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Conn. suit vs. ex-WWE exec Linda McMahon dismissed

April 5, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Sept. 20, 2011 file photo, former World Wrestling Entertainment chief executive Linda McMahon announces her plans to seek for a second time the Republican endorsement for Connecticut’s U.S. Senate seat in Southington, Conn. A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit by Martha Hart, widow of WWE performer Owen Hart, against McMahon....

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Burger King apologizes to Blige over ad

April 5, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Jan. 15, 2012 file photo, singer Mary J. Blige arrives at the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards in Los Angeles. A criticized Burger King commercial featuring Mary J. Blige singing about chicken has been pulled, but the fast-food chain is...

Crane in NYC accident was due for inspection

April 5, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Emergency personnel remove an injured person from the site of a crane collapse where construction is going on for the 7 line subway extension Tuesday, April 3, 2012, in New York. Fire officials say the collapse at a Manhattan construction site injured two...

US eases some Myanmar restrictions

April 5, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this March 21, 2012 file photo, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks at the State Department in Washington. The Obama administration said Wednesday said it would soon nominate an ambassador to Myanmar and ease some travel and...

Small Talk: Still no boom in lending to small biz

April 5, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

In this photo taken Tuesday, April 3, 2012, Kathryn Petty, President of Sir Aubrey’s White Lion Tea poses Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at her company’s headquarters in Scottsdale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Matt York) Dan Mitchell has borrowed $3 million in the...

Why should you get your air ducts cleaned?

April 4, 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-...

2 Palau police, US pilot vanish during boat search

April 4, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Saturday, June 13, 2009 file photo, Palau President Johnson Toribiong talks with a reporter during an interview with the Associated Press in Palau. A Cessna carrying an American pilot and two Palau police officers that was dispatched to...

Burger King to go public again on NYSE

April 4, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

In this March 28, 2012 photo, Jenny Vega orders food at a Burger King restaurant in Miami. Burger King launches 10 menu items including smoothies, frappes, specialty salads and snack wraps in a star-studded TV ad campaign. It’s the biggest menu...

1940 US census viewable online after near freeze

April 4, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

This screen grab taken on Monday, April 2, 2012, shows the page for the 1940 Census on the National Archives website. Interest in the newly released 1940 U.S. census is so great that the government website with the information was nearly paralyzed on Monday,...

Citrus quarantine in place in Hacienda Heights

April 4, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

This trap placed in a tree has collected a large variety of insects at a home next door to the first tree found to be infested with the Asian citrus psyllid (Diaphorina citri), in the front yard of a home in the Los Angeles suburb of Hacienda Heights, Calif.,...