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Kellogg wants China to wake up to its cereal

September 25, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE- In this July 18, 2012, file photo, Kellogg’s cereal is on display at a grocery market in Pittsburgh. Kellogg is hoping it can finally turn cereal into a breakfast staple in China. The maker of Frosted Flakes, Pop-Tarts and Eggo waffles announced Monday, Sept. 24, 2012, that it formed a joint venture to expand [&hellip...

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Ex-president of Japan’s Olympus pleads guilty

September 25, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Olympus Corp.’s former President Tsuyoshi Kikukawa arrives at Tokyo District Court in Tokyo Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012. Kikukawa admitted guilt Tuesday in a cover-up scandal of massive investment losses at the major Japanese camera and medical equipment...

Seattle City Council approves new arena deal

September 25, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Wednesday, May 16, 2012 file photo, investor Chris Hansen, center, is flanked by Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn, left, and King County Executive Dow Constantine during a news conference, in Seattle. The Seattle City Council is expected to...

Seaport delay highlights shaky Vietnam economy

September 25, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

In this photo taken Oct. 17, 2011, a boat passes by the abandoned Van Phong port in Khanh Hoa provinvce in southern Vietnam. All that remains of a plan by Vietnam to build a major deep water port is 114 exposed pilings trailing into the South China Sea and a...

1,100 Mass. inmates’ cases might be tainted by lab

September 25, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

David Meier, right, special consul to the Governor appointed to lead the review of drug convictions which might have been compromised by a State Police drug testing lab, leads a meeting at the Department of Public Safety in Boston, Monday, Sept. 24, 2012....

Railroad: Flood damage, lost revenue may top $1M

September 25, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

In this photo taken Saturday Sept. 22, 2012 and provided by the Alaska Railroad, crews install a culvert below some 500 feet of dangling railroad tracks at a washout 35 miles north of Talkeetna, Alaska. The washed-out track south of Gold Creek runs parallel...

Smith Paint discounts, plus Hunter Douglas Rebates add up to Big Savings on window treatments!

September 24, 2012 • Local Business ReviewComments (0)

This is your counter now (top), “before Giani™”. This is your counter after Giani™ (bottom). Read below, then call Smith Paint at 622-2020 for more info.   You’ll always find super deals on window treatments at Smith Paint. Smith Paint has...

Kalkaska seeks to revive downtown, lure visitors

September 24, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

From left, Kalkaska village manager Penny Hill, brownfield redevelopment authority chair Mark Avery and village president Jeff Sieting stand near the village’s iconic trout statue, which cold become part of a park or square as part of plans to redevelop...

Decades of federal dollars helped fuel gas boom

September 24, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this June 25, 2012 file photo, a crew works on a gas drilling rig at a well site for shale based natural gas in Zelienople, Pa. It sounds like a free-market success story: a new gas drilling boom driven by hydraulic fracturing, or fracking,...

Conn. River dam licensing offers chance for change

September 24, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Oct. 10, 2001 file photo, the hydroelectric generating plant is seen in Bellows Falls, Vt. Five big hydropower stations on the Connecticut River are up for relicensing, which environmentalists say gives a rare opportunity to consider...