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After backing taxes, Mass. Senate debates reforms, 1st Ld-Writethru, MA

May 20, 2009 8:39 am | by STEVE LeBLANC - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

BOSTON (AP) — A day after voting to hike the state sales tax by 25 percent and impose a tax on the sale of alcohol in stores, the Massachusetts Senate launched a debate Wednesday on reform measures as it continued budget deliberations.Lawmakers backed a proposal to create a Web site to let...

Grand jury to review Shelby Co. homicide, AL

May 20, 2009 8:39 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

PELL CITY, Ala. (AP) — The capital murder case against a Shelby County man has been sent to a grand jury.At a Tuesday hearing in Pell City, District Judge Phil Seay said a grand jury should hear the case against 28-year-old Randy O'Neal Davidson. He is charged in the April 6 killing of 62-year-old...

Student Consultants Making an Impact at University of Toronto's Rotman School

May 20, 2009 8:39 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

ATTENTION: Education, Business editorsTORONTO, May 20 (AScribe Newswire) -- For thirty-seven years MBA students at the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management have been providing management consulting services to a wide range of clients through the Impact Consulting Group. Despite the...

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Mich. senator voluntarily gives up 6 days of pay, MI

May 20, 2009 8:39 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A high-ranking Republican in the Michigan Legislature is giving up six days of pay to match the upcoming unpaid furloughs of state workers.Sen. Ron Jelinek of Three Oaks is chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee. The pay he is giving up will go back into the state's...

HL:Canwest secures $175M financing, aims for recapitalization deal by July 15@

May 20, 2009 8:39 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

TORONTO — Canwest Global Communications Corp. (TSX:CGS) has lined up $175 million in fresh debt financing and is aiming to have a broader debt restructuring completed by mid-July, the media company says.The Winnipeg-based broadcaster and newspaper publisher, struggling under $4 billion in debt,...

ARI's Bob Shipp Certified by National Private Truck Council

May 20, 2009 8:38 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

http://www.arifleet.com () —Automotive Resources International (ARI (http://www.arifleet.com/) @), a leading global fleet solutions provider (http://www2.arifleet.com/coinfo.htm) specializing in complex car and truck fleets (http://www2.arifleet.com/truckfleetpro.html) , announces Truck Sales...

Railroad seeks cause of derailment in Hermon, ME

May 20, 2009 8:38 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

HERMON, Maine (AP) — The Maine, Montreal & Atlantic Railway is seeking the cause of a derailment in Hermon that involved four tanker cars, three containing sulfuric acid and one holding ethanol.John Schultz, the railroad's transportation vice president, said none of the cargo leaked as a result of...

Draftfcb Named Best Large Company to Work for in Illinois

May 20, 2009 8:38 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

http://www.draftfcb.com () —Draftfcb (http://www.draftfcb.com/) , one of the world's largest marketing communications agencies, has been recognized as the best large company to work for in the state by The Illinois State Chamber of Commerce, the Illinois Chapter of the Society of Human Resource...

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HL:New tool from Google can show electricity use by home appliances and gadgets@

May 20, 2009 8:38 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

MONTREAL — Google has come up with a tool that can show consumers on their home computer how much electricity their appliances and gadgets are using.The Google PowerMeter can display, for example, how much it would cost to leave a TV on all day or how much energy a computer is using.The search...

Analog TV signals to be interrupted in 'soft test'

May 20, 2009 8:38 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

NEW YORK (AP) — TV stations around the country will replace their analog broadcasts for a few minutes Thursday with reminders that those broadcasts will disappear completely in three weeks.The stations have to turn off their analog broadcasts on June 12 as part of a nationwide mandate to move to...

Geithner says major banks have raised $56 billion

May 20, 2009 8:33 am | by JIM KUHNHENN - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — Declaring that the financial system was "starting to heal," Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said Wednesday that major banks had raised $56 billion since stress tests showed several in need of more capital — a sign of emerging investor confidence.Geithner also said a public...

Many more executions possible in Missouri, 2nd Ld-Writethru, MO

May 20, 2009 8:33 am | by JIM SALTER - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

BONNE TERRE, Mo. (AP) — The execution of Dennis Skillicorn could be the first of many in the coming months in Missouri.Skillicorn, 49, was put to death early Wednesday. He was one of three men convicted in the 1994 murder of Richard Drummond, a Good Samaritan who had stopped to help the men after...

Recruiters, Corporate Hiring Managers and 5 Million Unique Visitors a Month Rely on ZoomInfo to Find Information on People and Companies

May 20, 2009 8:33 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

http://www.zoominfo.com/About/ () —With unemployment reaching an all time high, ZoomInfo (http://www.zoominfo.com/AboutUs/) (TM), the most comprehensive source of business information on people and companies, today announced new opportunities for job seekers to claim their profile...

NJ's jobless rate climbed again in April, NJ

May 20, 2009 8:32 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Employment in New Jersey fell for the 15th month in a row in April.The unemployment rate edged up to 8.4 percent from 8.3 percent in March. However, the rate was lower than the national average of 8.9 percent.The Labor and Workforce Development Department says more than 14,000...

Russia to prod Europe over Ukrainian gas at summit, EU

May 20, 2009 8:32 am | by CATRINA STEWART - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia will call on the European Union this week to help Ukraine pay off its mounting energy debts to Russia to fend off a "continuing threat" of gas supply disruptions to Europe, a top Kremlin aide said Wednesday.Russia is to host talks Friday with the EU in the Far Eastern city of...

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