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  • Rapid online growth helps pad Costco's profits

    Costco Wholesale has been a bit stodgy when it comes to the Internet but its e-commerce sales boomed this year, helping it beat Wall Street expectations when it posted year-end results Wednesday. Online sales represent only 3 percent of its $110.2...
  • It's in Newport News' budget: $11,531,179 for Social work services

    Newport News has budgeted $11,531,179 for its social work services this fiscal year. The programs that fall under social work services, or family services, as it will soon be called, include adoption, foster care, family engagement court intake, adult...
  • Forest Park gets thousands of plants — and a new life

    Forest Park gets thousands of plants — and a new life
    When European buckthorn and other nonnative invasive plants were removed from Forest Park in Lake Forest this spring, people driving along Deerpath Road or walking on the park's lawn could see Lake Michigan. The view had been obscured for many years as...
  • After a century, bison return to Illinois

    After a century, bison return to Illinois
    The hulking animals that stepped from trailers to corrals here late at night drew a hushed, attentive audience of about 25 people. The reason for the reverence: wild bison have been reintroduced on the prairies east of the Mississippi River for the...
  • Factbox: Brazil presidential candidates' policy proposals

    (Reuters) - Brazil's presidential election will be decided in a runoff on Oct. 26 between leftist incumbent President Dilma Rousseff and pro-business challenger Aecio Neves. Following are the policy proposals of the two finalists in a race closely...
  • Body cameras may become part of hunting season

    A hunter encountering a wildlife conservation officer may be recorded on video this winter. A bill allowing Pennsylvania conservation officers to wear body cameras while on duty has passed the House. The Senate is expected to take up the legislation...
  • Howard County health digest

    Classes at hospital Howard County General Hospital will sponsor the following classes at the HCGH Wellness Center, Suite 100, 10710 Charter Drive, Columbia unless otherwise listed. Advanced registration for all programs at hcgh.com. Information: 410-740-...
  • Exclusive: Iberdrola hires JPMorgan for asset sales to fund U.S. buy

    MADRID/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Spanish power firm Iberdrola has hired JPMorgan Chase & Co to sell some foreign renewable assets which could raise up to 2 billion euros to help fund an acquisition in the fast-growing U.S. market, three sources with knowledge...
  • Lockheed Martin in research deal with Israel tech company Yissum

    Lockheed Martin in research deal with Israel tech company Yissum
    Lockheed Martin agreed to conduct joint research with Yissum, the technology transfer company of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and has the option to purchase exclusive licenses to products resulting from their research. The research will focus on...
  • Herbalife shares jump after company hires former FTC commissioner

    Herbalife shares jump after company hires former FTC commissioner
    Herbalife Ltd., the nutrition company that is under investigation by the Federal Trade Commission, has hired a former FTC commissioner to oversee the conduct of its independent sales team. Pamela Jones Harbour will monitor training and mentoring...
  • The meaning of U.S. citizenship

    The meaning of U.S. citizenship
    In recent years, the concept of U.S. citizenship has figured in public debate largely in connection with immigration reform. Should immigrants who are in the country illegally be given a “path to citizenship”? Should children born to parents...