MENU

Court: Release Mich. bridge executives from jail

January 14, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Detroit International Bridge Company owner Manuel “Matty” Moroun stands next to a sheriff’s deputy before being led to jail, Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012 in Detroit. Wayne County Circuit Judge Prentis Edwards sent Moroun and DIBC President Dan Stamper to jail for failing to comply with a court order to finish construction on the Gateway...

Read More

Tricky transfer awaits tanker inching to Alaska

January 14, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Coast Guard Cmdr. James Houck, the Forward Operating Base Nome Ice Boss, assists Scott O’Shea, with Vitus Marine, outline a safe path across the ice for fuel transfer hose in the Nome harbor Jan. 12, 2012. The path is being prepared for fuel hoses to...

Lions Gate buying ‘Twilight’ maker Summit

January 14, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

In this image released by Lionsgate, Jennifer Lawrence portrays Katniss Everdeen in a scene from “The Hunger Games,” set for release on March 23, 2012. Movie and TV studio Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. is buying Summit Entertainment, the maker of...

ND tourism director: Ad wasn’t meant to be racy

January 14, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

This photo provided by the North Dakota Tourism Division, taken in the late summer of 2011 in the lounge of the Hotel Donaldson in downtown Fargo, N.D., caused an uproar when North Dakota’s tourism division advertised it this week as one of the photos...

Housing bust still haunts the banks

January 14, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – This Oct. 12, 2011 file photo shows the J.P. Morgan Chase logo at the base of one of the bank’s larger Lower Manhattan buildings in New York. JPMorgan Chase said Friday, Jan. 13, 2012, its income fell 23 percent in the fourth quarter of...

In bankruptcy, AMR suddenly becomes hot topic

January 14, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – This June 29, 2011 file photo, shows an American Airlines aircraft at a Terminal D gate at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, in Grapevine, Texas. Rival airlines are looking at the carrier, now in Chapter 11 bankruptcy, as a takeover...

Obama takes on big government: ‘It has to change’

January 14, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

President Barack Obama delivers remarks on government reform, Friday, Jan. 13, 2012, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari) WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking more power to shrink the government, President Barack Obama on...

Paul’s Veterinary Supply is ‘More than just vet supplies’

January 13, 2012 • Local Business ReviewComments Off

The staff at Paul’s vet Supply includes Adrian Ruiz (left to right), Paul Bierwirth and Belinda Bierwirth. They are ready to fix you up with whatever you need for your ranch, farm, or for your pets at home. Paul’s Veterinary Supply, 2005 S.E. Main...

Vestas to lay off more than 2,300 workers

January 13, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this April. 28, 2009, file photo, of the wind farm ‘Horns Rev’ in the North Sea, near the Dansih coast. Vestas A/S, the world’s biggest maker of wind turbines in terms of revenues, said Thursday it will lay off around 2,300...

Owner of Detroit-Canada bridge ordered to jail

January 13, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

In a booking photo provided by the Wayne County Sheriff, Detroit International Bridge Company President Dan Stamper is shown on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012 in Detroit. Wayne County Circuit Judge Prentis Edwards sent bridge owner Manuel “Matty” Moroun...