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Kellogg says Pringles helped fatten profits

November 2, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, photo, Kellogg’s brand food products are photogrpahed in North Andover, Mass. Kellogg’s appetite for salty snacks is helping fatten its profits. The world’s biggest cereal maker, best known for its Frosted Flakes, Pop-Tarts and Eggo waffles, says its recent acquisition of Pringles chips boosted its net...

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Retailers’ gains in October could hurt holidays

November 2, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Friday, Oct, 26, 2012, photo, people shop at an Apple store inside a mall in Cheektowaga, N.Y. Americans spent briskly in October before Superstorm Sandy hit the Northeast, but the question is whether they’re still willing to get an iPhone for...

RI sues Schilling over 38 Studios loan guarantee

November 2, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

CORRECTS DATE IN SECOND SENTENCE TO NOV. 1, NOT NOV. 12 – FILE – In this May 16, 2012, file photo, former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling, center, is followed by members of the media as he departs the Rhode Island Economic Development...

Restoration at Bellevue Hospital could take weeks

November 1, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

A patient is taken to a waiting medical transport vehicle outside Bellevue Hospital in New York Wednesday Oct. 31, 2012. Mayor Michael Bloomberg says Bellevue Hospital is evacuating 500 patients due to storm damage. Bloomberg said Wednesday that officials are...

Northeast travel slowly resumes

November 1, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Railroad tracks West of Penn Station bear a brown color Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, in New York. Travel in the Northeast creaked back into motion on Wednesday, a grinding, patchy recovery that made it clear that stranded travelers will struggle to get around...

Brown pleads for votes for struggling tax hike

November 1, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Gov. Jerry Brown warns of painful cuts in Sacramento unless voters approve his $6 billion-a-year tax increase as he speaks in Los Angeles on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012. Recent polling has found Proposition 30 in danger of failing in Tuesday’s election....

Commuting becomes challenge for NJ after storm

November 1, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

People line up to fill gas containers at the New Jersey Turnpike’s Thomas A. Edison service area Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, near Woodbridge, N.J. After Monday’s storm surge from Sandy, many gas stations in the region are without power and those...

Big Apple improvises to reopen for business

November 1, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

People wait in line to purchase steaks while George Elizalde cooks the food on a grill in front of the Old Homestead Steakhouse in New York, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012. In lower Manhattan, some stores are open even though their power is still out. Others are...

US stocks mixed after historic 2-day close

November 1, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Mayor Michael Bloomberg talks to traders before ringing the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012. Traffic is snarled, subways out of commission, streets flooded and power out in many parts of the city, but the New...

Museums, theaters among NYC attractions reopening

November 1, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

The entrance to Central Park is blocked off at 59th Street in New York on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012. All city parks are closed indefinitely pending damage assessment from superstorm Sandy. The Central Park Conservancy said at least 250 mature trees were felled...