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Moten makes mark in man’s world

Sat, 06/29/2013 - 22:04
Brigitte Moten knows all about working in a man’s world.

Recalls this week: Cars and chicken dip

Sat, 06/29/2013 - 17:21
Cars from Honda and Ford and blue cheese chicken dip are among this week's recalled consumer products. Here's a more detailed look:

Tiny Allegiant Air thrives on low costs, high fees

Sat, 06/29/2013 - 08:06
There are no sure things in this city - with one exception: Allegiant Air.

Fla. businessman who was held hostage at his company's Beijing factory returns to US

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 22:30
A Broward County, Fla., businessman who was held hostage for nearly a week at his Beijing factory spent his first day back home questioning whether he'll keep doing business in China.

The Home Economist:

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 22:10
To help shoppers stock up for their Fourth of July barbecues, Publix supermarkets - and most likely grocers around the country - will prepare displays grouping together holiday favorites.

For stocks, a good first half is tough to match

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 20:25
The stock market just had its best first half of the year since 1998. Now what?

Macon Sears to work with Rebuilding Together on project

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 19:21
As part of the Make a Difference Tour, the Macon Sears Hometown store and Craftsman have teamed up with nonprofit Rebuilding Together to build a wheelchair ramp for a Macon resident.

Business Highlights

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 18:20

How the Dow Jones industrial average did Friday

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 18:05
The stock market ended a bumpy June mostly down on Friday.

News Summary: Stocks fall in quiet end to month

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 18:00
FLITTING PRICES: Stocks ended lower after flitting between tiny gains and losses most of Friday as investors weighed statements from Federal Reserve officials about when the central bank might end its support for the economy.

Honda tells some Fit owners to park cars outside

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 18:00
Honda is urging the owners of more than 686,000 Fit and Jazz subcompacts worldwide to park them outside because the power window switches can catch fire.

News Corp splits after Friday close

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 17:46
News Corp. formally split in two after the market closed on Friday, with existing shareholders getting one share in the new publishing entity for every four shares they hold in the media company.

Gold, silver recover; energy prices edge lower

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 17:46
Gold and silver prices ended slightly higher Friday at the end of a rough week.

Details on how News Corp split works

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 17:16
News Corp. formally split into two companies Friday. One company will operate as a newspaper and book publisher and will retain the News Corp. name. The other will be an entertainment company, called Twenty-First Century Fox Inc.

Clash over sex worker rights in rural Australia

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 17:06
A lone woman checking into a motel in the Australian mining town of Moranbah can expect some blunt questioning from the owners: "Are you a working girl?"

BlackBerry shares plummet after surprise loss

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 16:46
Shares of BlackBerry plunged Friday after the company posted an unexpected quarterly loss and didn't break out the specifics of its smartphone sales.

Motoring Q&A: Honda calls for frequent change of rear differential fluid

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 16:25
QUESTION: The owner's manual of my 2004 Honda Pilot recommends regular changing of the "VTM-4" rear differential fluid, which costs more than $100 each time. Is frequent replacement really necessary since I seldom use the four-wheel-drive feature?

Stocks slip, ending seven months of gains in S&P

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 16:25
Stocks are ending mostly lower on Wall Street as the market closes out a turbulent month.

Mark Phelan: Should gasoline be graded by its cleanliness?

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 16:05
Should you care how much detergent is in the gasoline you buy? How can you even tell?

After gay marriage ruling, same-sex couples must reassess finances

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 15:41
Andrew Cohen and his husband look forward to a simpler tax season, courtesy of the U.S. Supreme Court's historic ruling on gay marriage.