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Libyans bulldoze Gadhafi’s Tripoli compound

October 17, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

Revolutionary fighters use heavy machinery to tear down a guard tower at the Bab al-Aziziya compound in Tripoli, Libya, Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011. Libyans using bulldozers have begun tearing down the walls surrounding Moammar Gadhafi’s main Tripoli compound, known as Bab al-Aziziya. Ahmad Ghargory, the commander of a revolutionary brigade, says forces had...

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Brown innovators land in RI’s Knowledge District

October 17, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

In this Oct. 13, 2011 photo, Brown University graduates, from the left, Michael Woods, Max Winograd, and Ben Lux, stand together in the laboratory of their company NuLabel Technologies, in Providence, R.I. The three turned from acquaintances into an unlikely...

Swiss chocolatiers stress quality over quantity

October 17, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

Visitors try differnt sorts of chocolate, during the first International Salon des Chocolatiers et du Chocolat (SICC), Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011 in Geneva, Switzerland. (AP Photo/Martial Trezzini) GERMANY OUT – AUSTRIA OUT GENEVA (AP) — Chocolate makers...

Corps warns it may ignore SC to deepen Ga. harbor

October 16, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

In this Feb. 22, 2011 photo, a ship passes the downtown business district as pedestrians stroll along the Savannah River in Savannah, Ga. As Georgia officials and the federal government work to deepen the river channel cargo ships use to reach Savannah’s...

G-20 considers boosting IMF role in eurozone

October 16, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

G20 finance ministers are gathered for a group picture at the French finance ministry in Paris, Saturday Oct. 15, 2011. Finance ministers and central bank governors of the world’s leading economies are gathering in Paris to discuss how to save Greece...

Tests: Pa. gas drilling town’s water still fouled

October 16, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

Jean Carter poses in front of her home with cases of water that are delivered for her use, Friday, Oct. 14, 2011 in Dimock, Pa. State regulators blame faulty gas wells drilled by Cabot Oil & Gas Corp for leaking methane into the groundwater in Dimock, Pa....

Libyan forces search Tripoli for Gadhafi loyalists

October 16, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

Men walk through a graveyard for suspected Gadhafi loyalists in Misrata, Libya, Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011. More than 600 unidentified bodies have been buried at the site since the beginning of the Libyan uprising. (AP Photo/Manu Brabo) TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) —...

Tests: Pa. drilling town’s water still fouled

October 16, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

Signs in front of Julie Sautner’s home are seen Friday, Oct. 14, 2011 in Dimock, Pa. State regulators blame faulty gas wells drilled by Cabot Oil & Gas Corp for leaking methane into the groundwater in Dimock, Pa. It was the first serious case of...

Mexico’s newest export to US may be water

October 16, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

This undated photo released by the San Diego County Water Authority shows water gushing from an electricity plant in Playas de Rosarito, Mexico, next to a site where government agencies in the western United States are considering putting large desalination...

Deadbeat state: Ill. owes billions in unpaid bills

October 16, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

ADVANCE FOR SUNDAY OCT. 16, 2011–FILE – In this Aug. 18, 2011 file photo, Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka participates in a rally during Republican Day at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield. With the state billions of dollars...