- Vermont company to donate to NC gender law repeal Updated: May-01-16 10:15 am
WILLISTON, Vermont - AllEarth Renewables, a Vermont-based solar tracker manufacturer, has announced the company will donate a portion of every tracker sale in North Carolina to the repeal effort of state law HB 2, which it calls discriminatory.
- Ex-Rendell aide pleading guilty in FBI campaign cash sting Updated: Apr-29-16 8:22 pm
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - A onetime chief of staff to ex-Gov. Ed Rendell agreed in a court document filed Friday to plead guilty to wire fraud for pocketing thousands of dollars in supposed campaign contributions from a fake company set up by the FBI to investigate public corruption in the state.
- Maine small business grants going to brewer, other companies Updated: Apr-29-16 12:24 am
AUGUSTA, Maine - A Lubec brewing company, a Greenville candle maker and a Sangerville cleaning service are among the businesses that will receive nearly $700,000 in Maine community development money.
- Ex-CSU student gives $13 million for scholarships, buildings Updated: Apr-28-16 4:15 pm
FORT COLLINS, Colorado - Colorado State University says an energy company CEO who attended the school is donating $13 million for scholarships and construction projects.
- At Harvard's newest center, researchers look for happiness Updated: Apr-27-16 4:06 pm
BOSTON - For those mired in the eternal quest for health and happiness, there's some good news. Harvard is on the case.
- Detention Center teaches female inmates to quilt Updated: Apr-27-16 2:06 am
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - Jails are not known for their lavish accommodations, and the room where the women of G Pod do their work is no exception.
- Ex-Arkansas judge to remain free during bribery appeal Updated: Apr-25-16 12:08 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - A federal judge has ruled that a former Arkansas circuit court judge can remain free pending his appeal of a federal bribery conviction.
- School districts to decide whether to accept heroin antidote Updated: Apr-22-16 8:14 am
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - A heroin antidote could be coming to private and public high schools in Kentucky this fall.
- Zappala to return $15K donation from Scranton businessman Updated: Apr-19-16 9:58 am
PITTSBURGH - Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen Zappala Jr. will return $15,000 donated to his campaign for state attorney general from a company owned by a wealthy northeastern Pennsylvania businessman.
- 3 Canadian families sue US sperm bank over sperm donor Updated: Apr-15-16 11:44 am
TORONTO - Three Ontario families are suing a U.S.-based sperm bank and its Canadian distributor, alleging they were misled about a donor's medical and social history, which included a criminal record and significant mental illness.
- Salvation Army gets new vehicle to boost disaster response Updated: Apr-15-16 6:43 am
DETROIT - The Salvation Army has a new addition to its vehicle fleet in Michigan that's designed to improve disaster response.
- Companies donate services to restore damaged headstones Updated: Apr-14-16 10:51 pm
FORT WAYNE, Indiana - Two Fort Wayne businesses are helping to restore 61 headstones that were broken and tipped over at Fort Wayne's Jewish Cemetery.
- New free app for disabled New Yorkers now available Updated: Apr-05-16 12:48 am
ALBANY, New York - A new free mobile application is now available to give New York families and caregivers information about rights and resources for people with developmental disabilities.
- Museum files counterclaim in dispute over Confederate jacket Updated: Apr-04-16 7:45 pm
HUNTSVILLE, Alabama - Lawyers for a New Orleans Confederate history museum say they're hoping for a speedy resolution in a dispute with an Alabama man over ownership of a Confederate Army captain's jacket.
- Ex-beauty queen asks high court to allow suit against police Updated: Apr-04-16 5:06 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - A former Miss Utah's lawsuit against police who wrongly arrested her on bogus allegations that she stole from a skin-care company shouldn't be derailed on a technicality, her lawyer argued before the Utah Supreme Court on Monday.
- Challenges mount for 7-term New Jersey GOP congressman Updated: Apr-03-16 11:50 am
NEWTON, New Jersey - A veteran New Jersey congressman already facing a potentially tough re-election fight this fall against a former Clinton White House staffer has lost some corporate donors over comments about Republican support for gay candidates.
- No joke: Alaska city temporarily renamed for card game UNO Updated: Apr-01-16 4:03 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - On April Fool's Day, the capital of Alaska was going by the name of card game UNO, not Juneau. No joke.
- George Mason University becomes a favorite of Charles Koch Updated: Apr-01-16 9:08 am
FAIRFAX, Virginia - George Mason University, a public school outside the nation's capital, has quietly become a conservative powerhouse in economics and law, a reputation built in part with tens of millions of dollars a year from billionaire Republican donor Charles Koch.