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Japan nominates vice finance minister to lead ADB

March 6, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Oct. 13, 2012 file photo, Japan’s Vice Finance Minister Takehiko Nakao listens during a seminar of Strengthening the Euro Area at the annual meetings of IMF and World Bank in Tokyo. Japan has nominated Nakao, its deputy finance minister for international affairs, to become president of the Asian Development Bank. The [&hellip...

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Ad agency Campbell Ewald announces move to Detroit

March 6, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing speaks during a news conference to announce that Campbell Ewald plans to move to Detroit and could bring up to 600 workers downtown to the former Hudson’s warehouse building near Ford Field in Detroit, Wednesday, March 6, 2013....

Utah lawmaker wants to crack down on e-cigarettes

March 6, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Rep. Paul Ray, R-Clearfield, makes remarks during a news conference Wednesday, Rep. March 6, 20013, at the Utah State Capitol, in Salt Lake City. Ray wants to make electronic cigarettes and dissolvable tobacco products taxable. The alternative cigarettes are...

‘God particle’: Confirmation is ‘achingly close’

March 6, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This 2011 image provide by CERN, shows a real CMS proton-proton collision in which four high energy electrons (green lines and red towers) are observed in a 2011 event. The event shows characteristics expected from the decay of a Higgs boson but...

Time Warner spinning off Time Inc. magazines

March 6, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This Nov. 19, 2008 file photo shows President Barack Obama featured in a special issue of Time Magazine on a New York newsstand. Time Warner Inc. on Wednesday March 6, 2013 said that it will spin off the magazine unit behind Time, Sports...

Staples 4Q hit by charges, forecast misses view

March 6, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – A Staples office supply store is photographed in this Nov. 15, 2011 file photo taken in Miami. The office products company also announced Wednesday March 6, 2013 that it is increasing its quarterly dividend by 9 percent. (AP Photo/ Lynne Sladky,...

Giffords visits rampage site, urges gun control

March 6, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, left, reads a statement as she and husband Mark Kelly, right, returned to the site of a shooting that left her critically wounded to urge key senators to support expanded background checks for gun purchases, Wednesday, March 6,...

Patton Construction Co.: Foundation Repair – Remodeling – Additions

March 6, 2013 • Local Business ReviewComments (0)

This concrete floor (top) had to be opened to repair a broken drain line. Patton Construction Co. then steel reinforced the floor before the concrete was replaced. Patton replaced the concrete and ceramic tile along with installing a new toilet (bottom. The...

Natural gas vehicles making inroads; sales rising

March 5, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Thursday, May 28, 2009, file photo a 2010 Ford Transit Connect sits near Grand Central Terminal in New York. Natural gas is quickly gaining popularity as the cleaner, cheaper fuel of choice for truck fleets, buses and taxis. Ford Motor...

Snow storm barrels through Midwest to Mid-Atlantic

March 5, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A commuter walks across a Chicago River bridge as a snow storm passes through downtown Chicago Tuesday, March 5, 2013. Chicago was hit Tuesday by a storm expected to dump as much as 10 inches of snow in the area before the end of the day — the most since...