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Molten gold signals revival in Calif. Mother Lode

December 17, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

In this photo taken Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012, Matt Collins, chief operating officer of the Sutter Gold Mining Co., left, watches as Allen Smith, second from left, Brain Herfel, third from left, Ted Chapman fouth from left, and Wayne Murphy, right, calibrate the water flow of a gravity table at the company’s newly constructed mill [&hellip...

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Bangladesh probe: Fire sabotage, owner negligent

December 17, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Nov. 24, 2012 file photo, Bangladeshi firefighters battle a fire at a garment factory in the Savar neighborhood in Dhaka, Bangladesh. A Bangladesh government committee investigating the garment factory fire that killed 112 people last...

GM boosts pickup truck deals to shed inventory

December 17, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Chevrolet Silverado pickup trucks are seen on a dealer’s lot in Troy, Mich., Monday, Dec. 17, 2012. General Motors is offering generous deals to clear a growing inventory of Chevy and GMC pickup trucks. Itís matching or beating deals offered by Ford...

Garden Crest: ‘Your tree care specialists’

December 17, 2012 • Local Business ReviewComments (0)

Garden Crest Landscape Management would like to thank the First Presbyterian Church at 400 West Third for installing a new landscape and for being a great customer for the last 25 years!   In business since 1983, Garden Crest Landscape Management is...

‘Hobbit’ bests ‘Rings’ with $84.8 million opening

December 17, 2012 • Business, EntertainmentComments (0)

FILE – This publicity file photo released by Warner Bros., shows the character Gollum, voiced by Andy Serkis, in a scene from the fantasy adventure “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.” Filmmaker Peter Jackson’s decision to shoot his...

Turkey innovation invented in SC 50 years ago

December 17, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Cryovac executive Don Smith holds up a frozen turkey wrapped in one of his company’s bags at the firm’s plant in Duncan, S.C. on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012. Fifty years ago Cryovac invented the bag that allowed for the long term cheap production and...

Millions face higher taxes real soon without fix

December 17, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

President Barack Obama waves to reporters as they shout questions to him regarding the fiscal cliff as he walks across Pennsylvania Avenue back to the White House in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012. Obama had dropped by a holiday party for the National...

Monti to make speech on Italy election intentions

December 17, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti prepares to take his place during a media conference after an EU summit in Brussels on Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. France and Germany have had more than their share of difference over the past few months, but this week at long...

Thousands in Spain protest health privatization

December 17, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Protestors shout slogans during a demonstration against regional government-imposed austerity plans to restructure and part-privatize the health care sector in Madrid, Spain, Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012. Madrid proposes selling off the management of six of 20...

Spanish savers fall victim to friendly bankers

December 17, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

In this photo taken Oct 23, 2012, a disabled man passes a Bancaixa regional savings bank that is now part of Spanish banking giant Bankia in La Vall D’Uixo, near Valencia, Spain. Thousands of townspeople and nearly a million across Spain followed bank...