Shoppers snatch Cyber Monday deals NEW YORK — Shoppers seem to be just as enthusiastic about shopping on their computers and smartphones on Cyber Monday as they were about finding deals over the weekend. Online sales on Cyber Mon...
Nov 29, 2011 | 0 | 5 |
By MAE ANDERSON Associated PressAssociated Press
Medicare back on the brink over cuts to doctors WASHINGTON — Politicians of both parties outdo each other vying for the approval of seniors, but their inability to compromise on the federal budget has put Medicare in the crosshairs again. Unl...
Nov 29, 2011 | 0 | 4 |
BY RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated PressAssociated Press
Japanese executive aims to elevate women’s status TOKYO — As vice president of Shiseido, Kimie Iwata helps lead one of the biggest cosmetics companies in the world and among Japan’s best known brands. She is also a rare female executive in the cou...
Nov 27, 2011 | 0 | 5 |
by TOMOKO A. HOSAKA Associated PressAssociated Press
Apple to become PC leader LOS ANGELES — Apple Inc. may want to change its mind on the “I’m a Mac/I’m a PC” question. If the company decides to apply the “PC” label to its own computing devices, it may soon find that it i...
Nov 27, 2011 | 0 | 4 |
By David Sarno McClatchy-Tribune News ServiceThe Paducah Sun
Pawn shops edge further into the mainstream NEW YORK — Pawn shops are beckoning from the shadows. At a time when banks have shut their doors on those with bad credit, a growing number of borrowers are pawning valuables to make ends meet. ...
Nov 27, 2011 | 0 | 4 |
By CANDICE CHOI Associated PressAssociated Press
Big push for small business GRAND RIVERS — Retail business can't get much smaller than in a vacation and retirement village with about 380 residents. Thriving off a beautiful lake and respected restaurant attraction in Patti...
Nov 27, 2011 | 0 | 9 |
By Adam Shull email@example.comThe Paducah Sun
Lighten the load on your inbox Email can be a useful tool, but the sheer volume can be overwhelming. This year, around 349 billion emails will be sent worldwide, according to the market research firm Radicati Group Inc. Here’s h...
NYC sues roll-your-own cigarette shops over taxes NEW YORK — There is no place in the U.S. more expensive to smoke than New York City, where the taxes alone will set you back $5.85 per pack. Yet, addicts who visit Island Smokes, a “roll-your-own” ...
Nov 27, 2011 | 0 | 7 |
by DAVID B. CARUSO Associated PressAssociated Press