| Aug 23, 2012
| 1:50 PM
Broadly speaking, a film festival's programmers can handle news of a new lineup one of two ways: all at once, or nearly; or the drib-drab approach.
The Chicago International Film Festival goes for the dribs and drabs. The 48th edition of founder and...
| May 24, 2012
| 4:14 PM
The owner of the financially ailing Sparrows Point steel plant is idling operations there, warning 1,975 workers Thursday that they would be laid off starting next month.
The news, the latest casting doubt on the future of the Baltimore County facility,...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 4:29 PM
Frozen foods have been coming out of the Brooks Food Group plant for more than 40 years.
On Monday, the Bedford-based company sent out its final shipments, marking the end for yet another Bedford manufacturer.
"It's a big impact on the city," said...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 6:07 PM
Effective Tuesday at 6:49 p.m., operations were shut down at the Palisades Nuclear Power Plant.
The plant is located on the Lake Michigan shoreline in Van Buren County, in Covert Township.
The plant was shut down to repair a "small leak" in the plant'...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 11:00 PM
Between a message that massaged the truth shiatsu-style and the tepid support for the robotic Romney-Tronic 2012, it’s as if the Republican National Convention was about killing time.
What we witnessed was a rally for 2016, and the hopes that the...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 12:36 AM
(CNN) -- Promising his traditional conservative policies will restore America's greatness, Mitt Romney accepted the Republican presidential nomination and then prepared to campaign with his running mate on Friday in two swing states vital to their chances...
| Sep 2, 2012
| 12:19 PM
Vice President Joe Biden (D) made a campaign stop in West Manchester Township, York County, ahead of this week's Democratic National Convention, blasting his Republican rivals' proposals as being detrimental for the middle class.
| Sep 4, 2012
| 7:53 AM
Roger C. and Anette J. Cyr of Petoskey celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Sept. 1.
They were married in East Jordan at the First Methodist Church, and have lived in Petoskey since. In 1964, they moved to their current home on...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 11:00 AM
I agree with letter writer Fred Pasek's warning about "vague promises," but this applies to all politicians, Rep. Paul Ryan no less than President Barack Obama ("What Ryan actually said about that GM plant," Sept. 6).
Mr. Ryan vaguely promises to...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 3:57 PM
Cosmetics firm Revlon Inc. says it is ending manufacturing operations in Maryland as part of a global reorganization that will eliminate about 250 jobs.
The company refused to say Friday where its local facility is located or how many of the layoffs will...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 4:23 PM
When Charlie Dent took the House floor Wednesday afternoon he told his fellow colleagues about Northampton high school sports teams, the “Konkrete Kids” and the Whitehall Township community Cementon to stress the importance of the cement...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 9:34 PM
More than 1,100 workers at 10 companies learned last month that they'll lose their jobs in plant closings or mass layoffs before year-end, according to …...