Daily Archives: March 11, 2019

Despite pressure from German suitor, Tempe’s Versum Materials pushes ahead with merger

Versum said in January it was merging with Entegris Inc. in a $9 billion deal that would move the company’s headquarters from Tempe to Entegris’ home in Billerica, Massachusetts. That merger has just passed a key regulatory hurdle.

By | 2019-03-11T22:21:32+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Technology|

Nurses union at new county hospitals plans 24-hour strike beginning Tuesday

At the root of the dispute is whether the union representing nurses at two hospitals just purchased by Santa Clara County must now join a rival union that already represents county-employed nurses.

By | 2019-03-11T22:06:51+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Healthcare|

More Mass. nursing home closures expected, Baker health services chief says

In increasing numbers, senior citizens in Massachusetts are turning to assisted living or living at home with assistance, and those choices are exacerbating problems in the nursing home industry. "There will be additional closures," Health and Human S...

By | 2019-03-11T21:42:29+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Healthcare|

Report: Hispanic entrepreneurs optimistic about business outlook, but worried about workforce talent

Hispanic small business owners across the nation are confident about their business outlook for 2019, but still more concerned about a variety of economic issues than their non-Hispanic peers, according to Bank of America's (NYSE: BAC) new 2019 Hispani...

By | 2019-03-11T21:27:05+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Economics|

Netflix shareholder lawsuit charging bogus bonuses dismissed

A federal judge has dismissed a shareholder lawsuit levied against Netflix Inc., but the complainant can amend the complaint by the end of the week if it addresses a couple of issues the judge had with it. Here’s the background: The City of Birmingha...

By | 2019-03-11T20:45:01+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Media|

Boeing postpones 777X factory rollout celebration after deadly Ethiopian Airlines crash

Boeing has postponed the global debut of its 777X widebody passenger jet this week following the Ethiopian Airlines crash that killed 157 passengers. Boeing had scheduled a day long celebration for workers on Wednesday as the company was set to roll ...

By | 2019-03-11T19:49:30+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Budget and Tax|

Salary cap leads Chiefs to sack one of the team’s stars

The Kansas City Chiefs sacked star linebacker Justin Houston on Sunday, saying it was only business. The Chiefs released Houston after failing to trade the eight-season veteran. The move will free up $14 million in salary cap space for the team, The K...

By | 2019-03-11T12:58:52+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Sports|

PNC Arena basketball, hockey games targeted in counterfeit scheme

A man has been charged in what’s being described as a widespread counterfeit scheme – targeting PNC Arena ticket buyers in the Triangle. And Raleigh Police Department claims there are more victims – folks who think they’ve bought tickets to concerts ...

By | 2019-03-11T12:22:06+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Sports|