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Giffords visits rampage site, urges gun control

March 6, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, left, reads a statement as she and husband Mark Kelly, right, returned to the site of a shooting that left her critically wounded to urge key senators to support expanded background checks for gun purchases, Wednesday, March 6, 2013, in Tucson, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Former [&hellip...

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Patton Construction Co.: Foundation Repair – Remodeling – Additions

March 6, 2013 • Local Business ReviewComments (0)

This concrete floor (top) had to be opened to repair a broken drain line. Patton Construction Co. then steel reinforced the floor before the concrete was replaced. Patton replaced the concrete and ceramic tile along with installing a new toilet (bottom. The...

Natural gas vehicles making inroads; sales rising

March 5, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Thursday, May 28, 2009, file photo a 2010 Ford Transit Connect sits near Grand Central Terminal in New York. Natural gas is quickly gaining popularity as the cleaner, cheaper fuel of choice for truck fleets, buses and taxis. Ford Motor...

Snow storm barrels through Midwest to Mid-Atlantic

March 5, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A commuter walks across a Chicago River bridge as a snow storm passes through downtown Chicago Tuesday, March 5, 2013. Chicago was hit Tuesday by a storm expected to dump as much as 10 inches of snow in the area before the end of the day — the most since...

TSA to allow small knives, bats, clubs on planes

March 5, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Sept. 26, 2006, file photo, knives of all sizes and types are piled in a box at the State of Georgia Surplus Property Division store in Tucker, Ga., and are just a few of the hundreds of items discarded at the security checkpoints of...

Regulator may drop executive pay disclosure rule

March 5, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Montana Public Service Commissioner Bob Lake, right, speaks as Chairman Bill Gallagher looks on Tuesday March 5, 2013, in Helena, Mont. The commission is considering repealing a rule that requires it to disclose to the public how much utilities pay their top...

Dow surges to record … and keeps going

March 5, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

Trader Peter Tuchman smiles as he works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Tuesday, March 5, 2013. Five and a half years after the start of a frightening drop that erased $11 trillion from stock portfolios and made investors despair of ever getting...

Martha Stewart denies wrongdoing in Penney deal

March 5, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

Martha Stewart arrives to court in New York, Tuesday, March 5, 2013. Macy’s Inc. is suing the media and merchandising company Stewart founded for breaching an exclusive contract when she signed a deal with J.C. Penney in December 2011 to open shops at...

Ohio’s 4th casino opens to cheers in Cincinnati

March 4, 2013 • Business, EntertainmentComments (0)

A light show and fireworks go off just prior to the opening of Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati to the public, Monday evening, March 4, 2013, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Al Behrman) CINCINNATI (AP) — The last of four voter-approved Ohio casinos announced its...

Menendez’ bill could have aided donor’s investment

March 4, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Jan. 31, 2010, image released by Miami Dade College, shows Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., speaks at the signing of his book “Growing American Roots” at the college in Miami. Menendez sponsored legislation with incentives for natural gas...