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SMFG to raise $9.7 billion in share issue
January 6, 2010 – 11:00 pm | Comments Off on SMFG to raise $9.7 billion in share issue

Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group (8316.T) said it would raise up to $9.7 billion in a share sale to meet stricter global banking regulations and expand overseas.

GM not hopeful on Saab deal, proceeds with closure
January 6, 2010 – 11:00 pm | Comments Off on GM not hopeful on Saab deal, proceeds with closure

General Motors Co Chief Executive Ed Whitacre said on Wednesday he is not hopeful a breakthrough deal can be reached to save Saab and said GM is proceeding with the wind-down of the Swedish brand.

Cadbury talks to Hershey, others for rival bid
January 6, 2010 – 11:00 pm | Comments Off on Cadbury talks to Hershey, others for rival bid

Members of Cadbury Plc’s board are talking with counterparts at Hershey Co and other potential bidders as hopes wane for a significantly higher bid from Kraft Foods Inc.

The last word in astrology: 1/7/10
January 6, 2010 – 11:00 pm | Comments Off on The last word in astrology: 1/7/10

CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: David Yost, 41; Nicolas Cage, 46; Katie Couric, 53; Kenny Loggins, 62

BANANA ICE CREAM
January 6, 2010 – 6:09 am | Comments Off on BANANA ICE CREAM

A good for you treat that’s good to eat.

Presque Isle environmental group in court over air quality permits
January 6, 2010 – 5:33 am | Comments Off on Presque Isle environmental group in court over air quality permits

A Presque Isle County environmental group is headed to court Wednesday, challenging a law that could impact the future development of coal-fired power plants.

Habermehl retains chair; Fournier steps down from finance
January 6, 2010 – 5:32 am | Comments Off on Habermehl retains chair; Fournier steps down from finance

The Alpena County Board of Commissioners will move through 2010 relatively unchanged.

Alpena’s new zoning ordinance
January 6, 2010 – 5:31 am | Comments Off on Alpena’s new zoning ordinance

The City of Alpena is moving forward with its new zoning ordinance despite a couple of lingering issues.

NE MI unemployment on the rise
January 6, 2010 – 5:28 am | Comments Off on NE MI unemployment on the rise

Seasonally unadjusted unemployment rates increased in 14 of Michigan’s 17 major labor market areas in November.

3rd Alpena robbery suspect takes plea deal
January 6, 2010 – 5:25 am | Comments Off on 3rd Alpena robbery suspect takes plea deal

The third and final suspect to be convicted in the armed robbery of an Alpena service station has accepted a plea agreement.

It’s a boy! ARMC welcomes New Year baby
January 6, 2010 – 5:24 am | Comments Off on It’s a boy! ARMC welcomes New Year baby

It took nearly 5 days for Alpena Regional Medical Center to see its first baby of 2010.

Alcohol may have contributed to crash on M-32
January 6, 2010 – 5:23 am | Comments Off on Alcohol may have contributed to crash on M-32

Alpena State Police are still piecing together the facts of a two-vehicle accident Tuesday evening, that sent three people to the hospital