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Finance leaders to address global economic threats

October 11, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012, file photo, a man walks in front of the venue of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank meeting. When global finance ministers meet this week in Tokyo, they’ll confront a triple challenge: Economic troubles in three major regions are threatening the world’s economy. (AP Photo/Itsuo Inouye,...

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Could pepperoni spoil presidential debate?

October 11, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

In this combination of file photos, Republican presidential candidate former Mass. Gov. Mitt Romney, left, takes a bite of pizza during lunch with his wife Ann while campaigning at Village Pizza in Newport, N.H., Dec. 20, 2011, and then-Senator Barack Obama,...

Heating costs to rise this winter as cold returns

October 11, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Jan. 2, 2008, file photo, Wayne Holland of the Suburban Propane company delivers oil in Barre, Vt. Americans will pay more to heat their homes during the 2012-2013 winter season as they feel something they didn’t feel much of last...

US sues Wells Fargo over FHA-insured loan defaults

October 10, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE-In this May 6, 2012, file photo, a Wells Fargo sign is displayed at a branch in New York. The federal government sued Wells Fargo Bank in New York on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012, blaming the nation’s largest originator of home mortgages for thousands of...

Cancer patient embarrassed by security pat-down

October 10, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Michelle Dunaj, of Roseville, Mich., is reflected in a mirror as she poses for a photo, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012, at the home of friends in Bonney Lake, Wash. Dunaj, who is dying of leukemia, was making what she expects will be the last trip of her life on Oct....

Netflix CEO to step down from Microsoft’s board

October 10, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011, file photo, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings gestures during the Facebook f/8 conference in San Francisco. Netflix CEO Reed Hastings announced Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012, that he is stepping down from Microsoft’s board...

NBC regroups under Comcast with new cuts, spending

October 10, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

This undated photo released by NBC shows Tina Fey, left, and Alec Baldwin on the set of their comedy series “30 Rock,” in New York. As NBC’s new owner Comcast Corp., makes changes to reboot the fourth-place network, Baldwin has tweeted...

Video gambling goes live at 65 Ill. bars, eateries

October 10, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Jeff Glover, day manager of Chino’s Pizzeria sits before the restaurant’s new legal video gaming machines Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012, in Justice, Ill. Video gaming went live in 65 Illinois bars and restaurants on Tuesday, more than three years after...

Lengthy review possible at damaged Cal nuke plant

October 9, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Sunday, June 17, 2012 file photo, Elmo Collins, regional administrator of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, speaks during an interview in San Juan Capistrano, Calif. The NRC is holding a public meeting to discuss the state of the San...

Alaska Airlines: Operations returning to normal

October 9, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

James Cotter, left, and Andrew Ward of Integrated Logic wait to check in for a flight to Bethel as an Alaska Airlines computer problem delayed flights across its 64-airport network on the West Coast and in Mexico and Canada Monday, Oct. 8, 2012 at Ted Stevens...