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NYC soda size rule eyed from coffee shops to clubs

March 9, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A Coca-Cola poster about the city’s new beverage ban is displayed at a pizza shop, Friday, March 8, 2013, at New York’s Penn Station. The nation’s first limit on the size of sugar-laden beverages is set to take effect Tuesday in the city. Customers will no longer get 24-ounce tumblers of soda, since the new [&hellip...

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Fracking health study results likely years off

March 9, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this June 20, 2012 file photo, protesters rally against the oil and gas drilling method known as hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” as the legislative session winds down at the Capitol in Albany, N.Y. The health study cited by...

Thousands of Greeks protest planned gold mine

March 9, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Demonstrators shout slogans during a protest in Thessaloniki on Saturday March 9, 2013. More than 10,000 people took to the streets to protest against a planned gold mine operation by Canadian company Eldorado Gold Corp. in the peninsula of Chalkidiki that...

NJ lawmakers clash over post-Sandy debris contract

March 8, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Members of a joint Senate-Assembly committee talk among themselves, foreground, Friday, March 8, 2013, in Trenton, N.J., as they ask questions of AshBritt Environmental CEO Randal Perkins, center back, at the Statehouse. The New Jersey lawmakers questioned...

Pivotal votes on Colo. gun-control measures

March 8, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Colorado State Senator Steve King speaks at the podium during a debate period on a day of voting on gun control bills before the Colorado Legislature, at the State Capitol, in Denver, Friday March 8, 2013. Colorado Democrats are on the cusp of advancing...

Utah moves to tax e-cigarettes like regular smokes

March 8, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Rep. Paul Ray, R-Clearfield, gives an interview in the background while a candy jar filled with cigarettes and candy sit on a podium following a news conference Wednesday, Rep. March 6, 20013, at the Utah State Capitol, in Salt Lake City. Ray wants to make...

Delta Air Lines CEO opposes TSA policy on knives

March 8, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Jan. 4, 2010 file photo, TSA officer Robert Howard signals an airline passenger forward at a security check-point at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in SeaTac, Wash. Flight attendants, pilots, federal air marshals and even insurance...

Job gains cut unemployment to 7.7 pct., 4-year low

March 8, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

In this Monday, Feb. 25, 2013 photo, Sayed Mouawad, right, of Providence, R.I., gestures while speaking to a company representative during a job fair in Boston. U.S. employers ramped up hiring in February, adding 236,000 jobs and pushing the unemployment rate...

Stocks gain for sixth day on strong jobs growth

March 8, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Specialist John McNierney, right, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Friday, March 8, 2013. Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street after the government reported a burst of hiring last month that sent the unemployment rate to a four-year low....

Spanish troupe offers flamenco in all its facets

March 7, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This undated publicity image released by Helene Davis PR shows Ballet Flamenco de Andalucia during a performance. The troupe is performing through March 9 at New York City Center. (AP Photo/Helene Davis PR, Miguel Angel Gonzalez) NEW YORK (AP) — In dance,...