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Twitter debut sends stock soaring 73%

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Shares of Twitter went on sale to the public for the first time Thursday, instantly leaping more than 70 percent above their offering price in a dazzling debut that exceeded even Wall Street's lofty hopes.

November 07, 2013 | | Nationwide


OSHA plans to make workplace safety reports public via online sites

WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal safety regulators on Thursday proposed major changes in workplace reporting rules that would require large companies to file injury and illness reports electronically so they can be posted online and made available to the public.

November 07, 2013 | | Nationwide


FDA to ban artery-clogging trans fats

WASHINGTON (AP) - Heart-clogging trans fats were once a staple of the American diet, plentiful in baked goods, microwave popcorn and fried foods. Now, mindful of the health risks, the Food and Drug Administration is getting rid of what's left of them for good.

November 07, 2013 | | Nationwide


Samsung aims to topple Apple

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Samsung Electronics Co. has a new goal after overtaking Apple in smartphones: it wants to be world No. 1 in tablet computers too.

November 06, 2013 | | Nationwide


User burnout. Threat to Twitter's prosperity?

LOS ANGELES (AP) - They loved it. Now they hate it.

November 06, 2013 | | Nationwide


Dish closing rest of its Blockbuster stores

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The final curtain is falling on the remaining Blockbuster video-rental stores that Dish Network Corp. runs in the U.S.

November 06, 2013 | | Nationwide


Wal-Mart blames price errors on technical glitch

NEW YORK (AP) - Treadmills for $33? Computer monitors for $9? The deals are too good to be true - even at Wal-Mart.

November 06, 2013 | | Nationwide


Cargill to label meat after 'pink slime' uproar

NEW YORK (AP) - Cargill Inc. says it will start labeling beef products that contain "finely textured beef," following last year's public outcry over the use of "pink slime."

November 05, 2013 | | Nationwide


Apple cuts cost to make iPad Air by 13 percent

CUPERTINO (AP) - Apple seems to have trimmed the bill for making its latest iPad along with the tablet computer's width and weight.

November 05, 2013 | | Nationwide


Business Briefs

INDIAN CASINO OPENS IN WINE COUNTRY: PETALUMA (AP) - The opening of one of California's largest Indian casinos on Tuesday drew throngs of visitors and snarled traffic in the state's wine country.

November 05, 2013 | | Nationwide


Twitter powerful, but where are profits?

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - It can help overthrow dictators. But can it make money?

November 05, 2013 | | Nationwide


Tesla shares drop as 3Q falls short

FREMONT (AP) - Tesla Motors' high-flying stock tumbled 12 percent in after-hours trading Tuesday after the electric car maker's third-quarter results fell short of expectations.

November 05, 2013 | | Nationwide


BlackBerry abandons bid to sell itself, CEO now out

TORONTO (AP) - BlackBerry has abandoned its bid to sell itself and is replacing its chief executive.

November 04, 2013 | Nina Frisby | Nationwide


SAC Capital to pay $1.8B insider penalty

NEW YORK (AP) - SAC Capital Advisors will plead guilty to criminal fraud charges, stop investing money for others and pay $1.8 billion - the largest financial penalty in history for insider trading - to resolve criminal and civil claims against the hedge fund giant, the government announced Monday.

November 04, 2013 | Nina Frisby | Nationwide


Life insurance can help you protect your home in death

You and your family have worked hard to purchase your home, any rental properties, or other real estate holdings. You qualified for that mortgage due to your income level, excellent credit rating, and financial history. But what would happen if something unexpected happened to you? Besides the emotional stress, a surviving spouse may experience a significant decrease in household income that could lead to foreclosure. That's why many banks and mortgage companies encourage homeowners to purchase mortgage life insurance.

November 04, 2013 | Nina Frisby | Nationwide


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Chef backs out of restaurant at Trump hotel

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Vermont reduces food assistance error rate

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Vermont has received a federal funding bonus of $293,000 after reducing the error rate in its 3SquaresVT food assistance program by ...

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MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont has received a federal funding bonus of $293,000 after reducing the e

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July 09, 2015 | | Nationwide


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