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Plane makes emergency landing on I-15 in Riverdale, no injuries reported

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Emergency crews are responding to a plane crash on Interstate 15 near Riverdale Road Saturday...

Business

Huge lightning storms in UK disrupt travel at London airport

Britain Lightning Storms

LONDON (AP) — British meteorologists said thousands of lightning strikes hit the U.K. during a powerful overnight thunderstorm, and a London-area airport reported flight disruptions Sunday after an aircraft refueling system was damaged. London Stansted Airport said that a lightning strike disabled...


Government

Man held in Venezuela for 2 years is welcomed home by Trump

APTOPIX Venezuela Jailed American Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joshua Holt, a Utah man who traveled to Venezuela in 2016 to marry a woman he met online but soon found himself jailed and later branded the CIA’s top spy in Latin America, has been welcomed home by his family and President Donald Trump. Holt, 26, says he was “overwhelmed with...


Government

Lawyer: Trump needs informant info before Mueller interview

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s attorney Rudy Giuliani says the president wants details on the classified information shared with lawmakers about the FBI investigation into Russian election meddling before deciding on an interview with special counsel Robert Mueller. Rudy Giuliani says...


Business

Visa woes have summer businesses looking to Puerto Ricans

Seasonal Worker Visas

PHIPPSBURG, Maine (AP) — Frustrated by red tape and visa limits on foreign workers, tourism businesses from Maine to Missouri are turning to Puerto Ricans who are fleeing a shattered economy and devastation caused by Hurricane Maria. Bob Smith, owner of Sebasco Harbor Resort in Phippsburg, hired a...


Business

Vacant for decades, Detroit's train station may get new life

Detroit Train Station Ford

DETROIT (AP) — The last train left Michigan Central Station 30 years ago and it has stood vacant ever since, a hulking embodiment of Detroit’s long decline from America’s manufacturing engine to its biggest municipal bankruptcy. The 105-year-old building that once handled all of Detroit’s passenger...


Business

AP Top Business News at 10:35 a.m. EDT

Vintage denim: 125-year-old Levis sell for nearly $100K Vacant for decades, Detroit’s train station may get new life Source: Trump administration has cut deal with China’s ZTE Huge lightning storms in UK disrupt travel at London airport Court: Gov’t violated privacy law for defrauded students...


Business

Indiana nonprofit aids businesses with beautification funds

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana nonprofit group is helping small businesses get off the ground through grants that pay for sprucing up their facades with fresh paint, business signs, lighting and other improvements, which make new establishments more attractive to patrons. The Local Initiatives...


Business

UI Chancellor: Chicago will add resources the university

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — University of Illinois’ chancellor says expanding the university’s presence to Chicago won’t drain resources from Champaign-Urbana, saying two new initiatives there will do “just the opposite.” Chancellor Robert Jones is also committed to expanding the UI Research Park in...


Business

Coal industry praises Northam decision to sign tax credit

Coal Tax Credit

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Southwest Virginia lawmakers and coal industry representatives see hope for economic development in Gov. Ralph Northam’s decision to sign a bill reinstating a pared-down tax credit for certain coal producers, but environmental groups call the move a wasteful corporate giveaway....


Business

With recipes, the key to making millions is not about the food

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. In 2017, the team from Sir Kensington’s made an estimated $140 million for their ketchup recipe when they sold it to Unilever. The same year, Nathan Myhrvold, a technology expert-turned-experimental chef, released the five-volume “Modernist Bread” (Cooking Lab, $560), co-...


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