| Jan 7, 2013
| 3:22 PM
Despite what you may be thinking, no question is too small for The Bottom Line. To prove it, TBL today presents the first installment of "Is It Just Me?" — questions about issues that rate closer to curiosity than outrage.
And, no, it is not...
| May 5, 2013
| 2:38 PM
Believing in his employees to the very end, Lynn Bowers used to encourage them, saying their small Hagerstown company could compete like “a Davy in an industry of Goliaths.”
But last year, after struggling through the worst economy many of...
| Mar 30, 2013
When the home heating-oil pump doesn't stop pumping, someone has to pay.
But who? Andrew Campbell of Cromwell asked Northeast Energy in early March to pump 100 gallons, and no more, that would be paid for with a Joe-4-Oil voucher, a Citizens Energy...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 5:46 PM
Matthew Scott Martin, 29, Listie Road, Friedens, was arrested and arraigned early Wednesday morning before Somerset District Judge Ken Johnson for allegedly driving drunk and threatening to kill his wife and others.
Police said that shortly after...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 6:05 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House voted late Wednesday to delay sweeping food safety rules that would require farmers and food companies to be more vigilant about guarding against contamination.
Lawmakers adopted an amendment by voice vote to a wide-...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 6:30 AM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Automatic federal spending cuts scheduled to take effect Friday are unlikely to hit state government for a month and the potential consequences are largely unknown for now, Michigan's budget director said Tuesday.
| Mar 4, 2013
| 10:50 PM
“To the caller who would like to see only positive comments in Mail Call: I agree that a lot of comments are stupid and arrogant, but how boring would it be to read only thank you notes, comments on the nice weather, great Christmas lights, and...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 5:11 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Home satellite TV provider DISH Network Corp has signed a deal to run 200 of its trucks on propane, in the latest indication that the niche fuel could soon rival natural gas as the United States' cheap transport alternative.
| May 17, 2013
| 6:15 AM
(An earlier version of this post included incorrect information about Maryland Gas & Electric, its pricing and whether it offers a "green" gas plan involving carbon offsets. The Sun regrets the errors.)
(Another in an occasional...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 7:22 AM
Free tax preparation is available through April 9 at the Petoskey Friendship Center.
Trained AARP volunteers will help Emmet County seniors age 50 and older, with low and moderate incomes, prepare federal and state tax returns. Volunteers will help...
| Mar 4, 2012
| 9:22 PM
I’m not going to try to persuade anyone that Bruce Springsteen is better than religion, but devotees of his music know what I mean. We talk about discovering his canon the way people talk about religious conversions. As someone I was particularly...