- US stocks skid as Apple pulls tech companies lower Updated: Apr-28-16 5:00 pm
NEW YORK - U.S. stocks took their biggest loss in three weeks on Thursday after a late sell-off. Apple, which is mired in a slump, fell to its lowest price in about two months and dragged the tech sector sharply lower.
- EXCHANGE: Companies look for ways to keep Millennials Updated: Apr-28-16 6:34 am
CRYSTAL LAKE, Illinois - When searching for a job after college, Kyle Swenson didn't want location to determine where he would begin his career, a decision he admits not many of his friends would make.
- Grain mostly higher, livestock mixed Updated: Apr-26-16 3:52 pm
CHICAGO - Grain futures were mostly higher the Chicago Board of Trade.
- South Dakota farm income takes big drop in 2015 Updated: Apr-25-16 1:59 pm
MITCHELL, South Dakota - South Dakota farmers in 2015 saw a drop in income of more than $100,000 from 2014, according to a study by the South Dakota Center for Farm/Ranch Management at Mitchell Technical Institute.
- After firing, popular Wal-Mart checker becomes star Updated: Apr-25-16 11:09 am
WEST PLAINS, Missouri - A month ago, Frank Swanson was a checker, pretty much a lifer, at Wal-Mart in West Plains, Missouri
- How Bristol recyclers helped inspire state's bottle bill Updated: Apr-25-16 9:19 am
BRISTOL, Connecticut - There's a little-known secret about Bristol and its role in recycling.
- Mannington artist brings sights, sounds and smells to life Updated: Apr-24-16 11:25 am
MANNINGTON, West Virginia - Some artists create their work by looking directly at another item.
- Huntington 'slow-food' cafe features locally sourced menu Updated: Apr-24-16 11:24 am
HUNTINGTON, West Virginia - It was one of those moments that spoke volumes.
- Doctor makes time for farming, teaching with a kiln Updated: Apr-24-16 11:15 am
BARDSTOWN, Kentucky - For Jonas Hurley, being an emergency room doctor in Taylor County is only the beginning. He's the father of two boys, ages 9 and 10. The family of four, including his wife Julie, moved to their 17-acre Washington County farm about five and a half years ago from Bardstown.
- City of Oxford provides space for farmers to sell produce Updated: Apr-24-16 10:01 am
OXFORD, Georgia - Some small farm farmers are offering two different ways for Newton County residents to support local agriculture: either by purchasing shares in a farm's seasonal offerings or by subscribing to receive an email which lists the week's offerings and prices.
- Coffee girl spends 34 years brightening the daily grind Updated: Apr-24-16 9:01 am
BALTIMORE - If you roll into Dunkin Donuts on Route 1 early on any weekday morning, it's hard not to be rattled by CNN's drumbeat of gloomy news dancing across the screen. But if you steer your eyes below the TV, saturate yourself in the moment, there's hope you can stiff-arm the bad stuff and focus on what helps mend body, mind and soul.
- Lynchburg firm excavates Oak Hill Plantation Updated: Apr-23-16 12:01 pm
DANVILLE, Virginia - What may have been an act of defiance by slaves would become an archaeological saving grace years later.
- Why this school doesn't have tests, grades or homework Updated: Apr-23-16 10:03 am
YELLOW SPRINGS, Ohio - Oskar Dennis sees the tiny green plant on the forest floor and abruptly stops, sliding a bit in the mud.
- Girl battling bone condition showered with birthday cards Updated: Apr-21-16 5:05 am
EVANSVILLE, Indiana - Paige Mason now has every state and 23 countries in the palm of her fragile hands.
- Scientists search for signs of Georgia's earliest settlers Updated: Apr-19-16 2:08 pm
LAGRANGE, Georgia - Imagine, if you can, 7,000 years ago in Troup County.
- Mall construction bucks trends Updated: Apr-18-16 10:01 am
NORWALK, Connecticut - The mall era is supposed to be over.
- The New Gold: Access to clean water is no longer a given Updated: Apr-18-16 9:46 am
ATTLEBORO, Massachusetts - It was late summer of last year and there was no rain in sight.
- Wynot residents travel to watch prairie chicken breed Updated: Apr-17-16 11:31 am
WYNOT, Nebraska - What would possess about 40 people to get up before dawn, travel here, get on a school bus and get out on a cold, breezy Nebraska spring morning?
- Burlington butcher celebrates 50 years at Hy-Vee Updated: Apr-17-16 11:07 am
BURLINGTON, Iowa - The numbers 50 and 16 hold a special place for Ron Brown, especially this year.
- Editorials from around New England Updated: Apr-16-16 12:14 pm
Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New England newspapers:
- Jeffrey Island restoration has been a years-long process Updated: Apr-16-16 10:54 am
OVERTON, Nebraska - A white feathered head was barely visible in a large stick nest high in a leafless Jeffrey Island tree on a Tuesday morning draped in haze from smoke carried by south winds from a Kansas wildfire.
- Kayak tours offered at Tripoli's Sweet Marsh wildlife area Updated: Apr-16-16 10:33 am
TRIPOLI, Iowa - When wildlife photographer Kip Ladage gets onto the water to capture images of nature, he stays low and quiet in his kayak, covered in camouflaged netting.
- Marathon Petroleum, Citi, GM slip; Edison Int'l rises Updated: Apr-15-16 8:17 pm
NEW YORK - Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq stock market:
- 1903 Greensboro Opera House being unveiled after renovation Updated: Apr-15-16 8:45 am
GREENSBORO, Alabama - Gilded tin ceilings, stained-glass windows, old wood and brick walls make up one of Alabama's time capsules - the 1903 Greensboro Opera House.
- Big deal! Rams grab No. 1 overall draft pick from Titans Updated: Apr-14-16 7:03 pm
OXNARD, California - The Rams are tired of waiting to get a franchise quarterback, and they want to make a splash in their return to Los Angeles.