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Dell looks to calm shareholder concern over buyout

February 11, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Monday, Nov. 13, 2000 photo, Michael Dell, Chairman and CEO of Dell, speaks during his keynote address at Comdex, in Las Vegas. Dell is trying to reassure shareholders about its proposed $24.4 billion acquisition by a group led by its founder, saying it considered a number of strategic options before agreeing [&hellip...

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Report: AMR, US Airways boards to meet this week

February 11, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Feb. 7, 2013, photo, a US Airways jet taxis past an American Airlines jet parked at the gate at Sky Harbor International Airport, in Phoenix. Directors of American Airlines and US Airways reportedly plan to meet Wednesday to consider a merger. The...

SBA head Mills to depart; led through hard times

February 11, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Tuesday, May 10, 2011, file photo, Karen Mills, of the small business administration, participates in a discussion, in Dayton, Ohio. On Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, Mills, the head of the Small Business Administration as it focused on helping...

Need surgery? Good luck getting hospital cost info

February 11, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

Sean Toohey, a grains broker at the Chicago Board of Trade, who had hip replacement surgery last summer ,walks home from work Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, in Chicago. Routine hip replacement surgery on a healthy patient may cost as little as $11,000 _ or up to...

Chew’s Oriental Gift Shop, Coins & Currency has a large selection of coins and other gift items

February 11, 2013 • Local Business ReviewComments (0)

Chew’s Coin & Currency has sets of coins from all over the world. Jack Chew has many different sets of coins and he has hundreds of individual coins plus some fantastic currency, including this US 1oz. Gold Eagle. Chew’s Oriental Gift Shop, Coins...

Economy to be Obama’s focus in State of the Union

February 9, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Jan. 24, 2012, file photo President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address on Capitol Hill in Washington. Obama will center his upcoming Feb. 12, 2013, State of the Union address on boosting job creation and economic growth,...

Report: Midwest firms coupled to high-speed rail

February 9, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Oct. 19, 2012 file photo, Gov. Pat Quinn, left, U.S. Transportation Sec. Ray LaHood, center, and Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., celebrate in Pontiac, Ill., after the Amtrak train they are riding reached 110 mph during a test run between...

Obama asks Congress for short-term budget fix

February 9, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This Feb. 3, 2012 file photo shows the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) headquarters in Washington. Trying to ratchet up pressure on Congress, the White House on Friday detailed what it said would be the painful impact on the federal work...

US orders shutdown of bus company in Calif. crash

February 9, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Feb. 4, 2013 photo, investigators work the scene where a tour bus collided with a pickup truck on Highway 38 north of Yucaipa, Calif., killing eight people. Federal regulators on Friday, Feb. 8, 2013 ordered the tour bus operator,...

Guatemala declares national coffee emergency

February 9, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Workers walk in a coffee plantation in Santiago Atitlan, Guatemala, Friday, Feb. 8, 2013. Guatemala’s President Otto Perez Molina has declared a national emergency over the spread coffee rust, a fungus that is affecting 70 percent of the country’s...