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Heat spreads across Nebraska into Iowa

June 28, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

In this photo provided by Charlie Wilson, a herd of Red Angus cattle stay close to a watering hole at the Wilson ranch Wednesday, June 27, 2012, near Lakeside, Neb. Across the country, more than 900 heat records have been broken in the past week. If the forecasts hold, an intense heat wave gripping the [&hellip...

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White Mattress Co. offers The Sleep Gallery & Gallery Indian Crafts

June 27, 2012 • Local Business ReviewComments Off

The Leggett & Platt S•cape® series of adjustable beds offer optional features that include storing your favorite “comfort” to memory and a “one touch flat position” button, they can be equipped with upper and lower therapeutic body massage,...

Mayor: Stockton appears headed for bankruptcy

June 27, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Feb. 29, 2012 file photo, a view of the Stockton waterfront is seen from the Waterfront Hotel in Stockton, Calif. The Stockton City Council is scheduled to decide Tuesday night, June 26, 2012, whether to adopt a special budget to close...

H&R Block 4Q income falls 11 pct as revenue dips

June 27, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

This March 5, 2012 photo shows a sign for H&R Block at an office, in New York. H&R Block said Tuesday, June 26, 2012, its fiscal fourth-quarter profit declined 11 percent from a year ago on slightly lower revenue and costs from restructuring. (AP...

Thousands of vets flock to Detroit for hiring fair

June 27, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Lakeisha Bonner, of Detroit, a military veteran, stands in line at a job fair in Detroit, Tuesday, June 26, 2012. Thousands of veterans are in Detroit this week for job fair, open house, and small business conference. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) DETROIT (AP) —...

Zynga expands game line up amid investor doubts

June 27, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Zynga David Ko, Chief Mobile Officer, talks about the Zynga network during an announcement at Zynga headquarters in San Francisco, Tuesday, June 26, 2012. Zynga said Tuesday it is expected to add more Web games to its digital arcade and introduce more ways to...

Mexico airport shooting points to running problems

June 27, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

An airport police officer cordons off the scene where a shooting took place in Mexico City’s international airport on Monday, June 25, 2012. Two people were shot to death and one was wounded at one of the airport’s terminal and according to the...

UVa board reinstates ousted president after outcry

June 27, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan addresses a crowd of supporters outside the university Rotunda after she was reinstated by the board of visitors during a meeting at the school Tuesday, June 26, 2012 in Charlottesville, Va. The 15-member Board...

News Summary: Facebook draws ire with email switch

June 27, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Oct. 10, 2011 file photo, a magnifying glass is posed over a monitor displaying a Facebook page in Munich. Facebook is letting its nearly 1 billion users vote on changes to its privacy policy beginning on Friday, June 1, 2012. This is the...

Japan's PM pleads for unity before tax hike vote

June 26, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda reacts during a lower house special committee meeting on the social security system and tax integrated reform at the Diet in Tokyo, Monday, June 25, 2012. A battle between rival blocs in Japan’s ruling party...