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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Product Recalls: egg noodles, eggs, dog treats

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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Grains prices, beef and pork futures mostly rise

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

CHICAGO (AP) — Grains futures rose Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for December delivery jumped 27.5 cents to $7.4125 a bushel; De..
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Ground beef outbreak puts focus on meat oversight

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The first known U.S. outbreak linked to a rare strain of E. coli in ground beef is prompting a fresh look at tougher regulations to pr..
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Nursing homes broaden offerings to turn a profit

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

MIAMI (AP) — Seniors amble the nursing home's halls, while children from around the world visit for biofeedback treatments. One floor down from the hospice, ..
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Obama planning new package of economic aid

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Eager to jumpstart the economy ahead of crucial midterm elections, President Barack Obama said Friday he intends to unveil a new package of..
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Service sector grows at slower pace in August

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. service sector, the nation's predominant job generator, expanded for the eighth straight month in August although the pace of growth..
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Latest Gulf oil rig problem differs from BP spill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Unlike the blast that led to the massive BP spill, the latest oil platform fire in the Gulf of Mexico killed no one and sent no crude gush..
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Commercial pilot sentenced for drug-masking powder

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A former US Airways Express pilot will spend nine months in prison for selling a powdered drink mix over the Internet that he claimed was "..
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What makes the 2 Gulf oil explosions different?

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Here are some differences between the Deepwater Horizon rig disaster April 20 and the oil production platform explosion Thursday in the Gulf of Mexico: ..
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Oil platform explodes off La. coast; crew rescued

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — An oil platform exploded and burned off the Louisiana coast Thursday, the second such disaster in the Gulf of Mexico in less than five mon..
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Oil platform catches fire in Gulf; workers OK

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — An oil platform that burned off the Louisiana coast Thursday was the second such disaster in the Gulf of Mexico in less than five months. ..
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Crews prepare to raise failed blowout preventer

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A vessel has latched onto a key piece of evidence in the oil spill investigation so crews can raise the 300-ton device to the surface of t..
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BP: Failed blowout preventer removed from well

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — BP PLC said the blowout preventer that failed to stop oil from spewing into the Gulf of Mexico was removed from the company's well on Frid..
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