| Aug 22, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Farm equipment maker Deere & Co. said Friday it will lay off 460 workers at its Waterloo, Iowa, plant because of declining demand.
The announcement comes a week after Deere announced a plan to cut 600 workers in Ankeny, Iowa; Coffeyville, Kansas; and at...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 4:30 AM
WOODSTOCK — Linemaster Switch's rural location both hinders and helps the 160-employee manufacturer.
The company, which makes pedals that operate controls in vehicles, on factory floors, and in operating rooms, has a bit of a captive audience when...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 2:31 PM
It's officially spring. We're deep into pothole season, which, like other holiday seasons, seems to grow longer every year. This pothole season could be the longest yet. Potholes are out of control. The Chicago Department of Transportation said last month...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 8:27 PM
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GULLANE, Scotland — By the time young pro Jordan Spieth is...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 3:35 PM
As snow fell during the Ravens' game at M&T Bank Stadium for the first time since the team arrived in 1996, coach John Harbaugh wondered if there were any weather conditions his team hadn't faced yet.
Before the Ravens beat the Minnesota Vikings 29-26...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 4:54 PM
Investigators have determined that an East Hartford man who claims Aaron Hernandez shot him in February was with the former New England Patriots tight end on the night of a 2012 double homicide in Boston, a source familiar with the case has told The...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 11:04 AM
May 13 -- Simsbury Farms GC
June 3 -- Hawk's Landing GC-Southington
June 17 -- Twin Hills CC-Coventry
July 8 -- Goodwin Park GC-Hartford
July 24 -- Blue Fox Run GC-Avon
August 6 -- Tunxis Plantation CC (White Course)-Farmington...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 3:29 PM
Heading the 2013 list of best toys from FamilyFun magazine are creative play sets, toys with motion and plush toys. Those categories took the top honors in the magazine's annual Toy of the Year Awards.
"After reviewing more than 300 contenders, the 30...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 2:10 PM
As families grow, dairy farmers often realize that they need to enlarge their farming operations as well. Instead of taking on more cows and producing more milk to sell wholesale in a market with wildly fluctuating prices, some opt to add value to that...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 1:42 PM
Forget the John Deere tractor: giant island tortoises make the best lawn mowers, according to a new study.
In an effort to control the alien plants that had dominated a small island in the Indian Ocean for decades, scientists introduced two types of...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 4:39 AM
Netflix, riding high on the critical success of their show "Orange is the New Black," seems likely to order more episodes of "Arrested Development."
Meanwhile, protesters have targeted both the Zimmerman verdict and the virtual slave labor of the for-...