- The Latest: Kansas House plans to keep working past midnight Updated: May-01-16 8:37 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - The Latest on the Kansas Legislature (all times local):
- Market coming to downtown area of Yankton this year Updated: May-01-16 12:45 pm
YANKTON, South Dakota - A market is coming to the downtown area of Yankton this year.
- Can musicians make Washington a jazz mecca again? Updated: May-01-16 9:01 am
WASHINGTON - A walk down U Street reveals relics of the strip's jazz-rich history.
- Competition heats up among Des Moines specialty grocers Updated: Apr-30-16 4:03 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - Three new specialty food stores have opened in the Des Moines area since last fall, joining an already competitive grocery market and a string of established grocers in Iowa that sell ethnic, gourmet and health-conscious food.
- University cafe closed for cleaning after reports of illness Updated: Apr-30-16 12:56 pm
PITTSBURGH - A cafe on the campus of Carnegie Mellon University in western Pennsylvania has been closed for cleaning after more than 40 people reported becoming ill after eating there last week.
- Mesilla eatery gives old art new lease on life Updated: Apr-30-16 11:07 am
MESILLA, New Mexico - C.W. "Buddy" Ritter recently discovered a fleet of ships, a flock of birds, a dog, and several sheep he didn't know he had. And before Damon LaGarry is finished, there will likely be several more surprises turning up in the halls and dining rooms of Ritter's Double Eagle and Peppers restaurants on the Mesilla Plaza.
- Annual expo to feature local foods, decor, artwork Updated: Apr-30-16 8:29 am
CONCORD, New Hampshire - New Hampshire-made products are in the spotlight this weekend at the annual "Made in NH" expo in Manchester.
- Top Venezuela beer maker halts production amid shortages Updated: Apr-29-16 6:04 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela - Venezuela's largest brewer said it shut down beer production Friday at the last of its four factories due to a shortage of imported supplies.
- Original power lunch eatery to close and everything must go Updated: Apr-29-16 5:30 pm
NEW YORK - New York's original power lunch restaurant is closing and everything must go.
- 19-year-old Frontenac man prepares to reopen diner in Girard Updated: Apr-29-16 2:24 pm
GIRARD, Kansas - Andrew Faucett hopes to reopen a popular restaurant in a building more than 100 years older than he is.
- Are you ready to replace your moisturizer with a pill? Updated: Apr-29-16 12:22 pm
MIAMI - The makeup industry is trying to convince women that looking good on the outside starts from within - but it's unclear whether the products they're trying to hawk are safe and effective.
- Singers sought for iconic New York folk music venue's video Updated: Apr-29-16 7:13 am
SARATOGA SPRINGS, New York - The nation's longest continuously operating coffeehouse is putting together a video featuring Arlo Guthrie and Garrison Keillor to celebrate the upstate New York folk music venue's impending renovations.
- Winery near Traverse City paying for trees in state parks Updated: Apr-28-16 9:12 pm
OLD MISSION PENINSULA, Michigan - A winery near Traverse City is donating $10,000 to plant nearly 200 trees in Michigan state parks.
- Bill on beer coolers advances in Missouri Legislature Updated: Apr-28-16 6:19 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - A measure to allow beer-makers to lease coolers to stores to keep drinks frosty has passed the Missouri House.
- 2 NAU fraternities disciplined for not registering events Updated: Apr-28-16 4:27 pm
FLAGSTAFF, Arizona - Northern Arizona University's two largest fraternities have been disciplined for holding unregistered events where alcohol was served.
- After 38 years, well-known Auburn barbecue spot to close Updated: Apr-28-16 3:38 pm
AUBURN, Alabama - After 38 years in Auburn, Price's Barbecue House will close at the end of May.
- Campbell Soup wants to help Detroit-area kids eat better Updated: Apr-27-16 6:45 pm
DETROIT - Campbell Soup says it wants to reduce hunger and obesity by working closely with schools in the Detroit area.
- McDonald's tests McNuggets without artificial additives Updated: Apr-27-16 2:48 pm
NEW YORK - Like the indestructible Twinkie, Chicken McNuggets are practically a culinary punchline, a symbol of hyper-processed fast food with a list of ingredients that reads like a chemistry exam. But now McDonald's wants to take at least some of the mystery substances out.
- 5 Frederick homes may get city water after 10-year wait Updated: Apr-27-16 12:34 pm
FREDERICK, Maryland - Residents of five Frederick homes near Fort Detrick may finally have clean tap water after getting bottled water shipments supplied by the Army for the past 10 years.
- Foreign-matter contamination prompts Pilgrim's Pride recall Updated: Apr-26-16 6:57 pm
WACO, Texas - Pilgrim's Pride has ordered a massive recall of cooked chicken products after consumers and federal meat inspectors found contamination by such foreign material as wood, plastic, rubber and metal.
- US urges Illinois city to give customers bottled water Updated: Apr-26-16 6:44 pm
Federal regulators are recommending that an Illinois city provide bottled water or filters to residents affected by high levels of lead in their drinking water.
- Review: Broadway's 'Fully Committed' a cacophony of voices Updated: Apr-25-16 10:00 pm
NEW YORK - You might very well think that decorum is positively dead on Broadway these days with phones chirping and bleating endlessly during the entire run of the one-man play "Fully Committed."
- Ohio Dole plant restarts production after listeria outbreak Updated: Apr-25-16 6:15 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ohio - Officials say limited production has restarted at a Dole processing plant after an outbreak of listeriosis linked to the western Ohio facility has ended.
- Trapped! Vegan restaurants struggle with humane pest control Updated: Apr-25-16 6:13 pm
MIAMI - Even the wellbeing of rats, roaches and spiders are a concern for animal activists. But they also pose ethical dilemmas for owners of vegan restaurants who need to keep those pests out of their kitchens while trying to abide by no-kill values.
- Agency to Hawaii residents: Don't hate on tourists Updated: Apr-25-16 4:31 pm
HONOLULU - As a record number of visitors stream into Hawaii, state officials want residents to know: Tourism is your friend.