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Retailers' results lead market after wobbly start, 11th Ld-Writethru, US

May 22, 2009 5:02 am | by TIM PARADIS - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

NEW YORK (AP) — A surprise profit at Sears is quelling jitters about the U.S. economy that upset the stock market this week.Retail shares lifted the broader market moderately higher in light trading Friday ahead of the long Memorial Day weekend. Major indicators rose about 0.6...

Ahead of the Bell: Slowdown seen at Salesforce.com, APFN

May 22, 2009 5:02 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of Salesforce.com Inc. slipped in premarket trading Friday after the company's first-quarter results and its sales forecast pointed to a slowdown in revenue growth.Shares of the San Francisco-based company, which makes sales management software, dropped $3.55, or 9 percent,...

Great Place To Work Institute Recognize Ketchum London

May 22, 2009 5:01 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Great Place to Work Institute U.K. (http://www.greatplacetowork.com/best/list-uk.htm) today named leading global public relations agency Ketchum (http://www.ketchum.com/) to its annual "U.K.'s 50 Best Workplaces" list. The rankings, which were released today to readers of the Financial Times and...

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Ahead of the Bell: Offshore drillers upgraded, APFN

May 22, 2009 4:56 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

NEW YORK (AP) — After a long dry spell of global oil production under-investment, drilling and service activity has risen, signaling a path of recovery for offshore drilling companies, said an analyst as he upgraded a number of oil services stocks.Deutsche Bank analyst Mike Urban said that among...

Rx for 'Extra': health reports, celebrity scoops, 2nd Ld-Writethru, APFN

May 22, 2009 4:56 am | by LYNN ELBER - AP Television Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Extra" producer Lisa Gregorisch-Dempsey is as likely to hand a visitor a book about health discoveries as she is to share the TV show's latest ratings data.As unlikely as it seems, the veteran producer has combined the two passions by adding medical stories to the traditional...

Nebraska jobless rate drops to 4.4 percent, APFN

May 22, 2009 4:56 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Federal officials say Nebraska's unemployment rate dropped to 4.4 percent in April.That's two-tenths of a point less than the preliminary March figure reported by state officials on April 17.And at 4.4 percent, the Nebraska unemployment rate is less than half the federal figure...

Cover-All Technologies Inc. to Present at Noble Financial's Fifth Annual Equity Conference Business Editors/Insurance Writers

May 22, 2009 4:56 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

FAIRFIELD, N.J.-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 22, 2009-- Cover-All Technologies Inc. (OTC BB: COVR), a leading provider of comprehensive business solutions and services for the property and casualty insurance industry, today announced that Cover-All will present at Noble Financial's Fifth Annual Equity...

Re-evaluation needed on Tuscaloosa amphitheater, AL

May 22, 2009 4:56 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Tuscaloosa will have to re-evaluate the riverfront amphitheater project after bids for construction came in higher than expected.J.T. Harrison Construction of Northport submitted the lowest base bid $14,176,823 but the city's budget was $12,657,305, with a $1 million...

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Las Vegas welcome sign gets historic designation, US

May 22, 2009 4:56 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The iconic "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas" sign is now officially a piece of national history.Clark County officials on Thursday announced that the sign has gained listing on the National Register of Historic Places, to fit with the county's centennial celebration this year.County...

Sands casino opens at former Bethlehem Steel mill, 1st Ld-Writethru, PA

May 22, 2009 4:56 am | by MICHAEL RUBINKAM - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — Gamblers tried their luck Friday at Pennsylvania's newest casino, a $743 million slots parlor built on the site of a historic mill where tens of thousands of workers once made steel for warships and beams for countless skyscrapers and bridges.The Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem...

Standing Still Is Not An Option

May 22, 2009 4:55 am | Spaceclaim Corp | Articles | Comments

A CEO fireside chat with Chris Randles, CEO, SpaceClaim  

Kansas man gets 29 years in Craigslist rape case

May 22, 2009 4:51 am | by BILL DRAPER - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas man convicted of raping women who advertised in the "erotic services" section of Craigslist was sentenced Thursday to 29 years in prison.David Lee Gage, 51, of Wichita, was convicted last month of three counts of rape, two counts of aggravated criminal sodomy and...

Xcel Energy seeks biomass proposals in NM, NM

May 22, 2009 4:51 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — Xcel Energy's Southwestern Public Service Company plans to diversify its renewable energy portfolio and is seeking proposals for new biomass resources.The utility says the solicitation of proposals will enable it comply with state regulatory requirements and help spur economic...

Md. to tighten runoff, erosion controls, MD

May 22, 2009 4:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Builders in Maryland will soon have to do more to keep soil from washing off construction sites when it rains.In a settlement to a legal challenge by watershed groups that was announced Thursday, the Maryland Department of the Environment pledges to update erosion control and...

Partners with ikaSystems for Best-in-Class Portal Strategy Business Editors/Healthcare Editors

May 22, 2009 4:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

SOUTHBOROUGH, Mass.-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 22, 2009-- HealthNow New York Inc., which does business as BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York and BlueShield of Northeastern New York, has selected ikaSystems as its partner in implementing a comprehensive Web-based portal strategy that is expected...

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