Cuadrilla Resources Ltd., a U.K. shale-gas explorer that suspended drilling in northwest England after causing minor earthquakes, expects to resume work this year and said gas production may start in 2014.
Western Digital Corp., the maker of hard drives and home-entertainment devices, reached its highest in more than 15 years on speculation the company may go private following the potential buyout of Dell Inc.
Katie Nelson, general manager at Bar Louie in Chicago’s River North neighborhood, recently called the chain’s headquarters with some good news: Business is booming. Then she made a plea for money to hire 20 employees.
Harrisburg is set to be the first U.S. city in three years to lease its parking operations, part of a plan to rid Pennsylvania’s insolvent capital of $363 million of debt from an ill-fated incinerator project.
Michigan Republican Fred Upton has long relied on independents like retired high school teacher Frank Cody to help him win re-election. The congressman’s service on a debt-cutting supercommittee may put that support at risk.
Unions and their allies are planning rallies, vigils and press conferences in at least 27 states this week against what they see as a national attack on government employees that is a seminal moment for organized labor.