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Panel says no cover-up attempt by Japan nuke plant

March 13, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Dec. 29, 2012 file photo, the Unit 1 reactor building, left, and Unit 2 of the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant are seen through a bus window in Okuma, Fukushima Prefecture, northeastern Japan. An independent panel said Wednesday, March 13, 2013, the operator of Japan’s tsunami-crippled nuclear plant misinformed...

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Myanmar villagers unhappy that Suu Kyi backs mine

March 13, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Protesting villagers march and shout slogans as they stage a rally against a recent report on Letpataung copper mine project by investigation commission, in Monywa township, 760 kilometers (450 miles) north of Yangon, central Myanmar, Wednesday, March 13,...

Judge overturns verdict to ‘Price is Right’ model

March 13, 2013 • Business, EntertainmentComments (0)

FILE – In this February 2008 publicity image released by CBS Entertainment, host Drew Carey hosts pauses during a taping of of “The Price is Right Million Dollar Spectacular,” one of six new specials to be broadcast on the CBS Television...

Fla. politician resigns, 57 charged in scandal

March 13, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Florida Gov. Rick Scott make a statement at a news conference concerning Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll’s resignation on Wednesday, March 13, 2013, in Tallahassee, Fla. Florida’s lieutenant governor resigned and nearly 60 other people were charged in a...

Spitzer Automotive & Industrial, serving Roswell for 68 years

March 13, 2013 • Local Business ReviewComments (0)

Spitzer A & I is here to serve you. Counter and office employees (with years of Spitzer service in parentheses) include, left to right: Israel Campos, Manager (32), Debbie Forrest (13), Manuel Ponce (28), Twyla Mathews (10) and Orlando Rodriquez (21)....

FAA approves Boeing plan to fix 787’s batteries

March 12, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Jan. 7, 2013, file photo, a Japan Airlines Boeing 787 jet aircraft is surrounded by emergency vehicles while parked at a terminal E gate at Logan International Airport in Boston as a fire chief looks into the cargo hold. Federal...

Dow ekes out eight straight advance

March 12, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Friday, March 1, 2013 file photo, Trader Edward Schreier works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. World stock markets edged off recent highs in uneven trading Tuesday March 12, 2013 as worries grew about China’s recovery...

Feds bust up $100M NC crop insurance fraud ring

March 12, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this photo taken Friday, March 8, 2013, a tobacco warehouse owned by Roy Johnson Raynor is shown at 1441 S. Church Street in Rocky Mount, N.C. Raynor is one of 41 people who have either pleaded guilty or reached plea agreements after profiting from false...

New cyber medal production stopped, being reviewed

March 12, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This image released by the Defense Department shows the obverse view with ribbon of the newly announced Distinguished Warefare Medal. The military has stopped production of a new medal for remote warfare troops _ drone operators and cyber warfighters _ as it...

Financial info on celebs, officials leaked online

March 11, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Dec. 4, 2012 file photo, Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck announces that four suspects have been arrested in Las Vegas, in the case of the slayings of four people who were found dead in front of an unlicensed boarding house, during a...