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Uniroyal celebrates 50th anniversary of giant tire

May 21, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

A visitor reaches towards the Giant Uniroyal Tire in Allen Park, Mich. on Wednesday, May 20, 2015. The owners allowed guests inside the 80-foot-high tire during a special half-century celebratory event. The tire has stood alongside Interstate 94 since 1965, a year after it debuted at the New York World’s Fair. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) ALLEN [&hellip...

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Woman arrested after bomb threat prompts LA evacuations

May 21, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

A woman talks on a mobile telephone delivered by a robot as she sits in front of the downtown Los Angeles Federal Building with a package Wednesday, May 20, 2015. Police Officer Tony Im said the woman was arrested Wednesday about three hours after making a...

AP Interview: US secrecy in trade, terror riles EU watchdog

May 21, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

In this photo taken on Wednesday May 6, 2015, European Union Ombudsman Emily O’Reilly speaks with the Associated Press during an interview in Brussels. U.S. secrecy over a terror financing agreement has blocked the functioning of the EU’s...

Hundreds march at McDonald’s headquarters about low wages

May 21, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

Protesters calling for pay of $15 an hour and a union march toward McDonald’s headquarters in Oak Brook, Ill., Wednesday, May 20, 2015. The start of the two-day demonstration comes ahead of the company’s annual shareholder meeting on Thursday. (AP...

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ENMMC Senior Circle members work and play hard

May 21, 2015 • Local Business ReviewComments (0)

The Eastern New Mexico Medical Center chapter of Senior Circle has some 4,000 members and what great members they are! “I’m always amazed at how many members are so dedicated to their exercise programs,” said Marifrank DaHarb, Senior Circle director....

New home for World War II plaque from closed Detroit store

May 20, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

World War II veteran John Symons, 99, shows a photo of himself when he served during a rededication ceremony for a World War II plaque Tuesday, May 19, 2015, in Troy, Mich. The plaque was originally erected in 1947 to honor Detroit J.L. Hudson employees who...

Bread strike has soldiers turned bakers in Bolivia

May 20, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

Baskets of bread made by soldiers of the Miraflores army barracks sit for distribution in La Paz, Bolivia, Tuesday, May 19, 2015. Bolivia’s government has temporarily turned some soldiers into bakers, ordering barracks to leaven loaves for the public...

Prostitute pleads guilty in overdose death of Google exec

May 20, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

Alix Tichelman, in red, acknowledges her parents as she is surrounded by lawyers on Tuesday, May 19, 2015, in Santa Cruz, Calif. Tichelman, a prostitute charged with killing a Google executive with an overdose of heroin aboard his yacht in 2013, pleaded...

Obama, Senate GOP work together on trade bill

May 20, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

Secretary of State John Kerry greets workers at Boeing’s 737 assembly facility in Renton, Wash., Tuesday, May 19, 2015, before giving a speech about trade. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration and Senate Republicans...

Advocacy group: Wind turbine rules needed to protect birds

May 20, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

In this photo taken Dec. 3, 2014, wind turbines are scattered across farmland near Port Austin, Mich., one of the areas around the U.S. where the American Bird Conservancy says the rapid growth of wind energy is putting migratory birds at risk. The group is...