- China stocks extend rout; Greece weighs on Asia sentiment Updated: Jul-03-15 2:55 am
HONG KONG - China's main stock benchmark plunged as much as 7 percent Friday as government stabilizing measures failed to reassure panicky investors while other Asian indexes fell ahead of Greece's weekend austerity referendum.
- 2 Texas girls take equestrian adventure training mustangs Updated: Jul-02-15 4:42 pm
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas - It started with a 10-hour drive to Oklahoma.
- EXCHANGE: Music was a life-saver for man Updated: Jul-02-15 6:22 am
AMBOY, Illinois - It was the trumpet that saved his life.
- Grain higher and livestock mixed Updated: Jun-30-15 3:45 pm
CHICAGO - Grain futures were higher Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
- Daughter, terminally ill mom bond through Penguins hockey Updated: Jun-30-15 12:37 pm
PITTSBURGH - Michelle Hardy has little use for the NHL offseason. Told she has 12 to 18 months to live because of a terminal form of brain cancer, Hardy, 46, wants hockey back - and soon.
- Griffith 'renaissance' brings eclectic shops downtown Updated: Jun-30-15 9:07 am
GRIFFITH, Indiana - In the market for a mounted zebra head? An AR-15 assault rifle? A bag of popcorn that tastes like cinnamon rolls? A haircut from a former reality show star?
- EXCHANGE: Food truck appears in tiny, northern Illinois town Updated: Jun-30-15 6:34 am
CABERY, Illinois - A brand spanking new bright orange food trailer is a sight you might least expect to see on Main Street in Cabery, a country village of 262 on the northernmost edge of the Ford County panhandle, 25 miles southwest of Kankakee.
- Civil War soldier finally gets headstone in Brighton Updated: Jun-29-15 5:25 pm
BRIGHTON, Michigan - The Brighton Area Historical Society's headstone restoration team has honored the memory of Civil War soldier John Sylvan Prosser by installing a Veterans Affairs memorial headstone.
- Campers in Indiana learn about science at Marble Hill Farm Updated: Jun-29-15 9:26 am
BLOOMINGTON, Indiana - Hiking through a field, dodging cow droppings and carrying cowbells and clipboards, Kaitlyn White and Tina Patton, both 14, were practicing their moos as they followed Angus beef cattle at Marble Hill Farm.
- Making sorghum is a family affair for Boyle County teen Updated: Jun-28-15 11:04 am
GRAVEL SWITCH, Kentucky - Seventeen-year-old Kaitlyn Elliott understands the hard work and dedication that goes into making sorghum.
- Teens express themselves through summer hair color choices Updated: Jun-28-15 10:49 am
DOTHAN, Alabama - Summer often brings out sun-soaked blond streaks in hair, although sometimes with a little help from lemon juice or products like Sun-In.
- Washington's Phantom Planter reveals his latest project Updated: Jun-27-15 4:30 pm
WASHINGTON - This time around, Washington's "Phantom Planter" almost received permission for his guerrilla gardening tactics.
- Business card ultimately leads Ethiopia native to Iowa Updated: Jun-27-15 11:16 am
WEST BRANCH, Iowa - Six years ago, Wubetu Shimelash accepted a business card and money to buy a coat from Blake Mycoskie.
- Parkersburg gains VooDoo Dolls roller derby team Updated: Jun-27-15 9:46 am
PARKERSBURG, West Virginia - For those old enough to remember, do you recall Saturday morning roller derby? Banked track, men and women on skates, flying elbow, hip check into the rail, and with just enough of an uppercut flying skaters. The WWE on wheels before there was a WWE.
- La. farmers brace for worst year since 2008 Updated: Jun-25-15 10:14 am
NEW ORLEANS - Flooded fields and fickle temperatures put Louisiana farmers and ranchers in a pensive mood as they gathered here Thursday for the Farm Bureau Federation Convention, the state's largest annual celebration of agriculture.
- Community college instructor key to passage of diabetes law Updated: Jun-25-15 9:22 am
MUNCIE, Indiana - An Ivy Tech Community College instructor in Muncie was instrumental in getting a state law passed that could cut down on heart attacks, strokes, amputations, erectile dysfunction, kidney damage and other complications of diabetes.
- Beecher urban farmer brings dream of organic market to life Updated: Jun-24-15 6:07 am
BEECHER, Michigan - When urban farmer Jacky King gets an idea, he makes it happen.
- Hemp welcomed back into Minnesota crop mix on small scale Updated: Jun-23-15 4:40 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - A once-banished crop could soon sprout legally again in select Minnesota farm fields: hemp plants that lead to oils, lotions, seeds, rope fibers and other industrial uses.
- Neglected bridges can be a boon for Clay County recreation Updated: Jun-22-15 9:28 am
BRAZIL, Indiana - Parke County may be well known worldwide to tourists for its covered bridges, but Clay County has more than its share of metal bridges that put it on the map for historic purposes - and ones that could make the county a new recreational area in the Valley.
- Iowa's dairy industry sees drop in prices Updated: Jun-21-15 1:28 pm
WATERLOO, Iowa - As Iowa's dairy industry observes National Dairy Month throughout June, producers note a mixture of challenges and blessings in the market.
- Woman finds self-sufficient way of life in Hanover homestead Updated: Jun-21-15 10:10 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - When Heather Long's uncle died last September at age 42, she decided to make a change.
- Arrests, leadership changes mean hard year for lawmakers Updated: Jun-20-15 2:13 pm
ALBANY, New York - For decades, it was the way Albany did business: The governor and the two legislative bosses gathered behind closed doors to hammer out deals affecting millions of New Yorkers.
- Retiree to help restore WWII bomber at Museum of Aviation Updated: Jun-20-15 1:59 pm
WARNER ROBINS, Georgia - A lot of people are excited about a B-17 bomber finally coming to the Museum of Aviation in August, but probably none more than Bob Denison.
- Jewelry store among Connecticut town's oldest shops Updated: Jun-20-15 3:05 am
NORWALK, Connecticut - When watchmaker Loreto Pellegrini decided to open a jewelry store at 129 Washington St. in 1951 he was one of 13 jewelers in the center of South Norwalk's once-bustling retail district.
- Bryan Museum opens in Galveston, features American West Updated: Jun-19-15 5:03 pm
GALVESTON, Texas - J.P. Bryan didn't start out to make a museum.