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Sweepstakes gaming company pulls up stakes in NC

March 27, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A car drives past the New Hope Business Center Internet cafe in Raleigh, N.C., on Wednesday, March 27, 2013. IIT Sweepstakes, a company providing software for video sweepstakes cafes, says it is pulling out of the state because it’s getting too hard to do business in the state, and a woman at New Hope says [&hellip...

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Family remembers slain Colo. pizza delivery driver

March 27, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Mourners depart a memorial service for Nathan Leon at Flatirons Community Church in Lafayette, Colo. on Wednesday, March 27, 2013. About 300 friends and family members filled the church to honor the 27-year-old father of three who was found shot to death...

Google adds street views inside Japan nuclear zone

March 27, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this screenshot made from the Google Maps website provided Wednesday, March 27, 2013, by Google, showing stranded ships left as a testament to the power of the tsunami which hit the area, near a road in March, 2013, in Namie, Japan, a nuclear no-go zone...

Train cars derail in Minnesota, spill crude oil

March 27, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This photo from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency shows crews at the scene of a Canadian Pacific train derailment that spilled thousands of gallons of crude oil near Parkers Prairie in western Minnesota on Wednesday, March 27, 2013. (AP Photo/Minnesota...

Fine whine? Billionaire cries foul in vintage sale

March 27, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

Florida energy magnate William Koch arrives at Manhattan federal court, Wednesday, March 27, 2013, in New York. Koch alleges in a federal lawsuit that California businessman Eric Greenberg sold him $300,000 in vintage wine, some of it supposedly dated to...

Asian stocks follow US higher on upbeat econ data

March 26, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A worker restores a damaged door of a branch of a Bank of Cyprus after a bomb attack at Polemidia a suburb of the southern port city of Limassol, Cyprus, early Monday, March 25, 2013. After failing for a week to find a solution to a crisis that could force...

Wal-Mart tests in-store lockers for online orders

March 26, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This Nov. 14, 2011 file photo shows the rain-soaked handle of a shopping cart outside the Walmart store in Mayfield Heights, Ohio. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. will be testing this summer an option for consumers to be able to order product on its website...

Neb. utility touts progress at troubled nuke plant

March 26, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Louis Cortopassi, site Vice President and Chief Nuclear Officer at the Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant in Blair, Neb., speaks during a media tour Tuesday, March 26, 2013. The power plant has been idle since April 2011 because of a series of safety problems...

Google picks 8,000 winners of ‘Glass’ contest

March 26, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This June 27, 2012 file photo shows Google co-founder Sergey Brin demonstrating Google’s new Glass, wearable internet glasses, at the Google I/O conference in San Francisco. Google is starting to notify 8,000 people who will be invited to...

Study: Health overhaul to raise claims cost 32 pct

March 26, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this March 23, 2010 file photo, Marcelas Owens of Seattle, left, Rep. John Dingell, D-Mich., right, and others, look on as President Barack Obama signs the health care bill in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Medical claims...