- Wyoming Ethanol to suspend operations Updated: Aug-29-15 1:17 pm
TORRINGTON, Wyoming - The only ethanol plant in Wyoming will shut down because it can't compete with lower gasoline prices, an official says.
- Analysis: JLTV pursuit offers lesson for future deals Updated: Aug-29-15 1:09 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Arkansas' failure to land a major military vehicle contract is a disappointment for officials who hoped to tout another "superproject" in the state. But it's not the setback that other missed economic deals have been, nor will it prompt the same level of soul-searching.
- Sandoval's back from European trade mission. What's next? Updated: Aug-29-15 12:26 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - Gov. Brian Sandoval and more than 60 business, government and education officials recently returned from a three-week trade mission to England, Ireland, Germany, Poland and Italy. The visit included meetings with dignitaries, tours of car factories and receptions bringing together Nevada and European tourism officials.
- Vicksburg signs agreement for airport upgrades Updated: Aug-29-15 11:04 am
VICKSBURG, Mississippi - The city of Vicksburg is getting more than $170,000 from the Federal Aviation Administration for improvements to the Vicksburg Municipal Airport.
- San Diego businessman sentenced for bribing bankers Updated: Aug-28-15 10:08 pm
SAN DIEGO - A San Diego businessman who spent nearly $1 million to bribe bankers in a mortgage sales scheme has been sentenced to 1 ½ years in federal prison.
- Man injured in trolley station fall gets $21.5 million Updated: Aug-28-15 9:32 pm
SAN DIEGO - An Imperial Beach man who was injured when he tripped and fell on trolley tracks is receiving a $21.5 million insurance settlement.
- Secretary of state charged with theft, money laundering Updated: Aug-28-15 7:44 pm
SANTA FE, New Mexico - New Mexico's Democratic attorney general on Friday charged Republican Secretary of State Dianna Duran with embezzlement, fraud, money laundering and campaign finance violations, further widening a rift between the two over enforcement of the state's laws governing campaigns.
- Criminal probe into tribal lender includes Nevada partners Updated: Aug-28-15 6:47 pm
HELENA, Montana - A federal criminal investigation into the former leaders of the Chippewa Cree Tribe's online lending operations now includes a Nevada company the tribe partnered with in its first attempt to offer payday loans.
- Rally, weather help South Dakota tourism rev along in 2015 Updated: Aug-28-15 6:22 pm
PIERRE, South Dakota - The South Dakota tourism industry is surging this year, spurred on by good weather, low gas prices and landmark events such as the 75th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, officials say.
- AP National News Calendar Updated: Aug-28-15 4:47 pm
Eds: Major scheduled events for the week of August 30 - September 5. Note that many events are subject to change at the last minute.
- New Bedford firm recalls macadamias for possible Salmonella Updated: Aug-28-15 4:28 pm
NEW BEDFORD, Massachusetts - Sid Wainer and Son, a New Bedford produce and specialty foods company, is recalling macadamia nuts due to a potential Salmonella contamination.
- Ashley Madison CEO steps down in wake of hacking Updated: Aug-28-15 4:19 pm
NEW YORK - The CEO of the company that runs adultery website Ashley Madison is stepping down in the wake of the massive breach of the company's computer systems and outing of millions of its members.
- Budget on Georgia nuclear plant level, uncertainty remains Updated: Aug-28-15 3:12 pm
ATLANTA - Georgia Power reported Friday the cost to build a nuclear plant was holding steady, but there's significant uncertainty whether those numbers will stick.
- Judge says records will be unsealed in 38 Studios lawsuit Updated: Aug-28-15 3:10 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - All records will be unsealed in the lawsuit over Rhode Island's failed $75 million deal with ex-Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling's video game company 38 Studios, a judge said Friday.
- Apple's music service losing key player as exec resigns Updated: Aug-28-15 2:48 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - Apple's online music subscription service is losing a key player as millions of listeners near the end of a free three-month trial period that has drawn mixed reviews.
- Legislator and GOP chairman file lawsuit against amendments Updated: Aug-28-15 2:10 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - A group including a Pensacola state legislator and the chairman of the Alachua County Republican Party is launching a new legal challenge to two amendments passed by voters.
- Recalls this week: Rotary tools, mowers, bicycles Updated: Aug-28-15 2:07 pm
A line of rotary tools that can overheat and melt are among this week's recalled consumer products. Other products being recalled include mowers with leaky gas tanks and defective bicycles.
- Big Lots 2Q results top Street, lifts full-year guidance Updated: Aug-28-15 1:28 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Big Lots' fiscal second-quarter results beat analysts' estimates and the discount retailer boosted its full-year earnings outlook.
- Minatare signs preliminary agreement for beef plant Updated: Aug-28-15 1:23 pm
MINATARE, Nebraska - The city of Minatare has taken a big step toward construction of a beef processing plant that could bring an estimated 600 jobs to the Nebraska Panhandle community.
- Judge tosses lawsuits over supermarkets' 'baked fresh' bread Updated: Aug-28-15 12:37 pm
CAMDEN, New Jersey - A judge has thrown out lawsuits filed by New Jersey consumers who said supermarkets fooled them into paying more for bread by advertising it was made fresh in their stores.
- Regis shares fall on weak 4th quarter earnings report Updated: Aug-28-15 11:25 am
EDINA, Minnesota - Shares of Regis Corp. dropped 10 percent in morning trading on Friday after the hair salon owner reported a continued decline in quarterly revenue.
- No injuries in fire at Producers Peanuts facility in Suffolk Updated: Aug-28-15 8:49 am
SUFFOLK, Virginia - Authorities say no one was injured in a fire that broke out at a Producers Peanuts facility in Suffolk.
- Tourism authority reports jump in Maui visitor numbers Updated: Aug-28-15 8:37 am
WAILUKU, Hawaii - Maui saw a significant increase in visitors in July compared to last year.
- New plant, industry, jobs announced for Hancock County Updated: Aug-28-15 7:59 am
BAY ST. LOUIS, Mississippi - DAK Americas, a company that already operates the largest plastic-resin manufacturer in North America at Port Bienville Industrial Park in Hancock County, has announced a new manufacturing plant at the site that will produce 230 million pounds of polyester staple fibers a year.
- Arizona pension fund for police gets new top executive Updated: Aug-28-15 6:18 am
PHOENIX - Arizona's pension fund for public safety workers has a new chief administrator to oversee the multi-billion dollar plan's investment portfolio.