- Shareholders foil Hong Kong tycoon Li's $12.4 billion deal Updated: Nov-24-15 10:46 pm
HONG KONG - Shareholders have foiled Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing's $12.4 billion proposal to combine his infrastructure and utility companies, dealing a setback to the billionaire known as "Superman" for his business acumen.
- Coffeyville weathers Amazon job losses better than expected Updated: Nov-24-15 2:20 pm
COFFEYVILLE, Kansas - Football fans still pack Veterans Memorial Stadium here on Friday nights and Saturday afternoons in the fall. The Verdigris River still flows sluggishly by.
- Florida Gov. Scott's budget: Tax cuts, more for schools Updated: Nov-23-15 8:22 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Florida - Florida Gov. Rick Scott, surrounded by rows of machines and dozens of manufacturing employees, on Monday announced a nearly $79.3 billion spending plan for the coming year that is heavy on tax cuts and help for businesses.
- Seasonal workers flock to California to process marijuana Updated: Nov-22-15 6:20 pm
WILLITS, California - The annual march of migrant marijuana workers throughout California's pot-rich North Coast is in full swing but, like the pot industry itself, reaction to the workers' presence is mixed.
- Business booming for gun stores run out of residential homes Updated: Nov-22-15 11:05 am
BRICK, New Jersey - Not long after December 2012, Joe Veni's neighbors in Brick started noticing how many people were visiting his house.
- Striking Kohler workers greet holiday shoppers in Wisconsin Updated: Nov-21-15 6:05 pm
VILLAGE OF KOHLER, Wisconsin - Striking union workers at the Kohler Co. have greeted holiday shoppers in Wisconsin with pickets.
- Ohio unemployment rate falls slightly, again, to 4.4 percent Updated: Nov-20-15 10:22 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The state says Ohio's unemployment rate fell again in October to 4.4 percent, its lowest mark since August 2001.
- AP FACT CHECK: Trump claims 100M people looking for work Updated: Nov-20-15 7:07 am
NEWTON, Iowa - Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump often argues the number of people looking for work in the U.S. far surpasses government figures, something he says helps fuel the discontent that drives thousands of people to his rallies.
- Michigan seeks to expand jobs for those with disabilities Updated: Nov-19-15 6:26 am
LANSING, Michigan - Michigan Lt. Gov. Brian Calley has signed an executive order that's designed to bring increased job opportunities for people with disabilities.
- Coast career expo for 8th graders expanding statewide Updated: Nov-19-15 5:53 am
BILOXI, Mississippi - Over the course of two days this week, 6,000 eighth-graders will walk through the Pathways2Possibilities career fair in Biloxi.
- MNsure selects internal candidate to lead insurance exchange Updated: Nov-18-15 4:12 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - MNsure tapped its interim leader Wednesday to run the health insurance exchange permanently even though she didn't apply for the job.
- Carter pushing retirement, other changes for future force Updated: Nov-18-15 3:33 pm
WASHINGTON - The U.S. military must harness the best talent and keep up its technological edge in order to meet evolving security challenges, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Wednesday as he rolled out a series of initiatives aimed at attracting the next generation of service members and dragging the often-antiquated Pentagon bureaucracy into the 21st century.
- Deaf business owners overcome obstacles and prejudice Updated: Nov-18-15 11:51 am
NEW YORK - Soon after customers arrive at Mozzeria for the first time, they notice something's different about the restaurant: Virtually every staffer is deaf.
- Recent editorials published in Indiana newspapers Updated: Nov-18-15 9:22 am
The Indianapolis Star. Nov. 13, 2015.
- Hospitality company holding job fair for Baltimore-area jobs Updated: Nov-10-15 10:01 am
BALTIMORE - Hospitality company HMSHost is planning to hire more than 80 people for full- and part-time restaurant jobs at Hanover's Arundel Mills mall and at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport during a job fair.
- Special testing time offered for veterans seeking jail jobs Updated: Nov-08-15 4:01 am
DETROIT - Wayne County is seeking to fill nearly 200 jail officer positions and has scheduled a special testing session for U.S. military veterans.
- Mid-Columbia schools stop requiring teaching degrees Updated: Nov-08-15 2:02 am
KENNEWICK, Washington - Student teacher Jenn Smith was pleasantly surprised when she learned the Richland School District planned a teacher job fair in early October.
- Truck spills cranberries in accident on Cape Cod bridge Updated: Nov-06-15 12:29 pm
SAGAMORE, Massachusetts - A truck carrying cranberries crashed head-on into another vehicle on a bridge into Cape Cod, spilling berries onto the roadway and snarling morning rush-hour traffic.
- Former UH football coach to apply for job opening Updated: Nov-04-15 10:13 am
HONOLULU - The winningest coach in University of Hawaii football history wants his job back following the recent firing of head coach Norm Chow.
- Pay increase for LA County deputies, firefighters approved Updated: Nov-04-15 9:33 am
LOS ANGELES - Los Angeles County supervisors have approved a 10 percent pay increase over three years for county sheriff's deputies, firefighters and members of several other employee groups.
- Baton Rouge to test struggling students' program Updated: Nov-03-15 11:20 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - A new federal pilot program in Baton Rouge will enable officials to provide extra services, support and career coaching to a group of students at two alternative schools in an effort to boost academic performance and graduation rates.
- US construction spending rises 0.6 percent in September Updated: Nov-02-15 11:58 am
WASHINGTON - U.S. construction spending rose 0.6 percent in September to the highest level since March 2008, pushed up by a surge in apartment building.
- Arkansas program allows health startups to pitch ideas Updated: Oct-30-15 7:02 pm
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Startup companies with ideas for improving health care in Arkansas will get a chance to pitch their products to investors under a program announced Friday that organizers compared to the popular television reality show "Shark Tank."
- Wisconsin VA hospital official dubbed 'candy man' fired Updated: Oct-30-15 6:15 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - The chief of staff at a much-criticized Wisconsin Veterans Affairs Medical Center, who was nicknamed "candy man" by some patients for allegedly handing out excess narcotics, was notified Friday that he would be fired.
- SEC opens door to startup investing for all Updated: Oct-30-15 2:58 pm
WASHINGTON - A new form of crowdfunding is coming soon that will allow startups to raise money by selling stock to Main Street investors.