- House backs bill to ease calorie labeling requirements Updated: Feb-12-16 5:54 pm
WASHINGTON - Fast-food chains would get some relief from government rules on listing calories for things like bacon-wrapped deep dish pizza or double cheeseburgers under legislation the House approved on Friday.
- Football used in 1958 title game auctioned for $62,140 Updated: Feb-12-16 12:07 pm
BALTIMORE - The football that Johnny Unitas threw to Raymond Berry for a touchdown in the historic 1958 NFL Championship game has been sold for $62,140 at an auction.
- Sitka hosts mask exhibit featuring 10 common Alaska diseases Updated: Feb-12-16 4:06 am
SITKA, Alaska - Growing up in Eagle River, Drew Michael pursued art with a fervency that reached "nerd" levels.
- That's gold: Bill and Dave Christian medals up for auction Updated: Feb-11-16 3:46 pm
Their Olympic gold medals and other memorabilia have been spending more time in safety deposit boxes than on display, so Bill Christian and Dave Christian decided the time was right to auction them off.
- West Virginia: Watch glass being made by hand at Blenko Updated: Feb-11-16 11:23 am
MILTON, West Virginia - At Blenko Glass, you can watch glass being handcrafted the way it's been done for more than 100 years.
- Detroit native starts online marketplace for high-end items Updated: Feb-09-16 4:39 pm
DETROIT - A new company launched by a Detroit native offers an online portal similar to the stock market for the buying and selling of high-end, limited edition products.
- Shopping cart designed by Alabama woman gaining popularity Updated: Feb-09-16 9:48 am
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Caroline's Cart, a shopping cart for special needs children created by Alabama mom Drew Ann Long, will soon be found in Target stores nationwide.
- Lock of Lennon's hair expected to fetch $10K at auction Updated: Feb-08-16 1:32 pm
DALLAS - A lock of hair snipped from the head of John Lennon as the Beatle prepared for a film role is expected to sell for $10,000 at a Dallas auction later this month.
- Lake Village pairs with US agency to boost health, economy Updated: Feb-06-16 2:05 pm
LAKE VILLAGE, Arkansas - Lake Village will partner with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency this year to plan expansions to the city's community garden and trails, the agency announced last week.
- Burberry to slash number of catwalk shows, speed up sales Updated: Feb-05-16 10:01 am
LONDON - Luxury fashion retailer Burberry says it will combine its menswear and womenswear catwalk shows into a single presentation, and slash the amount of time it takes for customers to obtain items seen on the runway.
- Retired Ohio police officer gets to buy K-9 partner for $1 Updated: Feb-04-16 4:52 pm
MARIETTA, Ohio - A recently retired Ohio police officer has been allowed to buy his K-9 partner for $1.
- Essentials: Toronto, from what's new to classic attractions Updated: Feb-04-16 12:37 pm
TORONTO - Grab your toque (what Canadians call a wool hat) and get your game face on if you're heading for the NBA All-Star Game in the 6ix -a term coined by rapper Drake, Toronto's unofficial ambassador, for his hometown.
- Albania to auction off old Eastern Bloc military aircraft Updated: Feb-03-16 7:06 am
TIRANA, Albania - Albania is auctioning off dozens of obsolete Eastern Bloc military aircraft to raise cash for its armed forces, and officials say museums and collectors from several countries have expressed interest.
- Closed northern Indiana market set to reopen with stores Updated: Feb-01-16 8:20 am
ELKHART, Indiana - A developer says a barn-like building that previously housed a large northern Indiana farmers market will soon reopen after efforts to find businesses and restaurants.
- Official: NY investigators target NFL over ticket resale Updated: Jan-28-16 7:59 pm
ALBANY, New York - New York authorities are investigating whether the NFL is engaging in anti-competitive practices on its ticket-selling website, an official said Thursday.
- 3 stolen vintage banjos worth more than $16,000 recovered Updated: Jan-28-16 6:07 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Three vintage banjos valued at more than $16,000 were recovered by a North Carolina music shop after they turned up at an auction house the same day they were stolen.
- Amazon net income doubles, but its results still fall short Updated: Jan-28-16 5:57 pm
SEATTLE - Amazon saw its results for the holiday quarter as a present wrapped in a bow. But analysts and investors saw something more like a lump of coal.
- National conservative groups oppose Utah's online tax bill Updated: Jan-28-16 4:33 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - A coalition of national conservative groups is opposing Utah lawmakers' efforts to collect sales tax for online purchases.
- Spain activists, whistleblower creating digital pay system Updated: Jan-28-16 12:28 pm
BARCELONA, Spain - A prominent French whistleblower and Spanish anti-corruption activists who trigged an investigation of a former International Monetary Fund chief announced Thursday they are designing a digital payment system aimed at excluding middlemen companies that make money from online purchases.
- Wal-Mart's shutdown creates new food deserts Updated: Jan-27-16 2:43 pm
FAIRFIELD, Alabama - Wal-Mart's decision to shutter 154 stores across the country means that, starting Thursday, residents without cars in a neighborhood near a historically black college outside Birmingham, Alabama, will have to cross dangerous roadways on foot to get fresh produce and meat. Come Friday, folks in Coal Hill, Arkansas, will need to drive 15 miles to get to the nearest supermarket and pharmacy. Low-income neighbors of Wichita State University in Kansas, too, will be losing quick access to fresh groceries.
- Rockford Christmas tree getting new life as table Updated: Jan-27-16 4:52 am
DURAND, Illinois - The towering Christmas tree that illuminated downtown Rockford this holiday season is getting a second life as a custom-designed wood table.
- Neighborhoods: Shopping in Richmond, Virginia's Carytown Updated: Jan-26-16 8:06 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - So many shopping and dining areas are just like any other - chain stores and chain restaurants. Carytown breaks the mold.
- Couple closing bookstore in downtown Rapid City Updated: Jan-24-16 12:10 pm
RAPID CITY, South Dakota - A bookstore in downtown Rapid City is closing after less than two years due to generally slow sales.
- Roane County family finds antique cookbook Updated: Jan-24-16 10:17 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - History pokes out from the edges.
- Is that credit card with the annual fee really worth it? Updated: Jan-20-16 5:37 pm
NEW YORK - The biggest months for adding and dropping credit cards are December and January, so now's the time to make sure that $95 annual fee is really worth it.