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Mike Wallace, '60 Minutes' interrogator, dies

April 9, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Feb. 4, 1999 file photo, Barbara Walters and Mike Wallace pose for photographers before the start of a gala for The Museum of Television and Radio in New York. Wallace, the dogged, merciless reporter and interviewer who took on politicians, celebrities and other public figures in a 60-year career highlighted by [&hellip...

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China inflation edges up as Beijing shifts focus

April 9, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

In this March 20, 2012 photo, a customer buys vegetable from a market in Shanghai, China. China’s inflation edged up in March as the government shifted focus from containing politically dangerous price rises to stimulating its slowing economy. Consumer...

Wearing pink jacket, not green, Rometty at Masters

April 9, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

IBM CEO Virginia Rometty watches the fourth round of the Masters golf tournament from the gallery on the 18th green Sunday, April 8, 2012, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Chris O’Meara) AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — New IBM chief Virginia Rometty was at the Masters...

Experts: Casino will add to risks in Cleveland

April 9, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

In this Friday, Feb, 24, 2012 photo, a former Marine from Dallas answers questions about his gambling addiction at the Department of Veterans Affairs in Cleveland. Casino gambling with its glitz, new jobs and attraction for troubled gamblers is coming to...

NH alters salmon restoration strategy

April 9, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

In this photo taken Monday, April 2, 2012, at the National fish Hatchery in Nashua, N.H., young Atlantic Salmon are seen. After three decades of disappointing numbers, the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department is moving away from its tradition of releasing...

Debt from Big Dig hampers Mass. transportation

April 9, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

In this April 5, 2012 photo, demonstrators hold a vigil in front of the Statehouse in Boston, as they protest MBTA service cuts and fare hikes. The tunnels and bridges have long since been built, but Boston’s massive and oft-maligned Big Dig project has...

Political, legal fights over school vouchers' fate

April 9, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this March 16, 2011 file photo, Heather Coffy, right center, leaves the St. Monica School with her children, left to right, Delano Coffy, 15, Alanna Marshall, 8, and Darius Coffy, 11, in Indianapolis. Students like Delano are at the heart of...

Contracts expire for many at AT&T; talks continue

April 9, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – This July 19, 2010, file photo, shows the AT&T logo displayed on the side of a corporate office in Springfield, Ill. Union contracts for thousands of AT&T workers in America expired at midnight but officials said Sunday, April 8, 2012,...

Fang Lizhi, who inspired Chinese dissidents, dies

April 8, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – This June 4, 1999 file photo shows University of Arizona Physics Professor Fang Lizhi at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Ariz. Fang, one of China’s best-known dissidents whose speeches inspired student protesters throughout the 1980s,...

App aims to spare whales from ships in Atlantic

April 8, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this April 10, 2008 file photo, a North Atlantic right whale dives in Cape Cod Bay near Provincetown, Mass. The International Fund for Animal Welfare led the development of a new Whale Alert app for iPhones and iPads, which uses information...