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  • German seat manufacturer opening first U.S. facility in Elkhart

    German seat manufacturer opening first U.S. facility in Elkhart
    Kiel NA, LLC, a manufacturer of seating systems for the transportation industry, announced plans Tuesday to locate its first U.S. facility here, creating up to 62 new jobs by 2015. The Nördlingen, Germany-based company, which specializes in seating for...
  • Fans invited to free GRAND-AM series Test Friday and Saturday

    Fans invited to free GRAND-AM series Test Friday and Saturday
    Fans will be admitted free to the GRAND-AM Road Racing Open Test Friday, July 6 and Saturday, July 7 on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course, offering a great preview of exciting sports car racing action coming later this month to the Kroger...
  • Dreamliner commercial service coming to Sea-Tac Airport

    Dreamliner commercial service coming to Sea-Tac Airport
    The state-of-the-art aircraft that was born in Seattle will soon be serving Sea-Tac Airport. All Nippon Airways (ANA), the Japanese airline to receive the first Boeing 787 Dreamliner, announced Wednesday the aircraft will run regular routes to Seattle...
  • Top-flight Singapore

    Top-flight Singapore
    A hotel executive recently told me that flying Singapore Airlines is so pleasant, losing a bag became a positive experience. Airline staff apologized profusely, delivered the bag within a few hours and gave him a free flight. It made him want Singapore...
  • Springfield Symphony board names 6 finalists for next conductor

    Springfield Symphony board names 6 finalists for next conductor
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Springfield Symphony is pleased to announce that it has selected six finalists to audition for the music director/conductor position during the 2012-2013 season. Each of the finalists will conduct one of the six classical concerts...
  • Chicago-based scientist tasked with doubling firm's healthier food portfolio

    Chicago-based scientist tasked with doubling firm's healthier food portfolio
       As a Pakistani-born doctor who grew up in England, studied nutrition and agriculture in the U.S. and consulted for the Mayo Clinic on diabetes and other diseases, Mehmood Khan has a background that gives him a broad perspective.     His job gives...
  • Ford swings to profit in first quarter

    Ford swings to profit in first quarter
    Ford may have just caught its first glimmer of the light at the end of the tunnel. The long-troubled Detroit automaker on Thursday surprised Wall Street with a first-quarter profit of $100 million, a turnabout from a loss of $282 million a year earlier....
  • 'Hope for Animals in Their World' by Jane Goodall; 'Dawn Light' by Diane Ackerman

    'Hope for Animals in Their World' by Jane Goodall; 'Dawn Light' by Diane Ackerman
    Hope for Animals and Their World How Endangered Species Are Being Rescued From the Brink Jane Goodall Grand Central: 378 pp., $27.99 Dawn Light Dancing With Cranes and Other Ways to Start the Day Diane Ackerman W.W. Norton: 240 pp., $23.95...
  • Vytautas Cekanauskas dies at 80; honorary consul general of Lithuania in Los Angeles

    Vytautas Cekanauskas dies at 80; honorary consul general of Lithuania in Los Angeles
    Vytautas Cekanauskas, a former Hughes Aircraft electrical engineer who served as honorary consul general of Lithuania in Los Angeles for more than 30 years, has died. He was 80. Cekanauskas died of cancer Nov. 30 at Los Robles Hospital & Medical Center...
  • Electric car for the masses to be made in Southern California

    Electric car for the masses to be made in Southern California
    Norwegian automaker Think Global said Monday it planned to sell low-priced electric cars to the masses and will introduce its first models in the U.S. by the end of next year. The battery-powered Think City will be able to travel up to 110 miles on a...
  • Mexico and the U.S.: from romance to realism

    WATCHING President Bush wax poetic about U.S. relations with its neighbor to the south, you can't help but feel deja vu all over again. We've heard this romantic tale before. It began when Bush declared at the beginning of his first term that he was...
  • Chocolate's clue to civilization

    Many people balk at the idea that North America had any substantial civilization before 1492, the moment that it is customarily believed this continent switched from prehistory to history. I remember being on a National Public Radio talk show and a caller...