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At GE plant, Chu says US needs to stay in solar

November 19, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

Lead Processing Engineer Patrick O’Keefe, right, talks to U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu, as they watch a robot at work during a tour of the General Electric Prime Star solar manufacturing plant in Arvada, Colo., on Friday, Nov. 18, 2011. Chu says the global market for solar energy remains huge and it’s important that the [&hellip...

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Indonesia’s Lion Air rises from obscurity

November 19, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

U.S. President Barack Obama, right, applauds, after the announcement of a commercial deal signed by Boeing Senior Vice President Ray Conner, seated right, and Lion Air CEO Rusdi Kirana, seated left, during a ceremony in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia, Friday, Nov....

AP: Union approves pact with 2 Trump casinos in NJ

November 19, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, N.J., shown here on Oct. 28, 2011, is one of two casinos covered in a contract reached Thursday Nov. 17, 2011 with the city’s main casino workers’ union. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry) ATLANTIC CITY, N.J....

Self-help guru gets 2 years in sweat lodge deaths

November 19, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

Self-help author James Arthur Ray asks for forgiveness from the families of his victims during his sentencing at Yavapai County Courthouse in Prescott, Ariz., Friday, Nov. 18, 2011. Ray received a prison sentence of six years, two years for each of his three...

Heinz adapting to new economic realities

November 19, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

This Nov. 14, 2011 photo, shows Heinz Beans at a grocery store in Palo Alto, Calif. H.J. Heinz Co. said Friday, Nov. 18, 2011, its fiscal second-quarter net income fell 6 percent but adjusted results beat expectations on higher prices and strength in emerging...

Crystal Cathedral sees risky future without church

November 19, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

This Oct. 27, 2011 photo shows the Crystal Cathedral in Garden Grove, Calif. As the ministry famous for its “Hour of Power” television program muddles through bankruptcy, churchgoers face the possibility of seeing the property sold to the Roman Catholic...

Congress about to kill high-speed train program

November 18, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this May 9, 2011, file photo, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, left, is joined by Sen. Frank Lautenberg, D-N.J., center, and Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., at an announcement in New York’s Pennsylvania Station about rail funding....

Occupy Wall Street protests held around Michigan

November 18, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

Approximately 50 people gathered on the E. Michigan Avenue bridge over Portage Creek, joining a National Day of Protest event, Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011 near downtown Kalamazoo, Mich. (AP Photo/The Kalamazoo Gazette, Scott Harmsen) DETROIT (AP) — A fresh set...

Calif. State Univ. faculty stages strike over pay

November 18, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

Dozens of California State University faculty members stage a one-day strike Thursday Nov. 17, 2011 in Dominguez Hills, Calif. The protestors staged the demonstration at two campuses, in East Bay and Dominguez Hills, to protest the administration’s...

Boeing turns around with new orders, new planes

November 18, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Aug. 30, 2011 photo, a model of the newly revealed 737-MAX passenger airplane, which feature redesigned CFM International LEAP-1B engines, is photographed in Renton, Wash. Lion Air, a large private carrier in Indonesia, ordered a total of...