| Jun 2, 2008
| 7:11 PM
IS THIS city poised to take a bite out of Hollywood's bread and butter?
A dramatically expanded state tax credit for film and television productions has made New York a more appealing shooting locale than ever, bringing a wave of projects into the city...
| Dec 2, 2008
| 7:53 AM
So which of our habits is the worst enemy to the environment? For now, here's a look at some of our most common environmental transgressions, starting with the biggies.
Consumption The average Chicago household uses 5,400 kilowatt hours of...
| Apr 16, 2009
| 7:44 PM
Connecticut continued its run of big job losses in March as employers shed 7,100 positions, but the unemployment rate ticked up less than expected, to 7.5 percent from 7.4 percent in February, according to a report released Thursday by the state...
| Sep 2, 2009
| 8:46 AM
The tests are in and a federal report confirms what seems like an urban legend: a Diet Pepsi can consumed by an Ormond Beach man did indeed contain the remains of an animal, believed to be a frog or a toad.
Amy Denegri said she has received a report from...
| Feb 27, 2011
When NovaSom Inc. was looking to produce its sleep apnea diagnostic kits, the Glen Burnie-based company didn't look to factories in Asia or Mexico. Instead, it found a manufacturer right off the Beltway in Woodlawn.
NovaSom chose Zentech Manufacturing...
| Jul 18, 2010
| 12:37 PM
The website listed the address as 300 E. Lombard St. and, sure enough, when we arrived, a prominent sign assured us we had landed at those very coordinates. But there was no sign, literally or figuratively, of Rosina Gourmet.
Pluckily, we entered the...
| Aug 13, 2010
| 7:44 PM
I would like to add to Mr. Lightfoot's argument about the Roosevelt administration in prolonging the Great Depression. After President Hoover tried to tax America into being prosperous, FDR decided he would even do bigger tax increases in the name of...
| Feb 9, 2010
| 1:38 PM
You already roast a fine, juicy chicken, whip up creamy scrambled eggs and know how to braise succulent short ribs till they fall off the bone.
Why, then, would you crowd your counters and empty your pockets to buy a $450 home sous vide machine?
| Nov 26, 2010
Editor's Note: Numerous instances of plagiarism have been discovered in Dan Kimber’s “Education Matters” column, which ran in the News- Press from September 2003 to September 2011. In those columns where plagiarism has been found, a...
| Jan 28, 2009
by Frank James As expected, the Federal Reserve did the expected today, leaving unchanged a key interest rate which is essentially at zero. Still, the statement by the Fed's policymaking team, the Federal Open Market Committee, is noteworthy for a......
| Jun 21, 2010
Maybe some factories have happier workers, or maybe their production lines are just particularly snappy. Whatever the case, certain vehicle assembly plants produce fewer defects per 100 cars than others, and J.D. Power and Associates has just released its...