and activist Sandra Fluke, center, speaks as co-hosts Joy Behar, left, and Sherri Shepherd listen during an appearance on the daytime talk show, “The View,” Monday, March 5, 2012 in New York. Fluke talked about...

Stefano Pilati says adieu to Yves Saint Laurent

March 6, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Models wear creations from Italian designer Stefano Pilati for Yves Saint Laurent as part of the Fall-Winter, ready-to-wear 2013 fashion collection, during Paris Fashion week, Monday, March 5, 2012. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena) PARIS (AP) — The standing...

Master Clean, a family business, offers honesty, integrity and value

March 5, 2012 • Local Business ReviewComments Off

Master Clean is a family business. The Sosa family includes (left to right, front row) Illiana and Elias; (back row) Fermin, Yvonne, Amanda and Sammy. Master Clean is licensed, bonded and insured. Call 420-0965 or 622-5376 for more information.   Master...

Mass. Senate hopefuls tapping diverse donor bases

March 5, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this April 8, 2010 file photo, U.S. Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., speaks during groundbreaking ceremonies in Boston for the new Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate. Brown is relying heavily on donations from the financial and...

Equestrian styles on show in Paris fashion week

March 5, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

A model wears a creation by Italian fashion designer Riccardo Tisci for Givenchy’s fashion house as part of the presentation for Women’s Fall-Winter, ready-to-wear 2013 fashion collection, during Paris Fashion week, Sunday, March 4, 2012. (AP...

New wave of casino proposals surfacing in Michigan

March 5, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Jan. 31, 2012 file photo, construction workers raise the topping off beam during a ceremony at the new hotel being built at the Firekeepers Casino in Battle Creek, Mich. Michigan’s Indian tribes and private investors are proposing the...