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NYC brokerage rewards employees who get tattooed

May 4, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this April 1, 2013 photo provided by Rapid Realty, tattoo artist Al Fliction inks Mayra Segarra, an employee of Rapid Realty NYC, as her boss, Anthony Lolli, center right, stands by her side while fellow Rapid Reality employees look on at the Ink Master shop in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Lolli offered [&hellip...

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Casinos brace for impact of Internet gambling

May 4, 2013 • Business, Entertainment, National NewsComments (0)

A sample poker game is played on the soon-to-be launched Ultimate Gaming website, Monday, April 29, 2013, in Las Vegas. The social gaming company is expected to launch the first legal, real-money poker site in the U.S. Tuesday morning. The Ultimate Gaming...

Solid job gains in April ease fears about economy

May 4, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

In this Thursday, April 11, 2013 photo, people wait in line before the Dr. King Career Fair at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center in Albany, N.Y. U.S. employers added 165,000 jobs in April, and hiring was much stronger in the previous two months than...

NY judge to OK Empire State Building settlement

May 3, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This Thursday, May 2, 2013 photo shows New York’s Empire State Building in midtown Manhattan. A Manhattan judge on Thursday backed a $55 million settlement in a court battle over the Empire State Building, effectively clearing the way for a plan to let...

Intel taps COO Krzanich as chipmaker’s next CEO

May 3, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2011.Intel CEO Paul Otellini, holds up a Google Android phone running on an Intel chip during the keynote address at the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco. Intel said Thursday, May 2, 2013, that it has chosen Brian...

US economic reports hold out hope for hiring gains

May 3, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this March 1, 2013 photo, a crane removes a container from a ship at the Port of Baltimore’s Seagirt Marine Terminal in Baltimore. The government reports on the U.S. trade deficit for March, Thursday, May 2, 2013. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)...

Oil drilling technology leaps, clean energy lags

May 3, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE- This Wednesday, July 27, 2011, file photo, shows the view of the well and fracking area beside a flat panel display showing data in the mobile command post of a hydraulic fracturing operation in Claysville, Pa. Technology created an energy revolution...

Justice Department appeals morning-after case

May 2, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This undated image made available by Teva Women’s Health shows the packaging for their Plan B One-Step (levonorgestrel) tablet, one of the brands known as the “morning-after pill.” The Plan B morning-after pill is moving over-the-counter, a...

First full cruise season under new rules start

May 2, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this May 3, 2012 file photo, the first cruise ship of the season, the Carnival Spirit in Juneau, Alaska. The summer season’s first cruise ship, the Carnival Miracle, is scheduled to arrive on May 2, marking the start of tourist season....

In parts of Plains, drought fears nag in 3rd year

May 2, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

ADVANCE FOR USE SUNDAY, MAY 5, 2013 AND THEREAFTER – FILE – This Aug. 22, 2012 file photo shows drought-stricken cotton plants near Pocasset, Okla. Heat in 2010 and 2012 and not enough rain already have drained Oklahoma agriculture of more than...