Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

STATE AND NATION


Epidemic at work?: Businesses forced to deal with drug abuse

Epidemic at work?: Businesses forced to deal with drug abuse

by Joyce M. Rosenberg AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) After a troubled youth...


Confusion hits consumer market over US ban of Kaspersky

Confusion hits consumer market over US ban of Kaspersky

By JOSEPH PISANI and RYAN NAKASHIMA AP Business Writers NEW YORK (AP) Worries rippled...


Past disasters show a long recovery for small businesses

Past disasters show a long recovery for small businesses

By JOYCE M. ROSENBERG The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) After Hurricane Katrina hit...


Want to help? Here’s how to give in Harvey’s wake

Want to help? Here’s how to give in Harvey’s wake

By BARBARA ORTUTAY AP Technology Writer NEW YORK (AP) Charities are stepping up their...


Energy Dept: Government should ease rules on power plants

Energy Dept: Government should ease rules on power plants

By DAVID KOENIG AP Business Writer The Energy Department said Wednesday the government should...


Ex-NY governor hopeful who insulted Obamas kicked off board

Ex-NY governor hopeful who insulted Obamas kicked off board

By CAROLYN THOMPSON Associated Press BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP)  One-time Republican candidate for New York...


Google gender debacle speaks to tech culture wars, politics

Google gender debacle speaks to tech culture wars, politics

NEW YORK (AP) The Google engineer who blamed biological differences for the paucity of...


Congress OKs big boost in GI Bill college aid for veterans

Congress OKs big boost in GI Bill college aid for veterans

By HOPE YEN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) Congress sent President Donald Trump legislation to...


Now hiring at Amazon: Thousands of people in 1 day

Now hiring at Amazon: Thousands of people in 1 day

By JOSEPH PISANI  AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) Amazon plans to make thousands...


Will a sugar deal with Mexico affect US treat prices?

Will a sugar deal with Mexico affect US treat prices?

By CANDICE CHOI AP Food Industry Writer NEW YORK (AP) Are Americans getting a...


Free-range lunch period? Schools’ open-campus policies vary

Free-range lunch period? Schools’ open-campus policies vary

By DIANA MARSZALEK Associated Press Fraught with teen drama and sometimes ruthless cafeteria aides,...


Some Puerto Ricans struggle to find careers in Florida

Some Puerto Ricans struggle to find careers in Florida

By MIKE SCHNEIDER Associated Press ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Kaisha Toledo was studying for a...


Fed approves dividend, buyback plans of all 34 biggest banks

Fed approves dividend, buyback plans of all 34 biggest banks

By MARCY GORDON AP Business Writer WASHINGTON (AP) The Federal Reserve has given the...


House GOP reviving effort to privatize air traffic control

House GOP reviving effort to privatize air traffic control

By KEVIN FREKING Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) With a boost from President Donald...


Trump promises ‘first-class’ infrastructure system for US

Trump promises ‘first-class’ infrastructure system for US

By JILL COLVIN and DARLENE SUPERVILLE Associated Press CINCINNATI (AP) Dogged by allegations in...


New York senators’ scandal highlights vast stipend system

New York senators’ scandal highlights vast stipend system

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Lawmakers in many states get paid extra if they hold leadership...


Women CEOs earned more last year, but few were in top job

Women CEOs earned more last year, but few were in top job

By JOSEPH PISANI AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) Women CEOs earned big bucks...


Business, leisure travelers ponder flying without laptops

Business, leisure travelers ponder flying without laptops

By DAVID KOENIG and JOYCE M. ROSENBERG AP Business Writers NEW YORK (AP) International...


What’s holding back self-driving cars? Human drivers

What’s holding back self-driving cars? Human drivers

By Tom Krisher Associated Press DETROIT (AP) In just a few years, well-mannered self-driving...


Small Business Lending: Is glass half-full or half-empty?

Small Business Lending: Is glass half-full or half-empty?

By JOYCE M. ROSENBERG AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) Trying to size up...


US students need more exposure to arts and music, test shows

US students need more exposure to arts and music, test shows

By MARIA DANILOVA Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) When it comes to music and visual...


Internet firms winding up for a fight on ‘net neutrality’

Internet firms winding up for a fight on ‘net neutrality’

By TALI ARBEL Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) Internet companies are readying for a...


Where is pot legal? A look at shifting US marijuana policy

Where is pot legal? A look at shifting US marijuana policy

Whether it was fear, racism or economic concerns that led the U.S. in the...


NY makes tuition free, but students must stay after college

NY makes tuition free, but students must stay after college

By ANNA GRONEWOLD and DAVID KLEPPER Associated Press ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) There’s a big...


If you build it, they’ll stay; Boomers remodel their homes

If you build it, they’ll stay; Boomers remodel their homes

By JOYCE M. ROSENBERG AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) If you build it,...


Public defenders push strict laws for interrogation footage

Public defenders push strict laws for interrogation footage

By ANNA GRONEWOLD Associated Press ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Adrian Thomas falsely confessed to harming...


Oaks gives update on State Budget progress

Oaks gives update on State Budget progress

Assemblyman Bob Oaks (R-C Macedon), the ranking member on the Assembly Ways and Means...


Trump’s first budget boosts military, cuts domestic programs

Trump’s first budget boosts military, cuts domestic programs

By MATTHEW DALY Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) President Donald Trump has finalized his first...


Big thaw? Looks like small businesses ending hiring freeze

Big thaw? Looks like small businesses ending hiring freeze

By JOYCE M. ROSENBERG AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) The hiring freeze at...


Bankers ask for help saving seniors from financial scammers

Bankers ask for help saving seniors from financial scammers

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Advocates for the elderly say each year con artists and greedy...