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Invasive insect threatens iconic Florida citrus

August 25, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Tuesday, June 17, 2014 photo, citrus trees affected by a disease called “greening” are burned in a grove owned by the Hunt Bros. Cooperative in Lake Wales, Fla. The Hunt family owns 5,000-plus acres of groves and is part of the co-op that contributes to Florida’s Natural, the third largest juice brand in [&hellip...

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Iceland lowers aviation alert level from volcano

August 25, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

In an in an image from an Aug. 19, 2014 video, a sign is posted on the road next to Bardarbunga, a subglacial stratovolcano located under Iceland’s largest glacier. On Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, Iceland closed airspace over the Bardarbunga volcano on...

Iceland lowers aviation alert level from volcano

August 24, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

In an in an image from an Aug. 19, 2014 video, a sign is posted on the road next to Bardarbunga, a subglacial stratovolcano located under Iceland’s largest glacier. On Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, Iceland closed airspace over the Bardarbunga volcano on...

Tax refunds may get hit due to health law credits

August 24, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

This Aug. 21, 2014, photo shows health care tax forms 8962 in Washington. Who thinks about taxes around Labor Day? If you value your tax refund and you’re one of millions getting a health insurance tax credit under President Barack Obama’s health care...

11-story Albany hotel demolished amid fireworks

August 24, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

Explosives are set off inside the Wellington Annex during an implosion on Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, in Albany, N.Y. The building was imploded to make way for Albany’s new convention center. (AP Photo/Times Union, Cindy Schultz) ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — An...

Hot-sauce plant’s tour offers whiff of excitement

August 24, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

Employee Victor Avila pushes the chili down the hopper machine during chili grinding process at Huy Fong Foods in Irwindale, Calif., on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Watchara Phomicinda) MAGS OUT; NO SALES; MANDATORY CREDIT...

Connecticut Open sees increase in attendance

August 24, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

Crowds begin to gather at the Connecticut open tennis tournament in New Haven, Conn., on Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014. Attendance was up at the tournament for the first time since 2005. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham) NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut’s...

As conference ends, economists give clashing views

August 24, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

Timothy Adams, president and chief executive officer of the Institute of International Finance, sits by a fire during a break at the Jackson Hole Economic Policy Symposium at the Jackson Lake Lodge in Grand Teton National Park near Jackson, Wyo. Saturday,...

Havana retro-Soviet restaurant a nod to nostalgia

August 24, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

Cooked vegetables served as an appetizer are presented in a bowl during the opening of the new retro-Soviet restaurant Nazdarovie in Havana, Cuba, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. Nazdarovie, which is named for the popular Russian toast and opened Friday, is a nod to...

Foxwoods owners straining again under heavy debt

August 24, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Nov. 11, 2010 file photo, buildings of the Foxwoods Resorts Casino, the country’s largest resort casino, rise over the landscape in Ledyard, Conn. The Mashantucket Pequot tribe said it had to review its options with senior lenders as a...