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American Express to cut 5,400 jobs

January 10, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this July 19, 2011 file photo, people walk past an American Express logo near the entrance to a bank in the Harvard Square neighborhood of Cambridge, Mass. American Express Co. on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013 said that it will slash about 5,400 jobs, mainly in its travel business, as it seeks to [&hellip...

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NYC suspends license of operator of fallen crane

January 10, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A mangled crane lies at the construction site in the Queens borough of New York where it collapsed, Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013. The Fire Department of New York says the 200-foot crane collapsed onto a building under construction, injuring seven people, three of...

Pentagon moving to freeze hiring, delay contracts

January 10, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, followed by Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey, arrive for their news conference at the Pentagon, Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013. Panetta said he is asking his department to begin taking steps to freeze civilian hiring, delay...

Get “a good night’s sleep” from White Mattress Sleep Gallery – or – Indian crafts from Gallery Indian Crafts

January 10, 2013 • Local Business ReviewComments (0)

Go in and let Peggy McIntosh help you find those exquisite, one-of-a-kind pieces of authentic Indian jewelry, like these beautiful hand-crafted Indian art pieces (Navajo Heishi necklace and Zuni earrings) for your loved ones. Phone 623-2000 for more...

Other bidders contest Tully’s sale to Dempsey

January 9, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Patrick Dempsey’s investment group has won the bid to purchase Tully’s Coffee. Dempsey meets the staff at the Tully’s Coffee on Western Avenue near the Pike Place Market on Friday, Jan. 4, 2013. Dempsey meets with employees from left...

Conn. moves cautiously on guns in Newtown’s wake

January 9, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, salutes as he arrives to speak to the House and the Senate in his State of the State address at the Capitol in Hartford, Conn., Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013. Gun control, mental health care and school safety are expected to be...

US tax code longer than Bible _ without good news

January 9, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This undated handout photo provided by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) shows National Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson. The nation’s tax law is so thick and complicated that businesses and individuals spend more than 6 billion hours a year complying with...

Boeing defends Dreamliner, safety questions remain

January 9, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Jan. 27, 2012, file photo, Boeing’s newest aircraft, the Boeing 787, sits on the tarmac at Huntsville International Airport after a 3600-mile flight from Dublin, in Huntsville, Ala. Boeing executives insisted Wednesday, Jan. 9,...

Ohio theme parks CEO: Staycations here to stay

January 9, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Cedar Fair CEO Matt Ouimet, center, tours the Clermont Steel Fabricating plant with plant representative Bob Mampe and Cedar Fair vice president of planning and design Rob Decker, right, Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, in Batavia, Ohio. Ouimet is encouraged about...

Pro-gun rally greets returning Colorado lawmakers

January 9, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Craig Larson, right, of Fort Collins, Colo., joins another protester who refused to identify himself in waving placards during a pro-gun rally in a park across from the State Capitol in Denver on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013. About 100 protesters, many of them...