Merck schizophrenia drug approved for 2 new uses

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Merck & Co. said Tuesday its schizophrenia drug Saphris has been approved for two additional uses by the Food and Drug Administratio..
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HP sues ex-HP CEO Hurd over new job at Oracle

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Hewlett-Packard is filing a lawsuit against former CEO Mark Hurd to prevent him from joining rival Oracle. The complaint filed Tuesday in a California state co..
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Microbes are eating BP oil without using up oxygen

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Government scientists studying the BP disaster are reporting the best possible outcome: Microbes are consuming the oil in the Gulf without ..
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Gates Foundation acknowledges flaws in report

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

SEATTLE (AP) — The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has taken another baby step toward increased transparency, acknowledging in its annual report that the..
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Gov't launches plan to help "underwater" borrowers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is trying to jump-start its sputtering attempts to tackle the foreclosure crisis with an effort to assist homeowne..
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Goodwill holding job fair for 24 new positions

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Goodwill is getting ready to open two new stores and needs 24 part-time employees to staff them. A job fair Wednesday is the place to apply. The job fair wil..
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President adding business tax cuts to economic plan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

WASHINGTON (AP) - An administration official says President Barack Obama will call for new tax breaks to allow businesses to write off 100 percent of their new capital investments ..
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Southwest Florida budget battles resume

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Lee County leaders are taking on the budget again Tuesday. Right now commissioners are wrestling with a $70 million shortfall. Just last week they asked Sheriff ..
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Job seekers warned to avoid scammers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Better Business Bureau has a warning for the millions of Americans looking for work: scammers may be ready to prey on their last dollar."They'll ask you for ..
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US won't say if blowout preventer on way to shore

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Justice Department won't say if the blowout preventer that failed to stop oil from gushing from BP's undersea well into the Gulf of Me..
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US investors seek pay for pre-WWII German bonds

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

MIAMI (AP) — More than 80 years ago, Germany sold tens of thousands of bonds to American investors in an effort to recover financially from World War I. Late..
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FDA relents from midodrine withdrawal plan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal regulators have backed off a plan to remove a Shire PLC low blood-pressure treatment from the market after warning in August that the..
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Obama assails GOP, promotes new jobs program

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A combative President Barack Obama rolled out a long-term jobs program Monday that would exceed $50 billion to rebuild roads, railways and r..
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BP raises blowout preventer, key evidence in probe

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — BP crews worked Saturday to slowly raise the 300-ton blowout preventer that failed to stop oil from spewing into the Gulf of Mexico, caref..
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BP: Crews lifting key device from Gulf face delay

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

ON THE GULF OF MEXICO (AP) — Icelike crystals had formed Saturday on the 300-ton blowout preventer that failed to stop oil from spewing into the Gulf of Mexi..
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Key oil spill evidence secured on boat in the Gulf

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

ON THE GULF OF MEXICO (AP) — A key piece of evidence in the oil spill probe has been safely secured on a boat in the Gulf of Mexico, and investigators are ge..
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Key oil spill evidence raised to Gulf's surface

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

ON THE GULF OF MEXICO (AP) — A crane hoisted a key piece of oil spill evidence to the surface of the Gulf of Mexico on Saturday, giving investigators their f..
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Entrepreneur making it easier for small businesses to open downtown

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A Fort Myers woman wants to help you start your own business. The Franklin Shops on First Street in downtown Fort Myers is set to open in December. It is one big..
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Economy 101: Jobless rate widens for black workers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

When the unemployment rate rose last month, the pain wasn't spread evenly. There is always statistical noise in month-to-month changes in the labor m..
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Product Recalls: egg noodles, shell eggs

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The following recalls have been announced: —Real Taste Noodle Manufacture of Chicago is recalling 5-pound bags of egg noodles, because they ha..
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