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Parking fees fight at Calif. state beaches heat up

May 18, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Two surfers carry their boards on the Doheny State Beach in Dana Point, Calif., Wednesday, May 15, 2013. In search of new revenue, the state parks system is eyeing new parking fees for parts of the Northern California shoreline or considering hiking rates to visit popular beaches south of Los Angeles during peak periods. (AP [&hellip...

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Bernanke forecasts gains from computer technology

May 18, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Chairman of the Federal Reserve Ben Bernanke delivers the commencement address at the graduation ceremonies for Bard College at Simon’s Rock in Great Barrington, Mass. on Saturday, May 18, 2013. During his remarks, Bernanke said pessimists forecasting...

Obama agenda marches on despite controversies

May 18, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

President Barack Obama speaks about jobs, at Ellicott Dredges in Baltimore, Friday, May 17, 2013, during his second “Middle Class Jobs and Opportunity Tour”. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite Democratic fears, predictions of...

Grand opening held for Model A museum in Michigan

May 18, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In an April, 2012 photo provided by the Gilmore Car Museum in Hickory Corners, Mich., several hundred Model A vehicles are seen at the museum for the ground breaking of the new Model A Ford Museum. The museum is set to hold its grand opening ceremony on...

GOP hopes IRS scandal will snag health care law

May 18, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this May 16, 2013 file photo, Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Political scandals have strange ways of causing collateral damage, and Republicans are hoping the furor over federal tax enforcers singling out...

Politics, bribery charges swirl around Ugandan oil

May 18, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE–In this 2010 file photo, an oil well undergoes testing in the Lake Albertine region of western Uganda. Even before the first drops flow, Uganda’s oil sector is beset by bribery allegations against officials, tax-related cases abroad that cost...

‘Sonic’ video games coming to Nintendo

May 18, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This undated publicity image released by courtesy of game publisher Sega, shows Sonic, left, and sidekick, Tails, in the 2006 video game “Sonic the Hedgehog,” for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. Sega says it will exclusively release...

Panel OKs bill to help domestic violence victims

May 18, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Nevada Assemblywoman Lucy Flores testifies in committee at the Legislative Building in Carson City, Nev., on Friday, May 17, 2013. Flores’ measure giving domestic violence victims a way to terminate housing leases cleared a Senate committee Friday. (AP...

Senate Medicaid battle leaves GOP majority split

May 18, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Arizona State Sen. Don Shooter, R-Yuma, speaks with Sen. Rick Murphy, R-Glendale, Thursday, May 16, 2013, at the Capitol in Phoenix. An historic vote on whether to embrace a signature part of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul is expected during...

Ex-Groupon CEO working 9 to 5 on business album

May 18, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Friday, Nov. 4, 2011 file photo, Andrew Mason, founder and CEO of Groupon, attends his company’s IPO at Nasdaq, in New York. Former Groupon CEO Mason announced several new ventures Friday, May 17, 2013, including indulging his inner...