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  • U.S. Customs Seize Scooters From China

    U.S. Customs Seize Scooters From China
    U.S. Customs and Border Protection in Dallas seized more than 1,400 scooters and go carts imported from China. Chief Officer Terry Goodpastor called it the largest of its kind with a "value of a little over 1.6 million dollars." The scooters are equipped...
  • The Hartford, Other Insurers Sued Over 'Dumping' Of Cheap Chinese Foods

    What can you make with cheap crawfish, garlic, canned mushrooms and honey? A class action lawsuit, say U.S. food producers who are suing The Hartford and other insurers for nearly $1 billion in damages. The suit, filed Tuesday, spotlights how the...
  • Invite port to dinner

    Invite port to dinner
    For Bartholomew Broadbent, a port-maker and importer, the "why" of port is basic: "It's the difference between eating and dining." It's a fitting analogy. As anyone who has capped a fine meal with a bottle of Portuguese "porto" and a wedge of cheese or...
  • Finding the Perfect Halloween Costume

    Finding the Perfect Halloween Costume
    Southern Importers in the Museum District has accessories and costumes to fit all your Halloween needs. Some of the most popular last-minute grabs for adults: kickbacks to the classics, superheroes, goblins, and vampires. This year one of the hottest...
  • Website levels the wine industry playing field

    Website levels the wine industry playing field
    Like most U.S. business sectors, the wine business has been transformed by e-commerce. Even if restrictions on interstate shipping have limited that commerce to 38 states, the Internet as a wine marketplace is robust by any measure. In the last four...
  • Space for port industries

    A peninsula in South Baltimore that was the site of asphalt refining and storage for decades could, within the next year, become a hub for the type of businesses that are increasingly being squeezed from the shores of Baltimore. The 60-acre site is among...
  • Spanish adventure

    Spanish adventure
    PULL up a stool at Lou's, a wine bar that opened six weeks ago, sandwiched between a fluff-and-fold laundromat and a pawn shop near the corner of Melrose and Vine, and Lou Amdur can tell you all about Spanish wines. Rich Garnachas from Priorato and...
  • Italian Spoken Here

    The cab squirts past a blur of interesting-looking shops, overshoots the address, makes a neat U-turn and deposits us in front of a window with the word Ladro ("thief" in Italian) scribbled in red. We're in Fitzroy, one of Melbourne's inner-city...
  • Man Is Convicted in Japan of L.A. Murder

    TOKYO -- In 1981, Kazuyoshi Miura parlayed the Japanese stereotype of Los Angeles into an alibi for murder. He told police that his wife was shot dead and he was wounded as they snapped photos in the streets of a metropolis the Japanese regard as one of...
  • Japanese, L.A. police confer on slaying

    Two Japanese investigators conferred with Los Angeles police here Monday on the unsolved murder of Kazumi Miura, a Japanese importer's wife who was fatally wounded on a downtown Los Angeles street in November, 1981. The Japanese officers reportedly...