• American Express and Mattel are big market movers

    Yesterday

    NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE American Express Co. (AXP), down $3.59 to $77.32 The credit card company posted a 6 percent rise in first-quarter profits, but its results took a...

  • Glaxo recalls flu vaccine due to potency problem

    Yesterday

    WASHINGTON (AP) — GlaxoSmithKline is recalling remaining doses of a popular four-in-one flu vaccine because of effectiveness problems. The company alerted U.S. customers Tuesday that the vaccine can lose potency over time and fail to adequately protect against some strains of the flu....

  • Man dies in 80-foot fall at Philadelphia construction site

    Yesterday

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A construction worker has fallen 80 feet to his death at a Philadelphia building site near the city's main railroad station. Police say the 42-year-old man fell at around 8:10 a.m. Friday in the city's University City section near 30th Street Station. He was taken...

  • Google shaking up search recommendations on smartphones

    Yesterday

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is about to change the way its influential search engine recommends websites on smartphones in a shift that's expected to sway where millions of people shop, eat and find information. The revised formula, scheduled to be released Tuesday, will favor...

  • Transportation officials issue oil train safety measures

    Yesterday

    WASHINGTON (AP) — An emergency order requiring trains hauling crude oil and other flammable liquids to slow down as they pass through urban areas and a series of other steps to improve the safety were announced Friday by the Department of Transportation. The Obama administration has...

  • MOVERS & SHAKERS

    The Gazette -
    Published: Fri, Apr 17, 2015

    Tiffany Koschwitz has joined Griffis/Blessing in Colorado Springs as a property accountant for its Financial Services group. She will be responsible for an accounting portfolio of 21 commercial properties and nine multifamily communities.

  • Wellesley College president to step down in July 2016

    Yesterday

    WELLESLEY, Mass. (AP) — Wellesley College's president says she will step down in July 2016 after nearly nine years at the helm of the all-women's Massachusetts liberal arts school. The college says H. Kim Bottomly informed the board of trustees Friday of her decision to leave...

  • From beef tongue to beef on weck, menus tell culinary story

    Yesterday

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Before beef on weck and chicken wings became staples of the city's restaurants, there was beef tongue and woodcock. An array of restaurant menus amassed by the Buffalo History Museum offers a taste of the city's culinary story — from yesterday's mock turtle soup...

  • Verizon slices up the bundle, lets customers choose

    Yesterday

    NEW YORK (AP) — Under pressure from an expanding number of cheaper online video services, the long-dominant bundle of channels offered by cable companies is becoming a bit more flexible. Verizon said Friday that it would let customers pick groups of channels that interest them, a plan...

  • Interior seeks feedback on fees for drilling on federal land

    Yesterday

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration took a first step Friday toward a possible increase in fees charged for oil and gas companies to drill on federal lands. The Bureau of Land Management issued a notice seeking public comment on whether regulations are needed to give the...

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