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  • Ex-Pratt Worker Allegedly Tried To Ship F-35 Files To Iran

    Ex-Pratt Worker Allegedly Tried To Ship F-35 Files To Iran
    Pratt & Whitney said Monday it is cooperating with authorities after federal agents arrested a former employee for trying to ship documents to Iran related to the U.S. military's Joint Strike Fighter aircraft. The East Hartford defense contractor, the...
  • Brian Roberts: Comcast's Mild-Mannered Ruler of All Media Sets Watchdogs Howling

    In the cosmic scheme of things, it's fitting that Comcast's game-changing deal to acquire Time Warner Cable came almost 10 years to the day that the cable giant went public with its audacious $66 billion bid to acquire the Walt Disney Co. Disney's board,...
  • Fox Expands Test of Ads, 'American Idol' Running Simultaneously

    Viewers of "American Idol" last night may have had to rub their eyes during certain moments in the program: Were those TV commercials running at the same time as segments from the program? In an expansion of an experiment begun last season, the 21st...
  • GE earnings rise but shares fall on profit-margin miss

    GE earnings rise but shares fall on profit-margin miss
    General Electric Co. shares fell the most in seven months after Chief Executive Jeffrey Immelt failed to deliver on a profit-margin forecast that he had been repeating for more than a year. GE shares dropped 62 cents, or 2.3%, to $26.58 on Friday...
  • Stocks' growth may hinge on much better earnings, economy

    The stock market shined last year with an epic rally. Now it's time for corporate America — and the economy — to catch up. Stocks ballooned 30% last year, as measured by the Standard & Poor's 500 index. But the average company in the broad...
  • Joseph T. Naar, TV, Film Producer and WMA Agent, Dies at 88

    Joseph T. Naar, a former William Morris agent who went to produce blaxploitation vampire pics "Blacula" and "Scream Blacula Scream," as well as TV series "Starsky and Hutch," died January 17. He was 88. At WMA, after Naar was fast-tracked through the...
  • Obama seeks to revamp federal job training programs

    WAUKESHA, Wis. – President Obama on Thursday ordered an across-the-board review of federal job training programs, seeking to make the American workforce more job-ready, but he acknowledged that his presidential initiative just scratches the surface....
  • Ray Schonbak, VP-General Manager of Fox Affil KSWB San Diego, Dies at 70

    Ray Schonbak, a broadcast television professional who most recently served as VP-general manager of KSWB TV, the Tribune-owned Fox affiliate in San Diego, died Wednesday of cancer at his home in Rancho Santa Fe, Calif. He was 70. Schonbak joined KSWB...
  • Nielsen Opts for Insider, Picking Veteran Mitch Barns As Next CEO

    After relying on an outsider to the media and ad industry for many years, Nielsen Holdings will now depend more heavily on one of its own. Nielsen, the measurement-and-ratings company working furiously to stay relevant to media companies and...
  • Investing: Dow stocks to buy now

    For all its quirks, the Dow Jones Industrial Average remains one of the most influential market gauges in the world. We think that of the 30 Dow stocks, these 10 are the ones to buy now. 1. 3M (symbol MMM; recent price, $109). Company officials...
  • Morning Call book captures a century of the Lehigh Valley

    Amelia Earhart stops by ABE Airport in 1929. Ronald Reagan visits Allentown's General Electric plant in 1957. Joe DiMaggio signs autographs at Whitehall's George Washington Motor Lodge in 1982. Photos of these legendary 20th century figures are among...