Baggage fees, blanket fees, fees for legroom, and, I'm sure, soon there will be fees for oxygen. Well all those fees have added up to profits for airlines. They've been reporting stronger than expected quarterly profits.
Congress passed the economic stimulus bill in early 2009, but with the unemployment rate still above 9 percent, the bill is a prime target of criticism and contempt on the 2010 campaign trail.That doesn't mean lawmakers haven't been trying to get their hands on some stimulus money for their district
Try to buy some concert tickets or create a new e-mail account, and you're usually confronted with a puzzle of sorts.A box appears with a distorted word -- that sometimes isn't even a word -- and you have to re-type it.
Google is making a huge investment in a massive off-shore cable that would eventually carry power from off-shore wind farms to cities along the Atlantic seaboard. The Atlantic Wind Connection will lie 15-20 miles off shore and run from New Jersey to Virginia.
WBEZ has been receiving calls this week from Bentonville, Arkansas. They started Monday, when we reported some comments by a Wal-Mart executive invited to speak about health-care reform at a Latino civil-rights convention in Chicago. That executive, Dr.
Chicago mayor Richard M. Daley this week announced an ordinance that will revise and extend Chicago's current Minority Business Enterprise/Women Business Enterprise requirements.‚ The current requirements are scheduled to expire late 2009. The ordinance extends the requirements to 2015.