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  • Northeast Utilities Profits Hit By Federal Transmission Ruling

    Profits at Northeast Utilities fell in the second quarter due to ongoing merger costs and a charge relating to a federal review of how much money is reasonable for it and similar companies to earn from transmission projects. Lower electric sales due to...
  • Medical pot shops are no big deal

    Medical pot shops are no big deal
    You'd think licensed dispensaries for medical marijuana were all-ages opium dens from the wariness bordering on paranoia with which state and local officials are grudgingly preparing for them to open. A year ago Friday, Gov. Pat Quinn signed into law...
  • The Drawer, Ltd., longtime Mount Dora business with civic ties, closing

    The Drawer, Ltd., longtime Mount Dora business with civic ties, closing
    MOUNT DORA — Bootie Pearson never considered regulars at The Drawer, Ltd., a downtown mainstay for more than four decades, as "customers." "A lot of them I'd consider friends and family before I'd consider them customers," said Bootie Pearson, who...
  • Illinois patients could start buying medical pot by spring

    State lawmakers have set final rules to allow medical marijuana in Illinois, opening the door for patients to apply for ID cards this fall and to start purchasing legal cannabis by next spring. Those hoping to get in on the new industry, though,...
  • Corinthian boosted figures to obtain federal funds

    Corinthian boosted figures to obtain federal funds
    After wrapping up a nine-month electrician training program at Everest College-San Bernardino in 2011, Kenneth Dewar hoped to get the career placement assistance he had been promised. Then he spotted his own photo on a campus wall featuring...
  • Brian Grazer is Hustling to Keep Imagine Entertainment Relevant in Ever-Changing Hollywood

    It's odd to see Brian Grazer chillin'. But there he is -- the frenetic mega-producer -- lounging in his sprawling backyard in Santa Monica, Calif., overlooking the Riviera Country Club, munching on a breakfast of turkey bacon and eggs over easy, drinking...
  • Brunswick sells retail bowling business to Bowlmor AMF

    Brunswick sells retail bowling business to Bowlmor AMF
    Fifty years ago, Brunswick Corp. didn’t run any bowling centers. It just sold bowling equipment. Then came what Jim Fox, president of the company’s bowling retail division, calls the bowling bust of the 1960s. Too many bowling centers were...
  • Musician, entrepreneur strikes a chord online at Fiverr.com

    Musician, entrepreneur strikes a chord online at Fiverr.com
    Ryan Heenan hopes to be a guru in the online business world. But Wednesday afternoon, at his Newport Beach studio, he offered a crash course in a decidedly more low-tech device. "Want to try?" he said, handing a ukulele to a reporter whose musical...
  • GE Profit Rises 13%, Expects Retail Finance IPO By End Of July

    General Electric Co. reported a 13 percent jump in quarterly net income Friday on improved sales of its jet engines and oil and gas equipment, and said it was targeting the initial public offering of its private-label credit-card business for the end of...
  • Tiny Balboa T-shirt shop folding up after 30 years

    Tiny Balboa T-shirt shop folding up after 30 years
    Among the boutique shops on Balboa Island's main drag, a small store called Family T's has long offered a tourist basic. Like an overflowing closet, the tiny space has T-shirts and sweatshirts stamped with local identifiers — "Newport Beach" or...
  • Architect's vision: New life for downtown Catasauqua

    For more than a decade, Vincent Smith has sought to fill the four-block hole in the heart of Catasauqua. Last week, the Borough Council president saw renderings of what the long-awaited transplant might look like. From brick facades, windows...