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Germany: Tighter controls needed on meat products

February 18, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

French farmers hold a placard as they demonstrate in support of the cooperative Lur Berri group, which includes Spanghero society, which is identified by French Consumer Affairs Minister Benoit Hamon as a major culprit in the use of horse meat in food products, in Aicirits, southwestern France, Monday, Feb. 18, 2013. Tests have found horsemeat [&hellip...

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Morales nationalizes Spanish-owned airport company

February 18, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Soldiers walk on the tarmac of the international airport in El Alto, Bolivia, Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, after President Evo Morales announced that he was nationalizing the Spanish-owned venture, SABSA, that runs the country’s three main airports, including...

Burger King plans apology after Twitter hack

February 18, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This frame grab taken Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, shows what appears to be Burger King’s Twitter account after it was apparently hacked. Starting just after noon Eastern time on Monday, the fast-foot company’s Twitter picture was changed to a...

European Union slaps more sanctions on North Korea

February 18, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A North Korean musical performance is held in Pyongyang with the words “Let’s strike the imperialists mercilessly with the same success we had carrying out the 3rd nuclear test” projected on a screen, on Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013. (AP...

Ohio tax plan hits concerts, sports, even bowling

February 18, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this April 17, 2009 file photo, guests ride on the new Diamondback roller coaster during a VIP preview at Kings Island Amusement Park in Mason, Ohio. Gov. John Kasich’s plan to expand Ohio’s sales tax might take some of the fun out of...

Smaller companies testify on Parnell’s tax plan

February 18, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Bill Armstrong, president of Armstrong Oil and Gas Inc., seated far right, testifies on the governor’s oil tax plan before the House Resources Committee on Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, in Juneau, Alaska. (AP Photo/Becky Bohrer) JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) —...

Coast Guard: Cause of cruise ship fire was a leak

February 18, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Feb. 14, 2013 file photo the cruise ship Carnival Triumph is towed into Mobile Bay near Dauphin Island, Ala., Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013. A leak in a fuel oil return line caused the engine-room fire that disabled a Carnival cruise ship at...

Transportation deal within grasp, but can it pass

February 18, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Sen. Walter A. Stosch, R-Henrico, center, chairman of the Senate Finance committee, conducts business during an impromptu meeting of the committee at his desk in the Virginia Senate at the State Capitol in Richmond, Va., Monday, Feb. 18, 2013. (AP...

Pecos Diamond Pecans is a full service custom pecan shelling plant and retail store

February 18, 2013 • Local Business ReviewComments (0)

Pecos Diamond Pecans’ retail store carries a large selection of in-shell pecans; shelled pecan halves; and pecan pieces for baking; flavored pecans, including dark chocolate, milk chocolate, white chocolate, red chile and green chile pecans; candied pecans:...

Overseas slice of ‘Pi’ flips Hollywood formula

February 17, 2013 • Business, EntertainmentComments (0)

This publicity photo released by 20th Century Fox shows Suraj Sharma as Pi Patel taking in the bioluminescent wonders of the sea in a scene from the film, “Life of Pi.” With 11 Academy Awards nominations, second only to “Lincoln” with 12, and...