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Coffee rust reaches new heights in Central America

June 8, 2014 FRAIJANES, Guatemala (AP) — For years, Hernan Argueta’s small plot of coffee plants seemed immune to the fungus spreading elsewhere in Central America. more »»

Better Business Bureau warns of storm chasers

June 8, 2014 Better Business Bureau Warns of Storm Chasers June 6, 2014 - The recent damage done by the severe thunderstorms that produced hail in parts of the Ohio Valley region on Wednesday often brings out th... more »»

‘Neo-Andean’ architecture sprouts in Bolivia

June 8, 2014 EL ALTO, Bolivia (AP) — Brash, baroque and steeped in native Andean symbols, the mini-mansions are a striking sight on the caked-dirt streets of El Alto, the inexorably expanding sister city of... more »»

Target 1Q profit falls 16 percent

June 8, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — Target cut its annual profit outlook Wednesday and said its first-quarter earnings fell 16 percent as it took another hit from a massive customer data breach and a troubled expansion... more »»

After years of going big, Vegas hotels go boutique

June 8, 2014 LAS VEGAS (AP) — For years, Las Vegas took the bigger-is-better route, building expansive glassy megaresorts with 4,000 rooms apiece and seemingly endless check-in counters. more »»

Feds: Arch Coal workers took $2M in kickbacks

June 1, 2014 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Arch Coal employees at a West Virginia mine are charged with pocketing almost $2 million from vendors in a pay-to-play kickback scheme, federal prosecutors said Friday. U.S. more »»

Room For Change brings to new life into homes

June 1, 2014 By KAYLA?VAN?DYNE Times Leader Staff Writer WHEELING — Room For Change, given the chance, will take any room or even an entire house and will redesign it to the owners likin. more »»

Sorghum seeing success as Southern foods get hot

June 1, 2014 When chef Josh Feathers was growing up in Tennessee, his grandmother always had a jar of sorghum syrup in the cupboard. But he never gave much thought to it, or its significance to Southern culture. more »»

Motorola to close Texas smartphone factory

June 1, 2014 FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Google’s Motorola Mobility handset unit announced Friday it will shutter its North Texas factory by the end of this year, barely a year after it opened with much fanfare as... more »»

Documents show another delayed GM recall

June 1, 2014 DETROIT (AP) — General Motors recalled a small number of Pontiac G6 midsize cars to fix a faulty brake light system in 2009, yet waited more than five years to call back over 2 million other cars... more »»

Zuckerberg, wife gift $120M to CA schools

June 1, 2014 MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are donating $120 million to the San Francisco Bay Area’s public school system. more »»

Ex-worker sues Dunham’s Sports for overtime pay

June 1, 2014 PITTSBURGH (AP) — A former assistant manager of a western Pennsylvania Dunham’s Sports store has sued the Michigan-based chain, accusing the company of circumventing federal overtime pay laws by... more »»

Dog park opening in Martinsburg

June 1, 2014 MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — By the Fourth of July, canines in the Martinsburg area could be celebrating a little independence of their own in the city’s first public dog park. more »»

Jay Z opens 40/40 Club at airport

June 1, 2014 ATLANTA (AP) — Jay Z brought his 40/40 Club to the world’s busiest airport on Wednesday, with the opening the swanky bar’s third location. more »»

Wine collector apologizes for bogus bottle scam

June 1, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — A wine collector convicted of fraud for manufacturing fake vintage wine in his California kitchen has asked a judge for leniency Thursday, saying his actions were foolish. more »»

Affidavit: TV ‘Millionaire’ in the extortion bid

June 1, 2014 KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man who appeared on “The Millionaire Matchmaker” is accused of trying to extort $. more »»

Ford issues 4 recalls affecting 1.4M vehicles in North AmericaFord issues 4 recalls affecting 1.4M vehicles in North America

June 1, 2014 DETROIT (AP) — Ford is recalling 1.4 million SUVs and cars in North America to fix steering, rust and floor mat problems. more »»



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