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Six Texas prison inmates’ book shedding light on kitchen culture

GATESVILLE, Texas (AP) - These women may not have an oven, refrigerator, stove, knife, or even the ability to boil water, but they do have plenty of time on their hands.

February 01, 2012 | | BUSINESS

Gates visitor center more than simply a philanthropy museum

SEATTLE (AP) - People are already joking it's a good thing the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation isn't charging admission for its new visitor center, which showcases Bill Gates' multibillion-dollar philanthropy, not his computers.

February 01, 2012 | | BUSINESS

CT 200h is the green, lean entry to Lexus

The Lexus CT 200h begins its second full year on sale and debuts a new external sound system for pedestrian notification that will be applied to other Lexus hybrids. Also new for this hot-looking, five-passenger, four-door hatchback is an F Sport Package.

February 01, 2012 | By MARK MAYNARD Autoword | BUSINESS

A pair of romantic California getaways

If you're looking for a last-minute Valentine's Day gift, don't overlook the gift of travel. The beauty of giving a trip is that you get two chances to make a lasting impression on your Significant Other: 1/ when you give the gift, and 2/ when you use the gift.

February 01, 2012 | By CARY ORDWAY | BUSINESS

Burlington Coat Factory opening store in Manteca

Burlington Coat Factory is opening a Manteca store this fall in the former Mervyn's store at Mission Ridge Shopping Center.

January 28, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | BUSINESS

Sentra 2.0 SR: Technology & style

TRACY – Technology, style and convenience all within reach.

January 25, 2012 | Vince Rembulat | BUSINESS

Miami to Keys 'over the sea' railroad turns 100

MARATHON, Fla. (AP) - Florida is marking the centennial of Henry Flagler's Over-Sea Railroad, which steamed through the Florida Keys Jan. 22, 1912, carrying residents and tourists from Miami through the once-isolated island chain to Key West for the first time ever.

January 25, 2012 | | BUSINESS

Camry rolls out 7th-generation model

You know you're getting older when you're testing a new Toyota Camry and you catch yourself saying, "This is nicely done." I almost forgot I was driving what many would consider the most boring car on sale in the United States.

January 25, 2012 | By MARK MAYNARD Autoword | BUSINESS

Universal Orlando plans daily parade & night show

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Universal Orlando, with an eye on bolstering attendance, announced ambitious plans Wednesday for a daily interactive character parade and a nighttime light and pyrotechnics show at the theme park highlighting the company's 100 years of moviemaking.

January 25, 2012 | | BUSINESS

Kia updates its popular Soul for 2012

The Kia Soul received some slight styling updates for 2012.

January 18, 2012 | Vince Rembulat | BUSINESS

Through the frozen forest: Yellowstone on ski

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) - I took a deep breath, positioned my skis and shot down the hillside, whizzing through a forest of trees covered with thick, feathered layers of ice.

January 18, 2012 | The Associated Press | BUSINESS

Kia Rio: Styling, technology, fuel efficiency

My wife Barbara and I have been reviewing new vehicles for more than 20 years, and since 1994, we have reviewed every new Kia model coming to the United States. Looking back over the years there is one clear trend – every new Kia model and new generation has been a significant improvement over any of the previous models.

January 18, 2012 | By BILL SCHAFFER Auto Digest | BUSINESS

Lincoln MKX: Executive-class presence

I finished my test week in the front passenger seat of the Lincoln MKX, and it had a leavening effect to the evaluation. I was on a round-trip of four hours up and back with a fellow journalist to an event at the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana.

January 18, 2012 | By MARK MAYNARD Autoword | BUSINESS

Hyundai rolls out revamped Genesis coupe for 2013 model

DETROIT (AP) - Hyundai Motor Co. on Monday unveiled an updated version of its Genesis coupe, complete with a more powerful turbocharged four-cylinder engine, and a new look to its front end.

January 18, 2012 | The Associated Press | BUSINESS

Audi A3 diesel has the heart of a traveler

The Audi A3 is a study of good things in small packages.

January 18, 2012 | By MARK MAYNARD Autoword | BUSINESS

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Cabela’s says Bass Pro deal faces new regulatory hurdles

SIDNEY, Neb. (AP) - Cabela's say Bass Pro Shops' $4.5 billion deal to buy Nebraska-based the outfitter faces some new hurdles.

December 30, 2016 | | BUSINESS

Ryan, Larkin, Ortiz among private equity investors

NEW YORK (AP) - Hall of Famers Nolan Ryan and Barry Larkin along with recently retired David Ortiz are among the investors in Dugout Ventures, a ...

November 30, 2016 | | BUSINESS

Caesars to phase out free parking at 8 Las Vegas resorts

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Ten hotel-casinos on the Las Vegas strip announced this week they're joining Sin City's largest hotel-casino operator by ending free ...

November 30, 2016 | | BUSINESS

Mexico disappointed at Carrier agreement to keep jobs in US

MEXICO CITY (AP) - Officials in the Mexican state of Nuevo Leon expressed disappointment Wednesday at Carrier Corp.'s announcement it will keep hundreds of jobs ...

November 30, 2016 | | BUSINESS

United Airlines 747 returns to SF after engine failure

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A United Airlines Boeing 747 has returned to San Francisco after one of its four engines failed shortly after takeoff.

November 28, 2016 | | BUSINESS

Several more Kmart stores to close in Michigan next month

DETROIT (AP) - Several Kmart stores in Michigan are preparing to close next month, following dozens of others that have shuttered in the state since the ...

November 28, 2016 | | BUSINESS

DirecTV wants to be next online substitute for cable

NEW YORK (AP) - There are already a few online services that aim to replace cable, but they haven't attracted many users yet. AT&T ...

November 28, 2016 | | BUSINESS

Samsung to boost dividends, review corporate structure

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Samsung Electronics said Tuesday it will increase shareholder returns and review its corporate structure as investors step up pressure to reform ...

November 28, 2016 | | BUSINESS

No national TV exposure for Atlantic City on New Year’s Eve

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - When the new year arrives in Atlantic City, the eyes of the nation will be elsewhere.

November 28, 2016 | | BUSINESS

Cyber Monday transforms as shoppers are more connected

NEW YORK (AP) - The Monday after Thanksgiving is still a time when millions of Americans pause to check out online deals and check off items ...

November 28, 2016 | | BUSINESS


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