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West Coast spike in gas prices tied to refineries

May 15, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Gas prices are displayed at a gas station, Monday, May 14, 2012, in Portland, Ore. Motorists across most of the country have been getting a break on gas prices, but not on the West Coast. The average price for a gallon of regular gasoline in Oregon is $4.17. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer) PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — [&hellip...

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Rhoads Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning is here for you 24 hours every day

May 14, 2012 • Local Business ReviewComments Off

La Bella Vita Homes Come live “The Beautiful Life”, a growing community or friends and neighbors.  Energy Star and Build Green NM Award Winning homes are now available right here in Roswell.  Founded by its parent company, Rhoads Co, these homes feature...

Greek coalition in serious doubt

May 14, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Greek President Karolos Papoulias arrives at the Presidential Palace in Athens, Sunday May 13 2012. Papoulias has called the leaders of Greece’s political parties to meetings on Sunday, in a last-ditch effort to broker a deal for a coalition...

Vt. utilities see growing ‘smart meter’ opposition

May 14, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Mark Delbeck of Burlington Electric, checks the radio frequency of a newly-installed “smart” meter on Thursday, May 10, 2012, in Burlington, Vt. Vermont has become a hotbed in the debate over possible health effects and damage to privacy from a...

AP Interview: Gov says time right for tax reform

May 14, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Wednesday Dec. 7, 2011 file photo, former Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine gestures during AP Day at the Capitol Senatorial debate at the Capitol in Richmond, Va. The General Assembly has the last word Monday, May 14, 2012, on yet another budget...

Report: Ohio casinos will hurt Detroit’s budget

May 14, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

In this May 9, 2012 photo, Rudra Khadka cleans slot machines inside the new Horseshoe Cleveland Casino. Ohio’s first casino is scheduled to open to the public on Monday, May 14, 2012. (AP Photo/Amy Sancetta) DETROIT (AP) — Detroit’s hard-pressed...

Facebook CEO turns 28, IPO could be $100B gift

May 14, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Feb. 5, 2007 file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg sits in his office in Palo Alto, Calif. Zuckerberg turns 28 on Monday, May 14, 2012. He’s considerably younger than the average FORTUNE 500 CEO, of course. But while some...

Scallopers may offer yellowtail relief to NE fleet

May 14, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – This Saturday, Jan. 28, 2006 file photo shows tubs filled with mostly yellow tail flounder from a day’s catch being off-loaded at the dock in Gloucester, Mass. Scallopers inevitably snare yellowtail by accident. So regulators trying to...

Irish pose next democratic test for EU austerity

May 14, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Pedestrians and motorists along Dublin’s riverside pass a gauntlet of referendum posters Sunday, May 13, 2012. The Irish government is asking voters to approve the European Union’s fiscal treaty in a May 31 vote. The poster in the upper right...

Spaniards rage against austerity, grim economy

May 13, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

People look over the Puerta del Sol plaza after climbing some scaffolding in central Madrid Saturday May 12, 2012. The protesters returned to Sol to mark the anniversary of the protest movement that inspired groups in other countries. The protests began May...