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Seat belts on commercial buses delayed 45 years

November 12, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This March 2, 2007 file photo shows a charter bus carrying the Bluffton University baseball team from Ohio after it plunged off a highway ramp early in Atlanta and slammed into the I-75 pavement below. Safety advocates compare the buses to commercial airlines, which have even fewer deaths and injuries but still require [&hellip...

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Senate votes to advance specialty pharmacy bill

November 12, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Sen. David Vitter, R-La., walks to the Senate at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013. Vitter cast the lone vote in opposition to a bill designed to tighten government oversight of pharmacies that custom-mix prescription drugs, a measure to make...

All day shopping frenzy on Thanksgiving?

November 12, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012, file photo, shoppers stand in line outside a Best Buy department store before the store’s opening at midnight. Thanksgiving is slowly becoming just another shopping day as at least a dozen major retailers...

US stocks fall as earnings disappoint

November 12, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Trader John Liotti, left, and specialist Anthony Rinaldi work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013. Stocks are mostly lower in early trading on Wall Street, led by a decline in utilities stocks. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) NEW YORK...

Gov’t reaches agreement to allow airline merger

November 12, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013 file photo shows an American Airlines plane and a US Airways plane at parked at Washington’s Ronald Reagan National Airport. On Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013, the Justice Department says it has reached an agreement to...

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C-B Laboratory has provided excellent customer service for 50 years!

November 12, 2013 • Local Business ReviewComments (0)

The professional staff at C-B Lab includes (front row, left to right) Linda Wilson, Office Manager; H.T. Halliday, Phlebotomist; Aracely Moore, Receptionist; and Margaret Campos, Phlebotomist. Back row: Deborah Vance, Medical Technologist & Owner;...

Asian stocks mostly up after Dow hits record high

November 11, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A man walks past and electronic stock board of a securities firm showing Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225, top center, that gained 183.04 points, or 1.30 percent, and closed at 14,269.84 in Tokyo, Monday, Nov. 11, 2013. Asian stock markets made a lackluster...

Maduro urges calm as Venezuelans jam stores again

November 11, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A man carries his newly purchased television outside an appliance store in Caracas, Venezuela, Monday, Nov. 11, 2013. President Nicolas Maduro seized control of a nationwide chain of appliance stores Friday seeking to battle inflation and shortages. Shoppers...

Study: PG-13 gun violence rivals that of R movies

November 11, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This image released by 20th Century Fox shows Liam Neeson in a scene from “Taken 2.” Gun violence in PG-13 rated movies has increased considerably in recent decades, to the point that it sometimes exceeds gun violence in even R-rated films,...

Automatic spending cuts would bite more in 2014

November 11, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This Aug. 1, 2013 file photo shows Senate Appropriations Committee Chair Sen. Barbara Mikulski, D-Md., flanked by Senate Majority Whip Richard Durbin of Ill., left, and Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., speaking on Capitol Hill in Washington. The...