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S&P 500 reaches new high, led by tech

April 30, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Trader Luigi Muccitelli, left, and specialist Michael Pistillo, center, work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Monday, April 29, 2013. A pair of encouraging economic reports helped propel the stock market up in early trading on Monday. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) NEW YORK (AP) — Technology companies are leading the stock market higher, [&hellip...

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Italy’s new government wins 1st confidence vote

April 30, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Forensic police collect evidence in Piazza Colonna Square where a shooting took place outside Chigi Palace, premier’s office, building at left, in Rome, Sunday, April 28, 2013. Two Italian paramilitary policemen were shot and wounded Sunday in a crowded...

FDA will investigate added caffeine in foods

April 30, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

This product image provided by the Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company shows the back of packaging showing the nutritional facts for Alert Energy Caffeine Gum. (AP Photo/Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company) WASHINGTON (AP) — Trail mix. Potato chips. And now gum. With a growing...

Audio Acoustics says goodbye to one of their own

April 29, 2013 • Local Business ReviewComments (0)

The professional staff at Audio Acoustics includes (standing, left to right): Dr. Angelica Gonzalez-Rodriguez, AuD; Dr. Kate Hengstenberg, AuD; Mrs. Jessie Payne, BC-HIS; and Mr. Jeff Cooper, B.A. Seated are Samantha Davis, Billing Expert and Judy Morones,...

WH: Anthony Foxx in line for transportation post

April 29, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Sept. 4, 2012 file photo, Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx addresses the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C. President Barack Obama on Monday will nominate Foxx as his new transportation secretary, a White House official said...

Greek bill opens way for civil service layoffs

April 29, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Public servants cast their shadows on a banner of a labour union during a protest in front of the Parliament in Athens, Sunday April 28, 2013. A few hundred public servants protested peacefully outside the Greek Parliament as lawmakers voted on new austerity...

Dozens of air shows cancel without military jets

April 29, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Tuesday, July 3, 2012 file photo, the U.S. Army Golden Knights parachute in before a baseball game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Colorado Rockies, in St. Louis. The Golden Knights, along with theU.S Navy’s Blue Angels and...

Italian policemen shot near new gov’t swearing-in

April 28, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

CORRECTS PHOTOGRAPHER’S BYLINE. Unidentified aides give Italian President Giorgio Napolitano the news about a shooting outside Chigi Palace, premier’s office, during the swearing in ceremony of new Premier Enrico Letta and his Cabinet, at the...

Big growth likely for Georgia’s film industry

April 28, 2013 • Business, EntertainmentComments (0)

FILE – This Jan. 24, 2008 file photo shows actors, from left, Mathieu Amalric, Gemma Arterton, Olga Kurylenko, Daniel Craig, Judy Dench, and director Marc Forster posing at a photo call for the Bond film, “Quantum of Solace,” at Pinewood...

EPA methane report further divides fracking camps

April 28, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Aug. 26, 2009 file photo, Kourtney Hardwick, BP Florida operations manager, looks over a methane gas well site east of Bayfield, Colo. The well pad now has three gas wells that have been drilled and are producing natural gas. A new report from the...