Nebraska doctor named president of national group

|Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014

A Nebraska doctor has been elected president of the American Academy of Family Physicians.

Chiquita will ripen fruit at New Orleans site

|Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014

Chiquita has chosen a site near downtown New Orleans to ripen the bananas it ships in from Central America.

Terrebonne signs prison ambulance deal

|Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014

Terrebonne Parish has renewed a contract with Acadian Ambulance to transport injured or ill inmates from the parish jail to local hospitals.

Rail industry support follows Rep. Denham’s ascent in House

| |Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014

In two years, Rep. Jeff Denham of California has gone from a Republican backbencher to a key subcommittee chairman and in a league with higher-ranking and senior members of Congress when it comes to financial support from the railroad industry.

Window dressing offers window into store's soul

| |Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014

Whether it's lipstick-red shoe soles or the latest Chanel bag, Ignaz Gorischek knows you want what you can't have. As vice president of store development for Neiman Marcus, he has crafted store windows for 35 years.

Snyder, Schauer at odds over economy, jobs

| |Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

Republican Rick Snyder is hyping jobs — "more and better jobs" — as he campaigns for another term as governor, contending that Michigan's resurgence is well underway and will continue under his guidance.

From job to job to job, a life lived _ and lost

| |Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

Fumes poured from the Kia SUV as soon as an emergency medical technician broke one of the rear windows. Inside, the body of a dark-haired young woman reclined in the driver's seat, keys dangling from the ignition.

From job to job to job, a life lived _ and lost

| |Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

The fumes, reeking of gasoline, poured from the white Kia SUV as soon as an emergency medical technician broke one of the rear windows. Inside, the body of a dark-haired young woman with a beauty mark on her left cheek reclined in the driver's seat, keys dangling from the ignition.

Facing lawsuit, California oil train terminal to shut down

| |Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

A legal victory in California this week over crude oil operations could have a spillover effect, emboldening critics of crude-by-rail shipments to press their concerns in other jurisdictions.

Gold nugget found in California finds secret buyer

|Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

One of the largest gold nuggets in modern times pulled from Northern California's Gold Country has sold to a secret buyer.



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