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Ford to recall 485,000 small SUVs to fix throttles

July 27, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In thie July 1, 2012 file photo, the Ford logo is seen on cars for sale at a Ford dealership in Springfield, Ill. Ford is recalling nearly 485,000 Escapes and Mavericks to fix sticking gas pedals that can cause crashes. The worldwide recall affects the 2001 through 2004 model years that are powered [&hellip...

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Calif., federal officials reveal water tunnel plan

July 26, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

More than 100 demonstrators rallied at the Capitol to protest against a plan announced by Gov. Jerry Brown and U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, to build a giant twin tunnel system to move water from the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta to farmland and...

Game maker Zynga stock tanks after weak 2Q report

July 26, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE- In this Tuesday, June 26, 2012, file photo, Zynga CEO Mark Pincus speaks during the announcement of new games at Zynga headquarters in San Francisco. Zynga’s stock is tanking after the online game maker reported a loss in the second quarter on...

GOP senators launch tour warning of defense cuts

July 26, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, left, and Veterans Affair Secretary Eric Shinseki arrive on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 25, 2012, to testify before the joint House Armed Services and Veterans Affairs Committee “Back from the...

Caesars gets key permit for Vegas Strip wheel

July 26, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

This artist rendering provided by Caesars Entertainment shows an artists rendering of a planned 550-foot-high observation wheel on the Strip in Las Vegas. The wheel is expected to be the largest in the world. The Ferris-style wheel is part of a planned $550...

PepsiCo profit hit as turnaround efforts continue

July 26, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

This Tuesday, July 17, 2012, photo, shows bottles of Pepsi in Montpelier, Vt. PepsiCo Inc.’s second-quarter profit fell 21 percent, as a deal to expand its business in China, restructuring costs and a stronger dollar ate into results. The company, whose...

USDA says drought will push up food prices in 2013

July 26, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Meat is on display in a case at Super Cao Nguyen in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, July 25, 2012. Butcher Freddie Quina cuts meat at Super Cao Nguyen in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, July 25, 2012. The record drought gripping half the country will help push food...

Feds act to stop sale of magnetic Buckyballs

July 26, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

This image released by the Consumer Product Safety Commission shows Buckyballs, a high-powered desktop magnetic toy for adults. In an unusual move, the Consumer Product Safety Commission filed an administrative complaint Wednesday against New York-based...

E & C S, Inc. is a full service electrical and controls contractor

July 25, 2012 • Local Business ReviewComments Off

E & C S, Inc. is proud to be able to serve Southeastern New Mexico as a full service Electrical and Controls Contractor with over 35 years experience in the industry. We believe that all electrical work must meet required national, state and local codes....

Most would avoid higher taxes under Dem, GOP bills

July 25, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, left, accompanied by Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., talks about the Democrats and Republican tax proposals during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington Tuesday, July 24, 2012. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) WASHINGTON...