- Lincoln City Council votes to collect overpayment of wages Updated: Feb-06-16 12:58 pm
LINCOLN, North Dakota - The Lincoln City Council has decided to use lawyers to collect the overpayment of wages to city employees.
- Many see cause for optimism despite slower US job growth Updated: Feb-05-16 5:12 pm
WASHINGTON - Consider looking past January's so-so job growth.
- Bridge case defendants can subpoena Christie office docs Updated: Feb-05-16 4:35 pm
NEWARK, New Jersey - The two former allies of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie charged in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing case will get a second chance to force the release of documents from the law firm whose taxpayer-funded 2014 report absolved Christie of blame.
- Review IDs safeguards against future fraud at Ohio treasury Updated: Feb-05-16 3:55 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Other individuals inside Ohio's treasury knew or should have known that a former deputy treasurer was committing fraud, according to the findings of an independent review that suggested a host of safeguards against future wrongdoing.
- Some say San Francisco's open-air urinal must go Updated: Feb-05-16 3:53 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - An attorney representing a group of civic organizations has sent a legal claim letter to the city of San Francisco threatening to sue if an open-air urinal in Dolores Park is not removed in 20 days.
- Penn State awaiting improvement options for Beaver Stadium Updated: Feb-05-16 2:04 pm
STATE COLLEGE, Pennsylvania - A team of architects and engineers have spent the last two months at Penn State helping formulate a plan that will include a renovation or rebuild of Beaver Stadium.
- Firm eyes Eugene building for cannabis-edibles manufacturing Updated: Feb-05-16 9:39 am
EUGENE, Oregon - A food manufacturing operation proposed for west Eugene would cook up some seriously potent snacks.
- The Latest: Senate Democrats laud Hassan's speech, goals Updated: Feb-04-16 5:15 pm
CONCORD, New Hampshire - The Latest on Gov. Maggie Hassan's State of the State address: (all times local):
- Principal who drove Maserati pleads guilty to taking bribes Updated: Feb-04-16 4:30 pm
DETROIT - A former Detroit high school principal who drove a Maserati has pleaded guilty to accepting nearly $60,000 from a company hired to perform tutoring services.
- Columbus joins airports boosting human trafficking awareness Updated: Feb-04-16 4:18 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Columbus airport is joining its counterparts nationwide in training employees to recognize signs of human trafficking in an effort to curb exploitation.
- Former US Attorney General Eric Holder negotiating MTN fine Updated: Feb-04-16 9:01 am
LAGOS, Nigeria - Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is leading negotiations for MTN as the South Africa-based telecommunications giant tries to eliminate or reduce a $3.9 billion fine imposed against the company's Nigerian subsidiary, the Nigerian Communications Commission said Thursday.
- Indiana revenue department free filing to taxpayers Updated: Feb-04-16 1:05 am
INDIANAPOLIS - The Indiana Department of Revenue is continuing to offer free federal and state filing to taxpayers with an adjusted gross income of $62,000 or less.
- Wisconsin firm terminates Muslim workers in prayer dispute Updated: Feb-03-16 2:27 pm
MILWAUKEE - A civil liberties group said Wednesday that it plans to file federal discrimination and harassment complaints after a Wisconsin manufacturer fired seven Muslim employees for violating a company break policy that doesn't provide extra time for prayer.
- Health care law makes tax season tougher for small companies Updated: Feb-03-16 1:49 pm
NEW YORK - As more requirements of the health care law take effect, income tax filing season becomes more complex for small businesses.
- State prison's suspended dog-training program won't restart Updated: Feb-03-16 12:54 pm
HAGERSTOWN, Maryland - The Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services says it's permanently ending an inmate dog-training program at a prison near Hagerstown after an inmate and staff member were bitten.
- Police to answer questions about new gun range in Omaha Updated: Feb-03-16 12:32 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska - Police officers will hold an informational meeting for neighbors of an outdoor shooting range to be built at a Public Safety Training Center in Omaha.
- Survey: US employers added a solid 205K jobs in January Updated: Feb-03-16 9:18 am
WASHINGTON - U.S. businesses added a solid 205,000 jobs last month, lifted by robust gains in services and construction and extending a streak of steady hiring, according to a private survey.
- Comptroller suspends processing of more Liberty tax returns Updated: Feb-02-16 3:47 pm
BALTIMORE - Maryland has stopped processing tax returns from 16 more Liberty Tax Service franchises over questionable returns.
- General Motors plans sale of former car plant in Janesville Updated: Feb-02-16 12:54 pm
JANESVILLE, Wisconsin - General Motors has hired a premier commercial real estate firm to sell its former auto manufacturing plant and 250 acres in Janesville.
- Baton Rouge-area home sales jump 8 percent in 2015 Updated: Feb-02-16 10:18 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Baton Rouge-area home sales increased by 8 percent in 2015.
- D'Iberville sells Ocean Expo land back to original owner Updated: Feb-02-16 10:00 am
D'IBERVILLE, Mississippi - The original owner of the land which was purchased by the city of D'Iberville to building the Ocean Expo has beat Saturday's deadline to close the deal and buy back the site.
- Travel now: Hieronymus Bosch; Epcot flower fest; Kengo Kuma Updated: Feb-01-16 3:14 pm
NELSON-ATKINS HAS A REAL HIERONYMUS BOSCH
- Oregon lawmakers will again consider recording grand juries Updated: Feb-01-16 3:00 pm
BEND, Oregon - Oregon lawmakers will have a chance to reconsider the merits of recording grand jury proceedings as the legislative session gets underway in February.
- Billings accountant pleads not guilty to embezzlement Updated: Feb-01-16 12:13 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - A Billings accountant has been accused of embezzling almost $100,000 from a corporate client.
- Community program teaching Alabama men to be fathers Updated: Feb-01-16 10:18 am
OPELIKA, Alabama - For Antione Harvis, serving as the fatherhood coordinator at the Family Resource Center is much more than just a job; it's a calling.