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  • World's fairs help us appreciate history and imagine the future

    More than 51 million people visited the 1964 World's Fair in New York City. Not everyone's trip was news-worthy, but one especially famous visitor was science-fiction writer Isaac Asimov. Being of a speculative nature, Asimov asked himself, what might the...
  • Dad took sons, 3 and 12, on burglary job, cops say

    Dad took sons, 3 and 12, on burglary job, cops say
    Lending new meaning to the "Take Your Child to Work" concept, detectives said a man brought his two sons, ages 3 and 12, with him Monday on the job — which involved breaking into houses and stealing appliances. Like a modern-day Fagin, the...
  • Hansen: Rearview planning paralyzes Laguna

     Hansen: Rearview planning paralyzes Laguna
    A long time ago Dennis Myers learned a valuable lesson while working for Jack Welch at General Electric: You can't drive forward while looking in the rearview mirror. Unfortunately, Myers, 75, could never apply that lesson while he was volunteering...
  • Efficiency, Quality Gains Put AeroCision on Upward Flight Path

    Efficiency, Quality Gains Put AeroCision on Upward Flight Path
    CHESTER — The power of Boeing to insist on lower prices by its supply chain is so great that the Federal Reserve mentioned it as a factor in the Northeast's regional economy. Even for suppliers who don't directly sell to the Boeing or Airbus...
  • Winter Park commercial an Emmy nominee

    Winter Park commercial an Emmy nominee
    Take a bow, Winter Park. You're an Emmy nominee. The Budweiser ad showing Winter Park welcoming home Lt.  Chuck Nadd from Afghanistan was nominated last week in the best commercial category. The spot is called "Hero's Welcome," and it won millions...
  • Dick Clark Productions Sets TV Guide Network Exec as COO/CFO

    Former TV Guide Network exec Amy Thurlow has joined Dick Clark Productions as chief operating officer and chief financial officer. Thurlow will work out of the company's Santa Monica office, reporting to DCP presxy Mike Mahan. "She will play a vital...
  • Pratt Explains Testing Failure Keeping Bombardier CSeries From Air Show

    Pratt Explains Testing Failure Keeping Bombardier CSeries From Air Show
    A seal issue caused the engine failure that kept the Bombardier CSeries jet from its debut at this week's Farnborough Airshow in England, a Pratt & Whitney official said. "The issue is a seal problem in the oil system. The fan-drive gear system is rock...
  • Alcoa Aluminum Fan Blade Deal Announced

    Pratt & Whitney and Alcoa announced Monday at the Farnborough Airshow that Alcoa will forge the first-ever aluminum alloy fan blade in a jet engine. Typically, fan blades have been made from titanium. General Electric is developing ceramic composite...
  • The day ahead in business

    The day ahead in business
    Reports: June leading indicators, preliminary University of Michigan sentiment for July Local earnings: None Other earnings: General Electric Co., Honeywell International Inc., Johnson Controls Inc.,  and others
  • 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...
  • Business owners rally to save Export-Import Bank from extinction

    Business owners rally to save Export-Import Bank from extinction
    On top of hawking his company's concrete additives, Gabriel Ojeda has been trying to sell something else lately — the virtues of the endangered Export-Import Bank. He's among dozens of small-business owners enlisted by the bank's supporters in...