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12:51 AM EDT
Brazil Air Traffic Control System Fails
Brazil's airlines were trying to make up for lengthy flight delays Monday after its troubled air traffic control system failed over the weekend, stranding travelers just months after a breakdown that enraged thousands of passengers.
  • Oil Prices Regain Ground, Hover Near $57 - 03/19/2007 10:43 PM EDT
    Oil prices regained ground to hover around $57 a barrel Tuesday as traders responded to a drop the day before and looked for market drivers.
  • State Farm to Re-Examine Katrina Claims - 03/19/2007 08:30 PM EDT
    State Farm Fire & Casualty Co. will re-examine more than 35,000 policyholder claims filed after Hurricane Katrina and "make millions of dollars available" for additional payments, Mississippi Insurance Commissioner George Dale said Monday.
  • Verizon CEO Pay Valued at $20.2M in '06 - 03/19/2007 06:57 PM EDT
    Verizon Communications Inc. Chief Executive Ivan Seidenberg received total compensation valued at $20.2 million last year, the telecommunications company reported Monday in a regulatory filing.
  • State Farm Agrees to Re-Examine Cases - 03/19/2007 06:21 PM EDT
    State Farm Fire & Casualty Co. will re-examine more than 35,000 policyholder claims filed after Hurricane Katrina and "make millions of dollars available" for additional payments, Mississippi Insurance Commissioner George Dale said Monday.
FROM SUNDAY'S INQUIRER
Maritime business operators and backers of the Philadelphia Regional Produce Market square off over a key property.
Battle lines are being drawn on the waterfront. Maritime business operators say that a long-awaited revival of the port is about to happen, and that it offers a real chance of adding more than 100,000 well-paying jobs to the region over the next decade.
TECH.LIFE HEADLINES
  • Web Winners / Subprime lending - 03/18/2007 02:30 AM EDT
    As the growing subprime-mortgage debacle continued to rock stock exchanges and further undermine the weak housing market, we went to the Web for evidence that anyone saw this coming. Some did, but many didn't.
  • Getting back hijacked e-mail - 03/18/2007 02:30 AM EDT
    Question: I need help to straighten out my e-mail after trying unsuccessfully to change from Microsoft Outlook Express to the Yahoo Mail site on the Web. I opened Microsoft Outlook Express and was asked if I wanted to change my default e-mail provider to Microsoft Outlook Express, and I answered no. Even after answering no, it still pulled all of my e-mail out of Yahoo Mail and put it in Microsoft Outlook. All new e-mail is going to Yahoo, but how do I get the e-mail that's in Microsoft Outlook back to Yahoo?- Sue Jungen, Momence, Ill.Answer: First, you need to use the Forward command in Outlook Express to remail those Microsoft-hijacked messages back to your Yahoo Web site e-mail area. Then you need to go to the Outlook Express Accounts tool and remove Yahoo's settings.
  • Training Generation Y - 03/18/2007 02:30 AM EDT
    Programmed by parents to be successes, they are impatient with long explanations and want immediate rewards.
    Daniel Lewis sat riveted to a computer screen while an animated figure marched into a virtual Cold Stone Creamery store and asked for ice cream.
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YOUR FILES
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