Europe wants its cheese names back, and some Mainers agree

The EU says Parmesan, Gorgonzola and others are special to certain regions, and some Maine cheese-makers support the idea.

Netflix’s Comcast deal boosts video speed

The improvement could figure into the debate over whether regulators should try to ensure that all online content providers are treated equally by Internet service providers.

Investment firm buys Maine resort The Cliff House

The Ohio buyer, who joined with two Maine-based hoteliers, plans to renovate the historic resort after the 2015 season.

GM engineer hit roadblocks in ignition switch probe

Uncooperative colleagues, inaccurate data and a rotating cast of managers stymied his investigation.

House also rejects LePage’s 'Open for Business' zones

The governor’s proposal to offer businesses tax breaks and ‘right-to-work’ zones had earlier been rejected by the Senate.

April 15 not much of a deadline for most taxpayers

There’s no penalty for not filing on time if we’re owed a refund. On the other hand, there’s no advantage, either.

Stocks recover some ground on retail sales gain

The market gets a boost on solid earnings from Citigroup and a pickup in retail sales last month.

Retail sales rise on strong gains in autos, furniture and more

The 1.1 percent jump in March – the largest in 18 months – is seen as a sign of an emerging economy.

Analysis: Health care law to cost less than expected

A nonpartisan budget analysis shows the cost over the next 10 years at $104 billion less than projected.

General Motors replaces key executives

GM says the moves are not related to recent recalls, but to the new CEO building her own team.

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