Summary Box: Free calls from co. behind magicJack

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

THE PRODUCT: Software from VocalTec Communications Ltd. that provides free phone calls from computers, smart phones and iPads. WHAT'S NEW: Other prog..
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Grains mixed on the Chicago BOT; Beef, pork mixed

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

CHICAGO (AP) — Grains futures were mixed Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for December delivery dropped 9.5 cents to $7.3425 a bush..
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Company behind magicJack to banish calling costs

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW YORK (AP) — The company behind the Internet phone gadget magicJack has another trick up its sleeve: free phone calls from computers, smart phones and iPa..
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In a sluggish economic summer, no easy fix ahead

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve has little power left to lift the economy out of its rut. Congress, with an election looming, has no appetite for more ..
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Summary Box: Vaccines sales seen keeping momentum

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

VACCINE HEALTH: A healthcare market research firm says vaccines are one of the healthiest segments of the pharmaceutical business, with global sales growing 16 perc..
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Fed official calls low rates a 'dangerous gamble'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Keeping interest rates at record lows is a "dangerous gamble" that could hurt the economy later on by unleashing inflation or new speculati..
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Fed official sees bigger risks in future, not now

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — When it comes to the economy, Thomas Hoenig seems more worried about the future than the present. Hoenig, president of the F..
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Vaccine sales up 16 pct in 2009, still growing

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW YORK (AP) — A healthcare market research publisher says global vaccine sales rose by a healthy 16 percent last year. Kalorama Information ..
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Kroger makes push into store-brand beauty products

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

CINCINNATI (AP) — Grocery chain Kroger Co. is making a big push into the beauty business, this summer more than doubling its number of store-brand cosmetics,..
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Federal government: Relief well must go forward

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — BP's broken Gulf of Mexico oil well is not yet plugged for good, and work on what's been touted as the permanent solution will need to con..
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BP reviewing pressure tests on Gulf oil well

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Scientists from BP and the federal government are reviewing the results of testing that could determine whether the leaking Gulf of Mexico..
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Business inventories up 0.3 percent in June

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Inventories held by businesses rose for a sixth straight month in June but sales declined for a second month in a row. Inven..
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Pilot program could help struggling homeowners

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Struggling homeowners facing foreclosure in Lee County may find some temporary relief through a federally funded pilot program.  $23 million is available fo..
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Auction offers pieces of country for conservation

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

ROYALTON, Vt. (AP) — For $275, you can bid to adopt a purebred ram from Fat Rooster Farm and help its owners for a day during lambing season. ..
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Mortgage rates down to 3.56%

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

WASHINGTON (AP) - Growing pessimism over the weak economic recovery pushed mortgage rates to the lowest level in decades for the seventh time in eight weeks. The average rate on a ..
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APNewsBreak: Alabama sues BP over Gulf oil spill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama's attorney general is suing BP and others over the Gulf oil spill because he says the company has broken too many promises ab..
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UC Berkeley drops part of gene-scanning program

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

BERKELEY, California (AP) — The University of California, Berkeley, said Thursday it would drop part of its genetic testing program for incoming students to ..
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First Street Village finally finds funding

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A private investor out of Colorado is putting down $21 million dollars on the First Street Village development. It's money city leaders hope will finally bring t..
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Aching for advertising dollars

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Collier County officials are considering an idea to spend millions on advertising to tourists, but there's a catch. They want to use tourist tax dollars alre..
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Senators agree on framework of food safety bill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan group of senators said Thursday they have reached agreement on legislation designed to enhance the safety of the nation's food..
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