| Nov 15, 2013
| 1:05 AM
FARGO, N.D. - Do you remember the marketing phrase, cooks all day while the cook's away? That was the slogan for Rival Crockpot, the original slow cooker, in the early 1970s.
At that time, women were joining the workforce in large numbers, and this...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 8:10 AM
Every year, it seems as though retailers are prepping for the holiday season earlier and earlier. Before Halloween even arrives, some stores have already started running advertisements or stocking their shelves with gifts for the winter holidays. While,...
| Oct 11, 2013
Money, money, money.
The buying habits of the people who have it are analyzed endlessly, for obvious reasons — and few business sectors outdo the studious zeal of the real estate industry, judging from the mounds of data that regularly pile up...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 3:18 PM
Several candidates for governor — a Democrat and three Republicans — said Friday that they would cut taxes to improve Maryland's business image and revive its ailing manufacturing sector.
The three Republican candidates and Democratic...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 1:05 AM
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - A new survey of business leaders in nine Midwest and Plains states suggests that manufacturing growth will help fuel the regional economy through the end of the year, according to a report released on Oct. 1.
The overall Mid-America...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 8:56 AM
The nature of furniture stores along Randall Road in Geneva is changing.
The Thomasville store at 1431 S. Randall has shut its doors for good, while Sofa Solutions, 1772 S. Randall, is having a closing sale until the inventory is gone, then will...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 3:15 PM
A Waynesboro, Pa., woman charged with allegedly operating a methamphetamine lab that exploded in her home in July pleaded not guilty this week during her arraignment in Franklin County Common Pleas Court, according to the county District Attorney’...
| Sep 1, 2013
Sick of $450-a-month gas and electric bills for their Baltimore County rowhouse, James and JoAnn Allis replaced their old, inefficient air conditioner. And their windows and doors. Then they added insulation in their home's many leaky spots and coated...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 4:00 AM
From Michigan comes the news that the Willow Run bomber factory outside Detroit is to be demolished. One of the best-known factories that transformed the United States into "the Arsenal of Democracy" during World War II, Willow Run is also said to be...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 8:00 AM
It's hard to realize that over a year has passed since the closing of the once-proud Bethlehem Steel plant at Sparrows Point.
Opened over 100 years ago as Bethlehem Steel, the plant along with Western Electric, General Motors, Lever Brothers to name a...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 8:32 AM
Edgewood-based Smiths Detection's HazMatID Elite has won the Excellence in Design Gold Award at Appliance Design Magazine's 26th Annual Excellence in Design Awards. Elite is the next generation of Smiths Detection's HazMatID, the world's most widely...