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Military leaders warn Congress of ‘hollow’ force

January 16, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta pauses during a news conference in Rome, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013. Panetta confirmed on Wednesday that American citizens are among the hostages taken by an Al Qaeda-linked group that seized a gas field in Algeria, calling the action a “terrorist attack,” (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) WASHINGTON (AP) — The...

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Protesters circle Capitol outside State of State

January 16, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Several hundred protesters rally outside the State House in Lansing, Mich., Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, hours before Gov. Rick Snyder’s State of the State address. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio) LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Labor union members and supporters have...

State questions religious protection for fishermen

January 16, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In an Oct. 24, 2012 file photo, attorney Jim Davis speaks in Anchorage, Alaska. State prosecutors are disputing religious protection claims by Alaska Native fishermen, represented by Davis, cited for illegal fishing who say bans on their...

Thinking About Remodeling? Visit LifeStyles Kitchen & Design for ‘The Kitchen of Your Dreams… …Designed Around You’

January 16, 2013 • Local Business ReviewComments (0)

The professional staff at Lifestyles Kitchen & Design includes (left to right) Sandi Davis and Judy Smith. Sandi also owns Classic Expressions by Sandi. The Showroom for both businesses is located at 1400 North Kentucky Avenue and the phone numbers are...

Boeing 787 jets in Japan grounded after problems

January 15, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

An All Nippon Airways flight sits at Takamatsu airport in Takamatsu, western Japan after it made an emergency landing Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013. The flight to Tokyo from Ube in western Japan landed at the airport after a cockpit message showed battery...

Asia stocks mixed, Nikkei falls as yen slide halts

January 15, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A man walks in front of the electronic stock board of a securities firm flashing Japan’s Nikkei 225 index, in Tokyo, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013. Asian stocks posted modest gains Tuesday after Fed chief Ben Bernanke said the central bank’s bond buying...

PokerStars parent firm wants to buy NJ casino

January 15, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this March 13, 2012 file photo, Michael Frawley, chief operating officer of The Atlantic Club, poses in front of the Atlantic City N.J. casino on the day it changed its name from ACH. The parent company of PokerStars, the online gambling site,...

Laid-off Oregon man wins $1 million in lottery

January 15, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Misti Gunn fights back tears Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013, at a market in Merlin, Ore., as she describes the financial hardship her family went through before winning $1 million in the Oregon Lottery. Rily Gunn said he was driving his family home to their cabin in...

Haslam announces higher ed goal, names new adviser

January 15, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Gov. Bill Haslam speaks to a Boy Scout group in Lebanon, Tenn., on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013. The Republican governor wants to boost the number of adults who hold post-secondary degrees from 32 percent to 55 percent by the year 2025. (AP Photo/Erik Schelzig)...

Lancome taps Lanvin’s Elbaz for collaboration

January 14, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This Jan. 23, 2011 file photo shows Israeli fashion designer Alber Elbaz at the end of the French fashion house Lanvin men’s fall-winter 2011/2012 collection presented in Paris. Makeup powerhouse Lancome announced Monday, Jan. 14, 2013 that...