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The Galveston County Daily News : Business

January 25, 2015

Business

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Greek radical left wins election, threatening market turmoil

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A radical left-wing party that is demanding an end to Greece's painful austerity measures won Sunday's parliamentary elections, threatening renewed turmoil in global markets and throwing the country's continued membership in the eurozone into question.

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Sunday 01/25/2015
Northeast braces for massive snowstorm
Updated: January 25, 2015 - 3:01 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — A winter that has largely spared the Northeast thus far is about to arrive with gusto: a storm the National Weather Service called "potentially historic" could dump 2 feet or more of snow between New York and Boston.

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US gas prices fell 13 cents per gallon, but expected to rise
Updated: January 25, 2015 - 3:01 pm

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average price of a regular gallon of gas dropped 13 cents in the past two weeks to $2.07, but it could soon rise.

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Romanians protest Swiss franc loans repayments
Updated: January 25, 2015 - 2:00 pm

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Hundreds of people have protested in Romania against high repayments for Swiss franc loans, blaming the banks for offering deceptively cheap loans and calling on the government to regulate hard currency loans.

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New Fisher-Price photo studio seeks ad, packaging diversity
Updated: January 25, 2015 - 2:00 pm

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Fisher-Price has long eschewed "professional" models for its packaging, instead using the babies and toddlers parents trundle in to the toy maker's headquarters in the quaint western New York village of East Aurora.

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Travelers like plan for rail link to NY's LaGuardia Airport
Updated: January 25, 2015 - 2:00 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — Tom Fiore knows what it's like to sit in a taxi for as long as two agonizing hours, over bridges or through a tunnel, to travel a mere eight miles from midtown Manhattan to LaGuardia Airport in Queens.

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Saturday 01/24/2015
Obama to cut short India trip to pay call on Saudi Arabia
Updated: January 25, 2015 - 2:00 am

RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany (AP) — President Barack Obama will shorten his trip to India and divert to Saudi Arabia, paying respects after the death of King Abdullah and meeting with the oil-rich nation's new monarch, the White House said Saturday.

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Company seeks rights to names of iconic Grand Canyon lodges
Updated: January 24, 2015 - 10:02 pm

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — To those who know and love the Grand Canyon, the names of its historic lodges are synonymous with the national park itself.

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Added protections for consumer information on health website
Updated: January 24, 2015 - 10:02 pm

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration appears to be making broader changes to protect consumer information on the government's health insurance website, after objections from lawmakers and privacy advocates.

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