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With boomers coming, hospice industry diversifies

July 3, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Thursday, June 7, 2012 photo, Liz Murphy sits in her room at the Hospice House in Concord, N.H. As they brace themselves for the eventual needs of the aging baby boom generation, hospice providers are working to both diversify their services and dispel misconceptions about what they do. According to the National Hospice [&hellip...

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Kinkade estate dispute to remain public for now

July 3, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Daniel Casas, attorney for Nanette Kinkade, the widow of artist Thomas Kinkade, speaks during a news conference outside of a San Jose, Calif., courthouse in San Jose, Calif., Monday, July 2, 2012. Nanette Kinkade and Kinkade’s girlfriend, Amy...

NY utility, union to meet Thursday; talks possible

July 3, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE- In this July 24, 2006 file photo, a Consolidated Edison crew checks a service box in the Queens borough of New York as they work to restore power during the eighth day of the blackout in the area. Consolidated Edison and its unionized workers are facing...

Feds propose $3.7M penalty for Mich. oil spill

July 3, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE- In this July 29, 2010, file photo, a worker monitors water in Talmadge Creek in Marshall Township, Mich., near the Kalamazoo River as oil from a ruptured pipeline, owned by Enbridge Inc., is attempted to be trapped by booms. On Monday, July 2, 2012,...

Assembly OKs adding bank settlement into Calif law

July 3, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Attorney General Kamala Harris, second from right, talks with homeowner Jose Vega, second from left, after the homeowner protection legislation she backed was approved by the Legislature at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., Monday, July 2, 2012. Vega,...

Microsoft takes $6.2B hit to account for ad woes

July 3, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Jan. 22, 2009 file photo, a man walks on the Microsoft headquarters campus in Redmond, Wash. Microsoft Corp. said on Monday, July 2, 2012, that it will take $6.2 billion charge for the declining value of online ad division. (AP...

Airbus to build 1st US assembly plant in Alabama

July 3, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Officials attend ceremonies announcing that Airbus will establish its first assembly plant in the United States in Mobile, Ala., Monday, July 2, 2012. From left: Barry Eccleston, Airbus President & CEO Fabrice Bregier, Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley and...

GlaxoSmithKline to pay $3 billion for health fraud

July 3, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Jan. 20, 2010 file photo, Andrew Witty, CEO of GlaxoSmithKline, speaks in New York. GlaxoSmithKline LLC will pay $3 billion and plead guilty to promoting two popular drugs for unapproved uses and to failing to disclose important safety...

Towers about to rise on newest Maine wind farm

July 2, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

This photo provided by First Wind shows workmen securing a tower base at Maine’s newest wind farm on Bull Hill in Hancock County, Maine, Friday, June 29, 2012. The project, scheduled to be operating by November, will be comprised of 19 wind turbine...

Arctic drilling creeps forward now, and in 5 years

July 2, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this June 27, 2012 file photo, ships bringing oil drilling equipment to Alaska, left, pass through Seattle’s Elliott Bay as a Washington State Ferry passes on its way into Seattle. A capping stack, a containment dome and a flotilla of...