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Former Goldman Sachs director convicted in NYC

June 16, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Former Goldman Sachs director Rajat Gupta, left, and his attorney Gary P. Naftalis, leave federal court in New York, Friday, June 15, 2012. Gupta, accused of feeding confidential information to a corrupt hedge fund manager, has been convicted of conspiracy and three counts of securities fraud. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) NEW YORK (AP) — Former Goldman...

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How shock waves will hit US if Greece drops euro

June 16, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this March 17 2012, file photo, immigrants holding placards that read “Nazis Out – Workers United Never Defied” march during a protest against racist attacks in Athens. Bankers, governments and investors are starting to...

Phones gain ability to learn by touching

June 16, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

This undated image provided by Samsung on Friday, June 15, 2012 shows TecTiles stickers for use with certain near field communications-enabled mobile phones. The big push behind the technology comes from companies that see the phone as the wallet of the...

MGM strikes agreement for casino near Washington

June 16, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

A group of people cross the street in the National Harbor Friday, June 15, 2012 in Oxon Hill, Md. Officials with Las Vegas casino operator MGM are scheduled to meet with Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley about plans for a potential casino near the...

Roswell Rapid Wash – ‘touch-free’ car wash The upgrade is completed. Try it… You’ll like it!

June 15, 2012 • Local Business ReviewComments Off

Roswell Rapid Wash, located at 1108 North Main Street, uses modern technology to thoroughly clean the outside of your vehicle. 24 hour surveillance and modern technology offer service with convenience. The landscaping has been opened up for better visibility....

Air Force cites progress on F-22 oxygen mystery

June 15, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this April 30, 2012, file photo, an Air Force F-22 Raptor displays it’s weapons bays as it goes through maneuvers during a demonstration at Langley Air Force Base in Hampton, Va., Monday, April 30, 2012. Two members of Congress said...

Make 'em laugh: Emmy marketing campaigns try humor

June 15, 2012 • Business, EntertainmentComments Off

This undated image released by IFC shows Carrie Brownstein, left, and Fred Armisen as “Gil & Merrill” in a scene from “Portlandia.” Movie campaigns for Oscar nominations tend toward earnest snoozers, but not so pleas for Emmy...

BART service restored between SF and Oakland

June 15, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

People check the aftermath near the West Oakland station after a fire caused the shutdown of BART transbay service in Oakland, Calif., on Thursday, June 14, 2012. About 400,000 people take BART trains on a weekday, the transit agency said, but more commuters...

EPA sets tighter standards for soot pollution

June 15, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this June 15, 2011, file photo Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa Jackson testifies before the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works regarding the Clean Air Act and Public Health on Capitol Hill in Washington....

American drivers turn to smaller, better engines

June 15, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE- This Sept. 16, 2008 file photo shows the engine compartment of Scott Pierce’s 1969 Oldsmobile F-85 with the W-31 engine performance package, in MEriden, Conn.Back when gas was cheap, Americans bought cars with V-8 engines like the Big Block, Cobra...