| Dec 15, 2014
| 9:24 AM
Newport News-based Ferguson Enterprises Inc.'s acquisition spree continues, with the company now owning one of the largest women-owned businesses in Indianapolis.
The plumbing wholesaler recently acquired HP Products, according to a news release.
| Dec 16, 2014
| 1:40 PM
In the traditional holiday story, a man in a red velvet suit sneaks into our houses in the middle of the night. We'd call 911 if that actually happened. But as we buy presents for Christmas and Hanukkah, we are unwittingly letting strangers into our homes...
| Nov 9, 2014
| 8:59 PM
The following incidents were taken from Lake Forest police reports:
A riding lawn mower was stolen from a residence in the 700 block of Washington Road sometime during the weekend of Oct. 1-2.
A 75-year-old Lake Forest woman was arrested at 10:14 p.m....
| Dec 17, 2014
| 2:47 AM
Shi'ite militias and Iraqi security forces, engaged in an all-or-nothing struggle with radical Sunni group Islamic State, are blasting the Sunni farmlands that encircle Baghdad with heavy weapons. Military officers call their target areas in the rural...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 4:00 AM
As biotech masterminds and venture capitalists scramble to hatch a new generation of environmentally friendly fuels that can help power the average gasoline-burning car, they are confronting an unexpected obstacle: the White House.
| Nov 16, 2014
| 7:14 AM
Michelle Trivigno has been busy lately consulting tax tables.
The Delaware Township, N.J., tax collector is trying to figure out the amount of tax revenue that will flow to the township each year if the $1 billion PennEast natural gas transmission line...
| Nov 17, 2014
The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions kicks off its annual conference and expo in Orlando on Monday.
About 1,000 exhibitors from approximately 40 countries will showcase their products and services for 17,000 attraction...
| Nov 15, 2014
| 7:45 PM
Lundberg Family Farms, a company based in Northern California, is voluntarily recalling two brown rice flour products that may be contaminated with salmonella.
The family-owned company said on its website that it is recalling Eco-Farmed Brown Rice Flour...
| Nov 15, 2014
| 9:17 AM
Descanso Gardens on Saturday will unveil an oak woodland that provides a glimpse of what Los Angeles might have looked like before 16th century European settlers and their livestock arrived and forever changed the Southern California landscape.
| Nov 18, 2014
| 4:02 PM
Federal and state agencies will provide an information session from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Dec. 8 to explain the federal 2014 Farm Bill that passed Feb. 7.
The session will be held at the Yorktown Library at 8500 George Washington Memorial Highway and...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 1:54 PM
On behalf of 36,000 Maryland Farm Bureau families, I have to disagree with your editorial on the issue of the new phosphorus rules ("Phosphorus rules, finally," Nov. 18). Gov. Martin O'Malley did not get it right. In fact, this is effectively just one...