nissan showed new, longer armada suv
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yesterday, 20:14

Nissan showed new, longer Armada SUV

FullscreenNissan's Armada is being premiered at the Chicago Auto Show with a new look NissanFullscreenNissan's Armada gets new looks Nissan, NissanFullscreenThe front end of the new Nissan Armada has been redesigned...

cafeteria workers at intel rally over low wages
Usa Today
yesterday, 19:43

Cafeteria workers at Intel rally over low wages

Close to 100 Intel cafeteria workers and supporters held a rally outside of the chip maker's headquarters in Santa Clara, Calif. Wednesday afternoon to highlight the growing inability of low-wage workers to survive in...

race car driver charged in alleged payday loan scam
Usa Today
yesterday, 18:37

Race car driver charged in alleged payday loan scam

A professional Ferrari-racing driver funded his high-speed competitions by running a $2 billion payday loan enterprise that victimized millions of needy borrowers nationwide with interest rates of 700% or more,...

jack daniel's plans $140 million distillery expansion
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yesterday, 18:21

Jack Daniel's plans $140 million distillery expansion

NASHVILLE — Tennessee whiskey giant Jack Daniel's is set to make a $140 million expansion to its distillery in Lynchburg, according to Gov. Bill Haslam and state economic officials. Increased demand is driving the...

caterpillar signs distribution deal in preparation for cuba entry
Usa Today
yesterday, 17:45

Caterpillar signs distribution deal in preparation for Cuba entry

American earth-movers are coming to Cuba. Caterpillar, the construction equipment maker, said Wednesday it has signed a deal with a distributor to begin the process of selling its products in Cuba, becoming one of the...

tesla reports big q4 loss, misses analysts' estimates
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yesterday, 16:48

Tesla reports big Q4 loss, misses analysts' estimates

Tesla Motors reported Wednesday a whopping loss in the fourth quarter that badly missed estimates, but the electric car maker offered reassurances that its production is on track for the year. But shares rose 14% in...

alaska's republican senate majority welcomes another democrat
Alaska Dispatch
yesterday, 13:05

Alaska's Republican Senate majority welcomes another Democrat

JUNEAU — The Republican-controlled Alaska Senate majority caucus announced Wednesday that it had added a member who jumped ship from the minority: Donny Olson, who represents Northwest Alaska. Olson, a Democrat from...

Alaska Dispatch
Tuesday, 23:29

After one-year waiting period, top Parnell staffer quickly moves to lobbying

JUNEAU — Former Gov. Sean Parnell’s legislative director has launched a lobbying career, registering her first client just after the conclusion of a legally required year-long waiting period. Heather Brakes, who left...

alaska congressional delegation on obama budget: thanks ... you shouldn't have
Alaska Dispatch
Tuesday, 19:28

Alaska congressional delegation on Obama budget: Thanks ... you shouldn't have

WASHINGTON -- Alaska’s lawmakers in Washington, D.C., had mixed reactions to President Barack Obama’s latest budget proposal, pleased with the boosts for Alaska infrastructure but not so much with the size of the $4...

Alaska Dispatch
Tuesday, 12:36

President Obama signs Coast Guard bill that includes Alaska land transfer

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama signed the 2015 Coast Guard reauthorization bill Monday night, a law that will transfer two tracts of land in Alaska out of the hands of the federal government. The bill authorizes...

obama's budget shows alaska's on the president's mind
Alaska Dispatch
Tuesday, 08:22

Obama's budget shows Alaska's on the president's mind

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama’s latest budget request, due out on Tuesday, will pay homage to Alaska on its cover, with a photo of Denali, and several budget priorities aimed at the state. Many in the state...

permanent fund board plans meeting on budget legislation next week
Alaska Dispatch
Monday, 22:46

Permanent Fund board plans meeting on budget legislation next week

The Alaska Permanent Fund board will meet next week for overviews of three pieces of legislation aimed at closing the state’s budget gap that would also affect how the fund’s earnings are spent. The board on Monday...



freeman, prince lead no. 21 baylor past k-state, 82-72
Usa Today
yesterday, 22:46

Freeman, Prince lead No. 21 Baylor past K-State, 82-72

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Al Freeman scored 21 points, Taurean Prince had 18 and No. 21 Baylor beat cold-shooting Kansas State 82-72 on Wednesday night to remain a game back of the leaders in the Big 12 race. Playing...

nordic racing in asia: low temps, huge snow sculptures and camel races -- oh, my
Alaska Dispatch
yesterday, 21:35

Nordic racing in Asia: Low temps, huge snow sculptures and camel races -- oh, my

Over the past six years, I’ve been away almost more than I’ve been home. Chasing the World Cup and my Olympic dream often necessitated living out of a duffle bag. Yet despite my extensive travel schedule I had never...

brennan: usoc taking measures to ease worries over zika virus
Usa Today
yesterday, 20:56

Brennan: USOC taking measures to ease worries over Zika virus

Aware that concerns about the Zika virus could grow among U.S. female athletes preparing for this summer’s Rio Olympics, the U.S. Olympic Committee said Wednesday it will name at least two infectious disease...

daytona international speedway unveils $400 million makeover
Usa Today
yesterday, 18:58

Daytona International Speedway unveils $400 million makeover

Daytona Beach, Fla. — Legendary driver A.J. Foyt, a virtual encyclopedia of race tracks, calls it “the prettiest speedway in the world.” That brings a smile from the folks involved with Daytona Rising, the $400...

report: brian vickers to replace tony stewart at daytona
Usa Today
yesterday, 18:05

Report: Brian Vickers to replace Tony Stewart at Daytona

USA TODAY Sports' Brant James provides insight into the latest on the injuries to NASCAR star Tony Stewart and which driver may replace him. DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Brian Vickers is expected to replace injured...

country music star jake owen shares crazy golf story about jordan spieth
Usa Today
yesterday, 17:45

Country music star Jake Owen shares crazy golf story about Jordan Spieth

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. – The legend of Jordan Spieth grows daily. Masters green jacket. U.S. Open win. World No. 1 at 22. The best putter on the planet. Approachable as the day is long, polite as can be. The stories go...


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