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DSU gets $5 million donation for info tech center

November 26, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Miles Beacom speaks after announcing Monday, Nov 25, 2013 that he and T. Denny Sanford have donated $5 million to help renovate the current Madison Community Hospital into what will become the Beacom Institute for Technology building, an information technology center that could include a facility to help students pursue careers in cyber security, at...

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Recount requested of SeaTac $15 minimum wage vote

November 26, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Sergio Salinas, president of Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 6, right, applauds with others at a news conference at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport where supporters of a $15 minimum wage declared victory Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013, in...

Thanksgiving shopping? Not in states that ban it

November 26, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Shoppers move through a mall in Cambridge, Mass., Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013. Shoppers in many states will line up for deals hours after their Thanksgiving dinners, but stores in a handful of states are barred by law from opening on the holiday. Rhode Island,...

Rain and snow threaten to snarl holiday travel

November 26, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

William Witters, of Valparaiso, Ind., waits for a ride in a wheelchair after passing through security at Chicago Midway International Airport on Tuesday, Nov., 26, 2013. Thanksgiving travelers scrambled to book earlier flights Tuesday to avoid a sprawling...

Cuba to let islanders rent out their home phones

November 26, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this July 18, 2011 file photo, a man uses his home phone in Havana, Cuba. Cuban authorities said Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013 they have approved a new area of private-sector enterprise under which islanders will be allowed to provide phone services...

US home permits rise at 5-year high on apartments

November 26, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Monday, Nov. 11, 2013 photo, Will Hostetler, a carpenter with Larry Block Builders, carries trim downstairs at a new home under construction, in Pepper Pike, Ohio. The Commerce Department reports on the number of permits requested in October and...

Dow, S&P 500 nudge higher; Nasdaq ends above 4,000

November 26, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Nov. 22, 2013 file photo, trader Patrick McKeon, left, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. World stock markets were mostly lower Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013, after a lull in Wall Street’s record-breaking run ahead of a...

Judge OKs $84.9M payout in truck stop scandal

November 26, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Nov. 20, 2013 photo, motorists stop for fuel at a Pilot Travel Center near North Little Rock, Ark. Representatives of the nation’s largest diesel fuel retailer are to be in court Monday, Nov. 25, 2013 in Little Rock for a settlement hearing in a $70...

NJ OKs statewide Internet gambling for 6 casinos

November 26, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A computer screen in Atlantic City, N.J., shows an Internet roulette game in which the ball landed on No. 18 on the international site of the partypoker website on Nov. 19, 2013. The company is partnered with the Borgata Hotel Casino and was allowed to begin...

Travelers cast wary eye as storm moves eastward

November 26, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Travelers wait in a winding line to pass through customs and border control at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, Monday, Nov. 25, 2013. A winter storm system blamed for at least 11 fatal accidents in the West and Texas threatens to dampen the...