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Some states trim use of planes in speed traps

July 2, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

In this June 27, 2012 photo, Ohio State Highway Patrol trooper Bryan Dail records times for speeders on Ohio Route 2 near Vermilion, Ohio. While Ohio still aggressively uses aircraft to catch speeders, many states have cut back or eliminated aerial enforcement due to budget concerns. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan) NEW YORK (AP) — Highway signs [&hellip...

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New England farm charity reorganizes after tax hit

July 2, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

In this June 7, 2012 photo, Cabot cheese is displayed with a “Keep Local Farms” logo on the packaging in Montpelier, Vt. A program designed to get New England dairy farmers a higher price for their milk has run into troubles with the IRS. (AP...

Despite criticism, Corbett's track record strong

July 1, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett addresses a news conference on restored education funding to the state budget Friday, June 29, 2012 in Harrisburg, Pa. (AP Photo/Bradley C Bower) HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Tom Corbett’s detractors pan his priorities as...

Budget blocks funds for prisons Quinn is to close

July 1, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this June 1, 2012 file photo, Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn speaks with reporters in his office at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield, Ill. The state Senate sent seven key budget bills and a technical measure allowing spending for fiscal 2013...

Detroit River tunnel operator avoids bridge battle

July 1, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FOR RELEASE SUNDAY, JULY 1, 2012, AT 12:01 A.M. EDT – FILE – This Thursday, June 16, 2011 file photo shows an unfinished elevated ramp, upper right, next to the Ambassador Bridge in Detroit. Operators of an underwater, commuter tunnel connecting...

NYC budget uncertainty could lead to cuts later

July 1, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this file photo of Oct. 4, 2011, a New York City taxi driver, displaying signs objecting to legislation that would allow livery cabs to pick up street hails in the outer boroughs, drives by a rally outside of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s...

Gas under graveyards raises moral, money questions

July 1, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

This photo made June 29, 2012 shows the entrance to the cemetery in Lowellville, Ohio. Trustees there received a proposal earlier this year to lease cemetery mineral rights for $140,000 plus a percentage of any royalties for any oil and gas, raising a tricky...

Some Dems still skittish on health care; GOP riled

July 1, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Spectators watch a copy of H.R. 3200, an unsuccessful bill known as America’s Affordable Health Choices Act of 2009, burn during a ceremony organized by RetakeOurGov to protest the U.S. Supreme Court upholding President Barack Obama’s health care...

Brief relief, long-term questions on student loans

July 1, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this April 17, 2012, file photo, House Transportation Committee Chairman Rep. John Mica, R-Fla. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Congress on Friday, June 29, 2012 emphatically approved legislation preserving jobs on transportation...

Prices of Facebook stock since long-awaited IPO

June 30, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Friday, May 18, 2012 file photo, electronic screens show the price of Facebook shares after they began trading in New York. A flood of analyst reports from the banks that led Facebook’s initial public offering gave the...