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EEOC: Disabled Iowa workers were exploited, abused

April 24, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This Feb. 11, 2009 photo shows personal items belonging to residents of a former school near Atalissa, Iowa that housed 21 mentally disabled men while they worked at West Liberty Foods in West Liberty, Iowa until the state of Iowa closed down the facility. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is suing Henry’s Turkey Service, [&hellip...

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Reynolds American 1Q profit jumps 88 pct

April 24, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This file photo made Oct. 21, 2009, shows Camel cigarettes, a Reynolds American brand, in Philadelphia. Reynolds American Inc. on Tuesday, April 23, 2013, reported that higher prices and lower expenses offset a decline in cigarette sales during...

DuPont says first-quarter net income soars

April 23, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE -This Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012 file photo, shows construction workers framing a new home in Pepper Pike, Ohio. DuPont Co. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens on Tuesday, April 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File) DOVER, Del. (AP)...

Vt. man’s ‘eat more kale’ gets ‘preliminary no’

April 22, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Bo Muller-Moore holds a stencil used to make shirts on Monday, April 22, 2013 in Montpelier, Vt. The Vermont folk artist who built a T-shirt business around the term “eat more kale” says he’s expecting to learn more about his legal fight to...

Asia stocks fall after China production slips

April 22, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

People walk by an electronic stock board of a securities firm showing Japan’s benchmark Nikkei stock exchange surged 261.88 to 1,578.36 in Tokyo Monday, April 22, 2013. Asian markets traded higher Monday, with Tokyo stock markets heading close to a...

Feds delay policy to allow small knives on planes

April 22, 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...

NY governor appoints Madoff lawyer to ethics board

April 22, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE–In this May 31, 2012 file photo, Janet DiFiore, chairman of the New York State Joint Commission on Public Ethics, presides over a meeting in Albany, N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo is replacing DiFiore as head of the commission with former Manhattan...

Drop in gas prices benefits US drivers, economy

April 22, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Friday, April 19, 2013, photo, gas prices are displayed on in Montpelier, Vt. A sharp decline in the price of oil this month is making gasoline cheaper at a time of year when it typically gets more expensive. It’s a relief to motorists...

Netflix’s 1Q subscriber gains catapult stock

April 22, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012, photo, a Netflix envelop containing a DVD to be returned by mail is clipped onto a mailbox, in Springfield, Ill. Netflix reports quarterly financial results after the market closes, Monday, April 22, 2013. (AP Photo/Seth...

GE hires 200 more workers for new line

April 22, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

General Electric Appliances President Chip Blankenship welcomes guests as his company unveils its new washer and dryer at Appliance Park in Louisville, Ky, Monday, April 22, 2013. The appliances have built in risers that raise the products seven inches making...