Quarter-billion stimulus grant creates just 400 jobs

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Times) Battery maker A123 Systems vowed thousands of new jobs when it received a nearly quarter-billion-dollar stimulus grant in late 2009, but federal job-tracking figures show only more…

Disney buying 'Star Wars' maker for $4 billion

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FOXNEWS) — Disney is paying $4.05 billion to buy Lucasfilm Ltd., the production company behind "Star Wars," from its chairman and founder, George Lucas. It's also making a more…

Men 'gamble on pee-wee football games'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SUN-SENTINEL) — It should have been the most innocent of activities: A youth football league that showcased the region's budding athletic talent and nurtured future college and NFL more…

Doe! Deer collisions, repair costs on rise

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FOX BUSINESS) — If you live in West Virginia, you may want to hold on to your comprehensive car insurance -- Mountain State drivers are more likely to more…

$250 million stimulus grant creates 400 jobs

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON TIMES) Battery maker A123 Systems vowed thousands of new jobs when it received a nearly quarter-billion-dollar stimulus grant in late 2009, but federal job-tracking figures show only a few more…

Ship with 700 tons of gold ore missing

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYDAILYNEWS) — A vessel with a nine-person crew and 700 tons of gold ore onboard has gone missing in stormy seas off Russia’s Pacific Coast. The ship sent more…

Be careful about those computer 'deals'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- A series of "consent agreements" has been proposed for companies that rented computers to consumers – and delivered the units with installed software to capture private email messages, more…

Labor to delay October jobs report?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WALL STREET JOURNAL) The Labor Department said Monday that it has yet to make a decision on whether to delay Friday’s closely-watched October employment report due to the effects from more…

Labor to delay jobs report before election?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WSJ) — The Labor Department said Monday that it has yet to make a decision on whether to delay Friday’s closely-watched October employment report due to the effects more…