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JC Penney buying stake in Martha Stewart Living

December 8, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this May 10, 2006 file photo, a customer leaves a JC Penney Department store in Cupertino, Calif. Beginning in February 2013, customers will be able to visit distinct Martha Stewart retail stores inside the majority of jcpenney department stores. These Martha Stewart stores are intended to be destinations where consumers can experience...

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Families demand prosecutions in W.Va. mine blast

December 8, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

Clay Mullins, brother of Rex Mullins, a victim of the Upper Big Branch mine explosion, meets with officials from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration, Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2011 in Beaver, W.Va. Officals said that the new...

World’s richest casino exec opposes online wagers

December 8, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – This June 7, 2011 file photo shows Las Vegas Sands Chairman and CEO Sheldon Adelson waving to reporters as he arrived for Sands China’s annual meeting in Hong Kong. Adelson, the world’s richest casino billionaire says he’s...

Bodies of 2 plane crash victims found in SW Colo.

December 7, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

This photo provided by the La Plata Sheriff’s Office shows searchers looking for the last two victims of Saturday’s plane crash north of Silverton, Colo.,on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2011. The last two victims were found mid-day on Tuesday. (AP...

Dam dispute draws on Lewis and Clark’s travels

December 7, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – This April 3, 2001 file photo shows the Holter Dam on the Missouri River near Wolf Creek, Mont., that is privately owned by Pennsylvania Power and Light. Montana Supreme Court justices will hear arguments Dec.7, 2011 that invoke the Lewis and...

Huge Apple store opening at NYC’s Grand Central

December 7, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

Black curtains, top, obscure the Apple Store in Grand Central Terminal, Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2011 in New York. The store opens Friday, Dec. 9, according to the company website. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan) NEW YORK (AP) — One of the world’s largest Apple...

AP Source: Coolant leak likely cause of Volt fires

December 7, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this file photograph taken Dec. 2, 2009, the 2011 Chevrolet Volt debuts at the Los Angeles Auto Show, in Los Angeles. The liquid solution that cools the Chevrolet Volt’s batteries is the likely cause of fires that broke out inside the...

NFL’s Packers offer stock, 1st time since ’97

December 7, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

Green Bay Packers president Mark Murphy, right, and vice president of finance Paul Baniel unveil the new Green Bay Packers stock certificate during a news conference at the Lambeau Field, Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2011. Murphy says the team hopes to generate at least...

Ford investing $128M to shift production to Ohio

December 7, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

Ford vice president of North American manufacturing Jim Tetreault speaks at Ford’s Ohio Assembly Plant in Avon Lake, Ohio Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2011. Tetreault announced the company’s $128 million investment at the Ohio plant will protect nearly 2,000...

Ohio nuclear plant with cracked concrete restarts

December 7, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Oct. 5, 2011 file photo, workers create a large opening in the side of the containment vessel at the Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station in Oak Harbor, Ohio. The new reactor inside began producing power again Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2011, less...