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Kansas legislators strike deal on pensions measure

May 16, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Kansas state Sen. Laura Kelly, a Topeka Democrat, makes a point during negotiations on pensions issues with House members, Tuesday, May 15, 2012, at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. Opposite her is Rep. John Grange, an El Dorado Republican. (AP Photo/John Hanna) TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Negotiators for the Kansas House and Senate agreed Tuesday [&hellip...

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Honda shows robotics for easy and hands-free ride

May 15, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

RETRANSMISSION TO CORRECT OBJECT NAME – Former Space Shuttle Endeavour mission specialist Mamoru Mohri demonstrates Honda Motor Co.’s new robotics technology, Uni-Cub, at his science museum in Tokyo, Tuesday, May 15, 2012. Swaying your body from...

GOP House smacks GOP guv on bonuses, 25 amendments

May 15, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

House Clerk G. Paul Nardo, right, looks at a document on his desk as delegates huddle around the Speaker’s podium during the floor session of the House of Delegates at the State Capitol in Richmond, VA Monday, May 14, 2012. The General Assembly is back...

Governor eyes more cuts as Calif deficit swells

May 15, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Gov. Jerry Brown leaves a news conference after he unveiled his revised state budget plan at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., Monday, May 14, 2012. Brown said the budget shortfall swelled from $9.2 billion predicted in January to $16 billion, in part...

Whole Foods breaks ground for Detroit market

May 15, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Whole Foods Market co-CEO Walter Robb, left shovel, and Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., break ground for the retailer in Detroit, Monday, May 14, 2012. The Austin, Texas-based retailer plans to open a 20,000-square-foot supermarket with about 75 employees next...

Ohio’s first casino opens to music video show

May 15, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Visitors queue up several blocks from the entrance to the Horseshoe Casino Cleveland Monday, May 14, 2012. Ohio’s first casino opens its doors to the public at 9:30 p.m. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan) CLEVELAND (AP) — Ohio’s first casino opened Monday...

West Coast spike in gas prices tied to refineries

May 15, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Gas prices are displayed at a gas station, Monday, May 14, 2012, in Portland, Ore. Motorists across most of the country have been getting a break on gas prices, but not on the West Coast. The average price for a gallon of regular gasoline in Oregon is $4.17....

Rhoads Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning is here for you 24 hours every day

May 14, 2012 • Local Business ReviewComments (0)

La Bella Vita Homes Come live “The Beautiful Life”, a growing community or friends and neighbors.  Energy Star and Build Green NM Award Winning homes are now available right here in Roswell.  Founded by its parent company, Rhoads Co, these homes feature...

Greek coalition in serious doubt

May 14, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Greek President Karolos Papoulias arrives at the Presidential Palace in Athens, Sunday May 13 2012. Papoulias has called the leaders of Greece’s political parties to meetings on Sunday, in a last-ditch effort to broker a deal for a coalition...

Vt. utilities see growing ‘smart meter’ opposition

May 14, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Mark Delbeck of Burlington Electric, checks the radio frequency of a newly-installed “smart” meter on Thursday, May 10, 2012, in Burlington, Vt. Vermont has become a hotbed in the debate over possible health effects and damage to privacy from a...