| Oct 27, 2011
| 6:08 AM
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...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 11:47 AM
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...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 12:05 PM
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...
| Dec 13, 2011
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...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 1:46 PM
Billy Lee Kline, 76, of Cavetown, Md., passed away Monday, Dec. 19, 2011, at his home.
Born June 26, 1935, in Cavetown, he was the son of the late Lloyd R. and Frances L. (Blickenstaff) Kline.
He attended Smithsburg High School and then joined the U.S....
| Dec 21, 2011
| 4:59 AM
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...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 2:00 PM
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...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 7:52 AM
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...
| May 20, 2011
| 11:29 AM
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,...
| Jun 14, 2011
| 1:34 PM
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...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 2:02 PM
The Volvo Powertrain North America plant that manufactures Mack Truck engines near Hagerstown will be featured in a program to air Saturday on The National Geographic Channel.
Mack Trucks spokesman John Walsh said film crews recently were at the plant to...
| Jun 20, 2011
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...