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Extra hour for Indiana alcohol sales Sunday morn

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana alcohol sales will be legal for an extra hour on Sunday morning with the end of daylight saving time.

October 29, 2014 8:18 am
Ikea makes push for growth

Ikea makes push for growth

Ikea, whose stadium-sized furniture stores draw shoppers from miles around, is going where its shopper are: online.

October 25, 2014 4:38 pm
Right at Home: fall decor gets cozy

Right at Home: fall decor gets cozy

Cozying up in a favorite sweater is one of the distinct pleasures of autumn.

October 25, 2014 4:38 pm Photos

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For the birds: How to attract feathered friends to outdoor spaces

For the birds: How to attract feathered friends to outdoor spaces

As cold weather approaches we look stock ingredients to make soups, casseroles and stews, giving us sustenance and warmth as fall slides way too quickly into winter. But what about our feathered friends?

October 25, 2014 4:38 pm Photos

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Spot will cost you: Pet rents become apartment fad

Spot will cost you: Pet rents become apartment fad

Man's best friend is taking a bite out of renters' wallets.

October 25, 2014 4:38 pm
Clover comeback? 'Bee lawns' gaining favor

Clover comeback? 'Bee lawns' gaining favor

Turf grass may be an attractive groundcover for homeowners but it doesn't hold much appeal for pollinators.

October 25, 2014 4:38 pm
Ford profits fall because of F-150's aluminum body switch

Ford profits fall because of F-150's aluminum body switch

Ford's profit dropped 34 percent in the third quarter, largely because of the cost of launching its new aluminum-bodied F-150.

October 24, 2014 2:30 pm

Royals' run to World Series has Kansas City abuzz

KANSAS CITY, Mo. | This Midwestern city best known for its barbecue, bebop jazz and, for most of the past three decades, bad baseball has exploded into a sea of blue as long-suffering Royals fans suddenly find their team at the center of the sports universe.

October 18, 2014 5:00 pm

Macy's to open even earlier on Thanksgiving

NEW YORK | Macy's Inc. is opening its stores at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, two hours earlier than last year, to lure holiday shoppers.

October 14, 2014 5:20 pm

Liquid nicotine exposures up sharply among kids

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Poison control workers say that as the e-cigarette industry has boomed, the number of children exposed to the liquid nicotine that gives hand-held vaporizing gadgets their kick also has spiked.

October 14, 2014 8:26 am

New studies point out dangers of 'talking' to car

WASHINGTON (AP) — Just because you can talk to your car doesn't mean you should.

October 07, 2014 7:41 am

Another card system hack hits Jewel-Osco stores

NEW YORK (AP) — Card data of Supervalu and Albertsons shoppers may be at risk in another hack, the two supermarket companies said Monday.

September 30, 2014 7:30 am
Hurricane Odile slams Mexico's Baja California

Hurricane Odile slams Mexico's Baja California

This satellite image provided by NOAA shows category four Hurricane Odile taken at 5:45 a.m. EDT Sunday Sept. 14, 2014. The rapidly strengthening Hurricane Odile intensified Saturday night and appeared headed for a possible close brush with the southern end of Mexico's Baja California penins…

September 15, 2014 12:14 pm
Apple reveals larger iPhones and smartwatch

Apple reveals larger iPhones and smartwatch

Apple CEO Tim Cook discusses the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, in Cupertino, Calif. The iPhone 6 will have a screen measuring 4.7 inches, while the iPhone 6 Plus will be 5.5 inches. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

September 09, 2014 3:15 pm

Home Depot confirms breach in US, Canada stores

NEW YORK (AP) — Home Depot confirmed on Monday that its payment systems have been hacked in a data breach that could affect millions of shoppers who used credit and debit cards at its more than 2,000 U.S. and Canadian stores.

September 09, 2014 8:00 am

CVS changes name, stops tobacco sales early

As CVS sharpens its focus on customer health, the nation's second-largest drugstore chain will tweak its corporate name and stop the sale of tobacco nearly a month sooner than planned.

September 03, 2014 8:22 am
Businesses: Quake cleanup shouldn't deter tourists

Businesses: Quake cleanup shouldn't deter tourists

Signs and caution tape block the street in front of the earthquake-damaged Vintner's Collective multi-winery tasting room Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, in Napa, Calif. The building dates from the late 1800s. The San Francisco Bay Area's strongest earthquake in 25 years struck the heart of Californi…

August 25, 2014 5:04 pm
Quake in California's wine country injures dozens

Quake in California's wine country injures dozens

A cracked section of roadway is shown in the Carneros district following an earthquake Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, in Napa, Calif. The largest earthquake to hit the San Francisco Bay Area in 25 years struck before dawn on Sunday, sending scores of people to hospitals, igniting fires, damaging his…

August 25, 2014 2:54 pm
Quake in California's wine country injures dozens

Quake in California's wine country injures dozens

A youngster rides his scooter over a sidewalk buckled by an earthquake Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, in Napa, Calif. A large earthquake caused significant damage and left at least three critically injured in California's northern Bay Area early Sunday, igniting fires, sending at least 87 people to …

August 25, 2014 10:47 am

Gordon has thirst for fun at Delaware brewery

MILTON, Del. | Jeff Gordon may as well have been any average sports fan, sliding up to the bar and ordering a beer.

August 20, 2014 7:54 pm
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