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  • Hot spots lead price leap

    Hot spots lead price leap
    One of the oldest and most comprehensive business travel forecasts predicts that the cost of doing business on the road will rise in 2012, but, in general, modestly. American Express' annual Global Business Travel Global Forecast says airfares and...
  • Taking on the PepsiCo challenge

    Taking on the PepsiCo challenge
    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 him a...
  • Massive Power Outage in SoCal, Ariz. Not Caused by One Person

    Massive Power Outage in SoCal, Ariz. Not Caused by One Person
    SAN DIEGO, Calif. (KTLA) -- Federal investigators and officials from California and Arizona utility companies say that a massive blackout that affected nearly 7 million people last month was not caused by the actions of a single worker doing repairs, as...
  • Netherlands-based company coming to Pittsylvania Co., creating 31 jobs

    Netherlands-based company coming to Pittsylvania Co., creating 31 jobs
    An IKEA subsidiary supplier will establish its first U.S. operation in Pittsylvania County. Governor Bob McDonnell announced Friday Axxor Group, a Netherlands-based company, will invest $4.96 million to establish an operation in the Ringgold East...
  • Ski reports and forecasts for Southern California and the West

    Ski reports and forecasts for Southern California and the West
    First, a little question: Does anybody hedge their bets the way a weather forecaster does? Predictions for this winter call for another La Niña, the same cocktail of conditions that delivered last season's epic snowfall. Sure to be a happy hour...
  • National Guard celebrates 375th anniversary of service

    National Guard celebrates 375th anniversary of service
    Tuesday marks the 375th anniversary of the National Guard in the United States. “For 375 years, the men and women of the National Guard have been protecting the lives and property of the people of the United States and defending freedom around...
  • 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...
  • Where obnoxious buffalo roam

    Where obnoxious buffalo roam
    MINNEAPOLIS — The bison were calling to me. Ever since I moved to Minnesota in 2005, I imagined great herds of noble buffalo waiting on some distant plain, munching the tall bluestem and porcupine grass, and when I would wander out among them,...
  • Adam Currie Band: Big, in China

    Adam Currie Band: Big, in China
    Adam Currie Band June 16, Bandapalooza on Bedford Street, Downtown Stamford Thanks to a flat tire, the Adam Currie Band is on the cusp of a huge breakthrough that could make them big stars — in China. Currie’s father, Tim, owns a tire shop...
  • 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...