| Mar 20, 2011
| 1:31 AM
FUKUSHIMA, Japan - Japan announced the first signs that contamination from its tsunami-crippled nuclear complex has seeped into the food chain, saying that radiation levels in spinach and milk from farms near the facility exceeded government safety...
| Mar 26, 2011
| 3:29 PM
COLUMBUS, Oh. (KTLA) -- Honda announced on its website Friday that it will be halting production next week at its American plants as Japanese suppliers continue to struggle to recover from this month's earthquake.
Workers were notified Friday that...
| Dec 5, 2010
| 8:30 PM
COCOA — The biggest gathering of Florida manatees ever observed survived a deadly cold snap last winter by huddling in warm water discharged from a power plant on the Indian River Lagoon in Brevard County.
The 1960s-era Florida Power & Light Co....
| Apr 25, 2011
| 3:46 PM
From late morning to afternoon, images of a man with many hats and faces rolled by on the big TV monitor in the State House main hall: William Donald Schaefer in full white chef's garb, done up as George Washington crossing the Delaware, wearing a...
| Jan 20, 2011
| 11:39 AM
Fleetwood Folding Trailers once was one of Somerset County’s largest employers, but now its doors have closed.
Former and current employees of the Somerset Township manufacturing plant say the company’s closing comes as a shock.
| Jan 23, 2011
| 7:49 PM
More than 100 employees axed during the recent FCTA plant closing gathered Saturday to discuss their options with union representatives and learned they will likely have to move on without health benefits.
“If the company doesn’t pay the...
| Feb 10, 2011
| 10:30 PM
Concerns about what the closure of the Nikiski liquefied natural gas plant could mean for Anchorage include the loss of a backup gas supply during cold snaps -- but there's also a chance that other producers might decide not to explore in Cook Inlet....
| Jun 21, 2011
| 9:58 PM
The Oshkosh defense plant in Oakes, N.D., will close Aug. 31, resulting in the loss of 56 jobs, said John Daggett, company spokesman.
The closing will be phased in over the summer, he said.
No severance packages are being offered. Employees were not...
| Mar 9, 2011
| 12:40 PM
Dozens of workers will be out of a job when a Madison County plant closes its doors for good. Company officials with Northstar Aerospace, Inc. in Anderson say nearly 50 employees will be let go by the end of June.
However, they haven't officially given a...
| Mar 14, 2011
| 7:07 AM
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Angered by repeated releases of secretly filmed videos claiming to show the mistreatment of farm animals, Iowa’s agriculture industry is pushing legislation that would make it illegal for animal rights activists to...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 10:17 AM
The old Thomasville Furniture plant in Appomattox went on the auction block Wednesday, but there were no successful bids for the property.
Thomasville was one of the area's largest employers, before downsizing and eventually closing earlier this year....