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NEWS
March 5, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
NASA's planned space station will be even smaller and more modest because of budget cuts and newly discovered design flaws, a newspaper reported. Until last year, the plan called for a 508-foot-long, 300-ton orbiting outpost housing up to eight astronauts. The station was to be placed in space piecemeal by the space shuttle would have cost $37 billion, not including operating expenses.
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BUSINESS
September 29, 1990 | JUBE SHIVER Jr., TIMES STAFF WRITER
Thanks to the 7-year-old compact disc format, the record industry--whose sales plummeted during the oil shocks of the mid-1970s and early 1980s--is singing a more optimistic tune in the face of today's rising oil prices and looming economic downturn.
BUSINESS
May 2, 1995 | CLAUDIA ELLER
There's a hell of a lot of money riding on this summer's movies. While Universal Pictures executives are shivering over whether audiences will flock to the studio's $175-million futuristic action movie "Waterworld," rival companies also have a bad case of the jitters over the kind of dollars being spent to produce and market their major big-screen offerings this summer.
BUSINESS
April 10, 1990 | JANE HALL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
NBC News is planning to make a $3.5-million budget cut throughout the news division, according to sources at the network. The budgets of both NBC News bureaus and individual programs such as "Today" and "NBC Nightly News" are being reduced. NBC News has an annual budget of about $250 million. No layoffs are planned at this point.
NEWS
June 25, 1999 | JAMES BATES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
"Amanda America," a Civil War-era television movie set in the Deep South, is being shot in Toronto in the Great White North. A TV movie about New York Yankee Manager Joe Torre was also filmed in Toronto. The recent feature film "A Walk on the Moon," set against the 1969 Woodstock music festival, was shot in Montreal rather than Upstate New York where the event actually took place.
BUSINESS
May 4, 1993 | MICHAEL PARRISH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Atlantic Richfield Co. has lowered by as much as $200 million the estimated cost of improving its Los Angeles refinery to meet stricter clean air standards. Arco and other refiners face substantial costs to modify their Southern California facilities to produce cleaner-burning reformulated gasolines to meet a California-mandated deadline of March, 1996.
BUSINESS
December 17, 2001 | Bloomberg News
Steel-producing nations are meeting today and Tuesday in Paris to discuss slashing production in a bid to boost prices from their lowest level in more than a decade. Analysts doubt their plan will work. Steel companies worldwide are suffering from a glut left from last year, when output surpassed demand by 10%.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 12, 1989 | JOHN HENKEN
Necessity has become the mother of practical new ways of making the business of opera run, as the artistic and financial burden has escalated in recent years. Between creating and funding a new production from scratch and booking a touring company lies a wide range of rent, trade and buy options.
BUSINESS
May 13, 1990 | ROBERT W. STEWART, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A white-haired former dentist whose hallmark is the calm, quiet manner of a Marcus Welby, Rep. Ron Packard, at first blush, hardly seems like the sort of man to take on career bureaucrats at NASA and the Air Force. But that is just what Packard, who represents southern Orange County, is doing.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 19, 1990 | DON SHIRLEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Los Angeles Theatre Center got a new lease on life--through October--when the Los Angeles City Council voted 9 to 3 Tuesday to approve $750,000 for the building's operating costs and debt service. At the same time, it was clear that a report on the future of the four-theater facility at 517 S. Spring St., due by the end of September, looms ever larger as the key indicator of what will happen to LATC.
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