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Brown submits ballot petitions for tax increases

May 11, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Anne Gust Brown, the wife of Gov. Jerry Brown, right, demonstrates the new trick their dog, Sutter, has learned before they turned in signature petitions for the governors tax-hike initiative at the Sacramento County Registrar of Voters in Sacramento, Calif., Thursday, May 10, 2012. Brown’s initiative is one of two tax hike petitions that are [&hellip...

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Mass. police: NC man tried to open jet cabin door

May 11, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

A member of the flight crew on U.S., Airways commuter jet, tail number N434AW, completes a walk-around of the aircraft at Logan International Airport in Boston, Thursday, May 10, 2012. A man has been arrested in Boston after allegedly trying to enter the...

FDA panel backs first pill to block HIV infection

May 11, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

This photo provided by Gilead Sciences shows Truvada. A panel of federal health advisers votes today, Thursday, May 10, 2012, on whether to endorse the first drug shown to prevent HIV infection, potentially clearing the way for a landmark approval in the...

See Killgo’s for expert brake work, ‘alinements’ and now, parts

May 10, 2012 • Local Business ReviewComments Off

Harold “Hugo” Killgo has specialized in brake and front-end work for fifty-two years. Killgo’s Brake and Alinement, 1508 West Second St., is the place to go for brake and front-end work, on a new vehicle or on a classic like this beautiful 1968...

Cisco’s sobering forecast overshadows 3Q earnings

May 10, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Exterior view of Cisco headquarters in Santa Clara, Calif., Wednesday, May 9, 2012. Cisco Systems Inc.’s quarterly earnings surged 20 percent in the latest sign that a recently completed overhaul is paying off for the world’s largest maker of...

SEC sues ex-Detroit mayor for influence peddling

May 10, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE _ This June 15, 2011 file photo shows former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick in Wayne County Circuit court in Detroit. On Wednesday, May 9, 2012, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filed a civil suit against Kilpatrick, saying he and ex-city...

Spain nationalizes No. 4 bank as crisis deepens

May 10, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

People are seen reflected in the glass building of the Bankia bank headquarters in Madrid, Wednesday May 9, 2012. New bank president Jose Ignacio Goirigolzarri took over the troubled bank Wednesday after former conservative economy minister for Spain and...

Pilot who helped fly crippled jet in 1989 dies

May 10, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

This June 2009 photo provided by the Fitch family shows Dennis Fitch on the island of Martha’s Vineyard in Massachusetts. Fitch, of St. Charles, Ill., is the pilot who who helped save 184 people following the July 19, 1989 crash-landing of a United...

Postal Service: Will keep rural post offices open

May 10, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this April 12, 2012 file photo, Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe speaks at the Helena Regional Airport in Helena, Mont., to answer questions about the direction of the U.S. Postal Service. Bowing to strong public opposition, the U.S. Postal...

Dry NJ resort votes to stay that way, rejects BYOB

May 9, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

This March 20, 2012, photo shows the welcome center in Ocean City N.J., with the city’s motto, America’s Greatest Family Resort. Voters will decide in May whether to allow restaurant patrons to bring wine or beer with them to have with dinner, a...