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At Ga port, river respirators to help fish breathe

April 29, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Aug. 2, 2007, photo, Godwin employees Robert Magdin, of Bridgeport, N.J., and Troy Ward of Charleston, S.C., weld the support structure for the return lines for the ReOxygenation Demonstration Project in Savannah, Ga. Plans to deepen the Savannah harbor include a costly proposal to ensure fish can still breathe by using a dozen [&hellip...

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Obama flashing executive power in election year

April 29, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

President Barack Obama exits Air Force One upon his return from Fort Stewart, Ga., Friday, April 27, 2012, at Andrews Air Force Base, Md. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama, flashing his executive power in an election year,...

Pirate party makes a raid on German politics

April 29, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Members of the Pirates party vote during their party convention in Neumuenster, northern Germany, Saturday, April 28, 2012. Pirates are capturing Germany’s political system: The party started as a marginal club of computer nerds and hackers, but its...

Dubai spends $250M to get full control of Atlantis

April 29, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE– This Wednesday Sept. 8, 2010 file photo shows an avenue leading to the Atlantis hotel on Palm Jumeira Island in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Dubai says it now has full control over the Atlantis resort hotel perched at the top of its palm-shaped...

Company plugs blown Wyoming oil well leaking gas

April 28, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

This image provided by the Glenrock Bird shows an out-of-control oil well spewing natural gas a few miles northeast of Douglas in east-central Wyoming on Wednesday April 25, 2012. A blowout occurred at the well Tuesday afternoon. More than 60 people living...

Boeing rolls out first 787 manufactured in SC

April 28, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Boeing workers work gather around a 787 at the company’s assembly plant in North Charleston, S.C., on Friday, April 27, 2012. The plane, rolled out Friday, is the first 787 manufactured at the company’s South Carolina plant that opened last year....

Mexico tightens rules, lowers weight on trucks

April 28, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this April 20, 2012 file photo, people remove a passenger from a bus after it crashed on the outskirts of Alamo in Veracruz state, Mexico. A trailer broke loose from the truck pulling it and crashed into a passenger bus, killing as many as 43...

In Alaska, plan to cut oil taxes hits a wall

April 28, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Consultant Janak Mayer testifies before the House Resources Committee and House Special Committee on Energy on Monday, April 23, 2012, in Juneau, Alaska. Mayer, at the center table, testified on the governor’s oil tax bill. (AP Photo/Becky Bohrer)...

Goodyear refinancing charges lead to $11M 1Q loss

April 28, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Thursday, April 26, 2012, photo new Goodyear tires are displayed in the waiting area at Conrad’s Total Car Care center in North Olmsted, Ohio. Goodyear said Friday, April 27, 2012, sales increased 2 percent and revenue per-tire rose 16 percent,...

House OKs student loan bill, ignores veto threat

April 28, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif. gestures during her weekly a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, April 26, 2012. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans defied a veto threat and the House voted Friday to...