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‘The Daily’ doomed by dull content and isolation

December 4, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011, file photo, Rupert Murdoch, right, Chairman and CEO of News Corporation, and Eddy Cue, vice president of Apple, attend the launch of The Daily, in New York. News Corp. said it will cease publication of The Daily, on Dec. 15, 2012. News Corp. had hoped The Daily [&hellip...

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Lincoln brand changes name as new MKZ goes on sale

December 4, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Ford Motor Co. President and CEO Alan Mulally, stands next to a Lincoln MKZ as he poses for photographers, Monday, Dec. 3, 2012 in New York. The MKZ will arrive at dealerships this month. The MKZ is the first of seven new or revamped Lincolns that will go on...

CDC says US flu season starts early, could be bad

December 4, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In a Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012 file photo, Elizabeth Saint Victor winces as she gets a free flu shot from LPN Jean Buck courtesy of Baptist Healthcare in Memphis, Tenn., at the Central Library. Health officials say flu season is off to its earliest...

US manufacturing shrinks in November to 3-year low

December 4, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Friday, Nov. 16, 2012, photo, employees work at a shipping area of Generac Power Systems, Inc., one of the largest makers of residential generators in the U.S., in Whitewater, Wis. A survey shows U.S. manufacturing shrank in November to its weakest...

Stocks edge lower after weak manufacturing report

December 4, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, file photo, Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Stocks are rising in early trading on Wall Street, Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, following European markets higher, following news that China’s...

Why should you get your air ducts cleaned?

December 3, 2012 • Local Business ReviewComments (0)

You can tell if your heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system needs cleaning by one of two easy ways. To inspect your air ducts, first, with a screwdriver, remove a floor or wall register. Then, 1) Use a small mirror and flashlight      -or-...

Spain’s disabled protest austerity cuts

December 3, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

People march on wheelchairs as they carry banners reading, “SOS, disability” during a protest against government austerity measures affecting disabled people by reducing services, closing disability centers and forcing care workers from their jobs...

Spain’s disabled protest austerity cuts

December 3, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

People march on wheelchairs as they carry banners reading, “SOS, disability” during a protest against government austerity measures affecting disabled people by reducing services, closing disability centers and forcing care workers from their jobs...

New Zealand: forget Kyoto, write new climate deal

December 3, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Local and international activists march to demand urgent action to address climate change at the U.N. climate talks in Doha, Qatar, Saturday , Dec. 1, 2012. (AP Photo/Osama Faisal) DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Highlighting a rift between the rich countries and...

Maine scallop season begins under new regulations

December 3, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this photo from Saturday, Dec. 17, 2011, scallop meat is shucked at sea off Harpswell, Maine. Maine’s scallop fishermen are operating under new regulations that divide the state into three zones and establish a rotational management...