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Gov concerned natural gas prices could go lower

February 8, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead addresses reporters Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012, at the State Capitol in Cheyenne, Wyo. Mead discussed the state’s biannual budget which will be the main subject of the legislative session which begins next week. (AP Photo/Ben Neary) CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Gov. Matt Mead said Tuesday he and state lawmakers were watching [&hellip...

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AP Enterprise: Brown bank regulator an insider

February 8, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

In this photo taken Monday Jan. 9, 2012, Jan Owen, Gov. Jerry Brown’s appointee to head the Department of Corporations, testifies before the Assembly Banking Committee in Sacramento, Calif. Consumer groups say Owen’s background working for...

BPA proposes compromise in wind power halt

February 8, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

File–This file photo taken May 18, 2011, shows a wind turbine near Arlington, Ore. The federal agency that regulates much of the electrical transmission in the Northwest has proposed a compromise in a dispute with wind producers that boils down to who...

Disney 1Q revenue misses estimates but profits up

February 8, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Feb. 6, 2012 photo, Sa-Nye, 1, and Amya, 3 (only first name provided) pose with Mickey Mouse outside The Disney Soda Fountain & Studio Store on Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles. Walt Disney Co. releases quarterly financial earnings Tuesday, Feb....

A Farmers® agent can help you save hundreds on all your insurance needs

February 7, 2012 • Local Business ReviewComments (0)

Gina Dwyer (standing) and Rocio (“Rose”) Borunda invite everyone to come in for a free quote on their homeowners, auto, life and business insurance. The Gina Dwyer Farmers Insurance Agency is open from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., Mon. through Fri....

2nd wave of evictions is sweeping away Occupiers

February 7, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

U.S. Park Police officers take down a tent where they found evidence of sleeping materials and live rats, on one of the nation’s last remaining Occupy sites on McPherson Square in Washington, Monday, Feb. 6, 2012. Two encampments of Occupy demonstrators...

NY legislators cite tax-records privacy concerns

February 7, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

New York State Department of Taxation and Finance Commissioner Thomas Mattox testifies during a joint legislative budget hearing on taxes in Albany, N.Y., on Monday, Feb. 6, 2012. (AP Photo/Mike Groll) ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A quiet decision by Gov. Andrew...

Calif. ballot could be crowded with tax-hike plans

February 7, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Molly Munger, a wealthy attorney and civil rights advocate, outlined her proposed ballot initiative to raise income taxes for school funding during an appearance at the California Parent Teacher Association’s annual meeting in Sacramento, Calif.,...

Corporate profits aren’t what they seem

February 7, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this March 25, 2011 file photo, customers wait outside the Apple store in Munich before the start of sales of the iPad2. While the economy has struggled to recover over the past two years, big U.S. companies have not only generated profits but...

APNewsBreak: Union, Golden Nugget OK new contract

February 7, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

The Golden Nugget Atlantic City, shown here on Sept. 13, 2011, has reached a tentative deal on a new contract with the main casino workers’ union in Atlantic City N.J. The pact was to be voted on by workers from Local 54 of the Unite-HERE union on Feb....