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Leaders tout proposed spaceport in Houston

September 4, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This drawing provided by the Houston Airport System various facets of the proposed spaceport, Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013 in Houston. Houston is working to solidify its place in the commercial space race with an ongoing effort to build the nation’s latest spaceport. The city is currently working to apply for a federal license to run [&hellip...

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New India central bank chief announces reforms

September 4, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Newly appointed Governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Raghuram Rajan addresses a press conference at the RBI headquarters in Mumbai, India, Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013. (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade) MUMBAI, India (AP) — India’s new central bank chief...

Asia stocks rise on heels of good US data

September 4, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013, photo, traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York. Stock futures were mixed Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, with the U.S. moving closer to a military confrontation in Syria (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) BANGKOK (AP)...

Fashion Week awards honor Upton, Posen and Zoe

September 4, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

French hair stylist and honoree Frederic Fekkai arrives at the 2013 Style Awards at Lincoln Center on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013 in New York. (Photo by Ben Hider/Invision/AP) NEW YORK (AP) — The Style Awards at Lincoln Center kicked off New York Fashion Week...

Alaska fishermen protest Wal-Mart decision

September 4, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Greg Gabriel, executive director of the Northwest and Alaska Seiners Association, protests outside a Wal-Mart in Anchorage, Alaska, on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013. He and other fishermen protested against Wal-Mart’s corporate policy of only buying seafood...

Kodiak rodeo goes on despite lack of ferry

September 4, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Sept. 1, 2013 photo, Moises de Santiago rides a bull during an exhibition at the Kodiak Rodeo and State Fair in Kodiak, Alaska. The Kodiak State Fair and Rodeo went on as scheduled even with the state ferry Tustumena sidelined. Horses and cattle could...

Senate panel backs plan to increase prison rehab

September 4, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

State Sen. Mark Leno, D-San Francisco, chair man of the Senate Budget Committee, right, confers with committee co-chairman Bill Emerson, R-Redlands, during a hearing over competing prison inmate reduction bills at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., Wednesday,...

Ross’ gift to Michigan could affect Miami stadium

September 4, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

University of Michigan President Mary Sue Coleman smiles during a press conference to announce a $200 million donation to the university for its business school and athletics programs Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013 at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business in Ann...

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Curves for Women offers exercise, weight loss and tanning

September 4, 2013 • Local Business ReviewComments (0)

Why spend an hour and a half at a “regular” gym when you can spend 30 minutes at Curves for Women and get your cardio and strength training taken care of in pleasant surroundings, plus lowering your blood pressure and cholesterol. Joining Curves for Women...

Pioneering magazine editor Daniels dies in Maine

September 4, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This 2010 photo provided by Smith College shows Judith Daniels during a conference for women, on the school’s campus in Northampton, Mass. Daniels, the first woman to serve as editor of Life magazine and who oversaw creation of Savvy, a magazine for...