Court to consider Natchez hospital ombudsman

|Monday, Apr. 21, 2014

The federal bankruptcy court overseeing Natchez Regional Medical Center's Chapter 9 filing will decide this week if it needs to appoint a special patient advocate for the duration of the process.

Oil stays above $104 amid Ukraine jitters

|Monday, Apr. 21, 2014

The price of oil edged down Monday but stayed above $104 per barrel as investors watched simmering tensions in Ukraine.

Study: Fuels from corn waste not better than gas

| |Monday, Apr. 21, 2014

Biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term, a study shows, challenging the Obama administration's conclusions that they are a much cleaner oil alternative and will help combat climate change.

Asian stocks mixed after holiday weekend

|Monday, Apr. 21, 2014

Global stocks were mixed Monday in light trading after Japan reported a record annual trade deficit and investors looked ahead to economic data this week from China and South Korea.

Workforce training center underway in Lafourche

|Monday, Apr. 21, 2014

Construction on a Career Magnet Center has been moving smoothly despite recent weather delays, Lafourche Parish officials said.

US justices hear arguments in Argentina debt case

|Monday, Apr. 21, 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court is hearing arguments Monday in Argentina's decade-long battle with holders of its defaulted bonds.

High court to hear dispute about TV over Internet

| |Monday, Apr. 21, 2014

Thirty years after failing to convince the Supreme Court of the threat posed by home video recordings, big media companies are back and now trying to rein in another technological innovation they say threatens their financial well-being.

Dual-credit college courses now cheaper in SD

| |Monday, Apr. 21, 2014

Even though they haven't graduated from high school yet, twin sisters Samantha and Mackenzie Reynolds have a year of college under their belts.

Higher costs pressured businesses in 1st quarter

|Sunday, Apr. 20, 2014

Rising costs for materials and labor appear to be pressuring businesses, according to a quarterly survey from the National Association of Business Economics.

Businesses open satellites in downtown Muskegon

| |Sunday, Apr. 20, 2014

When Chantella Bentsen moved to Muskegon, she planned to operate her yarn shop from her home. That was before she saw the Century Club Shops.

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