The governor of Virginia is expected to announce his state ended the last fiscal year with an extra $400 million. That's almost twice the earlier estimate. What's Virginia got going that most other states don't? John Dimsdale reports.
U.S. oil company Anadarko has discovered oil off the coast of Mozambique. It's the first time oil has been discovered near this part of East Africa. It's still unclear whether getting the oil out of the sea floor will make economic sense. Gretchen Wilson reports.
The Securities and Exchange Commission has settled its case against New Jersey. Reporter Gregory Warner talks with Bill Radke about the case, which is the first time a state has been charged with securities fraud.
Sears lost about $40 million in its latest quarter. So the retailer is counting on a reinvention plan to help it come back. In the late 1800s, the retailer revolutionized shopping with its legendary mail-order catalog. Now, as Jay Field reports, it's trying to reclaim that reputation for innovation.
Chipmaker Intel says it will buy anti-virus software company McAfee in a cash transaction worth nearly $8 billion. Chris Nuttall of the Financial Times talks with Steve Chiotakis about what Intel wants to do with McAfee.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics will come out with statistics on workplace fatality rates for 2009. Commercial fishing is among the most dangerous professions. There may be a few ways to protect fishermen from danger, but some say the measures soak their profits. Janet Babin reports.
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