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Scallopers may offer yellowtail relief to NE fleet

May 14, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – This Saturday, Jan. 28, 2006 file photo shows tubs filled with mostly yellow tail flounder from a day’s catch being off-loaded at the dock in Gloucester, Mass. Scallopers inevitably snare yellowtail by accident. So regulators trying to protect the struggling species give them a yearly catch quota they can’t exceed. (AP Photo/Lisa...

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Irish pose next democratic test for EU austerity

May 14, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Pedestrians and motorists along Dublin’s riverside pass a gauntlet of referendum posters Sunday, May 13, 2012. The Irish government is asking voters to approve the European Union’s fiscal treaty in a May 31 vote. The poster in the upper right...

Spaniards rage against austerity, grim economy

May 13, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

People look over the Puerta del Sol plaza after climbing some scaffolding in central Madrid Saturday May 12, 2012. The protesters returned to Sol to mark the anniversary of the protest movement that inspired groups in other countries. The protests began May...

Remains retrieved from Indonesian plane crash

May 13, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Rescuers carry a body bag containing the body of a victim of a Russian-made jetliner’s crash upon arrival at Halim Perdanakusumah airport in Jakarta, Indonesia, Saturday, May 12, 2012. Search teams who scaled a volcano’s steep slopes found at...

$1,600 for barber’s chair in NH primary hotel sale

May 13, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

In this photo taken Thursday May 10, 2012 ski bibs and dishes are seen from the Balsams Hotel in Dixeville Notch, N.H. An auction is set for Saturday, May 12, 2012 to clear out the nearly 150-year-old resort. The resort was sold last year to two businessmen...

A black mark for survivor of financial crisis

May 13, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Feb. 11, 2009 file photo, JPMorgan Chase & Co. Chief Executive Officer Jamie Dimon, center, flanked by Goldman Sachs & Co. Chief Executive Officer and Chairman Lloyd C. Blankfein, left, and Bank of New York Mellon Chairman Chief...

Drilling prospects bring land rush to Illinois

May 13, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

ADVANCE FOR SUNDAY, MAY 13 AND THEREAFTER – This Friday, May 11, 2012 photo, provided by the McLeansboro Times-Leader, shows Hamilton County Clerk Mary Anne Hopfinger at her office in McLeansboro, Ill. Out-of-staters known in the business as “land...

Michigan film industry refocuses on big picture

May 13, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

ADVANCE FOR SUNDAY, MAY 13 AND THEREAFRTER – In an April 4, 2012 photo, Kelley Thierry, left, and Taylor Stanislawski talk in the studio at Dearborn High School in Dearborn, Mich. With a majority of filming done, students in the school’s advanced...

Greek president in last-ditch coalition effort

May 13, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Greek President Karolos Papoulias looks on before his meeting with Greek Socialist leader Evangelos Venizelos in Athens, Saturday, May 12, 2012. Greek President Karolos Papoulias has called the leaders of Greece’s political parties to meetings on...

Legendary car designer, racer Shelby dies at 89

May 12, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this June 21, 1959 file photo, Texas driver Carroll Shelby enjoys a swig of champagne after combining with British veteran Roy Salvadori to win the 24-Hour Endurance Auto Classic at Le Mans, France. Dressing up the picture is Miss Sophie...