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  • The GOP is divided over 'Ex-Im' [Commentary]

    The GOP is divided over 'Ex-Im' [Commentary]
    Most people have never heard of it. Fewer still understand how it operates. But it is the focal point of a (mostly) intramural Republican fight playing out in the halls of Congress. Its ultimate resolution will have dramatic impact on a number of high...
  • Producer Wendy Finerman preps 'Drumline 2' in Atlanta

    "IF it can't be good, I'm not going to make it!" said Oscar-winning producer Wendy Finerman to me last week, while we were doing a lunch catch-up. We were running down Oscar lane because Wendy's "Forrest Gump," 20 years ago, caused the young producer's...
  • 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...
  • Leon Marinakos, engineer lectured on Greek history, 1924-2014

     Leon Marinakos, engineer lectured on Greek history, 1924-2014
    Leon Marinakos combined an interest in Greek history with skills as a photographer to put together scores of lectures on subjects ranging from the 1821 War of Greek Independence to intimate looks at modern-day Greece. "People who saw his slides...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • The God Squad: Memo to sister — let brother be

    Q: I'm facing a challenging situation with my brother and some of his choices. I was praying and asking God to help my brother and his daughters when I got a little flustered over what I was trying to say. Then a thought popped into my head. Why should...
  • GE Capital to refund $225 million to settle credit card allegations

    GE Capital to refund $225 million to settle credit card allegations
    GE Capital agreed to pay $225 million to about 750,000 customers to settle federal allegations of deceptive and discriminatory credit card practices, federal officials said. The claims included an accusation that the financial firm barred Latino...
  • Lynda A. Yost, corporate pioneer

    Lynda A. Yost, corporate pioneer
    Lynda A. Yost traded the bonnets of her Iowa childhood for a bow-tie blouse as she reached adulthood in the late 1960s. Earning an MBA at Loyola University in Chicago, she worked for Jack Welch in the silicone products division at General Electric;...