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Stocks edge up after US growth revised higher

August 30, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE- In this May 17, 2012 file photo specialist Stephen D’Agostino works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Mixed economic data kept the stock market hovering near break-even Tuesday Aug. 28, 2012. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File) NEW YORK (AP) — Slightly better economic growth and stronger housing sales nudged [&hellip...

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FACT CHECK: Convention speakers stray from reality

August 30, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this April 13, 2012 file photo, Rick Santorum speaks in St. Louis. Santorum was one of Mitt Romney’s toughest foes during the GOP presidential race, but the former Pennsylvania senator plans to help Romney appeal to the party’s...

TV viewership down from 2008 Republican convention

August 30, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Retired U.S. Army Brigadier General Patrick Rea recites the Pledge of Allegiance during the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., on Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall) NEW YORK (AP) — The first night of the Republican National...

Utah officials open talks with outdoor trade group

August 30, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Aug. 3, 2012 photo, vendors and shop owners attend the Outdoor Retailer show at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City. Gov. Gary Herbert faces a deadline by the 4,000-member-strong Outdoor Industry Association to signal a...

Yoko Ono, son launch anti-fracking coalition in NY

August 30, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Yoko Ono appears at a news conference to launch the coalition of artists opposing hydraulic fracturing on Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012 in New York. The formation of the group, called Artists Against Fracking, comes as New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo decides whether to...

Fiesta is Ford's smallest US car

August 30, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

This undated image provided by Ford shows the 2013 Ford Fiesta. All Fiesta models come equipped with Ford’s leading safety and security features including driver knee airbag and anti-theft engine immobilizer. (AP Photo/Ford) The Ford Fiesta is a...

Julia Child foundation, oven-maker in legal fight

August 30, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE- In this Aug. 21, 1978 file photo, chef Julia Child displays a salade nicoise she prepared in the kitchen of her vacation home in Grasse, southern France. A foundation set up by Julia Child is in a legal battle in August 2012 with the manufacturer of...

Yahoo fires bureau chief for Romney/blacks remark

August 30, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

This Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012 photo released by ABC News shows Yahoo News’ Washington bureau chief David Chalian at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. Yahoo News fired Chalian after making a comment about Republican presidential candidate...

Why should you get your air ducts cleaned?

August 29, 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-...

Philippine Airlines to buy 54 Airbus jets

August 29, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Jean-Francois Laval, center, Senior Vice President for Sales Asia of Airbus, Lucio Tan, left, Chairman and CEO of Philippine Airlines, and Ramon S. Ang, President and COO of Philippine Airlines attend a news conference Tuesday Aug. 28, 2012 in Manila,...