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US commerce chief praises Michigan during forum

July 19, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker, center, joins Michigan CEOs as they participate in a panel discussion on innovation Friday, July 18, 2014, during a Michigan Innovation Forum held at the Whirlpool Corp. North America Headquarters in Benton Harbor, Mich. Pictured right is Fred Bauer, Chairman and CEO of Gentex and Kevin Lobo, CEO and [&hellip...

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‘Treme’ actor settling profiling suit vs. Macy’s

July 19, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This March 17, 2008 file photo shows actor Rob Brown “Stop-Loss” at the premiere of the film in Los Angeles. Brown, who accused Macy’s of racially profiling minorities as shoplifters is settling his civil rights lawsuit. Brown’s...

New leader says Komen has eye on future

July 19, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

Judy Salerno listens to a question during an interview in Fort Worth, Texas, Friday, July 18, 2014. Salerno, a physician with a long career in health policy and research, was named the new president and CEO of Susan G. Komen for the Cure last June. (AP...

Former NFLers: Painkillers easy to get up to 2012

July 19, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this May 20, 2014, file photo, Attorney Steve Silverman answers questions during an interview Tuesday, May 20, 2014, in Baltimore. Silverman, the lead plaintiffs’ attorney, said this week, dozens of former players are joining a lawsuit...

Why airlines didn’t avoid risky Ukraine airspace

July 19, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

A closed desk of Malaysian airlines is seen at Schiphol airport in Amsterdam, Thursday, July 17, 2014. Ukraine said a passenger plane carrying 295 people was shot down Thursday as it flew over the country, and both the government and the pro-Russia...

Obama opens Eastern Seaboard to oil exploration

July 19, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

In this April 22, 2014 file photo, a group of people watch a turtle swim to the ocean after rehabilitation Tuesday, April 22, 2014, in Jacksonville, Fla. The Obama Administration is opening the Eastern Seaboard to offshore oil exploration for the first time...

Corcoran Gallery’s proposed merger goes to court

July 19, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This May 15, 2014 file photo shows pedestrians passing the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington. The District of Columbia has filed court documents in support of allowing the Corcoran Gallery of Art and its college to merge with two larger...

Senators call on GM CEO to fire top lawyer

July 18, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

GM CEO Mary Barra pauses while testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, July 17, 2014, before a Senate Commerce subcommittee hearing examining accountability and corporate culture in wake of the GM recalls. (AP Photo/Lauren Victoria Burke)...

Google’s 2Q revenue gains eclipse earnings miss

July 18, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

In this June 5, 2014 photo, a man rides a bike through the Google campus in Mountain View, Calif. Google reports quarterly financial results on Thursday, July 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google’s earnings rose...

Obama pushes transportation money at closed bridge

July 18, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

President Barack Obama speaks in front of the Interstate 495 bridge over the Christina River near Wilmington, Del., Thursday, July 17, 2014, to announce an initiative to increase private sector investment in the nation’s infrastructure. The bridge was...