Band to kick off CD with live streaming concerts

NEW YORK – Within hours of most any concert, shaky and distorted footage of the show can be found online from front row or the balcony.But online concert video has been steadily building toward...

DATE: July 24, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Regulators consider lobstering ban

WARWICK, R.I. – A proposal to ban lobster fishing over a vast stretch of the East Coast would do “almost biblical” damage to the industry just as the species seems to be rebounding, lobstermen told...

DATE: July 24, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Pa. residents: Gas drilling poisons water

CANONSBURG, Pa. – People who make a living from a natural-gas drilling technique that involves pumping chemical-laced water into the earth and others who believe it has poisoned them or their well...

DATE: July 24, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Cockpit displays getting makeover

ABOVE THE ENGLISH CHANNEL – Flying over the white cliffs of Dover, the two pilots of a Gulfstream 450 jet keep their eyes glued to a flight-deck display, ignoring the almost cloudless sky over the...

DATE: July 24, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Homeowner refinancings rise as mortgage rates hit 4.56%

NEW YORK – The lowest mortgage rates in decades are just too good for some people to pass up.Brokers are reporting rising interest in home refinancings as rates on 30-year fixed loans have hit...

DATE: July 24, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Stocks drop on Bernanke warning

NEW YORK – Stocks fell sharply Wednesday after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke confirmed investors’ fears that the economy has weakened. Interest rates dropped in the Treasury market as...

DATE: July 21, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Upstate N.Y. farmers turn to regional slaughterhouses

EAGLE BRIDGE, N.Y. - When the owners of Eagle Bridge Custom Meat & Smokehouse opened the doors of their new slaughtering facility in November, they expected to kill no more than 1,200 animals by...

DATE: July 21, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Cortez area chamber may reorganize

The Cortez Area Chamber of Commerce's announcement that it needs to redefine or revamp the 400-member organization has business owners in Cortez considering the chamber's role in the...

DATE: July 21, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

New Business Brief

Chiropractic practice announces openingVertical Family Chiropractic announces its opening at 3750 N. Main Ave., No. 3.The practice is owned by Bobby Fano, who is a graduate of Florida Atlantic...

DATE: July 18, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Business Briefs

Medical practice hires new physicianLa Plata Family Medicine, 3235 Main Ave., announces the addition of Dr. Jordan Loftis to its practice.Loftis is a board-certified family physician and will begin...

DATE: July 18, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Stocks manage late rally ahead of Goldman news

NEW YORK – Stocks had a late-day turnaround and closed mixed Thursday as traders awaited news that Goldman Sachs settled the government’s civil fraud charges.As word spread that the Securities and...

DATE: July 15, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Stocks mixed after weaker outlook

NEW YORK – A weaker economic forecast from the Federal Reserve chilled the stock market’s winning streak.Stocks closed mixed Wednesday, with the Dow Jones industrial average rising almost 4 points...

DATE: July 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

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