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Facing foreclosures

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Three years ago, Lamar Grace left Detroit for the suburb of Southfield. He got a good deal – a 3,000-square-foot colonial that once was worth $220,000. In foreclosure, he paid...

DATE: March 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

New Business Brief

Locksmith service opens in Durango Chad Shelton, owner and operator of S&S Lock Service, announces the opening of his new shop and store at 3701 Main Ave., Suite 109.Shelton has almost 20 years of...

DATE: March 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

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Business Briefs

Council candidate to hold meet, greet City Council candidate Emil Wanatka will hold a “Candidate Meet & Greet” from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Carver Brewing Co., 1022 Main Ave.Participants will learn...

DATE: March 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

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New Business Briefs

Physical therapist opens new practice Rick Stockwell, physical therapist and certified athletic trainer, has opened his own practice at Sunrise Physical Therapy, 100 Jenkins Ranch Road, Suite E3....

DATE: March 1, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

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Business Briefs

Mercy hospital earns accreditation Mercy Regional Medical Center has earned the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for accreditation.The accreditation award recognizes Mercy Regional Medical...

DATE: March 1, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

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Fake drilling bids were ‘sabotage’

SALT LAKE CITY – To environmental activists, the ex-wilderness guide is a hero. A prosecutor on Tuesday described him as a saboteur.Tim DeChristopher is accused of placing fake bids on federal...

DATE: March 1, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

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Bernanke: Rising oil prices pose threat to economy

WASHINGTON – Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke told Congress on Tuesday that a prolonged rise in oil prices would pose a danger to the economy. But he said a more likely outcome is a temporary...

DATE: March 1, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Taco Bell unveils ads for beef image

NEW YORK – Taco Bell is turning to TV commercials to battle damage to its image from a lawsuit questioning its taco filling.The fast-food chain has been on the defensive since it was pushed into...

DATE: March 1, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Stocks slide with jump in oil prices

NEW YORK – Stocks sustained steep losses as oil prices surged Tuesday, renewing worries that higher fuel prices could hobble the economic recovery.Oil rose $2.66 to settle at $99.63 a barrel amid...

DATE: March 1, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Small nonprofits get IRS break

Just in time for tax filing, the Internal Revenue Service has announced changes that aim to make life easier for small nonprofits and people struggling to pay delinquent tax bills.Under one new...

DATE: March 1, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

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Renting to fashionistas

DENVER – For her 26th birthday, Kellie Hernandez wanted to get all glammed up for a night on the town, but her champagne tastes – designer dresses and professionally styled hair and makeup – didn’t...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

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Ski areas not just for summer

Colorado’s powerful attraction to tourists should mean ski country economies boom year-round in both good times and bad, says U.S. Sen. Mark Udall.That’s why the Colorado Democrat and a small group...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business