| Apr 9, 2012
| 3:00 AM
In his speech before the Newspapers Association of America/American Society of News Editors Wednesday, likely GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney accused the president of changing positions to get re-elected.
For instance, Mr. Romney charged that, "As...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 8:59 AM
Halliburton Co., one of the world’s largest oil services businesses, pulled in record revenue in North America as the energy industry shied from natural gas production and boosted oil field exploration instead.
The Houston firm’s revenue in...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 3:02 PM
Kermit the frog once sang, "It's not easy being green.” That’s especially true when you're talking about 25 million pounds of trash. That’s how many plastic beads arrive in New Orleans each year during carnival season with only 2% ever...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 6:37 PM
| Dec 12, 2011
| 9:10 AM
We've recently caught some tasty news from the Chicago fish world.
First, the Fish Guy ( 4423 N. Elston Ave.) is back open after the market's renovation to accommodate more dining. It is now serving a full lunch menu that includes a yummy clamwich,...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 4:50 PM
Smiths Detection developed the portable emergency room to treat soldiers on the battlefield.
But the tornado that tore through Joplin, Mo., last month, executives at the Edgewood manufacturer say, showed another potential use.
The twister, one of the...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 8:05 AM
Some early BP before this week’s oil spill of a City Series:
Who goes crazier tonight, Cubs runners on Gavin Floyd or the flash mob in Carlos Zambrano’s head? Web poll!
Or maybe the question should be: Who do the Cubs run on more, Gavin...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 9:02 AM
A new study shows public health is headed in the wrong direction. Among the findings, New Orleans' men have among the shortest life expectancies in the nation.
When we meet Lionel Ferbos, he's looking dapper in his pressed suit and Meyer hat. It's...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 7:32 AM
U.S. Sens. Jim Webb and Mark Warner, both Virginia Democrats, again asked the Obama administration to open the state’s coast to oil and natural gas exploration.
In a letter Friday to Interior Department Secretary Ken Salazar, the pair said that...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 7:46 AM
Virginia's congressional delegation voted along party lines Wednesday on whether to open Alaskan waters to offshore drilling.
The state's eight Republicans, including Reps. Rob Wittman, Scott Rigell and Randy Forbes, voted in favor of the bill. The three...
| Jun 28, 2011
Can profanity help your career? What about raising your voice or slamming down your phone? Most of us do our best to fit in at the office and keep our emotions in check, but could swearing, getting angry and making a scene actually help you keep your job,...