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WWII mementos found in suitcase at thrift store

November 22, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

Afton Andrews, left, goes through documents with Brenda Monson regarding to her late brother-in-law’s WWII suitcase in her home Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, in West Valley City, Utah. Monson, a teacher from West Lake Junior High, found the suitcase at a Deseret Industries store before the handing it back to the soldier’s relatives. She was [&hellip...

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Judge rules Illinois pension law unconstitutional

November 22, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

In this Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011 photo, Police officers, teachers, caregivers and other rank-and-file public servants join Illinois AFL-CIO members to protest the state’s pension situation and Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn’s opposition to arbitrators ruling...

Dow, S&P 500 push further into record territory

November 22, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

The Wall Street subway stop on Broadway, in New York’s Financial District, Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014. U.S. financial markets surged in early trading Friday, Nov. 21, 2014 as investors cheered a surprise interest rate cut in China and a hint of further...

‘Queen Latifah Show’ to end after its 2nd season

November 22, 2014 • Business, EntertainmentComments Off

In this undated photo provided by Sony Pictures Television, talk show host, Queen Latifah, laughs on the set of “The Queen Latifah Show,” in Culver City, Calif. “The Queen Latifah Show” will be ending after this season. Distributor...

Executives brave frigid Detroit night for charity

November 22, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

Michael T. Ritchie, President of the Comerica Bank, listens to speakers, Thursday Nov. 20, 2014, during a candlelight vigil and Executive Sleep Out, for homeless youth at Covenant House in Detroit. Forty executives slept outside Thursday, on a freezing...

White House: Immigration steps would boost wages

November 22, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

President Barack Obama speaks during a nationally televised address from the White House in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. Spurning furious Republicans, President Barack Obama unveiled expansive executive actions on immigration Thursday night to spare...

Ford’s new F-150 to get 26 mpg, tops among pickups

November 22, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014, file photo, a 2015 F-150 truck is driven off the production line during a news conference at the Dearborn Truck Plant in Dearborn, Mich. Ford says its new aluminum-bodied F-150 pickup will get up to 26 mpg on the...

TV-over-Internet service Aereo seeks Chapter 11

November 22, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, file photo, Chet Kanojia, founder and CEO of television-over-the-Internet service Aereo, Inc., shows a tablet displaying his company’s technology, in New York. Aereo says that it has filed for Chapter 11...

California tuition hike fight shifts to Sacramento

November 20, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

Amelia Itnyre, 23, and Sebastian Cano, 21, students at University of California Davis, react after the vote to raise tuition fees was announced during the UC Regents meeting in San Francisco, Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. The Regents approved raising tuition by as...

Asia stocks dulled by weak economic reports

November 20, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This Oct. 8, 2014 file photo shows a Wall Street address carved in the side of a building, in New York. U.S. financial markets were mixed in early trading Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014 as soft economic data out of China and Europe stoked concerns about...