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Port interests stress deeper Charleston Harbor

December 14, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

Mayor Joseph P. Riley Jr., left, and Jim Newsome, the president and CEO of the South Carolina State Ports Authority, discuss a $300 million deepening project for the Charleston Harbor shipping channel in Charleston, S.C., on Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2011. (AP Photo/Bruce Smith) CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers began taking [&hellip...

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Study: Gingrich tax plan would worsen deficit

December 13, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

CORRECTS YEAR TO 2011 – Republican presidential candidate, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich speaks during a campaign stop at Insight Technology in Londonderry, N.H. Monday, Dec. 12, 2011. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola) WASHINGTON (AP) — The tax plan by...

Euro pact faces UK hurdle, ebbing market faith

December 13, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

In this video image from the Parliamentary Recording Unit, Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron speaks in the House of Commons, London, Monday Dec. 12, 2011. David Cameron was the only leader among the 27 members of the European Union to refuse to...

Reports: Japan likely to buy US F-35 fighters

December 13, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Feb. 11, 2011 file photo released by the U.S. Navy, a variant of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, the F-35C, conducts a test flight over the Chesapeake Bay. Japanese media said Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2011 the government has selected the Lockheed...

Kenya army, Somali militia swap Twitter insults

December 13, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

EDS NOTE: DOWNLOAD FROM INTERNET WE ARE UNABLE TO INDEPENDENTLY VERIFY CONTENT OF IMAGE. This combination image made from images downloaded from the internet on Monday, Dec. 12, 2011 shows the headers of the Twitter pages of Kenya’s military spokesman,...

Shippers seek no workers for shift at Oakland port

December 13, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

A protester is shoved by an Alameda County Sheriff Dept. officer as police attempted to leave the Port of Oakland, Saturday, Dec. 12, 2011, in Oakland, Calif. Anti-Wall Street protesters along the West Coast joined an effort Monday to blockade some of the...

Mitsubishi Motors delivers electric car to Hawaii

December 13, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

Bridget Nishimura, center, talks to Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie, right, as she gets out of her new Mitsubishi Motors electric vehicle after a brief test drive in Honolulu on Monday, Dec. 12, 2011. The Nishimura family received the first Mitsubishi Motors...

Billy Joel gets portrait at NYC’s Steinway Hall

December 13, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

Billy Joel looks at his portrait at the unveiling of his Steinway Hall portrait at the flagship store of Steinway & Sons, in New York, Monday, Dec. 12, 2011. Joel is one of only two living artists included in a collection featuring greats such as...

Intel cuts 4Q outlook citing supply shortages

December 13, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

The Intel sign is shown at Intel headquarters in Santa Clara, Calif., Monday, Dec. 12, 2011. Intel cut its fourth-quarter revenue outlook Monday due to massive flooding in Thailand, sending shares for the entire sector downward. Intel now expects fourth...

Ill. House OKs tax relief for businesses, families

December 13, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

Illinois House Minority Leader Tom Cross, R-Oswego, argues tax break legislation while on the House floor during session at the Illinois State Capitol Monday, Dec. 12, 2011 in Springfield, Ill. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman) SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois...