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  • Cadillac's Oscar ad channels Teddy Roosevelt

    DETROIT Cadillac's advertising during this Sunday's Academy Awards telecast will feature a spot that borrows from President Theodore Roosevelt's famous "Man in the Arena" speech, but shows none of Cadillac's cars or SUVs. The spot's name, "Dare Greatly,"...
  • Exxon Mobil explosion in Torrance compounds fears of higher gas prices

    Exxon Mobil explosion in Torrance compounds fears of higher gas prices
    An explosion Wednesday morning at the Exxon Mobil Corp. refinery in Torrance is compounding concerns that limited oil refining capacity in California could push up fuel prices. Fire and police officials said a “second-alarm fire explosion”...
  • Lakers' TV ratings on pace to break record low; Clippers see decline

    Lakers' TV ratings on pace to break record low; Clippers see decline
    The Lakers will start play after the All-Star break two games ahead of the Minnesota Timberwolves for the worst record in the Western Conference. Quantifying where the Lakers' television ratings could bottom out is a bit harder. Nielsen ratings for...
  • Oscar spotlight draws attention to industry diversity issue

    It was a year ago that Lupita Nyong'o, shortly before winning the Academy Award for best supporting actress, gave a speech about what she called "dark beauty." Nyong'o, who so dazzled Hollywood and the Oscar-viewing public through awards season, spoke...
  • NBC channel is now live on PCs, devices in 10 markets

    Television viewers in 10 U.S. markets are now able to watch their local NBC stations live on computers and mobile devices — as long as they are paying customers. Although the stations are available for free with an antenna, NBC is limiting its free...
  • People on the Move: NSU business school names Hall of Fame nominees

    People on the Move: NSU business school names Hall of Fame nominees
    Promotions, hires and recognition at South Florida employers. Education Tunjarnika Coleman-Ferrell, who was first introduced to Palm Beach State College as a student participant in a summer program more than two decades ago, has been named dean of...
  • Beijing uses Chinese New Year to push China's soft power

    Americans tuning in to Friday's Golden State Warriors game might be surprised to find the California team sporting new uniforms. The jerseys will feature Chinese characters on the chest, a Great Wall motif running up the sides, and a goat on the sleeve....
  • Ernie Banks' contested will cuts out family, leaves assets to caretaker

    Ernie Banks' contested will cuts out family, leaves assets to caretaker
    The day after Cubs Hall of Famer Ernie Banks died, apparently of a heart attack, his longtime caregiver took to social media to describe in poignant detail the final moments of his life. "There was a point where I whispered into his ear and said,...
  • Business Highlights

    ___ For many in US, cash saved at gas pump is staying in pockets In recent months, the stage seemed set for American consumers to do what they've traditionally done best: Spend money — and drive the economy. The lowest gas prices in five years...
  • Snow produces late start, slow morning for Peninsula businesses

    Snow produces late start, slow morning for Peninsula businesses
    Snow slowed regular morning activities on the Peninsula, but by about 8 a.m. there were plenty of signs of life. Nancy O'Connell, assistant manager at the Shell station in the Hilton Village area of Newport News, had walked the couple blocks from her...
  • WhyHigh brings social media, consumer referrals together

    MILWAUKEE Zywave Inc. found success helping insurance brokers make their services stand out. Now the Milwaukee company's former president is setting out to do the same for other industries. Jim Emling, who worked his way up from a job as Zywave's first...