| Dec 28, 2011
| 3:00 AM
We’re back. Hope everyone enjoyed their holiday and is getting ready for another one at week’s end.
While I was taking a few days off, the Associated Press released its final payrolls for each Major League Baseball team’s 40-man roster....
| Apr 30, 2012
| 12:05 PM
SAN DIEGO -- The San Diego-based biotech firm Gen-Probe announced Monday it has agreed to a $3.7 billion buyout by Hologic Inc., a Bedford, Mass., maker of medical devices.
Gen-Probe, with 1,400 employees, produces molecular diagnostic products,...
| May 16, 2012
| 3:03 PM
Legg Mason's stock rose nearly 7.5 percent Wednesday on news that the company will pay off $1.25 billion in senior notes held by private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. to reduce its outstanding debt.
Its shares gained $1.67 to close at $24.05...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 7:40 AM
EAST JORDAN -- Kelly Robertson recently expanded her ownership stake in Swan Valley Marina, located along Lake Charlevoix north of East Jordan.
The marina previously was held by a partnership that involved Robertson and Geoff Britt, her former husband....
| Jan 18, 2012
| 3:00 AM
It's one thing to criticize Mitt Romney for being a businessman with the wrong values. It's quite another to accuse him and his former company, Bain Capital, of doing bad things. If what Bain Capital did under Mr. Romney was bad for America, the burden...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 2:30 PM
Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang has resigned from the board of directors and all other positions at the company.
Yang's resignation, which is effective Tuesday, also applies to his board positions at Yahoo Japan and the Chinese conglomerate Alibaba, of which...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 2:58 PM
Texas A&M and Missouri have agreed to pay $12.4 million each to leave the Big 12 and join the Southeastern Conference in July.
The league announced the agreements Tuesday.
Texas A&M will receive unspecified benefits from the Big 12's new television...
| Aug 19, 2012
| 1:05 AM
An alleged stock tip has gone from a home run to a strikeout for Hall of Fame baseball player Eddie Murray.
The onetime Dodgers first baseman agreed Friday to pay $358,151 to settle an investigation into whether he broke insider-trading laws when he...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 4:34 PM
The shareholders of Naperville-based Nalco Holding Co. voted in favor Wednesday of a proposed buyout by Minnesota-based Ecolab Inc. Ecolab announced plans in July to …...
| Jun 15, 2010
| 4:32 PM
TALLAHASSEE — GOP gubernatorial candidate Rick Scott was the first Florida political candidate to embrace a controversial Arizona immigration law that gives police the right to ask for immigration paperwork from anyone they have stopped or arrested....