- Louisiana editorial roundup Updated: Oct-07-15 1:08 pm
Recent editorials from Louisiana newspapers:
- Central Michigan students launch farmers market on campus Updated: Oct-07-15 5:46 am
MOUNT PLEASANT, Michigan - There's a new place to get fruit, vegetables and other fresh food at Central Michigan University.
- Brooks Robinson puts Series rings, MVP trophy up for auction Updated: Oct-06-15 3:28 pm
BALTIMORE - Brooks Robinson spent decades surrounded by the trophies and souvenirs he gathered during his Hall of Fame career with the Baltimore Orioles.
- Route 66 Museum to hold auction in Springfield Updated: Oct-06-15 5:05 am
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Good news for anyone who ever wanted to get their kicks on Route 66.
- Arkansas State announces $1 million gift to business college Updated: Oct-05-15 3:48 pm
JONESBORO, Arkansas - Arkansas State University says it's received a $1 million gift for its new sales leadership center.
- Roswell police offer station as 'safe zone' for online sales Updated: Oct-03-15 3:07 pm
ROSWELL, New Mexico - The Roswell Police Department is offering its headquarters as a safe place for people buying and selling things online to meet.
- Cranston police establish 'safe zone' for online purchases Updated: Oct-03-15 10:00 am
CRANSTON, Rhode Island - The Cranston Police Department has created a "safe zone" at its headquarters for people who want to meet in person to exchange merchandise they've bought or sold online.
- Rockwell painting to be sold to benefit National Press Club Updated: Oct-02-15 12:15 pm
NEW YORK - Norman Rockwell's painting of a small-town American newsroom is going on the auction block to benefit the National Press Club and its affiliate.
- USDA awards $35 million in local food, farmers market grants Updated: Oct-02-15 11:46 am
DES MOINES, Iowa - The U.S. Department of Agriculture is providing $35 million in federal grants to support farmers markets and other local farm programs.
- CATS starts e-commerce so customers can buy tickets online Updated: Oct-02-15 7:06 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - The Capital Area Transit System is now allowing people to buy bus passes online in an effort to improve customer service and increase ridership.
- Bulldozer, boat, cars among items in Wayne County auction Updated: Oct-02-15 4:01 am
BROWNSTOWN TOWNSHIP, Michigan - Wayne County is selling off tractors, trucks, a wood chipper and more as part of its annual auction of surplus equipment.
- Federal coins bring $26 million at NY auction Updated: Oct-01-15 5:03 pm
NEW YORK - A New York auction of American coins from 1792 to the 1830s fetched $26 million on Wednesday.
- Grocery store closes in Garnavillo after nearly 40 years Updated: Oct-01-15 5:00 pm
GARNAVILLO, Iowa - A small city in eastern Iowa has bid farewell to a grocery store that had been the community's only market for about the past four decades.
- Detroit mural credited to Banksy sells for $137,500 Updated: Oct-01-15 2:04 am
BEVERLY HILLS, California - An artwork that gallery officials say was created at a former Detroit auto plant by elusive British graffiti artist Banksy has sold at auction for $137,500.
- Titanic's last lunch menu, from Money Boat, goes for $88,000 Updated: Sep-30-15 7:18 pm
NEW YORK - The Titanic's last lunch menu, saved by a first-class passenger who climbed aboard a lifeboat whose crew was said to have been bribed to row away instead of rescue more people, sold at auction for $88,000 on Wednesday.
- New York Military Academy sold at auction for $15.8 million Updated: Sep-30-15 6:04 pm
CORNWALL-ON-HUDSON, New York - A private boarding school once attended by Donald Trump, Stephen Sondheim and John Gotti has been sold at auction for $15.8 million.
- Target to match online prices with online rivals Updated: Sep-30-15 12:06 am
NEW YORK - Starting Thursday, Target will now match its online prices with more than two dozen online competitors including Amazon.com and Walmart.com.
- Minnesota businesses join fight against extremist recruiting Updated: Sep-29-15 10:47 am
MINNEAPOLIS - At dinners with imams, meetings with youth and even large community forums, Minnesota's U.S. attorney kept asking members of the state's Somali community the same question: What could he do to stop terrorist recruiting that had already lured dozens of young men and women overseas?
- Houston Zoo to stop use of plastic bags at gift shops Updated: Sep-29-15 2:30 am
HOUSTON - The Houston Zoo has announced that it will no longer use plastic bags in its two gift shops, instead opting for reusable bags.
- Brazil's economy plunging; no relief in sight Updated: Sep-29-15 12:02 am
RIO DE JANEIRO - A currency hitting historic lows. Unemployment at a five-year peak. Consumer spending in the dumps, and a grinding political crisis that's frozen leaders' ability to push through Congress measures to jumpstart a moribund economy.
- Diocese of Gallup brings in $161K from auctions Updated: Sep-28-15 11:16 am
GALLUP, New Mexico - The Diocese of Gallup has walked away with less than $161,000 after selling nearly three dozen properties at auctions in Albuquerque and Phoenix.
- Lawsuit says couple stole, sold recalled supplements on eBay Updated: Sep-28-15 7:03 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - A pharmaceutical company has filed a federal lawsuit against a former company executive, claiming he and his wife improperly took 1,766 recalled bottles of the supplement Anatabloc from a storage facility and sold them on eBay for personal gain.
- Merrimack police use parking spaces for safe exchanges Updated: Sep-28-15 4:31 am
MERRIMACK, New Hampshire - Police in Merrimack, New Hampshire, are providing two parking spaces in the front of the police station designed for child custody exchanges or for those completing the sale of items purchased online.
- Heidi Klum cajoles boyfriend to buy her plastic snail Updated: Sep-27-15 8:28 am
MILAN - Heidi Klum gently, but persistently cajoled her boyfriend Vito Schnabel buy her a giant plastic snail at the 7th annual Milan amfAR auction, nudging up the price of the sculpture and helping raise a Milan record of $1.6 million for the charity.
- Paris goes car-less for a day in bid to cut pollution Updated: Sep-27-15 2:24 am
PARIS - Pretty but noisy Paris, its gracious Old World buildings blackened by exhaust fumes, is going car-less for a day.