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  • RG Steel reportedly has bidders for Sparrows Point

    RG Steel reportedly has bidders for Sparrows Point
    Several companies have bid on bankrupt RG Steel's Sparrows Point mill, according to a source with knowledge of the bankruptcy proceedings. U.S. steel firm Nucor Corp., Ukrainian mining and metallurgy company Metinvest Group, and Brazilian steel giant CSN...
  • Universal proposes to shed key EMI labels

    Universal proposes to shed key EMI labels
    Universal Music Group has submitted a proposal to the European Commission to sell off major assets in exchange for regulatory approval for its proposed $1.9 billion acquisition of EMI Recorded Music, the company said. Because the deal would reduce the...
  • Moving, slowly, toward a la carte cable

    The cable company Cablevision says it's just looking out for consumers in its lawsuit against Viacom, owner of MTV and Nickelodeon, over bundled programming packages that drive monthly bills higher. And the company is correct — to a point. ------...
  • American-US Airways merger could be end of rough 35-year deregulation era

     American-US Airways merger could be end of rough 35-year deregulation era
    "Two great airlines, one great future" was American Airlines' slogan as it walked the aisle with TWA a dozen years ago, heading into a future nowhere near as rosy as advertised. If that marriage truly had been something special in the air, American...
  • Maryland seeks to dismiss ACC suit in North Carolina, asks Maryland court to throw out exit fee

    Maryland seeks to dismiss ACC suit in North Carolina, asks Maryland court to throw out exit fee
    As expected, Maryland vigorously defended its right to move to the Big Ten without paying a $52 million exit fee to the Atlantic Coast Conference in two legal actions filed Friday. Maryland attorney general Doug Gansler filed a complaint in Prince...
  • The Top 10 Connecticut Business Stories of 2012

    The Top 10 Connecticut Business Stories of 2012
    In some ways, 2012 was a carryover year from news of 2011, as the governor continued his aggressive economic development spending, United Technologies Corp. consummated a deal it announced in 2011, and the year's nastiest labor strike grew out of a 2011...
  • Columbia-based Arbitron to be acquired by Nielsen

    Columbia-based Arbitron to be acquired by Nielsen
    The company that helps TV networks determine what shows get canceled or live for another season is buying the Columbia-based company that helps radio stations decide whether to change formats. Nielsen Holdings of TV ratings fame announced Tuesday that it...
  • Goodlatte elected as Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee

    Goodlatte elected as Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee
    Congressman Bob Goodlatte has been elected to serve as Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee. Goodlatte was elected to the post by the House Republican Conference. His chairmanship will start in January when the 113th Congress begins. “I...
  • Gas price spikes disguise real problems with California market

    Gasoline price spikes, such as the event that drove the average gallon in California to a stratospheric $4.67 in October, create two types of frustration. There's the immediate frustration of seeing the price at the pump soar almost overnight to a...
  • Edson Spencer dies at 85; CEO refocused Honeywell Inc.

    Edson Spencer, who as head of Honeywell Inc. first battled IBM's dominance of the computer market in the 1980s, then gave in and focused his company on automation and aerospace technology, has died. He was 85. He died Sunday at his home in Wayzata, Minn....
  • Two labor unions back EMI sale to Universal Music

     
    SAG-AFTRA, the merged entity of the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, and the American Federation of Musicians come out in favor of Universal's pending merger with EMI's recorded music business....