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Detroit says it’s settled with some creditors

July 15, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

**FILE — In this Oct. 24, 2012 file photo, an empty field north of Detroit’s downtown is shown. The city of Detroit says it reached an “important settlement” Monday, July 15, 2013 with some creditors as it tries to get rid of billions of dollars of debt. The disclosure was made Monday in a court [&hellip...

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Study: Later retirement may help prevent dementia

July 15, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Friday, July 12, 2013 photo, June Springer answers a phone in another office, where she works at Caffi Contracting Services, in Alexandria, Va. Springer, who just turned 90, works as a receptionist. People who delay retirement have less risk of...

Drive-in theater making a comeback in Ionia

July 15, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Movie-goers watch the premiere of “The Lone Ranger,” Friday, July 5, 2013, on a 70-foot wide inflatable screen, at Danny Boy’s Drive-In on State Road near Ionia, Mich. Dan Lower and his wife, Gail, opened the drive-in last month just south...

National Native American magazine going digital

July 15, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this July 11, 2013, photo provided by the Oneida Indian Nation, Indian Country Today publisher Ray Halbritter poses with the last print edition of the magazine and its new online newsletter at his office in Verona, N.Y. This Week From Indian Country Today,...

Robots to revolutionize farming, ease labor woes

July 15, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this May 23, 2013, photo, Jorge Heraud, CEO of Blue River Technology, center, explains how the lettuce bot works as software engineer Willy Pell, in green, watches in Salinas, Calif. In the Salinas Valley, the lettuce capital of the world, entrepreneurs...

Box office: ‘Despicable Me 2′ holds top spot

July 15, 2013 • Business, EntertainmentComments (0)

This film publicity image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows the Gipsy Danger robot in a scene from “Pacific Rim.” (AP Photo/Warner Bros. Pictures) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Universal’s minions ran away with the box office for the second...

Spain opposition demands prime minister resign

July 15, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A protestor holds a banner during a demonstration against corruption in Madrid, Spain, Tuesday, July 9, 2013. Spain’s ruling Popular Party on Tuesday denied a news report that Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy received slush fund payments while serving in a...

Merkel urges stronger Europe, global data rules

July 15, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends the ARD (German public broadcaster) Summer Interview with Ulrich Deppendorf and Rainald Becker, unseen, in Berlin, Germany, Sunday July 14, 2013. In backgound the German parliament building, Reichstag. Merkel was asked...

Huge post-Sandy tax increases fail to materialize

July 15, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this July 5, 2013 photo, beachgoers pass the rubble of storm-damaged houses as they walk onto the beach in Point Pleasant Beach, N.J. A wave of large property tax increases that had been feared in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy has not materialized...

Max and Dave, Washington’s newest power couple

July 15, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this July 8, 2013, file photo Senate Finance Committee Chairman Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., left, and the House Ways and Means Committee Chairman, Rep. Dave Camp, R-Mich., talk about tax reform to 3M employees at the 3M Innovation Center in...

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