- Salem to sell part of its water rights to Willamette River Updated: May-29-16 10:01 am
SALEM, Oregon - The city of Salem has agreed to sell part of its water rights on the Willamette River to the city of Hillsboro. If the deal is approved, Hillsboro will pay Salem $16.2 million.
- Urban farm in southwest Ohio offers hope for food deserts Updated: May-29-16 9:56 am
DAYTON, Ohio - An abandoned factory in an East Dayton neighborhood is producing again, but this time around the product is all green.
- College in Ohio plans customer service training for workers Updated: May-29-16 9:42 am
TOLEDO, Ohio - The president of the University of Toledo says about 200 of its employees will undergo customer service training this summer.
- DOT, Metro-North move ahead with Walk Bridge agreements Updated: May-29-16 9:36 am
NORWALK, Connecticut - Connecticut's Department of Transportation and Metro-North Railroad are moving ahead with agreements to eventually replace the 120-year-old swing bridge over the Norwalk River.
- Connecticut focuses on developing TV and digital industry Updated: May-29-16 9:31 am
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Once hoping to be known as Hollywood East, Connecticut is now actively courting the television and digital media industry, working to attract and grow companies that can meet the burgeoning demand for the content used across multiple platforms, from cable TV's TLC to the Internet's YouTube.
- Cape Flyer service starts over holiday weekend Updated: May-29-16 9:26 am
BOSTON - The Memorial Day weekend also marks the new season for rail service to Cape Cod.
- Habitat for Humanity opens ReStore, breaks ground on project Updated: May-29-16 9:01 am
MIDDLETOWN, Delaware - New Castle County's Habitat for Humanity affiliate recently doubled down on its efforts in Middletown.
- Kuwait food firm Americana says deal off to sell big stake Updated: May-29-16 8:34 am
KUWAIT CITY - Kuwait Food Company says a planned deal involving the sale of a majority stake in the company has been called off after the parties involved failed to reach an agreement.
- Israel arrests Palestinian suspects in Jerusalem bus attack Updated: May-29-16 6:16 am
JERUSALEM - Israel's internal security service says it has arrested six Palestinians from the West Bank suspected of preparing explosives and planning the bomb attack on a bus in Jerusalem that wounded 21 Israelis last month.
- Yakama Nation students find success with prosthetics Updated: May-29-16 3:02 am
YAKIMA, Washington - In a building just outside the main Yakama Nation Tribal School, its MESA prosthetics team has turned a classroom into a workshop.
- Chinese detergent maker sorry for harm done by racist ad Updated: May-29-16 2:12 am
BEIJING - A Chinese laundry detergent maker apologized for the harm caused by the spread of an ad in which a black man "washed" by its product was transformed into a fair-skinned Asian man.
- Gold Rush Dancer wins Snow Chief Stakes at Santa Anita Updated: May-28-16 10:50 pm
ARCADIA, California - Gold Rush Dancer won the $200,000 Snow Chief Stakes by a nose Saturday at Santa Anita on California Gold Rush Day for state bred or sired horses.
- Drug, addiction policy makes mixed progress in Legislature Updated: May-28-16 6:31 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missouri lawmakers took steps this year to address the growing number of drug overdoses, but health care advocates say more work remains.
- Jackson public works director resigns Updated: May-28-16 6:13 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - The head of the Jackson public works department has resigned, leaving an understaffed department and ongoing problems at its water treatment facilities.
- French fuel shortages improve as hints of compromise emerge Updated: May-28-16 5:58 pm
PARIS - France's nationwide fuel shortages - the consequence of a bare-knuckle dispute over labor reforms which have pit militant unions against the government - are easing amid signs that both sides may be seeking a compromise.
- Militants blow up Shell, Agip pipelines in Nigeria Updated: May-28-16 5:49 pm
WARRI, Nigeria - Militants blew up strategic gas and crude pipelines belonging to Shell and Agip on Saturday in an increasingly fierce campaign that has chopped Nigeria's oil production in half, militants and residents said.
- Ames company seeks to use dehydrator to stop food waste Updated: May-28-16 5:49 pm
AMES, Iowa - An Ames-based company is peddling a mobile food dehydrator in an effort to stop food waste around the globe.
- Dead gray whale submerged for scientific study Updated: May-28-16 4:37 pm
PORT ANGELES, Washington - A juvenile gray whale found dead near Seattle earlier this month has been submerged off Indian Island so natural predators will clean the massive carcass and provide an educational tool for the Port Townsend Marine Science Center.
- Sororities, fraternities say sorry for trashing campsite Updated: May-28-16 4:16 pm
EUGENE, Oregon - University of Oregon sororities and fraternities are planning service projects at a California campsite where about 1,000 people left trash that took dozens of National Forest workers six hours to clear.
- Results of probe into inappropriate emails to be released Updated: May-28-16 3:53 pm
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Preliminary results of an investigation into inappropriate emails found on state servers will be released Tuesday, Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane announced.
- Former state employee sentenced to prison for tax evasion Updated: May-28-16 3:47 pm
BRIDGEPORT, Connecticut - A former Connecticut state employee and professional tax preparer has been sentenced to prison for tax evasion.
- SC lawmakers agree to budget with 3.25 percent pay increase Updated: May-28-16 3:38 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Legislators have agreed to a roughly $7.5 billion spending plan that increases state employees' pay by 3.25 percent, puts $30 million into replenishing sand on South Carolina's beaches and provides local governments an additional $11 million.
- Federal government questions Alamosa airport subsidy Updated: May-28-16 3:31 pm
ALAMOSA, Colorado - The U.S. Department of Transportation is questioning why the Alamosa airport deserves a federal airline subsidy and wants the county to show why the rural area in southern Colorado needs help getting air service.
- Pasco frozen food company lays off 61 in wake of recall Updated: May-28-16 3:30 pm
PASCO, Washington - A Pasco frozen food company has laid off 61 more workers amid an ongoing shutdown in connection to listeria contamination in some of its products.
- Santo Domingo Pueblo begins housing project construction Updated: May-28-16 3:07 pm
SANTO DOMINGO PUEBLO, New Mexico - A Santo Domingo Pueblo housing project is intended to keep the Native American community connected with tradition while linking commuters to trains.