| Nov 12, 2012
| 5:46 AM
On Veterans Day, we honor those who have so honored us with their service and sacrifice to keep America strong and free.
Hundreds of retailers and restaurants also salute the military, offering discounts to veterans, active duty and retired U.S....
| Nov 14, 2012
| 3:09 PM
Whether you are for or against it, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare, is set to go into full effect in 2014. Since the President’s recent re-election businesses have spoken up, stating there could be some...
| Nov 17, 2012
Wedding day: Oct. 20, 2012
Her story: Devin Robinson, 24, grew up in Baltimore. She is an auditor for Ellin & Tucker, a public accounting and business-consulting firm. Her father, Dwayne Robinson, works in sales for Verizon, and her mother, Bobbie...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 4:38 PM
Rose Landino has an easy time imagining the happy routine she should have been following last Oct. 26.
As evening approached, she and her husband would have climbed into a car for the drive to Stratford to pick up Rose's twin brother, Douglas, who would...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 3:35 PM
New restaurant regulations that were supposed to require chains with more than 20
locations to list calorie counts on their menus are stalled. But many restaurants have
already started disclosing that information anyway. Consumer Reports wanted to see...
| Sep 13, 2010
| 5:39 PM
Steal California Jobs.
That's my economic plan, and it sure beats what Alex Sink and Rick Scott are proposing.
We have beaches, sun, clean air and 150,000 empty condos at $35,000 apiece.
All we need are workers who can read and cipher. That's in my...
| May 23, 2011
| 8:00 AM
A three-day sugar rush gets underway Tuesday when the 2011 Sweets & Snacks Expo opens at Chicago’s McCormick Place. Sponsored by the National Confectioners Association, the expo is “the largest confectionery, cookie and snack show in the...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 9:21 PM
Diners at national chain restaurants are most satisfied with Olive Garden and Pizza Hut, according to a newly-released portion of the American Consumer Satisfaction Index, and they're much happier with pizza than burgers.
The ACSI is an annual survey...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 9:50 AM
Marilyn Hagerty’s review of the Olive Garden in Grand Forks, N.D., is hardly about the restaurant’s “warm and comforting” chicken Alfredo or the “attractive” bar area -- it’s the purest gauge of all that is...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 10:50 AM
McDonald’s Corp. can keep selling Happy Meals with toys to California children after a San Francisco judge threw out a proposed class-action lawsuit seeking to ban the practice in the state.
The Center for Science in the Public Interest said it...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 12:31 PM
The restaurant industry’s royal line of succession has shifted, with Wendy’s usurping Burger King as the second-largest sales-getter behind McDonald’s.
In its annual ranking of U.S. restaurants, research group Technomic Inc. placed...