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WASHINGTON | Court mood is jovial as Kavanaugh takes his place on bench

WASHINGTON— Brett Kavanaugh took the bench with his new Supreme Court colleagues for the first time Tuesday in a jovial atmosphere that was strikingly at odds with the tension and rancor surrounding his high-court confirmation. The new justice dived into his new job, asking a handful of questions in the first arguments of the day … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Court mood is jovial as Kavanaugh takes his place on bench

FAIRFIELD, Iowa | Organic dairy farmers vow to compete in changing industry

FAIRFIELD, Iowa — Small family operated dairy farms with cows freely grazing on verdant pastures are going out business as large confined animal operations with thousands of animals lined up in assembly-line fashion are expanding into the organic market. Many traditional small-scale organic farmers are determined to fight back against the industry transformation by appealing … Continue reading FAIRFIELD, Iowa | Organic dairy farmers vow to compete in changing industry

Kohl’s joins holiday party, dept stores show staying power

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis/January 08, 2018(AP)(STL.News) — Kohl’s is reporting a 6.9 percent surge in sales for November and December, joining other traditional retailers in a strong holiday rally. Kohl’s boosted its earnings forecast for the entire year and shares jumped 7.5 percent before the opening bell Monday. Macy’s and J.C. Penney already reported strong holiday sales … Continue reading Kohl’s joins holiday party, dept stores show staying power

Majority of top prospects capitalize on early signing period

/December 20, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — The relevance of the traditional National Signing Day in early February may have just taken a major hit. Under a policy that took effect this year, high school seniors could sign letters of intent during an early signing period that began Wednesday and runs through Friday. The vast majority decided … Continue reading Majority of top prospects capitalize on early signing period

Tax bill boosts oil, gas drilling _ and renewable energy

WASHINGTON / December 16, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) —  The Republicans’ tax package would boost traditional forms of energy such as oil and gas while also supporting renewable energy such as wind and solar power — and even extend a hand to buyers of electric cars. An agreement by House and Senate negotiators would open Alaska’s Arctic … Continue reading Tax bill boosts oil, gas drilling _ and renewable energy

Cellphone company T-Mobile to launch TV service next year

NEW YORK /December 13, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — T-Mobile is launching a TV service next year, becoming the latest company to marry wireless and video. The service will target people who aren’t interested in traditional cable and satellite TV packages. T-Mobile promises to address consumer complaints such as “sky-high bills” and “exploding bundles.” The company wouldn’t … Continue reading Cellphone company T-Mobile to launch TV service next year