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  • A pastime pivot

    A pastime pivot
    Ed Darrah did not set out to become a needlework artist. Darrah joined the U.S. Marine Corps in 1945, when he was 17. The World War II veteran served for 3 1/2 years, mostly working in China to repatriate the Japanese out of China. Once he left the...
  • Buffett to get 9% on $3 billion investment in Burger King deal

    Buffett to get 9% on $3 billion investment in Burger King deal
    Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway is providing $3 billion of financing for Burger King's planned takeover of Tim Hortons and will earn 9 percent annual interest on the investment. Berkshire is taking a preferred equity stake and won't be involved in...
  • Self-evaluation: Philbin calls audible

    Self-evaluation: Philbin calls audible
    Let's see if this helps: When Dolphins players arrived for their first meeting of training camp, the music video from the Pharrell Williams song, "Happy," was playing on the large screen typically reserved for football video. That started a different...
  • Property of the Week: 10 Salisbury Way in Farmington

    Property of the Week: 10 Salisbury Way in Farmington
    On her first visit to 10 Salisbury Way in Farmington, Lorraine exclaimed to her husband, “This is it!” That was some 17 years ago when the couple decided to return to their Connecticut roots after living in Florida for three years. Lorraine...
  • Online peer-to-peer banker LendingClub files for IPO

    (Reuters) - LendingClub Corp, the world's largest online marketplace directly connecting borrowers and investors, filed with U.S. regulators for an initial public offering of common stock. Peer-to-peer (P2P) lending lets investors lend directly to...
  • U.S. Ex-Im Bank backers pin hopes on temporary reauthorization

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Business backers of the U.S. Export-Import Bank said on Wednesday they hope the institution's charter will be extended temporarily while Congress hashes out a longer-term reauthorization of the bank, which some lawmakers are bent on...
  • Rising North American plane demand boosts leasing market: BOC Aviation

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - A pick-up in North America's aviation market is providing a boost for the leasing industry as demand from Southeast Asian airlines starts to slow, according to the head of BOC Aviation, Asia's second-biggest aircraft lessor. "Now,...
  • S&P 500 closes above 2,000; investors may get a psychological boost

    S&P 500 closes above 2,000; investors may get a psychological boost
    The Standard & Poor's 500 stock index, a widely watched measure of a broad array of stocks, closed above the 2,000 level for the first time as investors pushed aside worries over global unrest to focus on the improving domestic economy. The latest...
  • The DP List: Where to find great waffles on the Peninsula

    The DP List: Where to find great waffles on the Peninsula
    National Waffle Day is Sunday, Aug. 24. We know that at The DP List because we like waffles. What we didn't know was just how many types of waffles there are and the history of them. According to "Antique Electric Waffle Irons 1900-1960: A History of...
  • Obama to business: tell your lawmakers to renew Ex-Im Bank

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Saturday urged business owners to press Congress to reauthorize the U.S. Export-Import Bank, which could halt any new financing Sept. 30 - as some conservative Republicans hope it will - if lawmakers fail...
  • FAA certifies Boeing 787-9 with GE engines

    FAA certifies Boeing 787-9 with GE engines
    The FAA has certified Boeing Co's 787-9 Dreamliner for use with General Electric Co engines, clearing the way for first deliveries of the new aircraft with the U.S.-made engines expected later this month. The 787-9 is a larger version of the original...
  • Lightening the price on LED bulbs

    Lightening the price on LED bulbs
    Is it time to worry, fellow humans, when the smartest bulb in the room is actually an LED bulb? The Philips Hue, which arrived in late 2012, remains among the smartest, most colorful and most expensive. Here are some alternatives, all app controlled. GE...