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Yum Brands Q3 profit boosted by strong China sales

October 5, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – This file photo taken April 18, 2011, shows Yum Brand’s KFC restaurant in Mountain View, Calif. Yum Brands Inc. reports quarterly financial results Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011, after the market close.(AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File) LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Yum Brands Inc., owner of the Pizza Hut, Taco Bell and KFC chains, reported Tuesday [&hellip...

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IRS hits Oakland pot shop with $2.4M tax bill

October 5, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

People chat near the parking lot of the Harborside Health Center, Monday, Oct. 3, 2011, in Oakland, Calif. The Oakland medical marijuana dispensary that bills itself as the world’s largest is scheduled to announce the results of a year-long Internal...

Late surge erases earlier losses on Wall Street

October 5, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

A flag flown upside down, indicating distress, adorns a post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) NEW YORK (AP) — A late afternoon surge capped another wild day on Wall Street Tuesday and prevented the...

American Airlines faces turbulent ride

October 5, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this June 6, 2011 file photo, an American Airlines aircraft at a Terminal D gate at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, in Grapevine, Texas. American Airlines is the only major airline that has not filed for bankruptcy protection in the...

NM power plant sued over pollution controls

October 5, 2011 • Business, State NewsComments Off

FILE – This April 6, 2006 file photo shows the Four Corners Power Plant, one of two coal-fired plants in northwest New Mexico, near Farmington, N.M. Owners of the 48-year-old plant, one of the nation’s largest of its kind, are being sued by a...

AP sources: Reid wants millionaire surtax

October 5, 2011 • Business, National NewsComments Off

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., center, accompanied by Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., left, and Senate Minority Whip Jon Kyl of Ariz., talks about President Obama’s job bill, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011, during a news conference on Capitol Hill in...

Apple gets no love from Wall Street for new iPhone

October 5, 2011 • Business, National NewsComments Off

Apple CEO Tim Cook gestures during an announcement at Apple headquarters in Cupertino, Calif., Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma) CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — The most closely kept secret about the iPhone 5? There isn’t one — yet. The new...

Broadmoor Center presents Western Finance & The Medicine Shop

October 4, 2011 • Local Business Review • • Comments Off

The professional staff at Western Finance includes Manager Lupe Becerra. Western Finance is located in Suite 3 of the Broadmoor Shopping Center at 1010 South Main Street. They offer signature loans and title loans up to $900.00. Give Western Finance a call at...

La. drops try to extradite ex-Tigers star McLain

October 4, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – This is an Oct. 19, 2006 file photo showing former Major League Baseball pitcher Denny McLain at his home in Livingston County, Mich. McLain has been arrested at the Canadian border in northern Michigan on a fugitive fraud warrant. U.S. Customs...

Eurozone struggles to reassure markets

October 4, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

Greek Finance Minister Evangelos Venizelos gestures as he attends the Eurogroup ministers meeting in Luxembourg, Monday Oct. 3, 2011. The eurozone’s financial chiefs faced tough decisions over how to deal with Greece’s debt crisis on Monday after...