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Review: Gear watch has potential, but falls short

October 1, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, file photo, a model touches the screen of a Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch in Berlin, Germany. The so-called smartwatch is what some technology analysts believe could become this year’s must-have holiday gift. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, File) NEW YORK (AP) — It didn’t take long to see how [&hellip...

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Nominee for energy regulatory post withdraws

October 1, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This undated handout photo provided by Ron Binz shows Binz. Binz, President Barack Obama’s nominee to be the nation’s top energy regulator withdrew Tuesday, conceding he did not have enough support for confirmation. Binz, a former Colorado energy...

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Adopt a ‘forever friend’ at the Roswell Humane Society today

October 1, 2013 • Local Business ReviewComments (0)

The Roswell Humane Society is a nonprofit organization which was formed in 1970 for the purpose of preventing cruelty to animals, caring for homeless pets, and the extension of humane education. They are located at 703 East McGaffey Street. The Shelter...

Shutdown imminent; GOP unity frays but still holds

September 30, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, returns to his office after a procedural vote on the House floor, at the Capitol in Washington, Monday, Sept. 30, 2013. The Republican-controlled House and the Democrat-controlled Senate are at an impasse as Congress...

Global study: World not ready for aging population

September 30, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Elderly men sit in a stairwell of a subway station in Taipei, Taiwan, Monday, Sept. 30, 2013. According to its cabinet-level Council for Economic Planning and Development (CEPD), Taiwan faces an accelerated aging population and declining fertility rate. In a...

Obama: Shutdown will ‘throw wrench’ into economy

September 30, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

President Barack Obama speaks about the budget battle from the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, Monday, Sept. 30, 2013. Obama is ramping up pressure on Republicans to avoid a post-midnight government shutdown. He says a shutdown...

Japan survey shows improved business sentiment

September 30, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this July 2, 2013 file photo, a woman walks by a clothing store advertising a sale in Tokyo. Japanese manufacturers are increasingly optimistic over the business outlook in months ahead, according to a survey released Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, in...

Stocks fall as government heads toward shutdown

September 30, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

The morning sun illuminates the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Monday, Sept. 30, 2013, as the government teeters on the brink of a partial shutdown at midnight unless Congress can reach an agreement on funding. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) NEW YORK (AP) —...

Washington state health exchange ready to launch

September 30, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Gov. Jay Inslee speaks to the media about Washington state’s new health insurance exchange during a news conference in Olympia, Wash., Monday, Sept. 30, 2013. Consumers will be able to start purchasing plans Tuesday for insurance that will take effect...

Homework involved to apply for health insurance

September 30, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This Sept. 11, 2013, file photo shows the federal government form for applying for health coverage, in Washington. Americans are no better informed about the 2010 overhaul of the nation’s health insurance system than they were shortly after the...