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Republicans seek support for a payroll tax plan

December 4, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

House Speaker of the House John Boehner of Ohio gestures during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) WASHINGTON (AP) — Courting disaffected conservatives, House Republican leaders offered Friday to overturn a pair of Obama administration environmental policies and avert a deep cut in payments to...

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Unemployment rate drops to lowest since 2009

December 4, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Nov. 3, 2011 file photo, Maria Aplington, from United Parcel Service, helps Craig Wooten, of Portland, navigate their web site during a hiring event for UPS at WorkSource Oregon, in Portland, Ore. The unemployment rate fell last month to...

State of Michigan may step in to run Detroit

December 4, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

FILE–In this Jan. 1, 2011 file photo, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, left, and Detroit Mayor Dave Bing, shake hands after inauguration ceremonies in Lansing, Mich. The idea is extreme, even in a city accustomed to fighting for survival: should the state of...

Lawmakers block safety rules for battery shipments

December 4, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Sept. 5, 2010 file photo, a general view of the military compound where a 747-400 Boeing cargo plane operated by United Parcel Service Inc crashed in Dubai. Lawmakers, responding to pleas from industry and foreign governments, have...

Stock market closes out its best week since 2009

December 4, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this file photograph taken Nov. 30, 2011, specialist Dermot Bermingham, left, and trader Edward Radziewcz work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Stocks rose Friday, Dec. 2, 2011, around the world as markets unnerved by the...

SCOR, PC has been providing state-of-the-art orthopedic care for over 25 years

December 2, 2011 • Local Business ReviewComments Off

John Thomas “J.T.”, PA-C Board Certified SCOR, PC (Sports Medicine Clinic Orthopedics and Reconstruction) is located at 115 E. 19th Street in Roswell. The name reflects their emphasis and expertise in the newest techniques in caring for injured athletes...

YouTube renovates website with a new look, format

December 2, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

This screen grab provided by Google Inc. on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011 shows the old YouTube website. A newly reprogrammed YouTube website unveiled Thursday is the latest step in YouTube’s attempt to make the Internet’s most popular video site as easy...

Suncor ordered to test air in wastewater plant

December 2, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

A worker cleans up a chemical film on top of the water in Sand Creek north of Denver in Commerce City, Colo., on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011. Colorado state health officials fear that a leaky underground pipe that leads to a tank at a Suncor Energy refinery...

Australian court extends ban on Galaxy tab sales

December 2, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Oct. 13, 2011 file photo, people walk by a Samsung store in Sydney. Samsung Electronics Co. is closer to selling its new Galaxy tablet computer in Australia after a court on Wednesday, Nov. 30, overturned a ruling that favored...

Snyder: Don’t train students for unneeded jobs

December 2, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

Gov. Rick Snyder addresses an audience at Delta College to announce his talent initiative on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011 Snyder unveiled a new website Pure Michigan Talent Connect as part of his workforce talent initiative. (AP Photo/The Saginaw News, Brittney...