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SF mayor touts tech revival of Mid-Market district

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee on Monday touted the city's plans to revitalize the long-neglected Mid-Market neighborhood by luring tech companies like Twitter, which is set to go public this week.

November 04, 2013 | Nina Frisby | Nationwide


Twitter isn’t chirping not making profit

November 04, 2013 | Nina Frisby | Nationwide


Twitter isn’t chirping not making profit

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Twitter has built a digital town square that's teeming with activity but riddled with financial potholes. Seven years after co-founder Jack Dorsey sent the first tweet through the online messaging service, more than 500 million posts are shared each day by everyone from the Dalai Lama to Justin Bieber.

November 04, 2013 | Nina Frisby | Nationwide


J&J to pay $2.2B to settle allegations

WASHINGTON (AP) - Johnson & Johnson has agreed to pay more than $2.2 billion to resolve criminal and civil allegations that the company promoted powerful psychiatric drugs for unapproved uses in children, seniors and disabled patients, the Department of Justice announced on Monday.

November 04, 2013 | Nina Frisby | Nationwide


A Social Security lesson for teachers

It's once again time for me to turn the tables on my old teachers and ask them to take a seat and pay attention as I deliver my annual lecture on the Social Security offsets.

November 01, 2013 | | Nationwide


Wal-Mart starts holiday shopping season online

NEW YORK (AP) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is upping the ante on holiday shopping.

November 01, 2013 | | Nationwide


FDA approves Gazyva leukemia drug from Roche

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved a new drug from Roche to help treat patients with a type of cancer of the blood and bone marrow.

November 01, 2013 | | Nationwide


Compact crossover SUV sales booming

DETROIT (AP) - Aging baby boomers. Couples with small kids. Single people with dogs.

November 01, 2013 | | Nationwide


Google’s new Android smartphone operating system is the cat’s meow

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Google is selling a new Android smartphone that it hopes will become more like a clairvoyant friend than a piece of hardware.

October 31, 2013 | | Nationwide


3 bikini baristas arrested at Wash. coffee stand

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) - Police say the service at a bikini espresso stand in Washington state was too hot.

October 31, 2013 | | Nationwide


Buyers raising a stink

NEW YORK (AP) - A noxious feline odor has some Dell customers caterwauling.

October 31, 2013 | | Nationwide


Hallmark’s ugly sweater ornament stirring backlash from customers

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Greeting card giant Hallmark said Thursday that it shouldn't have changed the lyrics to "Deck the Halls" on a new holiday ornament that stirred a backlash from customers online.

October 31, 2013 | | Nationwide


Bay Area techs helping fix Obamacare website ills

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The Obama administration has recruited engineers from several prominent technology companies to help fix the problems preventing people from signing up for government-mandated health insurance.

October 31, 2013 | | Nationwide


Convicted mobster hoping for a hit with eatery

COLLINGSWOOD, N.J. (AP) - When he was on trial for racketeering, Angelo Lutz denied the mob's existence, but now he's using his past in organized crime to promote his new restaurant, the Kitchen Consigliere.

October 31, 2013 | | Nationwide


Business Briefs

NEV. CASINO WINNINGS UP 7.4 PERCENT IN SEPTEMBER: CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - Nevada casinos won $958.8 million from gamblers in September, representing a 7.4 percent increase over the same month last year due largely to big betting on baccarat and luck that favored the house, state regulators said Thursday.

October 31, 2013 | | Nationwide


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Chef backs out of restaurant at Trump hotel

WASHINGTON (AP) - Chef Geoffrey Zakarian is canceling plans for a restaurant in a new hotel being developed in Washington by real estate mogul and presidential ...

July 09, 2015 | | Nationwide


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 ...

July 09, 2015 | | Nationwide


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

BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts gambling regulators on Thursday lost their bid to dismiss a lawsuit filed by Boston challenging the award of the state's most ...

July 09, 2015 | | Nationwide


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