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Obama water campaign raises environmental issue

September 12, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

First Lady Michelle Obama poses for a picture with a student at an event at Watertown High School to encourage people to drink more water, Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, in Watertown, Wis. (AP Photo/Morry Gash) WATERTOWN, Wis. (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama led Wisconsin high school students in a toast to “the best drink [&hellip...

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Bay Bridge span to be named for Willie Brown

September 12, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Sen. Rod Wright, D-Inglewood, right, smiles as he talks with Sen. Alex Padilla, D-Los Angeles, after the Senate approved the resolution he was carrying to rename the western span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge for former Assembly Speaker and San...

Twitter tweets it’ll go public

September 12, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This Feb. 2, 2013, file photo shows a Twitter icon on the display of a smartphone in Berlin. The company tweeted Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, that it has “confidentially submitted an S-1 to the SEC for a planned IPO.” Twitter is taking advantage...

Hawaii to let nature clean harbor molasses spill

September 12, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Various kinds of dead marine life collected by employees from the PENCO Pacific Environmental Corporation can been seen in this barrel on the dock fronting the La Mariana Sailing Club in Keehi Lagoon Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, in Honolulu. A pipe maintained by...

Founder of Dolby Laboratories dies

September 12, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE In this Nov. 1, 2012 file photo, Honoree Ray Dolby poses during the 2012 Hollywood Post Alliance awards at the Skirball Center, in Los Angeles, Calif. Dolby Laboratories said Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, that Dolby, an American inventor, audio pioneer, and...

Boeing delivers last C-17 to US Air Force

September 12, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. James Jackson, commander of Air Force Reserve Command, left, smiles as Boeing Co. delivers the last C-17 Globemaster III cargo jet to the Air Force in Long Beach, Calif., Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. Military officials took delivery of...

IU Health plans cutting 800 jobs at hospitals

September 12, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE — In this July 27, 2013 file photo, an IU health LifeLine helicopter lands in Anderson, Ind. IU Health, Indiana’s largest hospital system said Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013 it will cut about 800 jobs and realign some services as part of a...

California lawmakers approve fracking bill

September 11, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Assemblywoman Shannon Grove, R-Bakersfield, urges lawmakers to reject a bill to place new rules on oil drillers and gas producers that use the drilling technique known as “fracking,” at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013....

Asia stocks edge up as Syria worries diminish

September 11, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A man looks at an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, Sept. 9, 2013. Asian stocks opened higher on Monday, lifted by Tokyo’s Olympic bid victory, Chinese export growth and an Australian conservative coalition’s election...

Sony, Universal, Warner sue SiriusXM for royalties

September 11, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this undated file photo, Sam Cooke performs in concert at the Copacabana Night Club in New York.The music industry’s largest record companies are suing Sirius XM Radio for royalties it says the satellite radio company didn’t pay...