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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 of your trade-in can be counted under a deal [&hellip...

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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...

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Desert Sun Collision Center offers expert frame and body repairs

October 22, 2013 • Local Business ReviewComments (0)

Been in an accident and need your vehicle repaired? Call the professionals for a FREE ESTIMATE at Desert Sun Collision Center, 2912 West Second Street. Manager Mike Lamb and estimator Randy Fisher will get you started on the road to having your vehicle...

New iPads likely to star in Apple’s latest show

October 21, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Monday, June 10, 2013, file photo, developers look over new apps being displayed on iPads at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco. Apple is expected to round out its line-up of gadgets for the holiday shopping season...

Obama: ‘No excuse’ for health care signup problems

October 21, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

President Barack Obama gestures while speaking in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Monday, Oct. 21, 2013, on the initial rollout of the health care overhaul. Obama acknowledged that the widespread problems with his health care law’s...

Super smog hits north China city; flights canceled

October 21, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A man pushes a bike onto a bridge during a day of heavy pollution in Harbin in northeast China’s Heilongjiang province Monday Oct. 21, 2013. Visibility shrank to less than half a football field and small-particle pollution soared to a record 40 times...

Strike averted at Puget Sound-area grocery stores

October 21, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Jeff Ellis, with United Food and Commercial Workers 367 out of Pierce County, loads signs into the back of his car in front of the UFCW office in Seattle’s SODO neighborhood so he can take them for distribution in case their is a grocery worker’s...

Brazil oil block goes to Shell, Total, China firms

October 21, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

PPSA President Oswaldo Pedrosa, center, poses with Brazil’s Minister of Mines and Energy Edison Lobao, second from left, National Oil Agency executive Sergio Henrique de Souza Almeida, second from right, and other unidentified oil company...

Mich. gov. dissolving fund with anonymous donors

October 21, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Gov. Rick Snyder speaks about an increase in employment during a press conference at Midwest Bus Corporation on Monday afternoon, Oct. 21, 2013 in Owosso, Mich. The company will increase to more than 100 employees by year’s end. (AP Photo/The Flint...

Discover Financial’s profit falls 8 percent in 3Q

October 21, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This June 23, 2011 file photo shows Discover cards arranged for a photo in Overland Park, Kan. Discover Financial Services on Monday, Oct. 21, 2013 said its third-quarter net income fell 8 percent, as the lender set aside more funds to cover...