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AT&T, California Reach $52-Million Hazardous Waste Disposal Settlement

Posted On November 21, 2014

(Undated) -- AT&T will pay more than 50-million dollars in a settlement for illegally dumping hazardous waste throughout California. State officials say the settlement announced Thursday is California's first enforcement action against a telecommunications company for mishandling electronic waste. Inspections at more than 235 AT&T warehouses found the telecommunications giant routinely sent hazardous materials to…

Takata Says They Can’t Replace Parts Fast Enough

Posted On November 21, 2014

(Washington/Detroit) -- The Takata Corporation says its speeding up production of replacement parts for the millions of cars fitted with defective airbags, but it may not be fast enough. Takata's senior vice president for global quality assurance told U.S. senators Thursday that even if they ramp up production of replacement kits well beyond their current…

L.A. Auto Show Runs Through The End Of The Month

Posted On November 21, 2014

(Los Angeles, CA) -- The North American Auto Show season is kicking off in Los Angeles. Chevrolet Colorado Marketing Manager Tony Johnson says the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show is going to be a great way for people to get to know new automobiles coming to the market.   The Auto Show is wrapping up…

GameStop Reports Revenue Drop

Posted On November 20, 2014

(Grapevine, TX) -- The world's largest video game retailer is reporting a drop in revenue. GameStop's total revenue fell almost one percent for the quarter ending November 1st. The company's net income dropped to 50-cents per share, down from 58-cents per share a year earlier. The company's third-quarter revenue was hurt by the delayed release…

Expert Criticizes Black Friday Coinciding With Thanksgiving

Posted On November 20, 2014

(Undated) -- Black Friday shopping starts on Thanksgiving this year, and one psychology expert has issues with that. Dr. Frieda Birnbaum is a New York-based expert on depression and says there's too much stress involved with the two events happening on the same day.   Dr. Birnbaum calls the growing trend of stores opening on…