| Jan 23, 2011
| 9:01 PM
With one major regulatory hurdle standing between the merger of FirstEnergy and local energy supplier Allegheny Energy, just what is FirstEnergy?
The Akron, Ohio-based company that could buy out Allegheny by the end of March has more diverse power-...
| Jan 26, 2011
| 8:11 AM
TOKYO -- Toyota recalled nearly 1.7 million cars worldwide Wednesday for fuel leaks, the latest in a ballooning number of quality problems that could add another dent to its tarnished reputation in the crucial U.S. market.
Toyota's latest recalls are...
| Feb 7, 2011
| 2:41 PM
Today, Governor Bobby Jindal announced that the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) will be re-introducing the whooping crane to Louisiana later this month. The Department of Interior's U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) cleared...
| Sep 9, 2010
Gayle Anderson was live in Los Angeles for "WALKING WITH DINOSAURS: The Arena Spectacular" opens today at the STAPLES Center with shows through Sunday, September 12th. The show returns to STAPLES Center for its final engagement after originally playing...
| Sep 20, 2010
| 5:56 PM
Leaders of prominent U.S. Muslim groups called Monday for a national week of interfaith dialogue to combat religious intolerance and said they support the right to build a controversial Islamic center near ground zero.
"We stand for the constitutional...
| Sep 21, 2010
| 7:03 PM
You can cook them or freeze them. Poison them, stab them with a screwdriver or smear them on the wall. People have tried all these tactics and more, but bedbugs continue to thrive and spread across the country, experts say.
An entire industry emerged...
| Feb 11, 2011
| 2:29 PM
A plane made a rough landing in Lynchburg Friday evening.
Three people were on board a small four-seater plane that landed without landing gear at North American Flight Center, also known as Falwell Aviation. Nobody was hurt.
Before landing, the...
| Feb 15, 2011
| 11:41 AM
The Indianapolis International Airport has been recognized as the number one airport in North America by Airports Council International (ACI). The ranking is part of ACI's annual Airport Service Quality (ASQ) awards for performanace and service...
| Feb 15, 2011
| 8:49 PM
A new rate schedule has been announced at the Taubman Museum of Art in Roanoke.
Here is the full of press release from the Taubman Museum:
TAUBMAN UNVEILS NEW ‘FRIENDS OF THE MUSEUM’ RATES
Lower Rates Will Take Effect March 1, 2011...
| Feb 16, 2011
| 4:16 PM
Yes, that's Denny Slagle working in the Volvo Powertrain North America plant in Hagerstown.
But it's hard to tell for sure.
Slagle doesn't wear glasses, but he's peering through a pair of black spectacles in the plant, and his normally clean-shaven face...
| Feb 17, 2011
| 4:43 PM
Pet food sales in North America and revenue growth in the developing world were bright spots in 2010 for Nestle, S.A., with U.S. headquarters in Glendale, company officials reported Thursday.
Leaders of the Swiss company said that despite a rise in the...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 11:24 AM
Boca Raton retiree Earl Bronsteen went on a free lunch lark and he can now say: Beware of mixing filet mignon with investment buying.
You may get indigestion and a thinner wallet, the 85-year-old Yale alum warns in his self-published book, The Adventures...