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Last anti-Chavez TV station to be sold

March 11, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Oct. 3, 2003 file photo, an employee at Globovision, a 24-hour television news channel, works behind a glass reading “News” with Globovision’s logo “G” at the channel’s headquarters in Caracas, Venezuela. Employees of the last remaining opposition television channel in Venezuela said on March 11, 2013...

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Mexico moves against TV, telephone tycoons

March 11, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Mexico’s President Enrique Pena Nieto, front left, embraces President of the Democratic Revolution Party (PRD) Jesus Zambrano during an event to sign an agreement with the three major political parties that would create two new national television...

Colorado Senate give final OK to gun control bills

March 11, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Colorado Republican State Senators sit at their desks on a day of voting on several gun control bills before the Colorado Legislature, at the State Capitol, in Denver, Monday March 11, 2013. Colorado Democrats are on the cusp of advancing gun-control...

Judge strikes down NYC ban on supersized sodas

March 11, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this March 8, 2013 file photo, customers at Brother Jimmy’s BBQ call cheers with 24-ounce, left, and 16-ounce beverages, in New York. New York City’s groundbreaking limit on the size of sugar-laden drinks has been struck down by a...

NFL’s Goodell hopes for lighter helmets, sensors

March 11, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Lt. General Patricia Horoho, Surgeon General of the Army, speaks during an NFL football news conference in New York, Monday, March 11, 2013. The U.S. Military is partnering with the NFL, GE, and others to further research on head injuries. (AP Photo/Seth...

Curves isn’t just helping women, they’re helping the community

March 11, 2013 • Local Business ReviewComments (0)

The staff at Curves for Women includes (left to right) Curves Manager Glenda Newton; Curves owner Cheryl Wafful; “Brody” in the picture; and Diane Green, Coach.   Why spend an hour and a half at a “regular” gym when you can spend 30 minutes at...

Lawmakers: Obama wooing might break budget logjam

March 10, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis. arrives at the West Wing of the White House in Washington, Thursday, March 7, 2013. President Barack Obama is having a private lunch with Ryan and the committee’s ranking Democrat Rep. Chris Van...

Preservation of Venezuelan leader’s body not easy

March 9, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A woman holds a poster of Venezuela’s late President Hugo Chavez over a sleeping boy as she stands in line to see Chavez’s body lying in state at the military academy in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, March 8, 2013. Chavez died on March 5 after a...

Businesses in military towns brace for budget hit

March 9, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Monday, March 4, 2013 photo taken in Fayetteville, N.C., Tom Raper, owner of Bragg Pawn Shop, talks about small business near Fort Bragg military base. His pawn shop is located on Yadkin Road near a main entrance to the base. More than 8,500 civilian...

Stroke prevention device misses key goal in study

March 9, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This undated image provided by Boston Scientific on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013 shows an experimental heart device called the Watchman. The future is unclear for the promising heart device aimed at preventing strokes in people at high risk of them because of an...