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New jobs disproportionately low-pay or part-time

August 4, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This July 15, 2013 photo, people line up at the job fair in South Burlington, Vt. The 162,000 jobs the economy added in July were a disappointment. The quality of the jobs was even worse. A disproportionate number of the added jobs were part-time or low-paying, or both. Part-time work accounted for more [&hellip...

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16-year Conn. bridge, road project in final stages

August 4, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this July 27, 2013 photo, traffic moves along southbound Interstate 95 in New Haven, Conn., after the traffic pattern was diverted from the old Pearl Harbor Memorial Bridge approach, right, to the new span. Thirteen years into the $2 billion, 16-year...

Obama administration overrules Apple import ban

August 3, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this May 27, 2011, file photo, a salesperson at a mobile phone shop displays an Apple iPhone 4 to a customer in New Delhi. U.S. President Obama’s trade representative on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, vetoed a ban on imports of the iPhone 4 and...

Democratic governors nervous about health plan

August 3, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin gives a thumbs up after riding a Harley Davidson motorcycle to the motorcycle museum Friday, August, 2, 2013 in Milwaukee. The National Governors Association is meeting in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps) MILWAUKEE (AP) —...

From soybeans to baseball, Henry has had success

August 3, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – Boston Red Sox owner John Henry stands on the field before a baseball game in Boston, in this May 11, 2013 file photo. The principal owner of the Boston Red Sox has entered into an agreement to buy The Boston Globe. The Globe says the impending...

Time Warner blackout of CBS goes into 2nd day

August 3, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This image provided by CBS shows a CBS advertisement in Times Square in New York on Friday, Aug. 2, 2013. Three million Time Warner Cable customers in New York, Los Angeles and Dallas lost access to CBS programming in a fee dispute Friday, threatening their...

New jobs disproportionately low-pay or part-time

August 3, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This July 15, 2013 photo, people line up at the job fair in South Burlington, Vt. The 162,000 jobs the economy added in July were a disappointment. The quality of the jobs was even worse. A disproportionate number of the added jobs were part-time...

From recession’s wake, education innovation blooms

August 3, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Friday, May 24, 2013 photo, student Raul Ramos goes through his online homework during a session of a massive online class in Madrid. Recent financial pressures and new technologies are opening cracks in traditional, age-old structures of higher...

Oil companies frack in coastal waters off Calif.

August 3, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

File – In this May 1, 2009 file photo, an operator walks by the main oil line on offshore oil drilling platform ‘Gail’ operated by Venoco, Inc. off the coast of Santa Barbara, Calif. Companies prospecting for oil off California’s coast...

Companies help immigrants obtain US citizenship

August 3, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this photo taken Wednesday, July 17, 2013, Yolanda Oruc, left, talks to general manager Jeff Lehman, right, and HR director Nilmarie Almdovar, center, in the lobby of the Betsy Hotel in the South Beach area of Miami Beach, Fla. Uruguayan native Yolanda...