- The Latest: Snyder: Disaster loans approved for Flint Updated: Feb-05-16 6:11 pm
FLINT, Michigan - The Latest on Flint's water emergency (all times local):
- Skvarla pitches broadband, crowdfunding, venture capital Updated: Feb-04-16 6:35 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - North Carolina's commerce secretary says rural and small-town economies won't grow without access to high-speed Internet.
- State to invest in small businesses, promote local food Updated: Jan-23-16 11:02 am
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - The state is offering grants to small businesses to increase the competitiveness of Rhode Island products and help local farmers and food partners grow their businesses.
- In King's name, group helps ex-inmates re-enter society Updated: Jan-17-16 10:56 am
HACKENSACK, New Jersey - It was from inside a jail cell in Birmingham, Alabama, in 1963 that the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., under arrest for leading a civil-rights march, wrote that "Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere."
- Federal government still offering disaster loans for Sandy Updated: Jan-17-16 9:02 am
ALBANY, New York - The federal Small Business Administration is still processing low-interest loans for Superstorm Sandy.
- Loans available to help rebuild from December storms, floods Updated: Jan-15-16 11:50 am
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley says loans administered through the federal Small Business Administration are available to help victims of late December storms repair damage to their property.
- Small business disaster loans available in 16 Va. localities Updated: Jan-13-16 3:06 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - Small businesses and nonprofit organizations in 16 Virginia localities are eligible for federal disaster loans as a result of heavy rain and flooding in late September and early October.
- Giant golden statue of Mao demolished in central China Updated: Jan-11-16 6:12 am
BEIJING - A Chinese village has abruptly demolished a statue of communist China's founder, Mao Zedong, after images of the structure covered in gold paint and looming 37 meters (120 feet) high over farmland attracted heated discussion on social media.