- 2 men who built Thunder Road remember Carowinds coaster Updated: Aug-02-15 12:05 am
ROCK HILL, South Carolina - Thirty-nine years later Ray Hargis still treasures the photo.
- Owners turning to auctions to sell their high-end properties Updated: Aug-01-15 11:13 am
EDWARDS, Colorado - Bob and Karin Weber built their dream home 14 years ago, creating an 11,000-square-foot mountaintop oasis. Now that the couple is in their 70s, they're ready to downsize.
- Lincoln shop customizing Harley bike for motorcycle rally Updated: Aug-01-15 10:32 am
LINCOLN, Nebraska - He was paying nothing for tuition on a full-ride football scholarship, living rent-free in the house his parents bought, and had already put in three years toward his goal of becoming an orthopedic surgeon.
- USS Monitor gun turret from Civil War on display at museum Updated: Aug-01-15 9:52 am
NEWPORT NEWS, Virginia - The ruddied brown of centuries-old iron serves as a constant source of excitement at the Mariners' Museum: a peek into history for casual visitors, an endless resource for Civil War buffs and a revolution in naval warfare that sits not half an hour away from Norfolk Naval Station.
- Treasure Coast salvors search for gold, jewels, artifacts Updated: Aug-01-15 1:46 am
VERO BEACH, Florida - Every day of summer, the boats show up somewhere along the ocean off the Treasure Coast.
- US stocks end lower as energy stocks slump on earnings Updated: Jul-31-15 4:58 pm
NEW YORK - Stocks closed modestly lower Friday as oil titans Exxon Mobil and Chevron led a slump in energy stocks.
- Grain mixed and livestock mostly lower Updated: Jul-31-15 4:10 pm
CHICAGO - Grain futures were mixed Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
- US paychecks grow at record-slow pace in 2nd quarter Updated: Jul-31-15 9:21 am
WASHINGTON - U.S. wages and benefits grew in the spring at the slowest pace in 33 years, stark evidence that stronger hiring isn't lifting paychecks much for most Americans. The slowdown also likely reflects a sharp drop-off in bonus and incentive pay for some workers.
- New Salt Springs Brewery set to open this week in Saline Updated: Jul-30-15 7:20 pm
SALINE, Michigan - When you talk to the people behind Salt Springs Brewery in Saline, one word continuously comes up in conversation: craftsmanship.
- Atterbury provides prime spot for hunters, anglers Updated: Jul-29-15 4:10 am
FRANKLIN, Indiana - Rural and wooded, dotted with small lakes and a crossroads for rivers and streams, Johnson County is an inviting playground for sportsmen.
- State seeks solutions to shipping woes at Hermiston workshop Updated: Jul-28-15 12:53 pm
PENDLETON, Oregon - The recent withdrawal of nearly all container shipping at the Port of Portland has forced businesses throughout Oregon to choose between paying more for exports or risk losing customers overseas.
- Sandboarding craze gets foothold in Mears' Silver Lake Dunes Updated: Jul-28-15 4:14 am
TRAVERSE CITY, Michigan - Shredding down steep hills, catching big air and performing jaw-dropping tricks...sound like the life of famed snowboarder Shaun White? Maybe, except for one key difference: sand.
- Michigan math champ charts her path to career gold Updated: Jul-27-15 11:26 am
DETROIT - Jackie Bredenberg knows her way around an isosceles triangle, a parallelogram and anything else in the mathematics stratosphere.
- High costs plague some state-run health insurance markets Updated: Jul-27-15 3:36 am
WASHINGTON - State-run health insurance markets that offer coverage under President Barack Obama's health law are struggling with high costs and disappointing enrollment. These challenges could lead more of them to turn over operations to the federal government or join forces with other states.
- EXCHANGE: Springfield Art Association seeks room for growth Updated: Jul-26-15 11:34 am
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - By her third class, Samantha McDonald's jewelry skills were already taking root. She wasn't just crafting a copper leaf pendant. She was designing a whole tree.
- Officials celebrate opening of Virginia Tech dairy facility Updated: Jul-26-15 9:53 am
WHITETHORNE, Virginia - The cows haven't moved into the new Kentland Farm dairy science production facility yet, but plenty of people showed up on July 17 to see the new home of Virginia Tech's milking herd.
- Dover seeks to attract more young professionals to city Updated: Jul-25-15 9:06 am
DOVER, Delaware - Diane Doyle has a youthful air about her. Whether it is selling lemonade outside of NASCAR races or driving nine miles to get to the post office during Firefly, the 78-year-old is always looking for the positive and fun side of things.
- Small meat markets on the rise in Lansing area Updated: Jul-24-15 4:13 am
LANSING, Michigan - Greg Saltzman will tell you up front, he's a meat man.
- Health exchange concerned about coverage gap for 1,300 Updated: Jul-22-15 11:53 am
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Connecticut's health insurance exchange is trying to limit any coverage gaps for the approximately 1,300 people who will no longer be eligible for Medicaid starting September 1, exchange officials said Wednesday.
- Powerlifting drives Special Olympics athlete Updated: Jul-22-15 5:04 am
OXFORD, Indiana - Amanda Cayton shoulders the barbell off the rack, shuffles back a couple of steps and eases back into her squat.
- EXCHANGE: Kids learn archery, turkey calling at center Updated: Jul-21-15 10:40 am
ALTAMONT, Illinois - Rodney Hirtzel thinks that youngsters don't always gain an appreciation for the outdoors from either school or home. That's why, he said, events such as the one over the weekend at Ballard Nature Center are so important.
- Strasburg Rail Road is featuring a moving arcade this summer Updated: Jul-19-15 11:58 am
STRASBURG, Pennsylvania - What on earth is the Pendolino?
- Metro Sioux City struggles with rental housing crunch Updated: Jul-19-15 10:26 am
SIOUX CITY, Iowa - After a long day at work, Joel Simental blithely returns to his rental house in Sioux City's Morningside neighborhood.
- Police keep looking for answers to unidentified remains Updated: Jul-19-15 9:11 am
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Her body was found in her third-floor apartment in Northwest Washington, and among the few valuables she left behind, police said, were a pair of mahogany leather boots, some cheap jewelry and $152 in cash.
- Flying Beetle food truck takes off in Russellville Updated: Jul-19-15 9:10 am
RUSSELLVILLE, Alabama - Hugh Bui and Andrew Nix stand in their custom-built kitchen and discuss ideas and menu options for the following day.