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Walgreen plans new acquisition, June sales fall

July 6, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

People walk from a USA Drug store in North Little Rock, Ark., Thursday, July 5, 2012. Walgreen Co., said Thursday it will spend about $438 million to buy a 144-store chain focused on the mid-South based in Little Rock, Ark. Stores in the chain include USA Drug, Super D Drug and May’s Drug, located in [&hellip...

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GlaxoSmithKline pleads guilty to health fraud

July 6, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this June 30, 2010 file photo, a pharmacist holds a bottle of the drug Avandia at Maximart Pharmacy in Palo Alto, Calif. GlaxoSmithKline on Thursday, July 5, 2012, in U.S. District Court in Boston pleaded guilty to failing to report to the...

A Farmers® agent can help you save hundreds on all your insurance needs

July 5, 2012 • Local Business ReviewComments (0)

Gina Dwyer (left) consults with client Hope Ramirez about her auto coverage at the Dwyer Farmers Insurance Agency. Hope encourages others to go by and talk to Gina or Rose for a quote on their home and auto insurance with the possibility of saving a lot of...

Barclays ex-CEO avoids implicating UK authorities

July 5, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2010 file photo Bob Diamond, Chief Executive of Barclays, listens during a plenary session on the first day of the 40th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum, WEF, in Davos, Switzerland. Barclays Chief Executive...

Many Native Americans live next to power plants

July 5, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Monday, May 14, 2012, photo, the Reid-Gardner power station is seen near a farm on the Moapa Indian Reservation, in Moapa, Nev. Across the country, a disproportionate number of power plants operate near Indian tribal lands. Some tribes embrace the...

AP survey: Next president faces high unemployment

July 5, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE- In this Saturday, June 30, 2012, file photo, President Barack Obama walks out of the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. High unemployment threatens not only President Barack Obama’s re-election prospects. It will also bedevil whoever...

Monti: Italy does not need a bailout

July 5, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Italian Premier Mario Monti arrive for a bilateral meeting at Villa Madama in Rome, Wednesday, July 4, 2012. Merkel is traveling to Rome for a regular meeting of the senior officials from the two countries along with...

Twitter helps find dog that took train to Dublin

July 5, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

This image made available by Irish Rail shows Deirdre Anglin after being reunited with her Jack Russell terrier Patch Wednesday July 4, 2012 in Dublin, Ireland. When Patch hopped aboard the train to Dublin, the power of Twitter reunited the dog with his...

EU Parliament rejects ACTA anti-piracy treaty

July 5, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Green Party members of the European parliament demonstrate against the ACTA project (Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement) during the vote Wednesday, July 4, 2012 at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, eastern France. The European Parliament has...

Questions raised on Venezuela joining Mercosur

July 5, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Argentina’s President Cristina Fernandez, right, speaks as her Foreign Minister Hector Timerman looks on during a Mercosur summit in Mendoza, Argentina, Friday, June 29, 2012. Fernandez announced that the Mercosur trade bloc will not slap economic...