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New AP chief stresses news, business cooperation

September 21, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Gary Pruitt, president and CEO of The Associated Press, speaks at the Associated Press Media Editors conference on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey) NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Gary Pruitt, the new president and CEO of The Associated Press, pledged Thursday to continue close cooperation with member news organizations on...

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Oracle’s 1Q earnings rise 11 pct despite sales dip

September 21, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE-This Monday, June 18, 2012, file photo shows the Oracle headquarters in Redwood City, Calif. Oracle’s earnings matched analyst estimates in the latest quarter, but a revenue decline signaled the business software maker is having a tougher time...

Farmer acquitted in Minn. raw milk trial

September 21, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Alvin Schlangen, who had been charged with violating the state’s restrictions on raw milk sales, talks to reporters after he was acquitted Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012, in Minneapolis. Schlangen, an organic egg producer from central Minnesota, was charged...

Study: $7B bill for ND road upkeep over 20 years

September 21, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Denver Tolliver, director of the Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute at North Dakota State University in Fargo, N.D., speaks on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012, to a meeting of members of the North Dakota House and Senate appropriations committees in the...

Roswell Community Federal Credit Union wants to be your primary financial institution

September 20, 2012 • Local Business ReviewComments Off

Kelly Starnes (left to right), Brittney Brown, Evonne Deanda and Kristi Brown are here to serve our member’s needs, as are Kate Hardwick – VP of Lending (inset, top left) and Karen Griffo – CEO. Please call 623-7788 to find out all the Credit...

Man suspected of threats faces weapons charge

September 20, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

A Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy is stationed at Arroyo Seco Junior High School in the Valencia neighborhood of Santa Clarita, Calif., Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012. Eric Yee, accused of posting comments on ESPN’s website saying he was watching...

Tax penalty to hit nearly 6M uninsured people

September 20, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this March 28, 2012 file photo, supporters of health care reform rally in front of the Supreme Court in Washington on the final day of arguments regarding the health care law signed by President Barack Obama. Congressional budget analysts are...

29 dead, 46 injured in Mexico pipeline fire

September 20, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Firefighter climb a ladder as they try to control a fire after an explosion at a gas pipeline distribution center in Reynosa, Mexico near Mexico’s border with the United States, Tuesday Sept. 18, 2012. Mexico’s state-owned oil company, Petroleos...

Most oppose SC passenger terminal at hearing

September 20, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

South Carolina State Rep. Chip Limehouse, R-Charleston, speaks on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012 during a public hearing in North Charleston, S.C., on a proposed new South Carolina passenger cruise terminal. About 100 people turned out for a hearing on a state...

UK lawmakers seek moratorium on Arctic drilling

September 20, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

The Arctic Challenger is at the Port of Bellingham International Dock Monday, Sept. 17, 2012, in Bellingham, Wa. Safety equipment that Shell Oil volunteered to put into place for drilling off the coast of Alaska is complicating the company’s quest to reach...