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  • Coming soon in the medical arsenal against cancer: vaccines

    Coming soon in the medical arsenal against cancer: vaccines
    It's a deceptively simple idea: What if doctors could recruit the body's own immune system to fight cancer? The complexities of the immune system have kept this from becoming reality, until now. Three cancer vaccines -- for prostate cancer, melanoma and...
  • Roy Edward Disney dies at 79; nephew of Walt helped revive animation

    Roy Edward Disney dies at 79; nephew of Walt helped revive animation
    Roy Edward Disney, the nephew of Walt Disney whose commitment to his uncle's creative spirit prompted him to mount revolts that led to the unseating of two of the company's chief executives and a revival of the studio's legendary animation unit, died...
  • GM parks the SUVs, squeezes into compacts

    On a day of reckoning for the American way of building and driving cars and trucks, General Motors announced a bold attempt Tuesday to wean itself from a dependency on large SUVs and pickups, declaring that gasoline prices won't retreat and the company...
  • At Wal-Mart, Clinton didn't upset any carts

    At a Democratic presidential debate last month, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton described Wal-Mart, the world's largest retail company, as a "mixed blessing." She spoke from experience. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: An article on May 19, 2007,...
  • Pickup truck, SUV sales run out of gas

    Pickup truck, SUV  sales run out of gas
    A month of gasoline prices near $4 a gallon was enough to sour Americans' long love affair with trucks and sport utility vehicles, pushing them back into sedans -- and driving Detroit's automakers into deeper trouble. U.S. sales results released...
  • PPL meets with satisfied shareholders

    What a difference between PPL Corp.'s annual shareholder meeting Wednesday and the public hearing on the Allentown company's rising electricity rates. That hearing in Bethlehem last month -- the first such event directly related to electricity...
  • Imus: Letterman 'creep,' FOX has 'nuts'

     
    by Mark Silva You know you're having a bad day when Don Imus calls you a creep. Imus, the talk show host who has had his own problems, offers a fairly candid assessment of The Late Show's David Letterman in......
  • Word list tells broadcasters, `Get real'

     
    Really, WGN-AM? "Really"? The nation's favorite intensifier is on your list of 119 forbidden words and phrases, but not its close cousins "very" and "extremely"? I find that really over the top. Even though I concede that "really," like some......
  • The (updated) RPOF chronology on Greer’s secret severance package

     
    TALLAHASSEE — What we know about the secret buy-out negotiations with ex-RPOF Chairman Jim Greer from the public statements of party lawyer Jason Gonzalez, Sen. Mike Haridopolos, current chairman John Thrasher and others is that they were frantic...
  • Webster Bank Shareholders Vent At Annual Meeting

    When Webster Financial Corp. bought the tiny Ridgefield bank where Jim Belote was a shareholder 10 years ago, Webster promised conservative growth and lending. At Webster's annual meeting Thursday, Belote told the bank's senior management that isn't...
  • At Phoenix Shareholder Meeting, Frustration And Optimism Voiced

    For all the company's troubles, Friday's annual shareholder meeting of the Phoenix Cos. was a rather quiet affair. The meeting was held in Phoenix's headquarters in Hartford, with about 50 attending, a majority of them board members, executives and...
  • Tale Of Two Airlines

    Tale Of Two Airlines
    One of the biggest and the busiest US airlines said recovery will be slow. Southwest Airlines and American Airlines both held annual meetings. The CEO of Southwest Airlines Gary Kelly said, "this time last year nobody saw this kind of recessions coming."...