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Amid probe, car company’s plans haven’t panned out

August 11, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this July 30, 2013 photograph, Perry Turner, 21, who lives across the road from the planned site for GreenTech Automotive’s Tunica, Miss., assembly facility, said there was a lot of talk about the new car company years ago in the county of about 11,000 people south of Memphis, Tenn. But that talk has faded [&hellip...

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Disney prepares a toy offensive with ‘Infinity’

August 11, 2013 • Business, EntertainmentComments (0)

This undated publicity photo released by the Walt Disney Company shows the video game, “Disney Infinity: The Toy Box.” With cartoony posters plastering the walls and action figures standing at attention on nearly every flat surface, a once mundane...

Lobster shell disease creeping northward to Maine

August 11, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This undated photo provided by the University of Rhode Island in North Kingstown, R.I., shows a lobster with a diseased shell. The disease that has plagued the southern New England lobster industry now is becoming more prevalent in Maine, where it is valued...

World’s first pop-art satellite headed to space

August 11, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Jon Gibson and Amanda White pose with a projected image of their artwork that will be launched into space, at their studio in the Echo Park district of Los Angeles Wednesday, July 31, 2013. They believe it will be the first work of art etched into the side of...

Small companies power ahead with big gains

August 11, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This undated image provided by SunPower Corp. shows the company’s solar power development under construction, co-located in Los Angeles and Kern Counties in California Companies like SunPower, Entravision Communications, a Spanish-language media...

Pilot in deadly Conn. wreck survived earlier crash

August 11, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Joann Mitchell, the mother of one of the crash victims, hugs East Haven Mayor Joseph Maturo, during a vigil, Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013 in East Haven, Conn. The plane accident that killed four people in a Connecticut neighborhood was not the first crash for the...

Blue Cross reaches out over insurance law changes

August 11, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this photo taken Wednesday, July 17, 2013 pedestrians pass by a Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina trailer at the downtown farmer’s market in Raleigh, N.C. North Carolina’s largest health insurer is visiting fairs and farmers markets with an...

10 years after blackout, US grid faces new threats

August 11, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In a Friday, Aug. 15, 2003 file photo, the Empire State Building towers over the skyline of a blackout-darkened New York City just before dawn. Power lines from Jersey City, N.J., are in foreground. Ten years after a blackout cascading from Ohio...

NH becomes home port of newest NOAA mapping vessel

August 11, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this photo taken Friday Aug. 9, 2013 Commanding Officer Benjamin Evans looks over charts on the NOAA Ship Ferdinand R. Hassler at it’s new home port in New Castle, N.H. When not in port the state-of-the-art coastal mapping vessel will be operating...

Giant oil gear truckload enters Montana

August 11, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Bill Sedivy, left, talks to the foreman of a Omega Morgan moving crew at Syringa, Idaho, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2013. A Native American tribe and a conservation group have filed a joint suit in federal court to halt a massive shipment of oil field equipment that...