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Turkey innovation invented in SC 50 years ago

December 17, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Cryovac executive Don Smith holds up a frozen turkey wrapped in one of his company’s bags at the firm’s plant in Duncan, S.C. on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012. Fifty years ago Cryovac invented the bag that allowed for the long term cheap production and storage of turkeys at the plant in Duncan. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Collins) [&hellip...

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Millions face higher taxes real soon without fix

December 17, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

President Barack Obama waves to reporters as they shout questions to him regarding the fiscal cliff as he walks across Pennsylvania Avenue back to the White House in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012. Obama had dropped by a holiday party for the National...

Monti to make speech on Italy election intentions

December 17, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti prepares to take his place during a media conference after an EU summit in Brussels on Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. France and Germany have had more than their share of difference over the past few months, but this week at long...

Thousands in Spain protest health privatization

December 17, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Protestors shout slogans during a demonstration against regional government-imposed austerity plans to restructure and part-privatize the health care sector in Madrid, Spain, Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012. Madrid proposes selling off the management of six of 20...

Spanish savers fall victim to friendly bankers

December 17, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

In this photo taken Oct 23, 2012, a disabled man passes a Bancaixa regional savings bank that is now part of Spanish banking giant Bankia in La Vall D’Uixo, near Valencia, Spain. Thousands of townspeople and nearly a million across Spain followed bank...

UN court orders release of Argentine ship in Ghana

December 15, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Argentina’s three-masted navy training tall ship ARA Libertad, which was seized on Oct. 2 as collateral for unpaid bonds dating from Argentina’s economic crisis a decade ago, sits docked at the port in Tema, outside Accra, in Ghana Friday, Dec....

Owner of Rivera plane denies drug connections

December 15, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this March 8, 2012, file photo, Mexican-American singer and reality TV star Jenni Rivera speaks during an interview in Los Angeles. The remains of Mexican-American music star Jenni Rivera, who died in a plane crash in Mexico on Sunday, were...

Conservationists team up with ranchers, loggers

December 15, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

In this photo taken on Nov. 26, 2012 near Friant, Calif., herd manager Billy Freeman pushes cattle grazing on the Finegold Creek Preserve toward another pasture. The land and the herd are owned by the Sierra Foothill Conservancy, a Fresno-area land trust...

After battle, snowmaking to start at Ariz. resort

December 15, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Klee Benally gathers with other opponents of snowmaking on Dec. 11, 2012 outside a federal courthouse in Flagstaff, Ariz. The Arizona Snowbowl is set to make snow this year, if needed, to ensure a consistent season. Local American Indian tribes have argued...

President’s pot comments prompt call for policy

December 15, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This Nov. 8, 2012 file photo shows marijuana plants flourishing under the lights at a grow house in Denver. President Barack Obama says he won’t go after Washington state and Colorado for legalizing marijuana. In a Barbara Walters interview...