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Consumer alert: new health care markets on the way

January 27, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Jan. 8, 2013 photo, business developer Robert Schultz poses for a photo just outside his home office in Newton, Mass. Buying your own health insurance will never be the same. This fall, new insurance markets called exchanges will open in each state, the long-awaited and much-debated debut of President Barack Obama’s health care [&hellip...

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Bigger beer cans boost Bud brewery in central NY

January 27, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This Jan. 18, 2013 photo shows a 24 ounce can of Anheuser-Busch Budweiser beer at the Lysander brewery in Lysander, N.Y. After several years of eroding production and employment, a decline that began in the 1990s _ the brewery in the Syracuse suburb of...

AP Interview: Algeria admits mistakes in standoff

January 26, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Algerian foreign minister Mourad Medelci adjusts his glasses during an interview with the Associated Press at the 43rd Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum, WEF, in Davos, Switzerland, Friday, Jan. 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus) DAVOS,...

Obama birth control mandates loosens lawsuits

January 26, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this May 15, 2012 file photo, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius speaks in Bethesda, Md. The legal challenges over religious freedom and the birth control coverage requirement in President Barack Obama’s health care...

Garment factory fire kills 7 in Bangladesh

January 26, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Bangladeshi firefighters and volunteers work to douse a fire at a two-storied garment factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Saturday, Jan.26, 2013. The fire killed at least six female workers and injured another five, police and fire officials said. The latest fire...

Proposed East Coast uranium mine dividing Va.

January 26, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

ADVANCE FOR SUNDAY, JAN. 27 – A posted sign is tacked up to a fencepost along the south end of a uranium deposit on the Cole Hill farm Monday, Jan. 14, 2013 in Chatham, Va. A three-decade ban on uranium mining in Virginia has put the richest known...

Thousands of Portuguese teachers protest big cut

January 26, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Demonstrators march down Lisbon’s main Liberdade avenue during a protest by Portuguese teachers national front union, FENPROF, against the austerity economic measures taken by the government, Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco) LISBON,...

Spotty Midwestern snow a mixed bag for businesses

January 26, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Katherine Sleder shovels her driveway outside her home, Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, in Traverse City, Mich. “It’s like we’re getting all our winter in one week” said Sleder. Snow accumulation is below normal across the Upper Midwest for the...

Hackers take over sentencing commission website

January 26, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This screen shot shows the website of the U.S. Sentencing Commission after it was hijacked by the hacker-activist group Anonymous, early Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, to avenge the death of Aaron Swartz, an Internet activist who committed suicide. The website of...

Fox News, Palin cutting ties

January 25, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012 file photo provided by Fox News, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin talks on Fox News Sunday in Washington. Palin is out as a Fox News Channel contributor. The network said Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, that it is parting ways...