| Feb 27, 2011
States and many U.S. territories have tourism offices to help visitors. When requesting travel literature, be as specific as possible.
Alabama: Alabama Tourism Department, 401 Adams Ave., Suite 126, P.O. Box 4927, Montgomery, AL 36103; (800) 252-2262...
| Jun 26, 2011
Gasoline prices per gallon in the West*
New Mexico 3.61
*Source: AAA; prices (rounded)...
| Jun 5, 2011
Riding the roller coaster that wraps around the New York-New York casino and hotel is 3 1/2 minutes of pure rush, looping up and down fast enough to satisfy die-hard thrill seekers.
The coaster is like the southern Nevada recession — full of...
| Jul 3, 2011
Whether you're shopping at Tiffany, contemplating the Liberty Bell, hiking in Yosemite National Park or throwing dice inLas Vegas, odds are good you'll meet an international tourist enjoying America alongside you.
New York, Florida, California, Nevada...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 5:27 PM
In scores of consumer complaints, Heart Check America clients have accused the company of using pressure sales tactics inappropriate for a health care firm as it markets long-term medical imaging contracts costing thousands of dollars.
The Tinley Park-...
| Dec 22, 2010
Buoyed by a growing Hispanic population and the availability of steady federal jobs, Maryland grew by 9 percent in the last decade - faster than most Eastern states, according to new Census Bureau data.
Maryland's population grew by 480,000 residents, to...
| Oct 22, 2011
| 4:57 PM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Organic grocery chain Fresh & Easy has issued its second recall this year for some of its store brand spinach over fears of a possible bacteria contamination.
The South Bay-based company issued the recall of their 12-ounce bags of...
| Oct 14, 2010
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration sent warning letters to seven companies and one nutritionist who sell chemicals called chelators to treat autism, cardiovascular diseases and other conditions, informing them they are violating federal law.
| Jul 18, 2011
| 10:15 AM
Wine lovers mourning the July 16 death of Fred E. Koehler, founder of Lynfred Winery, certainly will have plenty to toast his memory. Koehler, owner of one of the largest family-owned wineries in Illinois, made some 90 different wines. Me? If I could, I&...
| Jul 29, 2011
| 11:38 AM
Three months after being acquired by Anheuser-Busch, Goose Island Beer Co. said today that its massively popular 312 Urban Wheat Ale will soon be brewed in an AB facility in upstate New York.
Brewing a beer named for Chicago in Baldwinsville, N.Y. -- 700...
| Aug 19, 2011
Bankrate.com recently released a list of the top 10 states for foreclosure based on June numbers. Many on the list aren't a surprise, but a few — such as Idaho — are.
Other states on the list were Nevada, Arizona, California, Utah, Michigan,...