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RIM posts larger-than-expected loss, shares plunge

June 29, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013,file photo, Thorsten Heins, CEO of Research in Motion, introduces the BlackBerry Z10, in New York. Research in Motion Ltd. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens on Friday, June 28, 2013. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File) TORONTO (AP) — Shares of BlackBerry maker Research In Motion plunged...

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SF wants fountain, historic style for Apple store

June 29, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This May 24, 2013 photo shows Ruth Asawa’s “Hyatt on Union Square Fountain” from 1973, in a triangular plaza behind the Levi’s store in San Francisco. San Francisco planners want to keep a beloved city fountain in Union Square after...

Vatican monsignor arrested in 20M euro plot

June 29, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

An undated photo of Monsignor Nunzio Scarano in Salerno, Italy. A Vatican official already under investigation in a purported money-laundering plot involving the Vatican bank was arrested Friday, June 28, 2013, in a separate operation: Prosecutors allege he...

Police give new details on truck-train collision

June 29, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This May 28, 2013 image made available by the Baltimore County Police Department shows damage to a CSX train after it collided with a trash hauler in Rosendale, Md.. The collision caused a chemical explosion that critically injured the truck driver, rattled...

Tiny Allegiant Air thrives on low costs, high fees

June 29, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Thursday, May 9, 2013, photo, An Allegiant Air jetliner flies by the Luxor Resort & Casino after taking off from McCarran International Airportm in Las Vegas. While other U.S. airlines have struggled with the ups and downs of the economy and oil...

For stocks, a good first half is tough to match

June 29, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

People walk outside the Hong Kong Stock Exchange Thursday, June 20, 2013. Asian stock markets plummeted Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve said it could start scaling back its huge economic stimulus program later this year. The announcement Wednesday in...

Big Enough To Handle All Your Needs, Small Enough To Care

June 28, 2013 • Local Business ReviewComments (0)

Meridian Insurance Service’s Commercial Lines Department professional staff includes (left picture, left to right) Sherrie Douglass, Lori Mann, Gena Fredrickson, Carolyn Hardwick, and Michelle Quiroz. Meridian’s Insurance Service’s Personal Lines...

Public transit agencies deride ‘patent trolls’

June 28, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Jan. 14, 2008 file photo, U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski, D-Ill., campaigns for re-election at a Metra commuter train station in Berwyn, Ill. Lipinski says public transit agencies nationwide are being targeted with questionable lawsuits by...

Brown signs budget that reshapes K-12 spending

June 28, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Gov. Jerry Brown signs one of the Medicaid expansion bills as part of the budget signing ceremony at the Capitol Thursday, June 27, 2013, in Sacramento, Calif. The bills,ABX11, authored by Assembly Speaker John Perez, D-Los Angeles, left, and SBX11 authored...

Immigration overhaul: Senate passes historic bill

June 28, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., left, and Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., right, two of the authors of the immigration reform bill crafted by the Senate’s bipartisan “Gang of Eight,” shakes hands on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, June 27,...