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Delta Air Lines CEO opposes TSA policy on knives

March 8, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Jan. 4, 2010 file photo, TSA officer Robert Howard signals an airline passenger forward at a security check-point at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in SeaTac, Wash. Flight attendants, pilots, federal air marshals and even insurance companies are part of a growing backlash to the Transportation Security Administration’s new...

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Job gains cut unemployment to 7.7 pct., 4-year low

March 8, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

In this Monday, Feb. 25, 2013 photo, Sayed Mouawad, right, of Providence, R.I., gestures while speaking to a company representative during a job fair in Boston. U.S. employers ramped up hiring in February, adding 236,000 jobs and pushing the unemployment rate...

Stocks gain for sixth day on strong jobs growth

March 8, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Specialist John McNierney, right, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Friday, March 8, 2013. Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street after the government reported a burst of hiring last month that sent the unemployment rate to a four-year low....

Spanish troupe offers flamenco in all its facets

March 7, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This undated publicity image released by Helene Davis PR shows Ballet Flamenco de Andalucia during a performance. The troupe is performing through March 9 at New York City Center. (AP Photo/Helene Davis PR, Miguel Angel Gonzalez) NEW YORK (AP) — In dance,...

Wisconsin Assembly passes sweeping mining bill

March 7, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Democratic state Rep. Janet Bewly, of Ashland, speaks out against a Republican-backed bill being debated in the Assembly that would ease opening an iron ore mine in northern Wisconsin near Lake Superior on Thursday, March 7, 2013, in Madison, Wis. Assembly...

Colo. panel delays vote on cow tail cutting bill

March 7, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A dairy cow, with a tail, feeds on hay at Johnson’s Acres Dairy Farm near Brighton, Colo., on Wednesday, March 6, 2013. The Colorado Legislature is working on a bill that would make it illegal to cut off tails on dairy cows. The snow capped Rocky...

State Senate OKs money for gun-seizure program

March 7, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

State Sen. Mark Leno, D-San Francisco, urged lawmakers to approve his measure authorizing more money for a California program that seizes guns from people who are prohibited from having them, at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., Thursday, March 7, 2013. With...

Obama presses on with GOP charm offensive

March 7, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Rep. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., ranking Democrat on the House Budget Committee, right, arrives at the West Wing of the White House in Washington, Thursday, March 7, 2013. President Barack Obama is having a private lunch with Van Hollen and committee chairman...

Hotel Pennsylvania to be renovated, not razed

March 7, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Feb. 9, 2008 file photo, cars pass the Hotel Pennsylvania on Seventh Ave. in New York. New York’s famed Hotel Pennsylvania will not be knocked down as originally planned. The weak economy caused the hotel’s owner, Vornado Realty...

US household wealth regains pre-recession peak

March 7, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this March 1, 2013 file photo, a pair of specialists work at a post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Surging stock prices and steady home-price increases have finally allowed Americans to regain the $16 trillion in wealth they lost...