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Mass. fishermen snare 881-pound tuna, feds take it

November 23, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

This Nov. 12, 2011 photo released by NOAA and provided by Stephanie Rafael shows fishing boat owner Carlos Rafael in New Bedford, Mass., with an 881-pound tuna. The fish was snared as Rafael’s crew set a net to catch bottom-dwelling fish. Federal fishery enforcement agents seized the fish when the crew returned to port. Rafael [&hellip...

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Minnesota Lottery looks online to goose sales

November 23, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

A computer screen displays online subscription information on the Minnesota State Lottery’s web site Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2011 in Minneapolis. The quiet launch of Internet sales of games including Powerball and MegaMillions is part of a strategy several...

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...

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...