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Hormel Foods 4Q net income falls, revenue rises

November 23, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

This Nov. 18, 2011 photo, shows Hormel food products, in Barre, Vt. Hormel Foods Corp.’s fiscal fourth-quarter net income fell 3 percent Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2011, as sales at its grocery products segment declined. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot) Hormel Foods Corp.’s fiscal fourth-quarter profit slipped 3 percent as weak sales and higher ingredient costs...

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TJ’s Soda/Media Blasting & TJ’s Mobile Pressure Washing offer service at your site

November 22, 2011 • Local Business ReviewComments Off

TJ’s Soda/Media Blasting & TJ’s Mobile Pressure Washing come to you when you need them. TJ’s “Tank” has a 525 gallon clean water tank and a 4,000 psi pressure washer. The washer is able to reach 210 degrees fahrenheit for superior cleaning....

Analysis: End to debt gridlock is not in sight

November 22, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

Supercommittee member Sen. Jon Kyl, R-Ariz., leaves the Capitol Hill office of Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., after meeting with other members of the deficit reduction panel, Monday, Nov. 21, 2011, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)...

Asia stock markets hit by US debt talks failure

November 22, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

Trader Jason Weisberg works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Monday, Nov. 21, 2011. Five stocks fell for every one that rose on the New York Stock Exchange. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) BANGKOK (AP) — The collapse of talks aimed at reducing the...

Review: Nook Tablet is Kindle Fire’s worthy foe

November 22, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

This product image provided by Barnes & Noble Inc., shows the new Nook Tablet. The Barnes & Noble’s Nook Tablet is a worthy competitor to Amazon.com’s Kindle Fire. It avoids some of the Fire’s shortcomings, but has flaws of its own....

Tyson Foods 4Q profit falls on higher costs

November 22, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

This Nov. 18, 2011 photo, shows a Tyson food product, in Montpelier, Vt. Tyson Foods Inc. said Monday, Nov. 21, 2011, its fiscal fourth quarter profit was half of last year’s level, as higher grain costs hurt profit margins even as sales and prices...

Egypt stock market drops on political unrest

November 22, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

Protesters chant slogans during clashes with Egyptian riot police in Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt, Sunday, Nov. 20, 2011. Firing tear gas and rubber bullets, Egyptian riot police on Sunday clashed for a second day with some thousands of protesters demanding...

Gates testifies in $1B lawsuit against Microsoft

November 22, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

John Pinette, left, and Microsoft founder Bill Gates arrives at the Frank E. Moss federal courthouse in Salt Lake City, Monday, Nov. 21, 2011. Microsoft’s Windows 95 rollout presented the most challenges in the company’s history, leading to...

HP profit falls as declines, charges hit results

November 22, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

This Nov. 14, 2011 photo, shows the company logo on a Hewlett-Packard keyboard at the Micro Center computer store in Santa Clara, Calif. Hewlett-Packard releases quarterly financial results Monday, Nov. 21, 2011, after the market close. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)...

More police departments look to tune public out

November 21, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

Scanner hobbyist Rick Hansen holds his scanner/Ham radio device at his home Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011, in Silver Spring, Md. In an effort to restrict access to their internal communications police departments around the nation are moving to encrypt them. (AP...