| Jun 17, 2013
Surf apparel company Quiksilver Inc. hasn't given investors much to be stoked about in recent years.
The Huntington Beach company owns some of the biggest brands in action sports: Quiksilver, Roxy, DC and others. Yet it has lost money each of the last...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 7:22 AM
Traditional grocery stores like Food Lion, Farm Fresh and Harris Teeter are facing stiff competition in the Tidewater market, according to a new report by Food World, an industry publication.
According to the report, Food Lion has the largest market...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 12:18 PM
If there is a single work that captures the essence of America in sound and movement, it's "Appalachian Spring," the ballet with music by Aaron Copland and choreography by Martha Graham that premiered in 1944 at the Library of Congress.
| Mar 22, 2013
| 8:12 PM
For those of us not directly invested in Apple, the stock's trajectory over the last six months has been a thrill ride to rival anything you'll find at Magic Mountain.
Since hitting an all-time peak of $705 in mid-September, the shares have been on a...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 9:04 AM
DEARBORN, Michigan (AP) — Ford Motor Co. CEO Alan Mulally's compensation fell 29 percent to $20.95 million in 2012 as the company's board weighed record North American profits and quality improvements against heavy losses in Europe and lower...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 4:56 PM
Baltimore County school librarians are worried about their next chapter.
New schools Superintendent Dallas Dance wants to eliminate from school system policy a written requirement that each school have a librarian and has shifted library science...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 7:23 PM
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack discussed his vision for U.S. organic agriculture and USDA efforts to ensure its continued success during remarks to the Organic Trade Association.
Vilsack announced a number of changes and new initiatives to...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 1:05 AM
ST. LOUIS - On June 6 Monsanto Company announced that its Board of Directors has approved a new three-year share repurchase program and declared a quarterly dividend.
Monsanto's board authorized a new share repurchase program, effective July 1, 2013,...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 1:05 AM
OMAHA, Neb. - Ranchers welcomed Japan's decision on Jan. 28 to ease restrictions on U.S. beef imports, saying it will provide a boost to the American meat industry but cautioning that it will take time before exports to Japan reach their levels of a...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 5:46 AM
It was April 23, 1991, when Pratt & Whitney's future changed in an instant.
The Air Force that day announced that its new advanced tactical fighter jet would be built by Lockheed Martin and powered by Pratt's F119 engine, a decades-long production...
| Jan 23, 2013
For the first time since the financial crisis, automakers are entering a year not only confident they will sell more cars and trucks, but knowing they have more new products to offer.
Across all competitors, there will be 43 new or redesigned vehicles...