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Starbucks unveils ‘tea bar’ in New York City

October 23, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A Starbucks employee shows the new Teavana ‘tea bar’ in New York during a media event on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013. Starbucks plans to open its first Teavana ‘tea bar’ in New York on Thursday. The company says it plans to make tea popular in the U.S. as coffee. (AP Photo/ Candice Choi) NEW YORK [&hellip...

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Boeing soars on strong demand for new planes

October 23, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – The Boeing Company logo is seen on the property in El Segundo, Calif., in this Jan. 25, 2011 file photo. Boeing is expected to announce third-quarter earnings later Wednesday Oct. 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File) Boeing is riding a wave of...

Investment returns bolster Wyoming revenues

October 23, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead discusses state budget projections at the State Capitol in Cheyenne on Wed., Oct. 23, 2013. Mead says he believes the state should pursue expanding coal exports to Asia. (AP Photo/Ben Neary) CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Gov. Matt Mead said...

Speaker hopeful of immigration action this year

October 23, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Alina Cortes, born in Mexico and lives in Texas, second from right, speaks to reporters as she stands with other DREAMers (Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors), calling for reform of the immigration system, Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, on Capitol...

TSA unveils faster screening at Milwaukee airport

October 22, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Passengers walk through the pre-check lane at Milwaukee’s Mitchell International Airport Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013. The expedited screening program allows travelers to leave on their shoes, light outerwear and belts and keep laptop computers in cases at...

‘Beautiful China’ tourism pitch misfires amid smog

October 22, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Tuesday, July 30, 2013 photo, a foreign tourist stands near a terracotta warrior replica as she poses for a photo at the Museum of Qin Terracotta Warriors and Horses in Xi’an, in central China’s Shaanxi province. China’s new tourism...

Monsanto calls glyphosate ‘safe’ after AP report

October 22, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

ADVANCE FOR MONDAY, OCT. 21, 2013, AND THEREAFTER – In this May 2, 2013 photo, empty agrochemical containers including Monsanto’s Roundup products lay discarded at a recycling center in Quimili, Santiago del Estero province, Argentina. Instead of...

China cracks down on ‘American Idol’-style shows

October 22, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Tuesday, May 10, 2011 photo, Chinese contestants wait to take part an audition for the “X Factor” television talent show in Beijing, China. Chinese authorities are cracking down on how often broadcasters can air reality, dating and talent...

Michigan vehicle buyers will get a tax break

October 22, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A Dodge Challenger, left, and a Dodge Dart are on display at the Golling Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram dealership in Bloomfield Hills, Mich., Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013. Starting Dec. 15, people will pay less in sales tax on a car purchase in Michigan because the value...

Amgen 3Q profit jumps 24 percent on stronger sales

October 22, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This April 20, 2010, file photo shows an exterior view of Amgen offices in Fremont, Calif. Amgen Inc. reports quarterly earnings on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File) TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Biotech drugmaker Amgen Inc. said...