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Grim reports coming in of tart cherry frost damage

April 23, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

In this April 19, 2012 photo a fan is positioned in an orchard in Leelanau County, Mich. A cold snap that followed a mid-March heat wave in the northwestern Lower Peninsula of Michigan caused heavy losses to the region’s tart cherry trees, which are the source of about 80 percent of the U.S. crop, leaving [&hellip...

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1 in 2 new graduates are jobless or underemployed

April 23, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

In this photo taken Thursday, April 19, 2012, Kelman Edwards Jr., working out at an apartment complex gym near the campus of Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro,Tenn. The college class of 2012 is in for a rude welcome to the world of work. A...

IMF warns Europe not to ease up debt battle

April 21, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde speaks during a news conference in the International Monetary Fund Spring Meetings at the IMF headquarters in Washington on Saturday, April, 21, 2012. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana) WASHINGTON (AP) — An infusion of...

Morocco defends high speed train from critics

April 21, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

File – Morocco’s King Mohammed VI, 2nd right, French President Nicolas Sarkozy, 2nd left, Prince Moulay Rachid, left, and Saudi Prince Megrin Ben Abdulaziz Al Saoud, right, inaugurate the start of the construction of the Moroccan LGV (High Speed...

TV game-changer Fox marks 25th year Sunday

April 21, 2012 • Business, EntertainmentComments (0)

FILE – In this Sept. 4, 2002 file photo, Kelly Clarkson, 20, of Burleson, Texas, sings “A Moment Like This,” after winning in the final episode of Fox’s television competition “American Idol,” in Los Angeles. Television...

Calif. 'rudest waiter' eatery may stay open

April 21, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Customers line up for one final meal at the Sam Wo restaurant in Chinatown in San Francisco, Friday, April 20, 2012. The 100-year-old Chinese restaurant known for having “the world’s rudest waiter” is shutting its doors and serving its last...

A divided Congress confronts a rising cyberthreat

April 21, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This Sept. 30, 2011 file photo shows a reflection of the Department of Homeland Security logo in the eyeglasses of a cybersecurity analyst at the watch and warning center of the Department of Homeland Security’s secretive cyber defense...

Dutch prime minister says austerity talks collapse

April 21, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this March 29, 2012 file photo Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte arrives on his bike at the Prime Minister’s Catshuis residence in The Hague, Netherlands. Time seems to run out for the minority government as seven weeks of talks to hammer...

Solution for a disaster? House in a box, maybe

April 21, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

ADVANCE FOR WEEKEND EDITIONS APRIL 21-22 – In a Thursday, April 5, 2012 photo, solar panels are seen atop the Roese Sunshower SSIP house in New Orleans. The house is meant to go up quickly after disasters and then serve as permanent housing that can...

Geithner urges creativity in Europe's debt crisis

April 21, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Mexico’s Finance Minister Jose Antonio Meade talks with Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner during a G-20 finance ministers and central bank governors group photo after their meeting at the IMF and World Bank Group Spring Meetings in Washington, Friday,...