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Industry reps: Tax overhaul an improvement

April 9, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Damian Bilbao, head of finance for BP Alaska, testifies before the House Finance Committee on a proposed oil tax overhaul on Monday, April 8, 2013, in Juneau, Alaska. Shown seated behind him are Bob Heinrich, vice president of finance for ConocoPhillips Alaska, and Scott Jepsen, vice president of external affairs for ConocoPhillips Alaska. (AP Photo/Becky...

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West Coast fisheries to see ecosystem approach

April 9, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This Sept. 17, 2008 file photo shows fishing boats tied up in Garibaldi, Ore. The Pacific Fishery Management Council is to vote Tuesday, April 9, 2013 on adopting a fishery ecosystem management program, which will guide it in making decisions on...

Cult Pizza decor images feature notorious leaders

April 9, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Ryan Cappalletti poses for a portrait inside his new restaurant Cult Pizza, Saturday, March 30, 2013 in Grand Rapids Mich. (AP Photo/The Grand Rapids Press, Sally Finneran) GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A West Michigan pizza shop is drawing attention for...

Margaret Thatcher, Iron Lady, dead at 87

April 9, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Feb. 20, 1985 file photo, former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher meets with her friend and political ally President Ronald Reagan during a visit to the White House in Washington. Thatcher, who led Britain for 11 years, died of a...

Casino mogul says even wealthy deserve justice

April 8, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Las Vegas Sands Corp. CEO Sheldon Adelson testifies for a second day in Clark County district court, Friday, April 5, 2013, in Las Vegas. Attorneys for Hong Kong businessman Richard Suen say Sands owes him $328 million because he worked behind the scenes to...

Broadmoor Center presents The Medicine Shop & Western Finance

April 8, 2013 • Local Business ReviewComments (0)

(Left) The friendly staff at The Medicine Shop includes (left to right) Eldon Hodges, RPh and owner; Tanya Santana, Support Personnel; Leeandra Chavez, Pharmacy Tech. Intern; Rosanna Linares, CPT (Certified Pharmacy Technician); Crystal Butts, CPT; Bernadette...

China’s Xi offers to reduce friction over hotspots

April 7, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

China’s President Xi Jinping speaks at the opening ceremony of the annual Boao Forum in Boao, in southern China’s Hainan province, Sunday, April 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Alexander F. Yuan, Pool) BOAO, China (AP) — With pressure growing on Beijing to...

Fashion designer Lilly Pulitzer dies at 81

April 7, 2013 • Business, EntertainmentComments (0)

FILE – In this undated file photo released by Lilly Pulitzer, a design by Lilly Pulitzer is shown. P ulitzer, known for her tropical print dresses, died in Florida at 81 on Sunday, April, 7, 2013.(AP Photo/Lilly Pulitzer) NO SALES MIAMI (AP) — Lilly...

Broadcasters worry about ‘Zero TV’ homes

April 7, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This undated image provided by James Weitze shows a truck driver taking a self portrait on the road. Weitze satisfies his video fix with an iPhone. He sleeps most of the time in his truck, and has no apartment. To be sure, he’s an extreme case and...

Fracking coalition upsets both greens and drillers

April 7, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Like a marriage the in-laws don’t approve of, a new plan to strengthen standards for fracking is creating unusual divisions among environmentalists and supporters of the oil and gas industry. At first glance, it’s hard to...